Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Penguins Celebrate Holidays at Aviary, Zoo

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Penguins Celebrate Holidays at Aviary, Zoo

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Holidays at aviary

The National Aviary has many holiday activities, starting with photos with Santa and his penguin helper every Saturday through Dec. 22. Bring your own camera to take photos from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For the first time the North Side bird zoo will have light-up night every night in December through early January. There will be illuminated snowflakes, lighted trees and wreaths. Hallways, habitats, grounds and gardens will be lit up.

There will be two backdrops available for family photos: The atrium will have an oversized Santa chair and a larger-than-life lighted portrait of a penguin family in Penguin Point.

The aviary will stay open until 9 p.m. Dec. 13, 20, 26, 27 and 28 when there will be live musical entertainment.

Free zoo visits

There is free admission through Nov. …

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