Mark you Coupon Calendars! Admission to Knoxville Zoo will be free on Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 13 during Kroger Free Weekend!
Visitors to Knoxville Zoo will enjoy free admission and parking during Kroger Free Weekend on Saturday, Nov. 12, and Sunday, Nov. 13 2011 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.(Last admissions are one hour before closing at 3:30 p.m.)
Knoxville Zoo hosts Kroger Free Weekend to give everyone the opportunity to visit the zoo, say thanks for all the community support the zoo receives throughout the year and help other local charities who make East Tennessee a great place to live.
Visitors are encouraged to stop by Kroger and pick up a donation for one of the charitable organizations who will be on-site at the zoo during Kroger Free Weekend. Mission of Hope, Young-Williams Animal Center, The Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley and KnoxPAWS are the organizations benefiting from the generosity of Kroger Free Weekend visitors, although a donation is not required for admission to the zoo.
Mission of Hope is a volunteer organization providing assistance, aid and resources to those living in poverty-stricken areas in rural Appalachia. In order to help meet the increased demand of the holiday season, they are requesting donations of non-perishable food items, new children’s toys and hygiene items such as tooth brushes, toothpaste, dental floss, bar
soap, deodorant and shampoo.
The Young-Williams Animal Center serves the community by providing compassionate care to animals, working to find homes for adoptable pets, providing affordable spaying and neutering services and educational programs about animal welfare. The center is in need of dry and canned dog, cat, puppy and kitten food.