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Join us for a magical day at Franklin Park Zoo as we bring the wizarding world to you! Don’t miss special performances by Magician Debbie O’Carroll in the Hippo Theater. At the education station, discover the threats animals are facing in the wild and how you can help defend these incredible species. Make sure to meet our very own Tom Riddle (the green anaconda) during a special zookeeper chat at his Slither Inn exhibit within the Tropical Forest. Guests are…Find out more »
Boston Court Appointed Special Advocates is a Social Justice based non profit which offers volunteer opportunities to community members to work with under served children and youth in Foster Care. The volunteers are provided a free training to prepare them for advocacy work with one child/youth. The next Info session is on April 10, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. There is a need for volunteers from the Jamaica Plain and surrounding communities. Please visit our website and consider being a Champion…Find out more »
April School Vacation Week – April 15 - 19, 2019 Looking to get outside and explore during April school vacation week? Spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Celebrate spring as we learn about the importance of pollinators and how their work helps the springtime flowers bloom. Throughout the week, there will be zookeeper chats, animal encounters, and more. Wednesday, April 17: Join us for our annual Earth Day celebration! Talk with exhibitors from local…Find out more »
Visit Franklin Park Zoo on Wednesday, April 17 as we celebrate Earth Day with fun and engaging activities to raise awareness for the planet and the role we all play in ensuring it remains healthy and thriving for generations to come. Talk with exhibitors from local conservation organizations to learn how you can contribute to a healthy planet and preserve the Earth. Other festivities include opportunities to meet the zookeepers, animal enrichment, hands-on activities, and much more! Exhibitors include:…Find out more »
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