Daily Activities

The exhibit hall is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For up-to-date information on special events, click here to view our calendar. Scroll down for the daily program schedule which is different every day. Click and print out our daily schedule and bring it with you to Lindsay! Click here for Tuesday & Wednesday Schedule, and click here for Thursday through Sunday Schedule. There is an experience nearly every 30 minutes at Lindsay!


All Day, Everyday

Critter Cab

Encounter a new critter every hour on the main exhibit floor.

Everyday 10 a.m.

Facetime: Meet & Greet!

Begin your visit with a warm welcome from an animal ambassador as you arrive at Lindsay. We may even greet you outside, on the main staircase, when the weather is nice!

10:30 a.m. Everyday

Raptor Recess

Our iconic raptors — hawks and owls — enjoy their outdoor time, and so will you!

11 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday

Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles are important in our environment. They play a critical role both as predator and prey species. But they need our help. Come meet some of our favorite reptile friends and let’s see what we can do to ensure their survival!

11 a.m. Thursday-Sunday

Porcupine Time!

Penelope, our North American porcupine, is out and about! Observe this fascinating animal up close. You may even have the chance to gently touch Penelope, which helps her become acclimated to behavioral training and medical check-ups!

11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Friday

Incredible Inverts

Invert your expectations on all things creepy and crawly. Explore the niches filled by worms, banana slugs, beetles, and other invertebrates.

11:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday

Wild California!

Celebrate our state’s diverse array of habitats and the wild animals that call them home. We may journey to the desert, grasslands, or redwood forests.

Noon Everyday

Meet an Eagle Everyday!

Meet either the glorious golden eagle, Topaz, or the iconic bald eagle, Atsa. We’ll share conservation success stories for their species, followed by the story unique to each bird. Stay a bit longer to ask questions with an animal keeper.



12:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes

Learn how our animal emergency room operates and witness injured or orphaned wildlife receiving treatment!

1:45 p.m. Everyday

Curious Collections

Did you know Lindsay has 16,000 specimens? Discover our Natural History treasures, including touchable specimens such as animal fur, bones, and much more!

2:15 p.m. Everyday

Animals in Action!

From our birds FLYING to animals tracking prey, watch our ambassadors show off their specialized training in this amazing animal workout!

3 p.m., Everyday

Water Wonders

NEW IN 2019: Our hands-on stream table allows for water exploration and simulations of rivers, erosion, and human development. Our reptile and amphibian ambassadors often make appearances, too!

3:30 p.m. Everyday

Behind the Scenes

Learn how our hospital operates and witness wildlife receiving treatment!

4:15 p.m. Everyday

Eco Heroes!

Let’s share solutions for a sustainable planet. We describe heroic alternatives to single-use plastics, search for ways to reduce energy use in our homes, and protect birds from collisions with windows!