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June 05, 9:00

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Weather permitting

Meet Peppa Pig™ at Farm Day

Sunday, September 14

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International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 15, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 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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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.

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Family Fun Program

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Zoo Careers and Conservation Workshop (Pre-Registration Required)

Monday, January 19, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Family Fun Program

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Warm up in the Tropical Forest

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

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Family Fun Program

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

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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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Zoo Teen Ambassador "Trashion" Show

Friday, April 24, 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

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World Lion Day

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

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World Elephant Day

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

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Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 3, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.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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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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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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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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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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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 21, 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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Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, May 13, 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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Star Wars Day

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

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Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 17

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Animal Beach Party

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

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World Lion Day ZooTeen Presentation

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

Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 3, 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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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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Tropical Birds

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

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

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

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Celebrate Valentine's Day

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Meet Curious George

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

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Breakfast with the 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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Soil Ecology Workshop

Saturday, March 25, 12:00 - 4:00 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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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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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 21, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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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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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 13, 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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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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Celebrate Father's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, June 17

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Nurturing Nature to Restore Ecosystems

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

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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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Move & Groove Enrichment Day

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

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Pirates and Princesses Day

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

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Watercolor Wednesday

Wednesday, July 12, 10:00 a.m. - 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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World Lion Day

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

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Zoorific tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 p.m.

Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 3, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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International Red Panda Day

Saturday, September 15, 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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Stinky Saturday

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

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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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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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World Anteater Day

Saturday, November 24, 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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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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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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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 29, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 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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Zoorific tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 p.m.

Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 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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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

Playgroup for age 2 to 3 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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Darwin Day

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

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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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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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FrogWatch Citizen Science Training

Saturday March 24, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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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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Playful Paws Playgroup

Fridays, January and March

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

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FrogWatch Citizen Science Training

Saturday March 24, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Talk featuring Dr. Greg Rasmussen, Painted Dog Research Trust

Monday, April 16, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

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Zoorific tales with Big Joe the Storyteller

Wednesday, April 18, 2:00 p.m.

Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 21, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Mother's Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Sunday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Butterflies & Fairy Houses

Saturday, July 7, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

July 13 - 15

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

July 13 - 15

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Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Good Humor

July 13 - 15

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Meet the Zookeepers Day

Saturday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Free Fun Friday

Friday, August 3, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Meet Mystery-Solving Heroes, PJ Masks

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

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World Lion Day

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

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AARP Day

Sunday, September 9

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International Red Panda Day

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

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Talk: The Baird’s Tapir Survival Alliance

Monday, September 17, 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

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Pirates and Princesses Day

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

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Jack O' Lantern Journey

October 5 - November 10

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Wonder Day

Sunday, October 7, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Zoo Howl

October 27 & 28, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Zoo Howl

October 27 & 28, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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The Movement at Berklee

Saturday, November 10, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Friendsgiving

Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Half-Price Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Friday, November 23, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan

Saturday, December 8, 12:00 - 3:00 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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December School Vacation Week

December 26 - 29, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 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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December School Vacation Week

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

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Breakfast with the Red Pandas

March 17 & April 27, 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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Chicken Zookeeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

Lunar New Year Celebration

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

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Breakfast with the Gorillas

February 2, 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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Game Day Fun

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

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February School Vacation Week

February 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Arts & Crafts

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Gorilla Zookeeper Chat

10:15 a.m.

Puppet Show

11:15 a.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Hippo Theater

Muntjac Zookeeper Chat

2:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week

February 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Education Station

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Arts & Crafts

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Anteater Feeding

10:30 a.m.

Potto Zookeeper Chat

2:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week

February 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Education Station

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Arts & Crafts

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Anteater Feeding

10:30 a.m.

Potto Zookeeper Chat

2:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week

February 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Education Station

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Arts & Crafts

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Anteater Feeding

10:30 a.m.

Potto Zookeeper Chat

2:30 p.m.

February School Vacation Week

February 18 - 22, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Education Station

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Arts & Crafts

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

Anteater Feeding

10:30 a.m.

Potto Zookeeper Chat

2:30 p.m.

