Teachers and educators with ID get free admission and parking at John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum on Aug. 8 (courtesy photo)

Zoo, Museum Offer Free Educator Day on Aug. 8

by Morgan Jarema  

Work at a school? Then Tuesday is your day to visit the zoo and public museum to learn about what both institutions can offer your classrooms and students.

Teachers and educators with ID get free admission and parking at John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 8. Informational sessions will be held at both locations at 10 and 11 a.m. and at 1 and 2 p.m. Register here.

Museum spokeswoman Kate Moore said this is the first year the partnering institutions have offered a free educator day, as "an effort to let schools in our area know what the museum and zoo offer, and also how they can visit both of us during a field trip."

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John Ball Zoo and the Grand Rapids Public Museum are offering a free informational day for educators on Aug. 8 (courtesy photo)

Submitted on: August 4th 2017

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