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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 16, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us and zoos worldwide as we celebrate International Red Panda Day.

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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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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Little Joe's Birthday

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

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 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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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

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

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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, September 23, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Don't miss an engaging day focused on conservation and research. Hear from keynote speaker, Tina Ramme, from the Lion Conservation Fund, followed by a panel discussion of researchers and conservationists.

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FrogWatch Citizen Science Training

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

Don't miss an engaging day focused on conservation and research. Hear from keynote speaker, Tina Ramme, from the Lion Conservation Fund, followed by a panel discussion of researchers and conservationists.

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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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Author Visit and Book Reading

Saturday, September 23, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Is a zoo a place of refuge and learning? Are zoo animals ambassadors of their species? “Not So Silly Lily” explores these questions and more. Meet author Peggy Baseman and illustrator Jeanne Gugino at this book-signing event.

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World Lion Day

Saturday, August 5, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 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, 4:00-7:30 p.m.

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

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Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 11, 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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Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

Saturday, October 14, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Our animals will enjoy musical interludes as a form of enrichment at their exhibits courtesy of the Berklee College of Music.

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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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.

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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.

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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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.

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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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.

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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

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Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

Thursday, April 13, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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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 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Party for the Planet

Saturday, 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 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 2:30 p.m.

Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 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 Chat

Saturday, May 20, 10:30 a.m.

Star Wars Day

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

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Super Hero Day

Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Roaringly-good Lion Tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Saturday, August 5, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 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 18

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World Giraffe Day

Saturday, June 24, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 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.

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Great Indian Hornbill Enrichment

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

World Lion Day ZooTeen Presentation

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

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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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 19, 4:00-7:30 p.m.

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

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Free Fun Friday

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

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A Day in the Life of a Park Ranger

Thursday, September 22, 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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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 14, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Our animals will enjoy musical interludes as a form of enrichment at their exhibits courtesy of the Berklee College of Music.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 2:30 p.m.

Bongo Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 11:30 a.m.

Gorilla Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Porcupine Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Cow Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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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 Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 2:30 p.m.

Bongo Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 11:30 a.m.

Gorilla Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Porcupine Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Pygmy Hippo Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Baird's Tapir Enrichment

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Andean Condor Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Cow Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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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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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

Big Joe the Storyteller

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

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Storytime

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Celebrate National Bird Day

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

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All about Peacocks

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

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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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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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Tropical Birds

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

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Zookeeper Chat

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

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

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

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Storytime

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

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

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Chewbacca's First Birthday

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

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Zookeeper Chat

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

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February School Vacation Week FPZ

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

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 24th Birthday!

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

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February School Vacation Week FPZ

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

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February School Vacation Week FPZ

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

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February School Vacation Week FPZ

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

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February School Vacation Week FPZ

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

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February School Vacation Week FPZ

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

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 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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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

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

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Lion Zookeeper Chat

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

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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.

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Bird's World Keeper Chat

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

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Soil Ecology Workshop

Saturday, March 25, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Roaring Nights: Fun in the Tropics

Saturday, March 25, 5:00 - 7:30 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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National Zoo Lover's & Ape Awareness Day

Saturday, April 8, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Mushroom Inoculation Workshop

Sunday, April 9, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

Thursday, April 13, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:30 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:30 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:30 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:30 p.m.

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

April 17 - 21, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

April 17 - 21, 1:30 p.m.

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Party for the Planet

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

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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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Barnyard Bedtime Stories

Friday, May 5, 7:00 - 7:45 p.m.

Come join us in your pajamas for storytime at the Franklin Park Zoo! Pre-registration required.

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ArtWeek Boston

Sunday, May 7, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Forest Garden Design Day

Sunday, May 7, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

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

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Meet Curious George

Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

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

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Compost Tea Workshop

Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Super Hero Day

Saturday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Siberian Crane Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 10:30 a.m.

Bongo Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 11:30 a.m.

Tapir Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 1:00 p.m.

Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, September 16, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Join us and zoos worldwide as we celebrate International Red Panda Day.

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Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, May 20, 2:30 p.m.

Playful Paws Playgroup

Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 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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Soil and Plant Health, a Talk with Dan Kittredge

Saturday, May 27, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

July 15 & 30; August 19 & 27, 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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Star Wars Day

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

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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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Biochar Workshop

Sunday, June 11, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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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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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Breakfast with the Sloth

July 15 & 30; August 19 & 27, 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 Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 18

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Nurturing Nature to Restore Ecosystems

Sunday, June 18, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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World Giraffe Day

Saturday, June 24, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Giraffe Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, June 24, 1:30 p.m.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Garden of Wonders

Monday, June 26, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston comes to Franklin Park Zoo!

Saturday, July 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Move & Groove Enrichment Day

Saturday, July 8, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Watercolor Wednesday

Wednesday, July 12, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

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Breakfast with the Sloth

July 15 & 30; August 19 & 27, 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 Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston comes to Franklin Park Zoo!

Saturday, July 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

July 15 & 30; August 19 & 27, 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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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

World Lion Day

Saturday, August 5, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Roaringly-good Lion Tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Saturday, August 5, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Free Fun Friday

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

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Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Breakfast with the Sloth

July 15 & 30; August 19 & 27, 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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Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 19, 4:00-7:30 p.m.

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

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Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

July 15 & 30; August 19 & 27, 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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Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Weekends, 10:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Education Station

Daily, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Look for our Education Stations to "Create a Critter" while learning about animal adaptations, or discover the "Buzz" on pollinators!
Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 16, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join us and zoos worldwide as we celebrate International Red Panda Day.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, September 16, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Join us and zoos worldwide as we celebrate International Red Panda Day.

Learn More

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Science and Conservation Day

Saturday, September 23, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Don't miss an engaging day focused on conservation and research. Hear from keynote speaker, Tina Ramme, from the Lion Conservation Fund, followed by a panel discussion of researchers and conservationists.

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Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Author Visit and Book Reading

Saturday, September 23, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Is a zoo a place of refuge and learning? Are zoo animals ambassadors of their species? “Not So Silly Lily” explores these questions and more. Meet author Peggy Baseman and illustrator Jeanne Gugino at this book-signing event.

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Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Mystery Animal Encounter

Daily, 10:30 a.m.

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

Saturday, October 14, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Our animals will enjoy musical interludes as a form of enrichment at their exhibits courtesy of the Berklee College of Music.

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Thrills, chills, and animals lurk around every corner on our Trick-or-Treat Trail.

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Programs & Events for September 21, 2017

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