International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos (IDAEZ)
June 11, 2011

If you are organizing an event at your zoo, please submit your event information here http://www.helpelephants.com/event_form.html and we’ll post it shortly.

Thank you for helping to make the International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos a worldwide success!

Locations

USA, ALABAMA

Birmingham, AL
Location: Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Road - Birmingham, AL
When: June 11, 11am - 1pm
Contact: Kathryn Dalenberg: (h)256-657-6576, (c)256-273-1130, kdalenberg@farmerstel.com and Carole Edmonds: (c)256-605-3431

USA, CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles, CA
Location: Los Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive (meet in front of zoo main gates)
When: June 11, 10 am - 12
Contact: Catherine Doyle, In Defense of Animals. zoos@idausa.org, 323-301-5730
Comments: All materials will be provided.

Vallejo, CA
Location: Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, main entrance, 1001 Fairgrounds Drive Vallejo, CA
When: June 11, 10 am - 12
Contact/RSVP: Hope Bohanec, hope@idausa.org
Comments: All materials will be provided.

USA, FLORIDA

Miami, FL
Location: Miami Metro Zoo, in front of zoo
When: June 11, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Contact: Margarita Cisne, 786-234-0934, noelcisne@comcast.net

Tampa, FL
Location: Lowry Park Zoo, Sligh & North Boulevard
When: June 11, please contact for times
Contact: Suzanne House, 813/882-0836, vegansuzanne@yahoo.com

USA, GEORGIA

Atlanta, GA
Location: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave.
When: June 11, please contact for times
Contact: Atlanta APRL, Rebecca Weston, Rebecca@aprl.org

USA, HAWAII

Honolulu, HI

Location: Honolulu Zoo, 151 Kapahulu Avenue
When: June 11, 10:30 – 12:30
Contact: Cathy Goeggel- Animal Rights Hawai'I, puaa@hawaii.rr.com

USA, MASSACHUSETTS

New Bedford, MA
Location: Buttonwood Zoo, 425 Hawthorn St. New Bedford, MA
When: June 11, 10am
Contact: Felicia McParland, FeliciaMcP@aol.com, 508-297-1514

USA, MISSOURI

St. Louis, MO
Location: St. Louis Zoo, 1 Government Drive
When: June 11, please contact for times
Contact: clarasvoice@yahoo.com, 314-517-8784

USA, NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque, NM
Location: Rio Grande Zoo, 903 10th St SW
When: June 11, 12 – 2
Contact: Colin Donoghue, colind@veganmail.com, 512-542-4958

USA, NEW YORK

Bronx, NY
Location: Bronx Zoo, Main Entrance, 2300 Southern Blvd Bronx, NY
When: June 11, 11 am – 2 pm
Contact: Nadia Donato, Friends of Animals United NY/NJ (FAUN), nadia.donato@yahoo.com, 917-733-3409
Comments:Mass-transit & Directions: http://www.bronxzoo.com/plan-your-trip/directions.aspx

Syracuse, NY
Location: Rosamond Gifford Zoo
When: June 11, 12am - 2pm TIME CHANGE
Contact: Donna Reynolds, Dreynolds3@nycap.rr.com
Comments: We will stand by the Zoo sign on the sidewalk at the only entrance to the zoo on S. Wilbur Avenue. This is a residential area; park on the street nearby. - Directions to the zoo in Burnet Park

USA, OREGON

Portland, OR
Location: Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Rd. meet at zoo front entrance
When: June 11, 11:30am - 2pm
Contact: Courtney Scott, courtney@scottwork.com, 503-288-6142
Comments: Directions and parking: http://www.oregonzoo.org/VisitorInfo/directions.htm. Signs and literature will be provided.

USA, PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia, PA
Location: Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 West Girard Ave.
When: June 11, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Contact: Marianne Bessey, rodeo.edu@gmail.com
Comments:We'll be standing at the public entrance at the southwest corner of 34th and Girard. Free on-street parking is usually available on Girard Avenue, west of the zoo (3800 block and beyond).

USA, SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville, SC
Location: Greenville Zoo, 150 Cleveland Park Dr. In front of main zoo gate
When: June 11, please contact for times
Contact: Kevin Miller, condorbreeze@gmail.com
Comments: All materials will be provided.

USA, TEXAS

Ft Worth, TX
Location: Ft. Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, TX.
When: June 11, 11am - 12:30pm
Contact: Savanna Batten, Animal Connection of Texas [A.C.T.] savannaloki@yahoo.com
Comments: Materials provided, but as always you're welcome to bring a sign if you'd like to!

Houston, TX
Location: Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Dr.
When: June 11
Contact: Alma Williams, Houston Animal Rights Team, 713-734-0820, cherishedspirit@yahoo.com, houstonanimalrights@yahoo.com
Comments: Literature & posters will be provided, but you're welcome to bring your own sign.

USA, UTAH

Salt Lake City, UT
Location: Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave. Salt Lake City
When: June 11, please contact for times
Contact: Mary Williams, bishwake@yahoo.com

USA, VIRGINIA

Norfolk, VA
Location: Virginia Zoo, 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA
When: June 11, please contact for time
Contact: Dawn Duffy, happytailsrefuge@gmail.com

USA, WASHINGTON STATE

Seattle, WA
Location: Woodland Park Zoo, 601 N. 59th St. Seattle, WA
When: June 11, 12pm - 2pm
Contact: Alyne Fortgang, wpzelephants@yahoo.com

USA, WISCONSIN

Milwaukee, WI
Location: Milwaukee Zoo
When: June 11, 11am
Contact: Ramona Beesknees Klitzke, ramona@indigo-igloo.com

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

AMSTERDAM

The Netherlands
Location: Amsterdam Artis Zoo / The Netherlands
When: June 11, please contact for time
Contact: Dawn Duffy, happytailsrefuge@gmail.com

CANADA

Edmonton, Alberta
Location: Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Rd. main entrance
When: June 11, 12:00 noon
Contact: Tove Reece, 780-918-5385, info@v4a.org

SPAIN

Barcelona
Location: Barcelona Zoo entrance
When: June 11, 11am - 1pm
Contact: Alejandra García, a.garcia@liberaong.org
Comments: The activists will stay there with banners, and bringing information to the public
about the situation of Susi & Yoyo, and about elephants in zoos.

UNITED KINGDOM

Blackpool, Lancashire
Location: Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8PP
When: June 11, please contact for times
Contact: Blackpool Animal Aid, blackpoolanimalaid@googlemail.com
Comments: Please contact Blackpool Animal Aid if you are interested in handing out leaflets
outside the zoo.