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Contact: Sondra Katzen, Public Relations, (708) 688-8351, sondra.katzen@czs.org

June 17, 2019

Brookfield Zoo’s Summer Sundays Feature Breakfasts with Kids’ Favorite Characters

Brookfield, Ill. – Families can join Brookfield Zoo for family-friendly breakfasts that feature favorite children’s characters! On select Sundays in July, zoogoers’ can enjoy a sprawling breakfast buffet and meet-and-greet opportunities with the Pups, some spectacular superheroes, and even a few of our most beloved princesses. It is likely to be a morning your children won’t forget!

With limited seatings at 9:00 or 11:00 a.m. at the zoo’s Discovery Center, families can indulge in a buffet of tasty menu items, including seasonal fruits; a variety of bagels, pastries, muffins, and cereals; fluffy scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage; French toast; breakfast potatoes; and beverages.

There will be plenty of time to meet, chat, and even take photos with the characters. This year’s Summer Sundays lineup includes:

· July 7: Pups Breakfast (11:00 a.m. only)

Zoogoers are invited to meet their favorite Pups for a breakfast!

· July 14: Superhero Breakfast (9:00 a.m. only)

Unleash your inner super power and speed on over to Brookfield Zoo for breakfast with a group of spectacular superheroes.

· July 21: Princess Breakfast (11:00 a.m. only)

Put on your favorite tiara and join your favorite princesses for a truly royal breakfast experience.

Following breakfast, guests can spend the rest of the day enjoying the zoo, Advance registration is required: The price, which includes zoo admission, is $29.95 for adults and $21.95 for children ages 3 to 11. Children 2 and under eat for free. For additional information and to make reservations, go to CZS.org/Events or call (708) 688-8355.

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About the Chicago Zoological Society

The mission of the Chicago Zoological Society is to inspire conservation leadership by engaging people and communities with wildlife and nature. The Chicago Zoological Society is a private nonprofit organization that operates Brookfield Zoo on land owned by the Forest Preserves of Cook County. The Society is known throughout the world for its international role in animal population management and wildlife conservation. Its Center for the Science of Animal Care and Welfare is at the forefront of animal care that strives to discover and implement innovative approaches to zoo animal management. Brookfield Zoo is the first zoo in the world to be awarded the Humane Certified™ certification mark for the care and welfare of its animals, meeting American Humane Association’s rigorous certification standards. Open

every day of the year, the zoo is located at 8400 31st Street in Brookfield, Illinois, between the Stevenson (I-55) and Eisenhower (I-290) expressways and also is accessible via the Tri-State Tollway (I-294), Metra commuter line, CTA and PACE bus service. For further information, visit CZS.org.

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Sondra Katzen
Media Relations Manager
Office: 708-688-8351
Cell Phone: 708-903-2071
E-mail: Sondra.Katzen@CZS.org

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