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Join us as we celebrate International Red Panda Day at Franklin Park Zoo. Learn all about these species during zookeeper chats. Meet author Gemmesa Johnson and listen to a reading of her book Seacoo. Books will be available for purchase in the gift shop. Come discover how you can help save red pandas! Zoo New England is committed to the conservation of red pandas and has supported the Red Panda Network, which seeks to save wild red pandas and preserve…Find out more »
Celebrate one of our closest relatives and learn how you can help protect this endangered species. Meet a zookeeper who cares for our western lowland gorillas during a chat at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Throughout the day, stop by to watch artist Jen Bradley as she draws the gorillas. In 1994, she began routinely drawing at the gorilla habitat at Franklin Park Zoo. Since then, she has continued to record her experiences and observations through the process of drawing…Find out more »
Join us at the Arnold Arboretum for events aimed at encouraging thoughtful consideration of the climate crisis and ways that individuals and organizations can take action. Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) and the Arnold Arboretum are partnering with community members and organizations across Massachusetts to bring you a variety of events, both formal and informal, for the second annual Climate Preparedness Week. Learn about earth-centered ethics initiatives around the globe, collaborate with others in an art and design workshop…Find out more »
Join JPNDC at The Brewery for a free music showcase and open mic! Featuring the Mastadonis Project, other artists, and anyone who signs up by 6:15. Family friendly.Find out more »
The premiere annual arts event in one of Boston’s most eclectic neighborhoods, Jamaica Plain Open Studios (JPOS), is returning in 2019 for its 26th year! Open Studios is an opportunity to take a rare public peek at some private spaces. The free event showcases the artwork of up to 200 artists at 40 sites including artists’ studios, the historic Eliot School and more. It runs from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. over the weekend of September 28 - 29, 2019. During JPOS, visitors can experience locally created…Find out more »
Come and say hi. Check out some great art by 10 established artists. Painting, sculpture, drawing and mixed media. At Taylor House: 50 Burroughs Street JP. Sat. 9/28 -Sun. 9/29Find out more »
Feel like you’re in a fairytale at Franklin Park Zoo! Meet and pose for photos with the princesses and learn how you can be a pirate under the instruction of Captain Jack and his crew. There will also be crafts, special animal encounters and an education station. Kids are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite fairy tale outfit, and don’t forget the camera!Find out more »
Thrills, chills, and animals await you at Franklin Park Zoo’s annual Zoo Howl! During this popular Halloween event, children throughout New England are invited to trick-or-treat among the animals at the Zoo. Other haunted happenings include creepy crafts, ghoulish games, costume contests and a haunted maze! Throughout the day, guests can learn about the importance of enrichment as they watch as many of the animals receive pumpkins as enrichment items.Find out more »
This event will celebrate a decade of commitment to outfitting low-income Boston children and youth with brand new winter coats each year. Since first launched in 2009, this program has helped prepare nearly 18,000 kids in Boston for the winter season. The event will be a kickoff for the 2019 Coat Boston program that will include an afternoon of celebration, live music, and fundraising at Bella Luna & The Milky Way in Jamaica Plain. Proceeds will allow these coats to continue to be provided…Find out more »
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