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 Education Registrar at (925) 627-2913 or registrar@lindsaywildlife.org.

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Download the 2017 Spring Program Guide

Meditations in Nature Art Exhibit

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Lindsay is proud to host the Meditations in Nature art exhibit from Feb. 15-Mar. 26. The show features work from Walnut Creek’s talented Center for Community Arts students and instructors. This exhibition is an investigation of the natural world flora and fauna through a variety of different mediums. How do artists capture the moment in nature? What is their (more…)

Diablo California Naturalist Program Course

Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Age Adult

Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Save Mount Diablo and Mount Diablo Interpretive Association are partnering to offer for the first time a UC California Naturalist certification course focused on the Mount Diablo region. The Diablo lands stretch from Pittsburg and Antioch all the way to Corral Hollow, southwest of Tracy, and include a wide diversity of ecosystems and human communities. Taught by…

Mini-Monday: Springtime Babies!

Monday, March 27, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Come to Lindsay and learn what’s hatching in this busy baby season! Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations (more…)

Ghost Cat at Lindsay Wildlife

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Drawn in graphite come experience 23 images of Ghost Cat: My World. These images depict the mountain lion in captivity, in the wild and in the pet trade. The exhibit explores habitat loss, hunting and the critical role of this charismatic big cat as a critical species whose survival is essential to maintaining an ecological balance. The mission (more…)

Spring Break Critter Crafts!

Monday, April 3, 2017 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Drop in to Lindsay Wildlife Experience during Spring Break! And free with admission, and always FREE FOR MEMBERS, enjoy crafty family fun and animal in the Manzanita Room (downstairs) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 3 to April 7. Enjoy Spring Break at Lindsay! No registration required, just show-up and get wild with crafts! (more…)

Ghost Cat: Michelle Friend Artist Reception

Sunday, April 9, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ,

Experience Ghost Cat: My World. These images depict the mountain lion in captivity, in the wild and in the pet trade. The exhibit explores habitat loss, hunting and the critical role of this charismatic big cat as a critical species whose survival is essential to maintaining an ecological balance. Comets the free artist reception, where Bay Area artist Michelle (more…)

Member Movie Night: Brother Bear

Friday, April 14, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ,

Join us 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 14, for Member Movie Night at Lindsay Wildlife Experience! Members, you are invited to enjoy Brother Bear! Share this moving Disney classic with your kids that illustrates how to see through another’s eyes, feel through another’s heart and discover the true meaning of brotherhood. Scroll down to register for tickets. Meet some beloved (more…)

Free Friday!

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is free and open to the public every third Friday of the month! Free Fridays will offer free general admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to the public. The goal of Free Fridays is to open Lindsay’s door to the entire community—some potentially for the first time. As a non-profit organization, (more…)

Breakfast with the Animals on Earth Day!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 9:00 am - 10:00 am , ,

Enjoy breakfast with our animal ambassadors and exclusive access to the exhibit hall before Lindsay opens to the public! Come to our “Happy Earth Day, Happy Birthday!” and celebrate the earth while you celebrate the one-year birthday of Lindsay’s very own North American porcupine, Penelope! Bring the whole family and enjoy a continental breakfast alongside Lindsay’s birds (more…)

Mini-Monday: Dynamite Dinosaurs

Monday, April 24, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Come dig up the ancient world of dinos! Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands-on presentations with (more…)

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