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Party for the Planet

Franklin Park Zoo Stone Zoo

April 22, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Event is rain or shine and included with admission. Advance ticket purchase is required. 

Don’t miss the Party for the Planet in celebration of Earth Day at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo!

  • Put your sleuth skills to the test in our mobile scavenger hunt, where you'll learn healthy habits and discover how our animals contribute to a better Earth.
  • Stop by the pledge table to get involved and receive a Party for the Planet kit for your participation (one per group while supplies last). Whether you commit to conserving water by making smarter choices, bringing your reusable bag to the store, or making your voice heard with legislation, you can make a difference!

Help protect our planet & its wild inhabitants

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City Nature Challenge

From April 30 - May 3, join us in an international effort to find and document plants and wildlife throughout the Boston area. Cities around the globe have joined the challenge to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people. It’s simple, it’s fun, and it contributes to scientific data helping to better understand our world.

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Gorillas on the Line...Answer the Call!

Through September 24, we're participating with zoos and aquariums across the globe in the “Gorillas on the Line” mobile phone recycling challenge. Our collective goal: 15,000 devices recycled to help save gorillas in the wild! We’ll work with your group, class, team, organization or workplace to join the recycling challenge!


Event Sponsorship
Is your company interested in sponsoring this event? Zoo New England has many different types of packages that will fit your company’s goals. Please contact Kevin Milhomme at or 617-989-2692 for more information.