John Ball Zoo discounting admission on Friday

John Ball Zoo

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — John Ball Zoo is discounting admission on Friday for Save for Education Day.

Admission will be reduced to $5.29 for a single ticket in reflection of 529 college savings plans. The special admission rate is available from 1-6 p.m. Friday and is valid with a coupon available on John Ball Zoo’s website. The coupon is good for up to four admissions.

Save for Education Day is held on May 29 to help raise awareness of the importance of saving for higher education.

According to the College Board, for the 2014-2015 academic year, the average annual cost (including tuition, fees, room and board) for an in-state student at a four-year public college or university was $18,943, and $42,419 for a private school.

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