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Senior Safari at the Toledo Zoo

Posted Sep 2nd, 2015 by Andi Norman  Category: Events, Toledo.com

 

Being 60 or better certainly has its privileges and Tuesday, September 15 is definitely one of them! The Toledo Zoo and Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio are partnering to celebrate seniors at Senior Safari. This year’s theme is “A Taste of Hawaii,” complete with hula dancing and Polynesian fire dancers! This free event runs from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. at the Toledo Zoo.

Everyone aged 60 and better receive free parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail lot and free Zoo admission for Senior Safari. Seniors also receive a free small coffee and mini muffin from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Zoo’s Timberline Bakery, a 20% discount on merchandise in all of the Zoo’s gift shops and a $5 discount on a Grandparent Zoo membership.

In addition to all the Zoo perks, the Area Office on Aging will be hosting lunch, emceed by local television personality, Jerry Anderson, in the Nairobi Pavilion. Tickets may be purchased for either the 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. seating. Tickets are $2.50 for seniors and $5.50 for non-seniors. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the Area Office on Aging by calling 419-382-0624 or by visiting Lucas County Senior Centers, Nutrition Sites or the Area Office on Aging front desk.

In addition to the freebies and lunch there is also a full schedule of activities including health screenings, exercise tips, vendor booths and entertainment! The Toledo Zoo and Area Office on Aging welcome seniors to enjoy a day all about them at Senior Safari on Tuesday, September 15.

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