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May 21, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Dan Ripley, Lincoln Fire and Rescue, 402-441-8360

Public Invited to Annual Zoo Event

The public is invited to the 29th annual Fun Run/Walk - Zoo Day Saturday, May 26 at the Lincoln Children's Zoo, 1222 S. 27th St. The event is sponsored by Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR), the Lincoln Children's Zoo, HyVee, Wayne's Body Shop and radio stations 92.9 The Eagle and 96 KX.

Registration for the free Fun Run/Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. and the event starts at 10 a.m. in the parking lot at the Zoo entrance. Participants will circle the Zoo for one mile and finish where the race began. Those who participate will receive a free train ride around the Zoo.

Fire Safety Day at the Zoo continues until 3 p.m. LFR invites families with young children to visit the Children's Fire Safety House. LFR also will have a fire engine and ambulance on display, and other fire safety activities will be demonstrated inside and outside of the Zoo.

Regular admission will be charged for those entering the Zoo.

For more information on this event, contact Firefighter Dan Ripley at 402-441-8360 or visit (keyword: fire).

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