The second annual Winos for Rhinos fundraiser event charges back to The Wine Bar in Rocky River, from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, August 18.
Join the American Association of Zookeepers Greater Cleveland Chapter for a fun afternoon of wine tastings, hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, special rhino-crafted door prizes and live entertainment to raise funds for rhino sanctuaries in Africa and Indonesia.
Tickets are $50 per person and are available online at winos4rhinos.eventbrite.com, at The Wine Bar, 1313 Linda St., Rocky River, or by phone at (216) 661-6500 Ext. 4452.
The eastern black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis michaeli) is classified as �critically endangered� in the wild by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the primary organization for quantifying conservation assessment efforts. The IUCN estimates there are less than 1,000 of this rhino subspecies left in the wild, concentrated primarily in Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania.
Northeast Ohio's most-visited year-round attraction, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with hours extended to 7 p.m. on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission is $12.25 per person, $8.25 for kids ages 2 to 11 and free for children younger than 2 and Zoo members. Parking is free. Located at 3900 Wildlife Way, the Zoo is easily accessible from Interstates 71, 90 and 480.
For more information, visit clemetzoo.com or call (216) 661-6500.