Family And Adult Activities

Join expert naturalists as we explore local habitats, learn about wildlife, and maybe add to your life-list. From bird watching to tarantula hikes, there is something for everyone. Questions? Contact the Public Program Manager, Bryan Mosley, at [email protected]

 

Newt Hikes

Sunday, January 30, 2022 9:00 am - 11:00 am , , , ,

Ages 6- Adult Go on a Newt Hike with Lindsay Wildlife Experience! Learn about California newts as they make their way to seasonal water pools for mating season. Along the way, we will try and observe the newts in their natural habitat as they traverse the moist morning landscape. Our experienced instructors will guide you (more…)

Lady Beetle Hikes

Sunday, January 30, 2022 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm , , , ,

Age 6–Adult Go on a ladybug hike with Lindsay Wildlife Experience and observe thousands of these diminutive insects clustering together!  Our experienced instructors will guide you on this 3-mile round-trip hike as you learn all about convergent lady beetles and their habit of overwintering in masses. You’ll also learn about the beautiful Reinhardt Redwood Regional (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Be My Valentine

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , ,

Visit the Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall each month outside of regular hours!  Tiny Tuesday is a special day for children ages 2–5 to play and learn along with an adult caregiver. Explore the natural world on this themed day specifically designed for you and your little one. Join us for Tiny Tuesday: Be My Valentine-themed (more…)

Wildflower Hikes

Sunday, March 6, 2022 10:00 am - 1:00 pm , , , ,

Ages 12 – Adult Go on a wildflower hike this spring with the Lindsay Wildlife Experience. Explore the plant biodiversity on Mount Diablo. Our experienced instructors will guide you through this round-trip hike all about wildflowers. Experience all the biodiversity of Mt. Diablo and enroll for the full series of all four and save. Dates and (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Springtime Babies

Tuesday, March 8, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , ,

Visit the Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall each month outside of regular hours!  Tiny Tuesday is a special day for children ages 2–5 to play and learn along with an adult caregiver. Explore the natural world on this themed day specifically designed for you and your little one. Join us for Tiny Tuesday: Springtime Babies-themed day (more…)

Nature Journaling for the Novice

Sunday, March 13, 2022 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm , , ,

Dip your toes into the waters of nature journaling in this one-hour workshop! Our Wildlife Specialist will show you how to put together your own mini nature journals (or bring your favorite journal with you). Then, you’ll wander into the wild world around us. Follow guided prompts or write and sketch whatever strikes your fancy (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes 2022

Saturday, April 9, 2022 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm , , , ,

Age 6–Adult Explore the habitat of local scorpions along the north face of Mount Diablo, starting at the Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center. Experience the excitement of finding scorpions glowing like green neon signs in the dark. Discover and observe the diverse plants and animals inhabiting Mount Diablo. Hikes cover a distance of 2 miles. Dates (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Home Sweet Home

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , ,

Visit the Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall each month outside of regular hours!  Tiny Tuesday is a special day for children ages 2–5 to play and learn along with an adult caregiver. Explore the natural world on this themed day specifically designed for you and your little one. Join us for Tiny Tuesday: Home Sweet Home-themed (more…)

Contour Line Drawing for Beginners

Monday, April 18, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm , , , , ,

One-hour workshop: Ages 12 to Adult Looking to dip your toes into drawing? If so, then this beginner-level drawing workshop is for you. Whether you’ve never put pencil to page, or you’re looking to keep your skills sharp, this no-pressure art class is fun for all. We’ll use beautiful natural history specimens as our models, (more…)