Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on Saturday, August 29, vehicular access and parking will be greatly affected around Franklin Park Zoo. Beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m., Peabody Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic and vehicular access to Franklin Park Zoo will only be available from the Shea Rotary on Morton Street. Parking for Zoo guests will only be available at the Giraffe entrance accessed via Pierpont Road.


Bottle & Can Recycling Drive

Stone Zoo

Second Saturday of each month, April through October

Bring your bottles and cans to Stone Zoo!

If you're interested in not only helping the environment, but contributing to a worthy cause, bring your empty bottles and cans to Stone Zoo during the Bottle and Can Drive. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser benefit conservation efforts supported by Zoo New England.

Each Bottle and Can Drive is held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Stone Zoo parking lot, located at 149 Pond St, Stoneham, MA.

2015 Dates

  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • July 11
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 10