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Presented by The Veteran's Group at Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown PA

May 01 2021

On Saturday, May 1st, The Veteran’s Group, a Philadelphia-based non-profit helping Veterans who are homeless or at risk, will sponsor the “Fly Like An Eagle” charity night at Elmwood Park Zoo, 1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown

On Saturday, May 1st, The Veteran’s Group, a Philadelphia-based non-profit focused on helping Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, will sponsor the “Fly Like An Eagle” charity night at Elmwood Park Zoo, located at 1661 Harding Boulevard in Norristown, PA., from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. hosted by Eagles legend Vince Papale. General admission to the event is only $25, and children under 12 are free with a paying adult. Tickets can be purchased by logging onto

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Those purchasing $25 general admission tickets can enter and explore Elmwood Park Zoo beginning at 4:30 p.m., have the chance to say hello to Vince Papale, meet the live Philadelphia Eagles Bald Eagle mascot and more. And for only $200 patrons can upgrade their visit to the “Eagles Dinner Experience” which includes event admission, a buffet-style meal with carving table, open bar, desserts and Q&A hosted by Vince Papale in the Canopy Gardens Room at Elmwood Park Zoo. Mr. Papale will also sign autographs at this limited seating event! (seating is limited to 100 for the Eagles Dinner Experience).

General Admission

Ages 13 and over

Child – General Admission

Ages 12 and under. Free for Zoo admission only.

Giraffe Feeding
$4.00 in addition to event admission

Feed the giraffes from the observation platform up-close and personal!

Eagles Dinner Experience with Vince Papale

Package includes zoo admission, open-bar, carving table, deserts in the Canopy Garden Room (socially distanced table setting). Listen to special guest host Vince Papale talk about his experience as an Eagle, his insights on success, and why he chose to support The Veterans Group mission. Vince will answer questions and sign autographs at this limited seating event!

Contact: 215-222-4379


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  • About The Veterans Group

    Veterans are a particularly vulnerable segment of our population. Founded in 2007, The Veterans Group operates two homes in the University City section of Philadelphia, PA. We provide provide shelter, warm meals, and a variety of support programs for up to 40 Veterans who are at high-risk of homelessness. A key component to our success is the warm, family-like atmosphere of our organization. We promote camaraderie among our Veterans at house events and encourage them to build relationships within the local community.

    Legal note: This event is presented through a rental agreement with The Elmwood Park Zoo. The event is not presented nor endorsed by Elmwood Park Zoo. The views, statements, and goals of The Veterans Group do not represent the views, statements, or goals of The Elmwood Park Zoo, nor is The Veterans Group endorsed by The Elmwood Park Zoo.


Elmwood Park Zoo

1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA 19401

Full map and directions

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