This year, Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City is celebrating its 90th Anniversary. Educating the community and involving the community is part of the zoo’s mission this year as they prepare to celebrate the 90th anniversary by partnering with Artspace and Michigan City High School art program students. Artspace, a mixed-use space, offers a ground-floor studio, where a line-up of various zoo events will take place. The 90th Anniversary-Zoobilee committee has planned various family friendly activities throughout the two-month celebration. The celebration calendar will end with the zoo’s annual fundraiser Zoobilee “For the Art of Animals” – scheduled for Saturday, April 28th at Artspace. The event will include silent auction of community art, wine and beer station, h’ordeuvres, desserts, and music. For tickets or sponsorship opportunities, please visit All proceeds benefit Washington Park Zoo. March 10th at 10am there will be a showing of the movie Zootopia at Artspace, 717 Franklin Street, this will be Open and free to the public. Before an exciting day of parades and magic shows, come and relax for a fun movie in the morning. Bring your own blankets and pillows or you can use some of the ones provided. Refreshments will be available.