Zoo offers ‘Free Fridays’ and recycling

COLUMBIA – Two free family-friendly events are going on at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden these days.

One is the offer of “Free Fridays” at the zoo and gardens through the end of February for residents of Richland and Lexington counties.  Guests must provide a valid driver’s license, property tax statement, or vehicle registration as proof of residency.

The other is Recycling Gone Wild!

Richland County joins Lexington County and other community partners for a special recycling event at the zoo. In addition to offering paper shredding and collecting electronics and scrap metal for recycling, the event will accept donations for Goodwill Industries. The free event is scheduled from 9 a.m-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Zoo, 500 Wildlife Parkway in Columbia.

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