(WTNH) -- Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is celebrating its 90th birthday with the '90 Days of Summer,' starting Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Come to the zoo and enjoy reduced admission, $1 carousel rides, and lots more!
A complete calendar of events from mid-May through Labor Day follows, along with a brief history of Connecticut's only zoo.
"All of us at the Zoo are excited to celebrate our 90th birthday and the '90 Days of Summer,' which promises tons of great programming and special surprises all year long," said Gregg Dancho, Zoo Director. "Come join us and be part of the fun!"
Memorial Day, May 28 through Labor Day, September 3, 2012:
Roll Back Mondays; all admission prices roll back to only $9.
Tuesdays; $1 carousel rides.
Wednesdays; receive half price admission if you were born in the 90s! Must show proof of age.
Thursdays; if it's a scorcher, over 90 degrees, receive one free child admission with one paying adult.
Fridays; be the 90th guest and get in free and receive a special gift just for you.
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