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BUMPER STICKER DESIGN CONTEST
HELP DESIGN THE ZOO'S NEW BUMPER STICKER!
We are looking for artists of all ages to design an original, one-of-a-kind piece of art featuring at least (1) of our animal residents to be profesionally rendered on a bumper sticker and sold in our Gift Shop (all proceeds benefit our animal care).
- 12 and under (for all artists ages 12 and younger)
- Adult (for all artists over the age of 12)
ONE winner from each category will be recognized on our Social Media pages (Facebook & Instagram) and website
ONE winner from each category will win a Close Encounters Tour of The Zoo for up to four guests (one supervising parent/guardian/adult must be present)
Please click here for an application.
Please click here for a template.
MONTH OF FEBRUARY
The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center is excited to partner with Stop & Shop for their Community Bag Program during the entire month of February. Purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag from the Stop & Shop located at 935 Riverdale Street, West Springfield and The Zoo will receive a $1 donation.
february 24th - dine to donate at texas roadhouse
andy the armadillo's birthday
Join us at Texas Roadhouse in Springfield, Mass for a night to Dine to Donate to The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center. The Zoo will be on hand to answer any questions and to celebrate Andy the Armadillo's birthday! Coupon must be presented.
Click here for our coupon.
march 4th - panera fundraising
Join us at Panera located at 450 North Main Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028 for a night of fundraising for The Zoo in Forest Park!
Present our coupon to Panera (online or in-store ordering) and a portion of sale will be donated back to The Zoo.
Click here to download our coupon. Coupon may be presented electronically.
APRIL 11TH - EGGSRTRAVAGANZA
The Zoo will once again host its annual Eggstravaganza! Stop by on Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to noon to collect goodie-filled eggs along the bunny trail, enjoy face painting, EGGciting animal enrichment and some up-close encounters with the animals you've missed all winter!
This is an allergy-friendly event. Tickets will only be sold at the door April 11.
Child 12 & Under: $3.25
Member adult: $3.50
Member senior: $2.00
Member child 12 & Under: $1.75
*Please note we do not accept Library Memberships or Groupons during the times of our events
April 21st - Carrabba's Gives Back
Join us for a night of fundraising at Carrabba's Italian Grill in West Springfield, Mass to benefit The Zoo in Forest Park.
Present our coupon and a portion of your sale will be donated back to The Zoo!
Coupon to be available soon.
may 10th - mother's day
Celebrate the special mom in your life at The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center! All moms get free admission to The Zoo on May 10th. The Zoo will be open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m, weather permitting. Stop by The Zoo to celebrate with the many animal moms we have here at The Zoo!
MAY 16TH - ARMED FORCES DAY
On Saturday, May 16th, we pay tribute to the many men and women who serve and have served in our Armed Forces.
The Zoo will be honoring all military and their families with free admission. Valid Military ID must be presented.
may 25th - memorial day
On Monday, May 25th (Memorial Day), The Zoo will be honoring those who served and/or are serving with FREE Admission for Military Members & their families.
Gather the entire family together for a fun-filled trip to The Zoo!
Valid Military ID Required for Admission.
june 21st - father's day
Celebrate the special father in your life at The Zoo in Forest Park & Education Center! All fathers get free admission to The Zoo on June 21st. The Zoo will be open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy this day with all fathers including the many animal fathers we have here at The Zoo.
june 27th - teacher appreciation day
On Saturday, June 27th, The Zoo will be honoring all Teachers, Educational Administrators and Home School Educators with half off admission prices.
A valid ID must be presented for discount.
Kick off summer with a discounted trip to The Zoo!
july 26 - parent's day
We think parents deserve a day off too! Whether you choose to bring the kiddos or not, The Zoo will be honoring all parents on Sunday, July 26th with free admission.
Stop by The Zoo to enjoy a day off with all the animals we have that are parents too!
august 4th - Dine to donate at moe's southwest grill
Join us at Moe's Southwest Grill located at 25 Hazard Avenue, Enfield, CT 06082 for a night of fundraising for The Zoo in Forest Park!
Present our coupon and a portion of your sale will be donated back to The Zoo.
Click here to download our coupon.
september 13th - grandparent's day
Join us Sunday, September 13th as we honor Grandparents for National Grandparent Day at The Zoo! All Grandparents will enjoy free admission!
Stop by with the whole family or leave the grandkids at home! Can you spot any animals at The Zoo who are grandparents themselves?