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Sensory-Friendly Evening at the Zoo in Springfield


Saturday, September 16, 2023    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Henson Robinson Zoo
1100 E. Lake Shore Dr., Springfield, IL, 62712

Event Type

A free, sensory-friendly night at the zoo for children with autism and neuro-differences

Join Autism Support of Central Illinois (ASCI) for “ASCI Zoo Night” on Sep. 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Families and their children with autism and other neuro-differences can enjoy the zoo in a calmer, quieter environment.

Activities will include:

  • Tables with sensory-friendly animal encounters
  •  Train rides from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The event is free, but you must sign up in advance.

Register for this event online.