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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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Andean Condor Training Session

2:00 p.m.

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

Location: Bird's World

Warthog Training Session

2:00 p.m.

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

Location: Serengeti Crossing

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14

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International Red Panda Day

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

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Games and Activities

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

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

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Games and Activities

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

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

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

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

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

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Family Fun Program

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

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Family Fun Program

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

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Hess Mobile Museum

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

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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.

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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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.

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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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.

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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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.

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

Looking to shake off the winter cold? How about a trip to the Tropics? Don’t miss our Education Station each weekend in January and February!

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Family Fun Program

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

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

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

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World Water Day, FPZ

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

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Science and Conservation Day

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

Camel Enrichment

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

Mandrill Enrichment

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

Crafts & Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest

Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Face-Painting

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

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Author Visit and Book Reading

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

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World Lion Day

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

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World Elephant Day

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

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 18

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

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Free Fun Friday

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

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Food Truck Safari

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

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Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

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

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Zoo Howl

Saturday, October 28 & Sunday, October 29, 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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Breakfast with Santa

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

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Festive fun with the lemurs at Franklin Park Zoo!

Saturday, December 19, 11:00

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

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PreZOOdential Election Week

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

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 24th Birthday!

Monday, February 19, 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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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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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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Presidential Inauguration Celebration

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

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Leap Day Celebration

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

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

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Lion Zookeeper Encounter

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

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Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

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

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Hippo Theater Happenings

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

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

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

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Lion Dance and Hung Gar Kung Fu Performance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Party for the Planet

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

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

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

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

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Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 1:30 p.m.

Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

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

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Endangered Species Day at Franklin Park Zoo

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

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Siberian Crane Zookeeper Chat

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

Star Wars Day

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

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Super Hero Day

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

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Big Joe the Storyteller

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

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Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 18

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World Giraffe Day

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

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Animal Beach Party

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

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Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Friday, November 24, 2:00 p.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.

World Lion Day ZooTeen Presentation

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

Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

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

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 18

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

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Free Fun Friday

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

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A Day in the Life of a Park Ranger

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

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Run Wild at Franklin Park Zoo

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

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Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

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

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Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 1:30 p.m.

Bongo Zookeeper Chat

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

Gorilla Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

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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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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.

Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 1:30 p.m.

Bongo Zookeeper Chat

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

Gorilla Enrichment & Zookeeper Encounter

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

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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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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.

Celebrate Kambiri’s Birthday

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

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Education Station

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Big Joe the Storyteller

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

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Storytime

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

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Anteater Feeding

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

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Saving Tapirs and Wild Places in Nicaragua

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

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Celebrate National Bird Day

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

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All about Peacocks

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

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, enjoy special performances, crafts and zookeeper chats!

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Chicken Encounter

January 21, 1:00

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, enjoy special performances, crafts and zookeeper chats!

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Tropical Birds

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

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Princess Day

Saturday, January 27, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fairy tales come true at the Zoo! Meet your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts, zookeeper chats, and more!

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Zookeeper Chat

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

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Princess Day

Saturday, January 27, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fairy tales come true at the Zoo! Meet your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts, zookeeper chats, and more!

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

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

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Storytime

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

Location: Tropical Forest, Hippo Theater

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

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

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Chewbacca's First Birthday

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

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Zookeeper Chat

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

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 24th Birthday!

Monday, February 19, 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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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

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

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Breakfast with the Birds

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

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

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

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

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Bird's World Keeper Chat

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

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Soil Ecology Workshop

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

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Roaring Nights: Fun in the Tropics

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

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National Zoo Lover's & Ape Awareness Day

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

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Mushroom Inoculation Workshop

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

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Boston Marathon Team Fundraiser

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

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

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

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

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

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

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

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

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

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

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

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

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

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

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

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

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

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

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

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

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

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

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

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

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

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

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

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

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

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

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Bongo and Red River Hog Zookeeper Chat

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

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Kangaroo and Emu Zookeeper Chat

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

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Party for the Planet

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

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Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

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

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Princess Day

Saturday, January 27, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fairy tales come true at the Zoo! Meet your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts, zookeeper chats, and more!

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Barnyard Bedtime Stories

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

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

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ArtWeek Boston

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

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Forest Garden Design Day

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

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

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Compost Tea Workshop

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

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Super Hero Day

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

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Siberian Crane Zookeeper Chat

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

Bongo Zookeeper Chat

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

Tapir Zookeeper Chat

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

Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 1:30 p.m.

Breakfast with the Red Pandas

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

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

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Soil and Plant Health, a Talk with Dan Kittredge

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

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Star Wars Day

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

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Savannah Sunrise Breakfast

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

Enjoy a Savannah breakfast! Registration required.

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Biochar Workshop

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

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

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

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 18

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Nurturing Nature to Restore Ecosystems

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

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World Giraffe Day

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Giraffe Zookeeper Chat

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Garden of Wonders

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

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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston comes to Franklin Park Zoo!

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Move & Groove Enrichment Day

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Watercolor Wednesday

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

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston comes to Franklin Park Zoo!

