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Twilight at the Zoo raises $600,000 for Metroparks

Attendees were able to enjoy the zoo after hours. (Source: WOIO) Attendees were able to enjoy the zoo after hours. (Source: WOIO)
Live bands provided entertainment. (Source: WOIO) Live bands provided entertainment. (Source: WOIO)
Guests enjoying dinner and drinks. (Source: WOIO) Guests enjoying dinner and drinks. (Source: WOIO)
18 bands played live music. (Source: WOIO) 18 bands played live music. (Source: WOIO)
The Zoo was open for people to walk around fans see the exhibits. (Source: WOIO) The Zoo was open for people to walk around fans see the exhibits. (Source: WOIO)

The 21st Annual "Twilight at the Zoo" is expected to raise nearly $600,00 for the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and the Cleveland Zoological Society

The event was held Friday evening from 7 p.m.- midnight. 18 local bands provided entertainment, and guests were able to stroll the zoo while enjoying dinner and drinks. 

To top it all off, Twilight at the Zoo is a Zero Waste event. The expected 2.5 tons of waste is completely compostable or recyclable. The trash will not go to a landfill. 

The money raised will benefit the Zoo and the Zoological society, helping them with their conservation efforts. 

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