The 6th Annual Run Wild 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Binghamton Zoo will take place next Saturday, May 4th beginning at 11 a.m. at the Vestal Coal House. This is a USATF certified 5K on the Vestal Rail Trail.

Two Zoo Mobiles and educational displays will be on the course and you can visit the animals during and after the 5K Run/Walk. There will be medals given out to overall and age group winners. Stick around for a free kids run after the 5K is over. Go here to register now.

Saturday, May 11th is National Train Day at the Binghamton Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy FREE rides on the Binghamton Zoo Express, go here for train ride times and more information.

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Binghamton Zoo on Sunday, May 12th. Treat your Mom/Mother/Masquaw to a lovely day of fun with FREE admission for all moms.

May activities at the 5th oldest zoo wrap up on Saturday, May 18th with their Flea Market and Book Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tara and I went to this event last year and we're astonished at all the books that were available and better yet, the prices couldn't be beat.

The Binghamton Zoo is located at 60 Morgan Road and the admissions booth is open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. every day with the zoo closing at 5 pm.