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

World Lion Day

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

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Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Zoorific tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Friday, December 29, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Education Station

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

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Free Fun Friday

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

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Education Station

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

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 18

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

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Education Station

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

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Education Station

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

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Mystery Animal Encounter

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

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Aussie Aviary

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

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Education Station

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

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Education Station

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

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

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 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

Weekends, 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

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

Weekends, 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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International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 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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Science and Conservation Day

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

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Author Visit and Book Reading

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

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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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Stinky Saturday

Saturday, October 7, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Crafts & Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest

Musical Enrichment through the Zoo

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

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Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Zoo Howl

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

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Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Zoo Howl

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

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Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Okie the gorilla is moving to the Big Easy!

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

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Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Friday, November 24, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Kea Zookeeper Chat

Friday, November 24, 1:30 p.m.

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Friday, November 24, 2:00 p.m.

World Anteater Day

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

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Education Station

Saturday, December 2, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan

Saturday, December 2, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 9 & 16, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Santa Saturdays

Saturdays, December 9 & 16, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 29, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

December 27, 10:30

Mystery Animal Encounter

December 26 - 29, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hippo Theater

Camel Zookeeper Chat

December 26 - 29, 1:00 p.m.

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 29, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

December 28, 10:30

Mystery Animal Encounter

December 26 - 29, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hippo Theater

Camel Zookeeper Chat

December 26 - 29, 1:00 p.m.

December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 29, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

December 29, 10:30

Mystery Animal Encounter

December 26 - 29, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Hippo Theater

Zoorific tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Friday, December 29, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Camel Zookeeper Chat

December 26 - 29, 1:00 p.m.

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

January 13 and 27; February 10 and 25; March 17 and 31; 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 Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Free Admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 15, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy free admission in honor of Martin Luther King Day, and add your message of hope and peace on our mural.

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Sloth Zookeeper Chat

Monday, January 15, 10:30 a.m.

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

January 15, 11:30

Flamingo Zookeeper Chat

Monday, January 15, 1:30 p.m.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Sloth

January 13 and 27; February 10 and 25; March 17 and 31; 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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Princess Day

Saturday, January 27, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fairy tales come true at the Zoo! Meet your favorite princesses, enjoy arts and crafts, zookeeper chats, and more!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Big Game Fun

Sunday, February 4, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get ready for the big game by watching animals receive football-themed enrichment items!

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Breakfast with the Sloth

January 13 and 27; February 10 and 25; March 17 and 31; 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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Darwin Day

Saturday, February 10, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Learn all about the Tree of Life through interactive activities and demonstrations throughout the Tropical Forest, and attend a talk about “Earth's Living History."

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, February 17, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, enjoy special performances, crafts and zookeeper chats!

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Cotton-top Tamarin Zookeeper Chat

February 17, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 10:30 a.m.

Goat Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 11:30 a.m.

Anaconda Keeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 1:10 p.m.

Tiger Zookeeper Chat

Saturday, February 17, 1:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week FPZ

February 19 - 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Leap, climb and roar your way to Franklin Park Zoo for the Animalympics during February school vacation week!

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Celebrate Little Joe’s 24th Birthday!

Monday, February 19, 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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Gorilla Zookeeper Chat

Monday, February 19,10:30 a.m.

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Lion Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 11:30 a.m.

Goat Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 1:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week FPZ

February 19 - 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Leap, climb and roar your way to Franklin Park Zoo for the Animalympics during February school vacation week!

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Cotton-top Tamarin Zookeeper Chat

February 17, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 10:30 a.m.

Lion Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 11:30 a.m.

Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

February 20 - 23, 1:10 p.m.

Goat Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 1:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week FPZ

February 19 - 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Leap, climb and roar your way to Franklin Park Zoo for the Animalympics during February school vacation week!

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Cotton-top Tamarin Zookeeper Chat

February 17, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 10:30 a.m.

Lion Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 11:30 a.m.

Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

February 20 - 23, 1:10 p.m.

Goat Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 1:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week FPZ

February 19 - 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Leap, climb and roar your way to Franklin Park Zoo for the Animalympics during February school vacation week!

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Cotton-top Tamarin Zookeeper Chat

February 17, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 10:30 a.m.

Lion Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 11:30 a.m.

Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

February 20 - 23, 1:10 p.m.

Goat Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 1:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week FPZ

February 19 - 23, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Leap, climb and roar your way to Franklin Park Zoo for the Animalympics during February school vacation week!

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Cotton-top Tamarin Zookeeper Chat

February 17, 20, 21, 22, and 23, 10:30 a.m.

Lion Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 11:30 a.m.

Anteater Zookeeper Encounter

February 20 - 23, 1:10 p.m.

Goat Zookeeper Chat

February 19 - 23, 1:30 p.m.

Breakfast with the Sloth

January 13 and 27; February 10 and 25; March 17 and 31; 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

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

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Gorillas

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

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

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

January 13 and 27; February 10 and 25; March 17 and 31; 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

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

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Curious Cubs Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 years. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

January 13 and 27; February 10 and 25; March 17 and 31; 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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Uncorked

Saturday, June 2, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Raise a toast to Uncorked, our annual wine-tasting event!

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 18

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

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Programs & Events for November 25, 2016

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