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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.

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

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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

October 4, 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 at Story Time

February 16 - 20, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George at Story Time

February 16 - 20, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George at Story Time

February 16 - 20, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Meet Curious George at Story Time

February 16 - 20, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 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 at Story Time

February 16 - 20, 10:30 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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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

Sunday, March 15, 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 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, 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.

In celebration of World Anteater Day, meet Jockamo the giant anteater, and enjoy a zookeeper encounter, anteater feed, crafts and activities!

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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

Sunday, October 4, 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.

Burn off the Thanksgiving turkey and get the family out of the house for Half-Price Day!

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Santa Saturdays

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

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

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Santa Saturdays

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

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

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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.

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

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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. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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Martin Luther King Day Activities

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

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 6, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 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 23rd Birthday!

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

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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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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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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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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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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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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 12, 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

Saturday, March 19, 4:00 - 6:00 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 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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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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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.

Burn off the Thanksgiving turkey and get the family out of the house for Half-Price Day!

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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

August 13, 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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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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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

Oct. 15 and 23; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; Jan.7 and 15, , 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

Oct. 15 and 23; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; Jan.7 and 15, , 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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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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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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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Gorillas

November 12 and December 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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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

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.

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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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

Oct. 15 and 23; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; Jan.7 and 15, , 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

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

Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

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

Burn off the Thanksgiving turkey and get the family out of the house for Half-Price Day!

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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

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

Friday, November 25, 11:00 a.m.

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Big Joe the Storyteller

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

Burn off the Thanksgiving turkey and get the family out of the house for Half-Price Day!

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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

World Anteater Day Celebration

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

In celebration of World Anteater Day, meet Jockamo the giant anteater, and enjoy a zookeeper encounter, anteater feed, crafts and activities!

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Anteater Feeding

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

In celebration of World Anteater Day, meet Jockamo the giant anteater, and enjoy a zookeeper encounter, anteater feed, crafts and activities!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

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

In celebration of World Anteater Day, meet Jockamo the giant anteater, and enjoy a zookeeper encounter, anteater feed, crafts and activities!

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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

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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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

Santa Saturdays

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

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

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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

Oct. 15 and 23; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; Jan.7 and 15, , 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

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.

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

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.

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

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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.

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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Santa Saturdays

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

Visit with Santa inside Franklin Park Zoo’s Tropical Forest.

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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 Gorillas

November 12 and December 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

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.

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

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Camel Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Camel Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

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Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Camel Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

Learn More

Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Camel Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 30, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

Learn More

Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

Lion Zookeeper Encounter

December 26-30, 10:30 a.m.

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

Learn More

Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Flamingo Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Camel Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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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.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Camel Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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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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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

Oct. 15 and 23; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; Jan.7 and 15, , 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 World Bird Day

Saturday, January 7, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Learn more about Franklin Park Zoo's winged wonders on World Bird Day!

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Tropical Forest Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, January 7, 1:00 p.m.

Learn more about Franklin Park Zoo's winged wonders on World Bird Day!

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Children's Zoo Keeper Chat

Saturday, January 7, 1:30 p.m.

Learn more about Franklin Park Zoo's winged wonders on World Bird Day!

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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

Oct. 15 and 23; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; Jan.7 and 15, , 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 December 8, 2016

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