Senior Day at Detroit Zoo April 27 and May 24

Kramer_TOP_02Senior Day at Detroit Zoo HowesLocationApril 27 and May 24

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Royal Oak, MI – Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy two free days at the Detroit Zoo this spring. The Senior Day events will be held Wednesday, April 27, and Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Seniors 62 and older and a caregiver receive complimentary admission and parking.

Senior Day features live music, tram tours, bingo, a senior resource area and zookeeper talks ctechadhighlighting some of the Zoo’s senior animal residents.

A fall Senior Day will be held on Sept. 7, 2016.

The Detroit Zoological Society – a nonprofit organization that operates the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo – is recognized as a leader in conservation, animal welfare and sustainability as well as providing sanctuary for animals in need of rescue. With an annual regional economic impact of more than $100 million, the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak is one of Michigan’s largest paid family attractions, hosting more than 1.4 million visitors annually. Its 125 acres of award-winning naturalistic habitats are home to 2,400 animals representing 255 species. In recognition of its environmental leadership, the Detroit Zoo received the top Green Award from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, and was named Best-Managed Nonprofit by Crain’s Detroit Business. The Belle Isle Nature Zoo sits on a m1_two tone5-acre site surrounded by undisturbed forested wetlands on Belle Isle State Park in Detroit and provides year-round educational, recreational and environmental conservation opportunities for the community. For hours, prices, directions and other information, call 248-541-5717 or visit www.detroitzoo.org.

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