“Glow Wild” Lantern Festival - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
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Zoo Director Gregg Dancho said, “Reaching our Centennial is a milestone we want to celebrate by offering unique experiences to our guests: the Lantern Festival, the Skyhunters in Flight program every weekend this summer, our Centennial Animal Presentations on Thursdays and Fridays, and our very special musical guests at our Sunday Serenades. We invite everyone to celebrate with us this year.”
The Glow Wild Sponsor is the Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, along with Premier Sponsors Avangrid (UI, SCG), International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), R.D. Scinto and the Emanuel Family, and The Ernest & Joan Trefz Foundation. Select Sponsors are Subway Restaurants, M & T Bank, and Newtown Savings Bank.
“We are grateful to all of our Glow Wild sponsors,“ Dancho said. “Their generous support allows us to bring this unforgettable experience to the Zoo.”
The Zoo is celebrating its 100th year throughout 2022, hosting Sunday Serenades throughout August with musical guests, as well as a Birds of Prey program called Skyhunters in Flight every weekend through Labor Day at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Zoo’s Education Department is presenting Centennial Animal shows every Thursday and Friday all summer long at 11 a.m. and
2 p.m. On October 29, the Zoo will celebrate with a Centennial Gala held at the Inn at Longshore in Westport.
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