Friendsgiving at Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston

Whether it’s finding food, protecting one another, or simply a form of housing, many of the animals that live at Franklin Park Zoo depend on their unique family dynamics to survive. Did you know Prairie dogs have unique “barks” to warn their colony from different predators, or that ring-tailed lemurs keep their tails raised like […]

Included with admission to Franklin Park Zoo

Loring Greenough House Holiday Open House

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

Join us as we open the Loring Greenough House for a weekend of fun and festivities! On Saturday, join us in our newly restored kitchen for cookie decorating and mulled apple cider. Carols by Random Chants and holiday decorations will fill the house. From 1 to 2pm, stop by with your furry friend for pet portrait photos with Mrs. “Claws”! Both […]

Free

The Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan and Santa Visit Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston

The Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan is coming to Franklin Park Zoo! Look for the illuminating truck as it brings Santa to the Zoo on Saturday, December 8. Guests will be able to meet and take a free family photo with Santa between 12:00 and 3:00 p.m. Warm up inside the Tropical Forest building as you watch […]

For tickets and more information, visit www.franklinparkzoo.org

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Holidays with Haydn!

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

Enjoy 18th century parlor music in our 18th century parlor! In celebration of the holiday season, the Loring Greenough House is hosting a special chamber music concert featuring students from the world-renown Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Alumni from Walnut Hill are currently members of major symphony orchestras around the globe. The works of Haydn […]

$15

Holiday Sale and Open House

Stonybrook Fine Arts 24 Porter St, Jamaica Plain, MA

Join us at Stonybrook for our holiday sale and open house on December 9th! Come and check out the studio and local artists' work. Visitors can carve their own tile design in a sand mold, or scratch block, and we will cast it in aluminum shortly after. Creating your own aluminum tile for yourself or […]

Free

Spend December School Vacation Week at Franklin Park Zoo

Franklin Park Zoo 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston

Looking for a great way to end the year? During your winter school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Be sure to visit the education station inside the Tropical Forest, where you’ll learn about the amazing adaptations of animals during the cold […]

Free – $17.

A Holiday Benefit: An Afternoon of Music & Storytelling

St. John's Episcopal Church 1 Roanoke Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA

Join us for an afternoon of holiday music and  family-friendly activities.  Be enchanted as musiConnects and our special guest storyteller weave a magical winter tale.  Music will include familiar classical favorites as well as newly scripted works.  Visit the oookie decorating table and frost your own treat.  Take a chance on a raffle.  Bring your […]

$5 – $20
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The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales and tunes revealing the deep meaning behind winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling features the Scandinavian “Legend of […]

$25 – $30

The Winter Solstice in Story and Song

Loring-Greenough House 12 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Celebrate the longest nights with Solstice stories and songs evoking the warmth of the season. Oracle award-winning storyteller Diane Edgecomb, accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan, weaves together a tapestry of ancient tales and tunes revealing the deep meaning behind winter holiday traditions. This theatrical storytelling features the Scandinavian “Legend of […]

$25 – $30

Spend a WILD school vacation week at Franklin Park Zoo!

Franklin Park 1 Franklin Park Rd, Boston, MA 02121, Boston, MA

WHAT: Looking for a great way to end the year? During your winter school vacation week, connect with incredible wildlife and spend a memorable day with family and friends exploring Franklin Park Zoo. Be sure to visit the education station inside the Tropical Forest, where you’ll learn about the amazing adaptations of animals during the […]

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