Stone Zoo Celebrates Irish Heritage Month
March 3 - March 31, 2012
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!
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Children’s Irish folktales with Big Joe the Storyteller in the Animal Discovery Center.
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.
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!
12:00 PM & 1:00 PM: Step dance performance by the Woods School of Irish Dance.