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A fun-filled day at the Little Rock Zoo to raise autism awareness/acceptance with the Arkansas Autism Resource & Outreach Center (AAROC).

NOTE: This is not a GCDD event, this is a partner organization’s event the Council is sharing. Please contact AAROC for any questions or concerns. Council staff will not be able to assist. Thank you.

Registration is FREE FOR ARKANSAS FAMILIES OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM, and is only $10.00 for AAROC supporters who may not have a family member with autism but who want to raise awareness and support AAROC. Each registered AAROC ZOO DAY participant receives (1) admission to the Little Rock Zoo on May 18th, 2024 and (2) tickets that can be used for a Little Rock Zoo train ride or for the carousel!

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Have questions?  No problem!  Just send Diana Varady an email at

*PLEASE READ – AAROC ZOO DAY INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:  AAROC Zoo Day may be cancelled or rescheduled due to severe weather such as severe thunderstorms.  If AAROC Zoo Day has to be cancelled or rescheduled AAROC will notify you by email and text message (as a condition of your AAROC Zoo Day registration you must agree to receive text message updates), and AAROC will post a notice on their website and social media no later than 8:00 p.m the day before the event.


Learn more about the Arkansas Autism Resource & Outreach Center (AAROC)