The Aussie Aviary opens this week for the season. Check out hundreds of brightly colored budgies in the interactive space. Children can also meet some of the newest additions to the zoo, including Grant’s zebra foal and a bongo calf, both born in February. Play on the 10,000-square-foot playground that opened last summer while you’re at it. And don’t miss the Party for the Planet on April 21, a celebration full of entertainment, animal enrichment activities, scavenger hunts, eco-friendly exhibitors, and more.
Monday, April 15—Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends. Adults $17, kids age 2 to 12 $11, seniors $14, kids under age 2 free. Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road, Boston. www.franklinparkzoo.org.