Protecting Kids in Oklahoma from Preventable Injuries, the Number One Killer of Kids in the U.S.
Join us Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden, for Safe Kids Day. The day will be full of fun family activities, including a safety scavenger safari. Around the world, a million children die each year from preventable injuries. Millions more are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime. Preventable injuries are the number one cause of death for children in the United States. Safe Kids Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and resources to celebrate kids, prevent injuries and save lives.
WHO: Bethany Children’s Health Center, Safe Kids OKC Metro Coalition, Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health, Safe Kids Oklahoma
WHAT: Safe Kids Day at the OKC Zoo! Safe Kids Oklahoma is hosting a day full of fun family activities inside the OKC Zoo. Kids are invited to participate in the safety scavenger safari, to learn how to stay safe on the road, at home and at play. Event activities are free with regular Zoo admission.
WHEN: Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: Oklahoma City Zoo – 2000 Remington Place in Oklahoma City
Regular Zoo admission applies.
About Safe Kids Oklahoma
Safe Kids Oklahoma works to prevent unintentional childhood injuries, the number one cause of death for children in the United States. Safe Kids Oklahoma is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to protecting kids. Safe Kids Oklahoma was founded in 1989 and is led by Bethany Children’s Health Center. For more information, visit www.safekids.org or www.safekidsok.org.
About the Oklahoma City Zoo
Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Regular admission is $11 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free. Stay up-to-date with the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and by visiting Our Stories. Zoo fans can support the OKC Zoo by becoming Oklahoma Zoological Society members at ZOOfriends.org or in-person at the Zoo! To learn more about these and other happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.