Jul 26, 2014

Five Things: Stone Zoo to Celebrate Paddy's 1st Birthday

Check out the Five Things column for Friday, Sept. 7.

Five Things: Stone Zoo to Celebrate Paddy's 1st Birthday

1. Happy birthday! Paddy, a white-cheeked gibbon, turns one this month and to celebrate is having a special birthday party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys, a band for families, is slated to perform in the amphitheater from 10:30-11:15 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to noon, according to a press statement. There will also be zookeeper encounters, crafts and other fun activities throughout the day, read the statement.

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5. Launch an ad campaign: Interested in advertising on Stoneham Patch? Contact Ad Manager Jeff Pappert at Jeff.Pappert@patch.com.

For more activities, visit our  events calendar.

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