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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 Training Session

1:00 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: Camel Exhibit

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

Gorilla Training Session

1:00 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: Tropical Forest

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14

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International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 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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Big Joe the Storyteller

Saturday, September 27, 1:00 - 1:45 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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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

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

To honor the service of all veterans, we're offering free admission to veterans.

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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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Breakfast with the Gorillas

Saturday, January 10, 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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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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Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

Saturday, March 14, 4:00 - 6:00 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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Spend a WILD April school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

April 20 - 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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

April 20 - 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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

April 20 - 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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

April 20 - 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Party for the Planet

Friday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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

April 20 - 24, 10:00 a.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.

Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

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

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Star Wars Day

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

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Amur Leopard Enrichment

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

Giant Anteater Enrichment

Sunday, May 10, 11:00 a.m.

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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Endangered Species Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 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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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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Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 21

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World Giraffe Day

Sunday, June 21

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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

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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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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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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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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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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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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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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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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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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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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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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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Face-Painting

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

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Enrichment Day

Saturday, July 25, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 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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Face-Painting

Sat. & Sun. in July, 10:00 a.m. - 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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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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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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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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Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Author Visit and Book Reading

Thursday, August 6, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 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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Red Panda Zookeeper Encounter

2:30 p.m.

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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World Lion Day

Monday, August 10, 10:30 a.m. - 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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Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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World Elephant Day

Wednesday, August 12, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 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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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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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 20, 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

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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Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 21, 10:00 a.m. - 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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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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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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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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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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Food Truck Safari

Saturday, September 12, 2:00 - 6:00 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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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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Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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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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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

Saturday, October 17, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 24 & Sunday, October 25, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Pygmy Hippopotamus Enrichment

11:00 a.m., October 24 & October 25

Baird's Tapir Enrichment

11:30 a.m., October 24 & 25

Kea Enrichment

1:00 p.m., October 24 & 25

Pygmy Hippopotamus Enrichment

11:00 a.m., October 24 & October 25

Baird's Tapir Enrichment

11:30 a.m., October 24 & 25

Kea Enrichment

1:00 p.m., October 24 & 25

Celebrate Halloween with the Gorillas!

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

Watch as the gorillas enjoy pumpkins as a seasonal treat, and learn more about "creepy" creatures, including bats, spiders and snakes, from Zoo educators.

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Run Wild at Franklin Park Zoo

Saturday, October 31, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, Nov. – March, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

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

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Free Veterans Day Admission for Veterans FPZ

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

To honor the service of all veterans, we're offering free admission to veterans.

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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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Friday, November 27, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, Nov. – March, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

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

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with Santa

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

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 5, 12 and 19, 10:00 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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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Playful Paws Playgroup

Tuesdays, December and March, 10:45 - 11:30 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

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

The Big Snow Show featuring Norm of the North

Wednesday, January 6, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 28 - 31, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 28 - 31, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 28 - 31, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

December School Vacation Week

December 28 - 31, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Norm of the North Fun Booth

Wednesday, January 6, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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The Big Snow Show featuring Norm of the North

Wednesday, January 6, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, Nov. – March, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

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

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Martin Luther King Day Activities

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

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, Nov. – March, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

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

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 6, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Zookeeper Encounter

Saturday, February 6, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

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)

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)

Hippo Theater Happenings

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

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event.

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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)

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)

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)

PreZOOdential Election Week

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 23rd Birthday!

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

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

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Lion Encounter

February 15, 17 and 19, 11:00 a.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Sloth Encounter

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

PreZOOdential Election Week

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Cow Encounter

February 16 and 18, 11:00 a.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Tiger Encounter

February 16 and 18, 1:00 p.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Andean Condor Encounter

February 16 and 18, 1:30 p.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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PreZOOdential Election Week

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Lion Encounter

February 15, 17 and 19, 11:00 a.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Sloth Encounter

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

PreZOOdential Election Week

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Cow Encounter

February 16 and 18, 11:00 a.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Tiger Encounter

February 16 and 18, 1:00 p.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Andean Condor Encounter

February 16 and 18, 1:30 p.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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PreZOOdential Election Week

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Bird's World Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Lion Encounter

February 15, 17 and 19, 11:00 a.m.

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Sloth Encounter

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

Who will become animal ‘President’ of the Zoo in this wild race?

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Presidential Inauguration Celebration

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

Join us for the announcement of Franklin Park Zoo's PreZOOdential election winner!

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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

Leap Day Celebration

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

Leap Day only comes around once every four years, so you don’t want to miss the celebration 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.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Encounter

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

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)

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)

Playful Paws Playgroup

Tuesdays, December and March, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

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

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Every first Friday of the month, Nov. – March, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

March 5, April 2 and June 11, 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

Tuesdays, December and March, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event.

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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

Saturday, March 12, 10:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

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

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Tuesdays, December and March, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event.

Learn More

Playful Paws Playgroup

Tuesdays, December and March, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

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

Learn More

Hippo Theater Happenings

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

Nestled deep in the Tropical Forest, the Hippo Theater is packed with family-friendly fun each Friday at 11:00 a.m. This is a free event.

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Tuesdays, December and March, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

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

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Breakfast with the Sloth

March 5, April 2 and June 11, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

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

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Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

Saturday, May 7, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

March 5, April 2 and June 11, 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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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 20, 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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

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Programs & Events for February 13, 2016

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