MAY at the ZOO Presented by McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana May 14, 8 a.m. Presented by THROO THE ZOO 5K RUN/WALK Dash on over to the Zoo to take part in Louisville’s only road race that doesn’t just go around the Zoo but actually “Throo” the Zoo. Enjoy an early morning adventure where you watch as the Zoo wakes up! All of the proceeds from the Throo the Zoo 5K help to fund Zoo operations. Advance Registration: $30 Race fee includes a commemorative t-shirt, post-race refreshments, door prizes and FREE Zoo admission for the day. Costume Contest Let your imagination run wild and dress in your favorite animal costume! Runners with the most creative costume will receive a prize pack from our generous sponsors. Additional Support Team Registration Gather all your friends, family and coworkers to compete as a team. Receive awards in various categories. Online registration and additional details at LouisvilleZoo.org/throozoo Sunday, May 8 McDONALD’S® MOTHER’S DAY The Louisville Zoo is celebrating mothers of all kinds with FREE Zoo admission for moms courtesy of McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana. Relive those Sunday afternoons you spent holding mom’s hand while looking at elephants and giraffes. Enjoy Zookeeper talks featuring our animal moms, like Morena, mother to Hartman’s mountain zebra Annette! Find out what human and animal moms have in common, and participate in a fun scavenger hunt. Saturday, May 21 STORYBOOK CHARACTER DAY 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Imagination comes to life as kids of all ages meet characters from some of their favorite storybooks: Olivia, Clifford, Huckle Cat, Curious George, Paddington Bear, Llama Llama PLUS McDonaldLand Characters: Birdie, Grimace and Hamburglar. Be sure to bring your camera!