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Center for Research in Autism, Intellectual, and Neurodevelopment Disabilities
Autism Hero Walk
East Lansing, Michigan
July 28, 2019
(517) 355-1855
Autism Hero Walk
Sunday, July 28th, 7:00am
The annual Autism Hero Walk will take place on Sunday, July 28th at the Detroit Zoo. The Walk begins with an energetic opening ceremony followed by a 1-mile walk through the Detroit Zoo. Immediately following the walk, attendees are encouraged to enjoy a day at the Zoo and post-walk activities at the events pavilion.

The walk will raise funds for crucial programming in the state of Michigan. Autism Alliance of Michigan is leading Michigan on the path to becoming a top 5 state in which to raise a child with autism.

This event is a great opportunity to invite all of your friends, family and co-workers to celebrate the autism hero in your life.

More information:

Where: The Detroit Zoo- 8450 W 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Date: Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Starts: 7:00AM Ends: 11:30PM


Event Schedule

7:00AM Registration Opens (Zoo Entrance)

7:15AM-8:00AM Orangetheory Fitness Royal Oak Coaches Lead Pre-Walk Stretching (Main Stage)

8:00AM DJ from Pro DJ Services (Main Stage)

8:30AM Welcome Ceremony (Main Stage)

8:45AM Walk Takes Off (Next to Otter Exhibit)

11:30AM Event Concludes

Registration: 7:00AM - 9:00AM, Zoo Entrance

The Autism Hero Walk is a free event, but a suggested donation of $20 per walker is encouraged.

T-Shirt Information: A free event t-shirt is given to participants at registration (first come, first serve). One per guest.

Parking Information: Zoo parking is free for event participants.

Entertainment: Inside the main event area we will have live entertainment, a photo booth, face painting, crafts, a quiet area, over 30 autism vendors, and more!
For more details or to donate, visit the following link:

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