Visit Brookfield Zoo’s Children’s Zoo and help keepers satisfy the appetites of some animals, including cows, reindeer, goats, pigs, ducks, geese, chickens, a miniature horse, a miniature donkey, and llamas. Children’s Zoo is free through February 29, 2012. Free general zoo admission is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, including Thanksgiving Day, through the end of February.

Car parking is $9. Thursday, Nov. 24 at noon Brookfield Zoo, 3300 Golf Rd.