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Exhibit Talk

June 05, 9:00

Location: Ask at admissions gate for today's location
Weather permitting

Bastille Day

Monday, July 14

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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Andean Condor Training Session

2:00 p.m.

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Throughout the week, watch the zookeepers in action during the scheduled training sessions. Animals are trained not only in husbandry behaviors that assist keepers in daily care, but also in medical behaviors to help hospital staff with veterinary care.

Location: Bird's World

Warthog Training Session

2:00 p.m.

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? Throughout the week, watch the zookeepers in action during the scheduled training sessions. Animals are trained not only in husbandry behaviors that assist keepers in daily care, but also in medical behaviors to help hospital staff with veterinary care.

Location: Serengeti Crossing

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14

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International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 17, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Games and Activities

Saturday, September 27, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 28, 10:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

Spin the Wheel of Endangered Species and play our "Nature's Numbers" game to win prizes!

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Games and Activities

Saturday, September 27, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 28, 10:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

Spin the Wheel of Endangered Species and play our "Nature's Numbers" game to win prizes!

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

Saturdays, April 15, May 27 and June 17, 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Hess Mobile Museum

Tuesday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans FPZ

Friday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Find our Elf on the Shelf

Friday, December 12 - Tuesday, December 23

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Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

December 29 -January 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

December 29 -January 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

December 29 -January 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

December 29 -January 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Feeling Frozen? Warm up inside the Tropical Forest at Franklin Park Zoo!

December 29 -January 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Meet Winter Princesses in our Tropical Forest!

Saturday, January 3, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Zoo Careers and Conservation Workshop (Pre-Registration Required)

Monday, January 19, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Celebrate Little Joe's Birthday

Friday, February 20, 10:15 a.m.

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Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

Weekends in January and February, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Family Fun Program

Every second Saturday of the month, October – March, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

Saturday, March 18, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate with Franklin Park Zoo as animals receive green-themed enrichment treats for St. Patrick’s Day!

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World Water Day, FPZ

Sunday, March 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Fading Footprints, Shifting Sands: Conserving the biodiversity of the Sahara

Sunday, March 29, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

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Science and Conservation Day

Saturday, April 11, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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FrogWatch Citizen Science Training

Saturday April 11, 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Zoo Teen Ambassador "Trashion" Show

Friday, April 24, 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

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Prairie Dog Enrichment

Friday, April 24, 2:30 p.m.

Amur Leopard Enrichment

Sunday, May 10, 10:30 a.m.

Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

Saturday, November 26, 1:00 p.m.

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Camel Enrichment

Sunday, May 10, 1:15 p.m.

Mandrill Enrichment

Sunday, May 10, 1:30 p.m.

Hands-on Activities

Saturday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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World Lion Day

Monday, August 10, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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World Elephant Day

Wednesday, August 12, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 19, 3:30-7:30 p.m.

This annual beer-tasting event features stations hosted by local breweries and restaurants.

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Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 26, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Food Truck Safari

Saturday, September 12, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Outback Breakfast

Sundays, May 14 and June 25, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy breakfast with your favorite animals in the Outback!

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Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

Saturday, October 8, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 29 & Sunday, October 30, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:00 a.m.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:30 a.m.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:00 a.m.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:30 a.m.

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Celebrate Halloween with the Gorillas!

Saturday, October 31, 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

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Run Wild at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, September 24, 4:00 p.m.

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Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans FPZ

Friday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Friday, November 25, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 19, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Festive fun with the lemurs at Franklin Park Zoo!

Saturday, December 19, 11:00

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Martin Luther King Day Activities

Monday, January 18, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Cotton-top Tamarin Enrichment

Saturday, July 9, 3:00 p.m.

Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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PreZOOdential Election Week

February 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 24th Birthday!

Monday, February 20, 10:15 a.m.

Don’t miss a party and cake in the Tropical Forest in celebration of Little Joe's birthday!

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Sloth Encounter

February 15, 17 and 19, 1:00 p.m.

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PreZOOdential Election Week

February 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Cow Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:30 p.m.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:30 p.m.

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PreZOOdential Election Week

February 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Sloth Encounter

February 15, 17 and 19, 1:00 p.m.

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PreZOOdential Election Week

February 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Cow Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:30 p.m.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:30 p.m.

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PreZOOdential Election Week

February 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Sloth Encounter

February 15, 17 and 19, 1:00 p.m.

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Presidential Inauguration Celebration

Saturday, February 20, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Leap Day Celebration

Saturday, February 27, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

Saturday, March 11, 10:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lion brothers Dinari and Kamaia turn eight in March, and guests are invited to celebrate the occasion!

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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

Saturday, March 12, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Lion brothers Dinari and Kamaia turn eight in March, and guests are invited to celebrate the occasion!

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

Friday, March 31, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Come support our Boston Marathon team! Meet some amazing animals while enjoying refreshments in the always-balmy Tropical Forest.

