Manitoba teachers are being hosted at Assiniboine Park Zoo on Saturday.
Teacher Appreciation Day will see teachers admitted free and their guests offered a 10 percent discount on gate admission.
“At Assiniboine Park Zoo, we offer a variety of educational experiences year-round on topics ranging from Arctic ecology to the role of zoos in a changing climate,” said Karen Lind, manager, education & programs, Assiniboine Park Conservancy.
“In 2019, over 600 school groups visited Assiniboine Park Zoo. We see teachers as our partners in delivering a valuable and memorable educational experience and want to show our appreciation.”
Special events are planned for throughout the day, including drop-in tours of the Journey to Churchill exhibit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Those teachers wishing to take advantage of the free offer can present any of the following forms of identification at the zoo entrance:
- Manitoba Teacher Society card
- Teacher Certificate
- Early Childhood Educator Certificate
- Homeschooling enrollment letter
Assiniboine Park Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.