2013 Weekly Media Send Outs
Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Wednesday, 2013-09-04
Monday, September 9, 2013
9:00am to 6:00pm
The Toronto Zoo loves Seniors, so on September 9th Seniors, 65+, will receive one complimentary admission and one Zoomobile ride all day pass, 10% off at our Zootique and Panda Shops and 50% off a Toronto Zoo One Year Senior Membership*. Seniors can purchase, at Peacock Café, a sandwich and a small coffee or tea for only $3.99 plus tax! While here don't forget to visit our Panda Interpretive Centre as well as Er Shun and Da Mao our two adorable giant panda pair! Please note that the first Zoomobile departs from the main front entrance station at 9:15am and the last Zoomobile of the day departs at 5:30pm. Event subject to change without notice.
*Discount applies to the ONE-YEAR senior membership categories (Senior & Senior Couple) memberships only, valid for in-person/on-site sale only AND valid only on Senior's Day, Monday, September 9, 2013. No rainchecks, not valid for TWO-YEAR memberships, discount not applicable on annual parking.
Sunday, September 8
REGISTRATION STILL OPEN!
Attend one of our 15 minute P.D. sessions to receive free admission for yourself plus one guets, as well as the opportunity to win a free class visit to the Zoo and complimentary gift.
*IMPORTANT: Pre-registration is required for this event, along with a current Ontario College of Teachers card or a Federation card and photo ID. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled P.D. session.
Saturday, September 14 and Sunday, September 15
White and Indian Rhino Exhibits
9:30am to 4:00pm
Toronto Zoo has 2 of the 5 species of rhinos that exist on the planet and their wild cousins need our help. Come out and be a part of the Zoo's conservation efforts and #helptherhinos. Learn about rhinos and their habitats and their role in their environments. Enjoy special Keeper Talks at 12:00pm and 2:00pm (Indian Rhino) and 1:00pm and 4:00pm (White Rhino).
Saturday, September 21
Our annual fundraiser run/walk for the Zoo! Open to all runners, walkers, and fitness folk of all ages and abilities. Bring the whole family for a day of fitness, fun and fundraising. Support the Toronto Zoo and invite your friends, family and colleagues to pledge a runner! For further information and start times CLICK HERE.
Da Mao, our male giant panda turned 5 years old!
On Sunday, September 1, 2013, Da Mao, our male giant panda, turned 5 years old! To help make Da Mao feel extra special on his first Canadian Birthday many Zoo visitors brought him special homemade birthday cards and were able to participate in a special scavenger hunt to find some of Da Mao's favorite animal friends, participate in panda arts and crafts, interpretive stations, games, trivia, photo ops, complimentary face painting and more!
The giant panda keepers at the Toronto Zoo made Da Mao a special number five 'panda pinata' filled with treats AND a
4-tiered birthday cake complete with bamboo candles!
Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo
Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo
Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo
Bear Necessities: Ice. Food. Cubs. - Keep Voting!
The Toronto Zoo is proud to be selected as one of the project's in Shell's FuellingChange Initiative and YOU can help! In the running to win $100,000, the Bear Necessities project will support polar bears through Toronto Zoo's conservation, education and research programs.
Visit our Bear Necessities page at www.fuellingchange.com
for exciting updates, photos and video of Hudson - a Toronto Zoo superstar! Vote NOW at www.fuellingchange.com
Toronto Zoo's Mobile Giving Has Launched in Support of Conservation!
The Toronto Zoo launched its Mobile Giving program in early August - and YOU can help support the Zoo with a simple text message. Making a $5.00 donation to support conservation at the Toronto Zoo is an easy as texting ZOOPANDA to 41010. A one-time donation will be added to the donor's mobile phone bill. Call #416-392-9105 for more information!
JOKE OF THE WEEK:
- What is a cheetahs favorite food?
- Fast food!
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Current Zoo Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, daily. Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
General Admission (13-64 incl): $28
Seniors (65+): $23
Children (3-12): $18
Children (2 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10
For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.
Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit torontozoo.com.
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