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    Stone Zoo Celebrates Irish Heritage Month

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    March 3 - March 31, 2012


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    Stone Zoo Celebrates Irish Heritage Month

    St. Patty’s Day may only come around once a year, but this March, Stone Zoo makes the spirit of St. Patrick last all month long! Bring family and friends to the Zoo every Saturday in March for fantastic cultural activities and experiences including folklore and legends, Irish step dancing, Gaelic football, and scavenger hunts. Animals partake in the fun with green-themed enrichment!

    March 3
    11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Children’s Irish folktales with Big Joe the Storyteller in the Animal Discovery Center.

    March 10
    11:00 AM & 12:00 PM: Step dance performance by O’Shea-Chaplin School of Irish Dance.

    March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day)
    Learn about snakes and how they relate to the legend of St. Patrick with Stone Zoo’s educators.

    March 24
    11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Gaelic football and hurling workshop hosted by the Northeast Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). GAA members will discuss the historical background of the sports and their evolution in Boston and families will get the chance to play with equipment and have fun!

    March 31
    12:00 PM & 1:00 PM: Step dance performance by the Woods School of Irish Dance.


    Stone Zoo

    149 Pond Street
    Stoneham, MA 02180

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Stone Zoo Admission: Adults, $13.00; Seniors, $11.00; Children, $9.00; Children under 2 are free.


    General Day and Time Info:

    10 am - 4 pm


    Phone: 617-541-5466


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