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Hippo Theater Happenings

Fridays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

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Organic Garden Talk: The ins and outs of raised planter beds and unconventional containers

Friday, April 15, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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Lion Dance and Hung Gar Kung Fu Performance

Sunday, April 17, 11:00 a.m.

Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

April 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

April 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

April 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

April 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Party for the Planet

Friday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

April 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:00 p.m.

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Tiger Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 10:00 a.m.

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Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, May 8, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Azize’s first birthday

Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Endangered Species Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, May 21, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Cotton-top Tamarin Enrichment

Saturday, July 9, 3:00 p.m.

Siberian Crane Zookeeper Encounter

Saturday, May 21, 1:15 p.m.

Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 28, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Super Hero Day

Saturday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Big Joe the Storyteller

Friday, November 25, 1:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 19

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World Giraffe Day

Saturday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Giraffe Zookeeper Encounter

Saturday, June 25, 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

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Animal Beach Party

Saturday, July 9, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Franklin Farm Animal Enrichment

Saturday, July 9, 10:30 a.m.

Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:00 p.m.

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Great Indian Hornbill Enrichment

Saturday, July 9, 11:15 a.m.

Red River Hog Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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World Lion Day ZooTeen Presentation

Wednesday, August 10, 1:00 p.m., Tropical Forest's Hippo Theater

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

Saturdays, April 29 and June 10, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 19, 3:30-7:30 p.m.

This annual beer-tasting event features stations hosted by local breweries and restaurants.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 26, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

Daily, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Red Panda Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:00 p.m.

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Red Panda Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:00 p.m.

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Red Panda Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:00 p.m.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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A Day in the Life of a Park Ranger

Thursday, September 22, 2:00 p.m.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Run Wild at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, September 24, 4:00 p.m.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

Saturday, October 8, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Tiger Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 10:00 a.m.

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Bongo Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Gorilla Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Red River Hog Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Porcupine Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:45 a.m.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:00 a.m.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:30 a.m.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:00 p.m.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:30 p.m.

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Red Panda Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:00 p.m.

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Cow Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:30 p.m.

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Guinea Hog Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:30 p.m.

The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Tiger Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 10:00 a.m.

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Bongo Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Gorilla Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Red River Hog Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:15 a.m.

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Porcupine Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 10:45 a.m.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:00 a.m.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

October 29 and 30, 11:30 a.m.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:00 p.m.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 1:30 p.m.

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Red Panda Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:00 p.m.

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Cow Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:30 p.m.

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Guinea Hog Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

October 29 and 30, 2:30 p.m.

The Midnight Zoo

Thurs-Sun, through October 30, 6-10 p.m.

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Celebrate Kambiri’s Birthday

Saturday, November 5, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans FPZ

Friday, November 11, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Gorillas

Feb.5, March 11, and April 1, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Friday, November 25, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Education Station and Activity Table

Friday, November 25, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Sloth Exhibit

Mystery Animal Encounter

Saturday, February 11, 11:00 a.m.

Bring your valentine to the Tropical Forest for a weekend of love-themed fun!

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Big Joe the Storyteller

Friday, November 25, 1:00 p.m.

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Storytime

Saturday, February 11, 1:30 p.m.

Bring your valentine to the Tropical Forest for a weekend of love-themed fun!

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World Anteater Day Celebration

Saturday, November 26, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Anteater Feeding

Saturday, November 26, 11:00 a.m.

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Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

Saturday, November 26, 1:00 p.m.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 3, 10 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Saving Tapirs and Wild Places in Nicaragua

Saturday, December 17, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Gorillas

Feb.5, March 11, and April 1, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Education Station

December 26-30, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 1:00 p.m.

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Education Station

December 26-30, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 1:00 p.m.

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Education Station

December 26-30, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 1:00 p.m.

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Education Station

December 26-30, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 1:00 p.m.

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Education Station

December 26-30, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 1:00 p.m.

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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Camel Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 2:30 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Celebrate National Bird Day

Saturday, January 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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All about Peacocks

Saturday, January 14, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Free Admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 16, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Barnyard Bedtime Stories

Fridays, Jan.20, Feb.3, March 3, April 7, & May 5, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Join us in your pajamas for storytime at the Franklin Park Zoo! Guests receive a night-time snack, animal storytime, and an up close animal encounter! Pre-registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, January 21, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Chicken Encounter

January 21, 1:00

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Tropical Birds

Saturday, January 28, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Princess Weekend

January 28 & 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Zookeeper Chat

Franklin Farm, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The new kid on the block is turning one! Celebrate Nigerian dwarf goat Chewbacca's first birthday down on Franklin Farm!

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Princess Weekend

January 28 & 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Barnyard Bedtime Stories

Fridays, Jan.20, Feb.3, March 3, April 7, & May 5, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Join us in your pajamas for storytime at the Franklin Park Zoo! Guests receive a night-time snack, animal storytime, and an up close animal encounter! Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

February 11 and 12, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Bring your valentine to the Tropical Forest for a weekend of love-themed fun!

