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 [email protected].


Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Monkey Mania!

Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am ,

Come to Lindsay Wildlife Experience on Saturday, June 22, and meet some monkeys! Our friends at Conservation Ambassadors are bringing a few of their friends to Lindsay. You can choose from TWO presentation times: 10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Cost: $5 per Member; $15 for Non-member Adults; and $13 for Non-member Children. (more…)

Happy Birthday, Lord Richard!

Sunday, June 30, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ,

Join Lindsay Wildlife Experience for Lord Richard’s 45th birthday on Sunday, June 30! Lindsay Wildlife will host a day-long party for Richard, who greets and delights Lindsay visitors from his al fresco aviary at the Walnut Creek wildlife center’s entrance. The party includes a watermelon-topped birthday cake specially baked for Richard, arts and crafts, turkey vulture (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Destination South America!

Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am Age 3+ , ,

Come to Lindsay July 13 and see an amazing array of animals native to South America including a Tamandua, or lesser anteater! Lindsay is partnering with Classroom Safari to bring you this special, insect-loving, nocturnal mammal as part of our Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Destination: South America. You’ll see other fascinating wildlife native to South America including (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Summer and BEEyond!

Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00 am - 10:30 am ,

Bask in the summer warmth with some sun loving camels! Come to Lindsay on Saturday, Aug. 10, and MEET a few of these intelligent and resourceful animals! In partnership with Conservation Ambassadors, we are offering three opportunities to meet these very special camels: 10 a.m., 10:45 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. Cost: $5 for members*, $15 for (more…)

Neon Scorpion Hikes Summer 2019

Sunday, August 11, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 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. BRING (more…)

Mini Monday: Digging Deserts

Monday, August 19, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world. Mini Monday is 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 our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay (more…)

Fall 2019: California Naturalist Certification

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ,

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is proud to host another offering of the California Naturalist certification course focused on the Mt. Diablo region. Taught by local expert guest speakers, the course provides a broad overview of California natural history while helping participants to become skilled interpreters, citizen scientists, and land stewards of the Diablo region. Through field trips, classroom instruction, (more…)

September 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Interested in supporting wildlife? Become a Volunteer and join the Lindsay volunteer family! Be part of our wildlife work and use your skills and passions to support wildlife and the Lindsay experience. There are many opportunities for you! Our volunteers give their time to support wildlife in a variety of ways—caring for our wildlife hospital patients and live animal ambassadors, educating visitors of all ages about wildlife (more…)

10th Annual: An Evening at the Bistro!

Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Save the Date! 10th Annual: An Evening at the Bistro! When: Sunday, September 22, at 5 p.m. Mark your calendar for an enchanting evening at Va de Vi Bistro & Wine Bar in Walnut Creek. Enjoy fine food, fine wine, and fine company in Va de Vi’s beautifully appointed courtyard under an ancient oak tree. (more…)