World Wildlife Day

Sunday, March 3, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Roaring Birthday Celebration for the Lion Brothers

Saturday, March 9, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Meet wildlife biologist, Tina Ramme

1:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Hippo Theater

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

March 16 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Breakfast with the Red Pandas

March 17 & April 27, 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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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Animal Enrichment

March 16 & 17, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Kea Enrichment & Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Fun in the Tropics

Saturday, March 23, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

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Wizarding Day

Saturday, April 6, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Education Station

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

Location: Tropical Forest

Anaconda Keeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

Magic Show

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

April School Vacation Week

April 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo Zookeeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

Pygmy Hippo Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Giraffe Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

April School Vacation Week

April 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo Zookeeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

Pygmy Hippo Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Big Joe the Storyteller

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Hippo Theater

Giraffe Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Earth Day

Wednesday, April 17, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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April School Vacation Week

April 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Bat Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Giraffe Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

April School Vacation Week

April 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo Zookeeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

April School Vacation Week

April 15 - 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Kangaroo Zookeeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

Pygmy Hippo Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Giraffe Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Breakfast with the Red Pandas

March 17 & April 27, 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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Arts & Crafts

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

Location: Outside Children's Zoo

Autism Family Day

Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Snake Encounter

10:30 a.m.

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Alligator Encounter

11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Sloth Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Mystery Animal Encounter

12:30

Location: Children's Zoo
Weather permitting

Kangaroo Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Lion Zookeeper Chat

2:30 p.m.

Tortoise Encounter

2:30 p.m.

ArtWeek

Sunday, April 28, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Drawing Workshop

10:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest Sloth Exhibit

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Red Panda Zookeeper Chat

10:30 a.m.

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Lion Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Photography Workshop

1:00 p.m.

Meet at Tiger Exhibit

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Kangaroo Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Zoo

Sunday, May 12, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Keeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

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

De Brazza's Monkey Chat

1:30 p.m.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Super Hero Day

Saturday, May 18, 10:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Meet some of your favorite Super Heroes, MARVEL’s Black Panther and Spider-Man, and learn how you can be a Super Hero for endangered species!

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Tiger Zookeeper Chat

11:30 a.m.

Cotton-top Tamarin Zookeeper Chat

1:30 p.m.

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Breakfast with the Lions

May 19, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Rise and Dine with the Lions! Pre-registration required.

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Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekends, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Aussie Aviary

Weekdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Outback Trail exhibit

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Roars & Pours

Saturday, June 1, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Raise a toast to Roars & Pours, our annual wine and beer tasting event!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Gorilla Forage Feed and Zookeeper Chat

2:00 p.m.

Location: Tropical Forest (indoor gorilla exhibit)

Franklin Farm Zookeeper Chat

3:00 p.m.

Location: Franklin Farm

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bee Day

Saturday, June 8, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Learn all about these buzzing beauties during Bee Day!

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Breakfast with the Wicked BIG Bugs

June 9, July 6 & August 18

Enjoy a continental breakfast while learning all about these small but mighty creatures. Pre-registration required.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Father's Day at ZNE

Sunday, June 16, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Help us celebrate your father (and all of ours!) at Franklin Park and Stone Zoos this Father’s Day with FREE ADMISSION for all fathers.

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Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Bird's World Zookeeper Chat

11:00 a.m.

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

Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

World Giraffe Day

Saturday, June 22, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy zookeeper chats and learn how you can support giraffe conservation efforts.

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Petting Zoo

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

Location: Franklin Farm
Weather permitting

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Wicked BIG Bug Insect Encounter

11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Location: Wicked BIG Bug exhibit

Breakfast with the Wicked BIG Bugs

June 9, July 6 & August 18

Enjoy a continental breakfast while learning all about these small but mighty creatures. Pre-registration required.

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Breakfast with the Sloth

June 1 & 23; July 21, 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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Breakfast with the Kangaroos

Saturday, August 3, 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with our red kangaroos. Pre-registration required.

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Brew at the Zoo

Saturday, August 17, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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

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Breakfast with the Wicked BIG Bugs

June 9, July 6 & August 18

Enjoy a continental breakfast while learning all about these small but mighty creatures. Pre-registration required.

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Programs & Events for May 24, 2019

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