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2013 Weekly Media Send Outs


 

Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Wednesday, 2013-10-30

 
All Military members will enjoy FREE Admission to the Toronto Zoo through November 30th 2013. Super savings for Veterans and Military families too!

Canadian Military members must show a valid Canadian Military ID card to gain FREE admission into the Toronto Zoo until November 30, 2013. Up to four dependent family members may accompany Military personnel to receive half price admission to the Toronto Zoo. Retired Canadian Military members must show retired Military ID/Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) card to receive half price admission for themselves and their families (up to 4). All the above offers expire November 30, 2013 and cannot be combined with any other offer.
 
UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
ZOO HOURS
Current Zoo Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, daily.
*Please note hours change to 9:30 am to 4:30 pm as of Nov 1st.
Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
 
Monday, November 11, 2013
Waterside Theatre
Ceremony begins promptly at 10:55am
Veterans and the general public are invited to join in remembering and honouring the many wartime sacrifices that Canadians have made for their country. Admission for veterans and all guests attending the ceremony is free from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.
The year round parking fee will be in effect except for VIP's, Veterans in uniform or with medals, crests or other military affiliation insignia, as well as any other persons in uniform, including serving members of the armed forces, police, fire, ambulance and TTC.
 
 
MEDIA ALERT:

Eleventh Annual Canadian Toy Association -

"Hot Toys For the Holidays" Media Preview

 

When: 

10am-12 noon, Friday, November 1st, 2013

                                     

Location:

Toronto Zoo, Education Building 

(Media to check in at Guest Services at Toronto Zoo Main Entrance)

                                   

Event:        

TOYS  TOYS  TOYS - The Canadian Toy Association is back again with the hottest toys from 45+ CTA member companies. Come see 100 activity & construction toys, games & puzzles, arts & crafts, dolls & plush, electronic toys, preschool & more!  Ready to play with. so YOU CAN CHOOSE your favourites!

BE A BIG KID AND COME PLAY WITH THE TOYS!!

There will be lots of 'little' kids there too-for photography-plus several CTA representatives available for interviews.

 

To RSVP or to arrange a phone or in-studio interview, please contact Carol McDonald, CTA Media Relations, 905-875-1795

mail@mcmarketing.ca

This is a media-only event-not open to the public.

 
MEDIA INFORMATION:
 
Ocean Wise Sustainable Seafood Chowder Chowdown
Join Ocean Wise at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery Historic District on Nov. 19 as 13 of Toronto's top Ocean Wise chefs battle it out to become the 2012 Ocean Wise Sustainable Seafood Chowder Champion.

Come and sample some delicious and sustainable seafood chowders, each paired with different beer.

Guests will have the chance to vote on the People's Choice award, while a panel of distinguished judges will determine the night's winner.

Get your tickets now before they sell out!

Date: November 19, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Fermenting Cellar at the Distillery Historic District

Tickets: $50 plus HST

For full event details, including the list of confirmed chefs, please  CLICK HERE.

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK:

 

Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo

Happy Halloween from the Toronto Zoo! Our male Giant panda, Da Mao, enjoyed a special pumpkin treat this week to celebrate Halloween! Drop by the Giant Panda Experience this weekend and visit the giant pandas! 

 

JOKE OF THE WEEK:

Q: What do birds say on Halloween?
A: Twick o tweet!

 
Looking to add some adventure to your next Corporate Event?
 
Why not bring your herd to the wildest venue in town-The Toronto Zoo.
CLICK HERE for full details on our extensive Corporate Events Package or to book your event today!
 
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ZOO HOURS
Current Zoo Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, daily.
 *Please note hours change to 9:30 am to 4:30 pm as of Nov 1st.
 Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
 
ADMISSION FEES
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.

Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums). Look for this logo whenever you visit a Canadian zoo as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. For more information, visit caza.ca.


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