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Special Needs Day

2013-11-01

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 1, 2013

Contact: Frank Donze
Office 504-212-5335
Cell 504-232-7461
fdonze@auduboninstitute.org

 

 


Audubon Zoo hosts Special Needs Day 
Saturday, November 9

 

(New Orleans, La.) –  Audubon Zoo hosts its second annual Special Needs Day on Saturday, November 9.

Activities will be in the Capital One field from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include hand-held animal encounters, live entertainment, face-painting and a social service fair with community partners.

For Special Needs Day, Audubon Zoo offers a $3 admission ticket which can be purchased by organizations that serve special-needs clients. Advance tickets also can be purchased by contacting Audubon Reservations and Information at 504-581-4629.

The event is sponsored in part by Jefferson Financial Credit Union and Confront and Conquer, a local faith-based support group for parents and caretakers of children with special needs.

Audubon Zoo is located at 6500 Magazine Street. Admission to the Zoo is $17.50 for adults, $12 for children 2-12 and $13 for seniors 65+. Audubon Nature Institute members are admitted free of charge.

 

Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Wilderness Park, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.

Mailing address: Audubon Nature Institute 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70118
800-774-7394
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