Tuesdays from September 3 – October 29

On weekdays in September & October, seniors 60 and better enjoy…
• Free admission on Tuesdays in September and October!
• Free parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot
• Free small coffee & mini-muffin at Timberline Bakery (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
• 20% discount on merchandise in our gift shops
• $5 off Memberships
• The activities listed below for September and October are included with Zoo admission.

 

September 3:

Museum Presentation

The recently re-imagined ProMedica Museum of Natural History is all about biodiversity, or the variety of life in the world. Learn about the renovation that combined nostalgic and new from the Museum’s new associate curator during a short presentation. Then, set off to explore the exhibits showcasing the uniqueness of this region and its ties around the globe.

Location: The Great Hall (Museum)
Time: 11 a.m.

September 10:

Wild Toledo Talk & Butterfly Release

Join our Wild Toledo biologists as they discuss native landscaping and release migratory Monarch butterflies for their journey to over-wintering grounds in Mexico.

Location: Conservatory
Time: 11 a.m.

September 17:

Senior Safari

Toledo Zoo and the Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio offer a fun day focused on health, including health screenings, entertainment, tips and Zoo exploration! As an optional extra, enjoy lunch in the Malawi Event Center.

Lunch Tickets: Purchase in advance by calling the Area Office on Aging at 419-382-0624

September 24:

Bingo

Win great "ZOO-venirs" as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist!

Location: Games in the Malawi Event Center
Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon.

 

October 1:

Reptile House Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the Zoo’s WPA Reptile House. Learn about the history of the building while getting a close-up view of the Zoo’s reptile collection, including Baru, the largest Saltwater crocodile in North America.

Location: Reptile House
Time: 11 a.m.

October 8:

Big Band Concert

Check out the big band sounds of Jeff McDonald's Swingmania Orchestra.

Location: Malawi Event Center
Time: Concert from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

October 15:

Aviary Tour

Join us for a guided tour of the award-winning Aviary, home to birds from across the world, a male koala & more!

Location: Aviary
Time: 11 a.m.

October 22:

Bingo

Another chance to win great "ZOO-venirs" as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist!

Location: Games in the Malawi Event Center
Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon.

October 29:

Aquarium Dive & Keeper Talk

Learn all about the recently renovated WPA-era Aquarium during a keeper talk, live dive and Q&A with Aquarium staff.

Location: Aquarium
Tour times: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

September Events

September 3:

Museum Presentation

The recently re-imagined ProMedica Museum of Natural History is all about biodiversity, or the variety of life in the world. Learn about the renovation that combined nostalgic and new from the Museum’s new associate curator during a short presentation. Then, set off to explore the exhibits showcasing the uniqueness of this region and its ties around the globe.

Location: The Great Hall (Museum)
Time: 11 a.m.

September 10:

Wild Toledo Talk & Butterfly Release

Join our Wild Toledo biologists as they discuss native landscaping and release migratory Monarch butterflies for their journey to over-wintering grounds in Mexico.

Location: Conservatory
Time: 11 a.m.

September 17:

Senior Safari

Toledo Zoo and the Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio offer a fun day focused on health, including health screenings, entertainment, tips and Zoo exploration! As an optional extra, enjoy lunch in the Malawi Event Center.

Lunch Tickets: Purchase in advance by calling the Area Office on Aging at 419-382-0624

September 24:

Bingo

Win great "ZOO-venirs" as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist!

Location: Games in the Malawi Event Center
Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon.

October Events

October 1:

Reptile House Tour

Enjoy a guided tour of the Zoo’s WPA Reptile House. Learn about the history of the building while getting a close-up view of the Zoo’s reptile collection, including Baru, the largest Saltwater crocodile in North America.

Location: Reptile House
Time: 11 a.m.

October 8:

Big Band Concert

Check out the big band sounds of Jeff McDonald's Swingmania Orchestra.

Location: Malawi Event Center
Time: Concert from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

October 15:

Aviary Tour

Join us for a guided tour of the award-winning Aviary, home to birds from across the world, a male koala & more!

Location: Aviary
Time: 11 a.m.

October 22:

Bingo

Another chance to win great "ZOO-venirs" as we present BINGO with a Zoo twist!

Location: Games in the Malawi Event Center
Time: 10:30 a.m. to noon.

October 29:

Aquarium Dive & Keeper Talk

Learn all about the recently renovated WPA-era Aquarium during a keeper talk, live dive and Q&A with Aquarium staff.

Location: Aquarium
Tour times: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Wheelchairs & motorized scooters available to rent.
Note: Caregivers who are directly responsible for assisting seniors during Senior Discovery Days are eligible for free Zoo admission. For groups of 10 or more, please pre-register with the Zoo’s Visitor’s Services Department by calling 419-389-6561 prior to your visit. This applies only to professional caregivers; regular admission rates will apply for volunteers and relatives of visiting seniors.