Welcome to the Fishbowl – where the lanes are alive with the sound of strikes and spares! Join us for our 4th Annual Bowling Fundraiser, a fin-tastic event dedicated to supporting the Buttonwood Park Zoo and its mission of wildlife conservation.

Bowlers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Team costumes are encouraged!

Sunday, March 3, 2024

1:00 – 3:00 pm | Wonder Bowl, New Bedford

$10 per person to register

(includes the cost of bowling, shoe rental, and event tshirt)

Aim for $200 in pledges! All bowlers must raise a minimum of $65.

Prizes for: Top Male and Female Bowlers, Top Team Fundraiser, Top Team Score, and Best Costume.

How to Get Involved:

1. Team Registration:

Gather your school, workplace, or group of friends and form a team! Teams can include up to 4 players. Register your team now to secure your spot on the lanes.

2. Individual Registration:

Don’t have a full team? No problem! Sign up as an individual, and we’ll match you with other enthusiastic bowlers who share your passion for conservation.

3. Sponsorship Opportunities:

Support the zoo while gaining visibility for your business! Explore our sponsorship packages and discover how your company can be a vital part of this exciting event.

Every strike and spare supports the vital conservation efforts at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

Funds raised from Fishbowl directly contribute to habitat preservation, wildlife education, and the well-being of the animals in our care.

Registration due by Monday, February 26, 2024.

Questions? Please contact Katie Sherman, Development Manager, at or 508.991.4556, ext. 119.

Photo Release: By signing up for the bowling fundraiser, you are agreeing to have your photo taken and used for marketing purposed by Buttonwood Park Zoo & Zoological Society.

A portion of your entry is tax deductible. Tax ID: 04-2661467.

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