Join us during April school vacation week as we discover animals and plants in the great outdoors! In this program, participants will become experts in identifying and observing local animal and plant wildlife. They will also learn about citizen science and how they can make significant contributions to science through our wildlife observations. Geared toward children ages seven to 11, this exciting program will include a variety of fun activities including animal encounters, arts and crafts, behind-the-scenes tours, and games!…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 »
Celebrate ArtWeek in a WILD way at Franklin Park Zoo. Join us on Sunday, April 28, for a fun-filled day as you discover how animals have influenced the many mediums of art. There’s so much to create at the Zoo! Watch and ask questions directly to the artists from the New England Watercolor Society as they draw inspiration from the animals and paint their likenesses en plein air. Don’t miss Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs’ pop-up art exhibit featuring…Find out more »
Azize, the youngest of Franklin Park Zoo’s western lowland gorilla troop, will turn four in May and you're invited to the party. Watch Azize and the rest of the gorillas enjoy special enrichment treats, learn all about the animals during zookeeper encounters and more! Guests will also have the opportunity to sign a giant birthday card for Azize. Zoo New England is proud to support conservation work on behalf of gorillas, including through the Ape TAG Conservation Initiative, a collective…Find out more »
Help us celebrate your mom (and all of ours!) at Franklin Park and Stone Zoos this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, with free admission for all mothers throughout the day. Bring Mom along with the entire family to either Franklin Park Zoo or Stone Zoo for a memorable day spent discovering all of the incredible animals at each Zoo! Be sure to look for all of the animal moms – at Franklin Park Zoo, say hello to Kiki the western…Find out more »
Calling all conservation heroes! 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 during Franklin Park Zoo’s Party for the Planet. Tigers, western lowland gorillas and ring-tailed lemurs are just a few of the endangered species who reside at Franklin Park Zoo and act as ambassadors for their populations around the world. In honor of Endangered Species Day, visit the Zoo on May 18 to…Find out more »
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