Zoo, Area Office on Aging celebrating ages 60+ at Senior Safari

Press Staff Writer

        Being 60 or better certainly has its privileges.
        On Tuesday, Sept. 17, the Toledo Zoo and Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio are partnering to celebrate senior citizens at Senior Safari. The free event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
        Everyone aged 60 and better receives free parking in the Anthony Wayne Trail lot and free Zoo admission for Senior Safari. Free golf cart shuttles will also be provided to assist seniors in getting around the Zoo and across the Pedestrian Bridge.
        The Area Office on Aging will be hosting lunch, emceed by local television personality, Jerry Anderson, in the Malawi Event Center. Tickets may be purchased for either the 11:15 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. seating. Tickets are suggested donation of $5 for seniors and $10 for non-seniors and 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 all the Zoo perks and lunch, there is also a full schedule of activities including health screenings, exercise tips, vendor booths and entertainment from The Contours. The band’s hit song “Do You Love Me” was a Top 40 hit in the 1960s as well as in the 1980s when it was featured in the film, “Dirty Dancing.” More information about the event can be found at https://www.areaofficeonaging.com/event/4372.


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