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Saturday, February 11, 11:00 a.m.

Bring your valentine to the Tropical Forest for a weekend of love-themed fun!

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Storytime

Saturday, February 11, 1:30 p.m.

Bring your valentine to the Tropical Forest for a weekend of love-themed fun!

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

February 11 and 12, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Bring your valentine to the Tropical Forest for a weekend of love-themed fun!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Chewbacca's First Birthday

Saturday, February 18, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The new kid on the block is turning one! Celebrate Nigerian dwarf goat Chewbacca's first birthday down on Franklin Farm!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Zookeeper Chat

Franklin Farm, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The new kid on the block is turning one! Celebrate Nigerian dwarf goat Chewbacca's first birthday down on Franklin Farm!

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

February School Vacation Week SZ

February 20-25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Animal Academy and vote for your favorite nominee! Enjoy daily arts and crafts, keeper chats and animal encounters.

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 24th Birthday!

Monday, February 20, 10:15 a.m.

Don’t miss a party and cake in the Tropical Forest in celebration of Little Joe's birthday!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

February School Vacation Week SZ

February 20-25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Animal Academy and vote for your favorite nominee! Enjoy daily arts and crafts, keeper chats and animal encounters.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

February School Vacation Week SZ

February 20-25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Animal Academy and vote for your favorite nominee! Enjoy daily arts and crafts, keeper chats and animal encounters.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

February School Vacation Week SZ

February 20-25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Animal Academy and vote for your favorite nominee! Enjoy daily arts and crafts, keeper chats and animal encounters.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

February School Vacation Week SZ

February 20-25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Animal Academy and vote for your favorite nominee! Enjoy daily arts and crafts, keeper chats and animal encounters.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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February School Vacation Week SZ

February 20-25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join the Animal Academy and vote for your favorite nominee! Enjoy daily arts and crafts, keeper chats and animal encounters.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Barnyard Bedtime Stories

Fridays, Jan.20, Feb.3, March 3, April 7, & May 5, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Join us in your pajamas for storytime at the Franklin Park Zoo! Guests receive a night-time snack, animal storytime, and an up close animal encounter! Pre-registration required.

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Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Curious George Visits the Tropics

March 4 and 5, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy stories and a meet and greet with Curious George!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Gorillas

Feb.5, March 11, and April 1, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

Saturday, March 11, 10:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lion brothers Dinari and Kamaia turn eight in March, and guests are invited to celebrate the occasion!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Lion Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, March 11, 11:00 a.m.

Lion brothers Dinari and Kamaia turn eight in March, and guests are invited to celebrate the occasion!

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Birds

Saturday, March 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

Saturday, March 18, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate with Franklin Park Zoo as animals receive green-themed enrichment treats for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Bird's World Keeper Chat

Saturday, March 18, 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate with Franklin Park Zoo as animals receive green-themed enrichment treats for St. Patrick’s Day!

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Roaring Nights: Fun in the Tropics

Saturday, March 25, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Longing for an island getaway? Escape to the Tropics in your best luau gear and limbo your way through the Tropical Forest. Enjoy wine, live music, games, animal encounters, and more!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Look for location sign in Bird's World entryway.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

Friday, March 31, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Come support our Boston Marathon team! Meet some amazing animals while enjoying refreshments in the always-balmy Tropical Forest.

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Breakfast with the Gorillas

Feb.5, March 11, and April 1, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Barnyard Bedtime Stories

Fridays, Jan.20, Feb.3, March 3, April 7, & May 5, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Join us in your pajamas for storytime at the Franklin Park Zoo! Guests receive a night-time snack, animal storytime, and an up close animal encounter! Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

Saturdays, April 15, May 27 and June 17, 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

Saturdays, April 29 and June 10, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Barnyard Bedtime Stories

Fridays, Jan.20, Feb.3, March 3, April 7, & May 5, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Join us in your pajamas for storytime at the Franklin Park Zoo! Guests receive a night-time snack, animal storytime, and an up close animal encounter! Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Various dates, October - May, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Playgroup for ages 18 months to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Outback Breakfast

Sundays, May 14 and June 25, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy breakfast with your favorite animals in the Outback!

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

First Friday and third Saturday of each month, Oct. - May

Playgroup for ages 3 to 4 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

Saturdays, April 15, May 27 and June 17, 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

Saturdays, April 29 and June 10, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

Saturdays, April 15, May 27 and June 17, 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

Feb.4, 19, & 25; March 19 & 25; April 8; May 6; June 3 & 18, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Zoo educators and a few wild friends! Pre-registration required.

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Outback Breakfast

Sundays, May 14 and June 25, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy breakfast with your favorite animals in the Outback!

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 19, 3:30-7:30 p.m.

This annual beer-tasting event features stations hosted by local breweries and restaurants.

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Programs & Events for February 21, 2017

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