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Families are Invited to Meet and Learn about Winged Animals and Predators

During Plymouth Meeting Mall’s Free Elmwood Park Zoo Events


The mall will host Elmwood Park Zoo exhibits on

Friday, May 11 and Saturday, June 16.


PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. April 27, 2012 – The community is invited to visit Plymouth Meeting Mall for two upcoming special Elmwood Park Zoo animal exhibits. Each month, the zoo’s educational volunteers bring live animals and artifacts to teach children about the wonders of the wild. These touchable, interactive exhibits feature a new theme each month and are free and open to the public.

Upcoming events include:


Friday                                   Elmwood Park Zoo Presents "Winged Wonders"

May 11                 Center Court

                                                12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Kids will love learning about winged creatures, from butterflies to stingrays, and seeing these animals up close! There will also be free funpacks for the kids, while supplies last.


Saturday                              Elmwood Park Zoo Presents "Predators!"

June 16                 Center Court

                                                12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Get ready to meet the big, bad predators of the wild when the Elmwood Park Zoo’s educational volunteers bring in big cats and other carnivores!


Plymouth Meeting Mall’s Elmwood Park Zoo exhibits are part of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust’s (PREIT) PREIT Cares program, the company's springboard for charitable giving and community awareness campaigns.  PREIT Cares is an umbrella which supports PREIT’s Five Pillars: Healthcare, Education, Arts, Social Responsibility and Sustainability. As central gathering places in their communities, PREIT malls are ideal venues for raising awareness for important and timely causes.  PREIT encourages its malls to be active respondents to these issues in a way that is meaningful for the communities they serve.

Plymouth Meeting Mall is owned and managed by Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT). PREIT, founded in 1960 and one of the first equity REITs in the U.S., has a primary investment focus on retail shopping malls.  Currently, the Company's portfolio consists of 49 properties, including 38 shopping malls, 8 strip and power centers, and three development properties.  The Company's properties are located in 13 states in the eastern half of the United States, primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region.  The operating retail properties have approximately 33 million total square feet of space.  PREIT is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Company's website can be found at  PREIT is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol PEI.