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

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Download the 2017 Spring Program Guide

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…)

East Bay Hills—Our Wonderland Art Exhibit

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

Lindsay is pleased to host the East Bay Hills—Our Wonderland Art Exhibit from Mar. 29 to June 1. The show features the work of artist Chris Kutzscher, whose work has been displayed at the Martinez Art Gallery, Walnut Creek City Hall, Rossmoor, and Kirkwood Mountain Resort. Chris has studied watercolor painting with such renowned Bay Area artists (more…)

Nature Speaks: Felidae comes to Lindsay!

Sunday, April 30, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm , ,

Come learn of the plight of the wild cats around the world when The Felidae Conservation Fund comes during our Sunday speaker series Nature Speaks 2 p.m. April 30. Felidae works to improve the  state of global wild cat ecosystems through a sequence of research, education and online technologies to benefit humanity and drive meaningful change (more…)

Hike with Barney at Bayberry!

Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 am - 11:00 am Age 6 and up , ,

Join one of the best naturalists, Barney Howard–a Lindsay Wildlife and Walnut Creek staple– as he leads a group through an unforgettable hike at Bayberry Pond in the Lime Ridge Open Space. This hike will be held May 13 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Bring water, sunscreen and wear good walking shoes! Conditions are (more…)

Lindsay Wildlife Alliance: Antarctic Adventures

Monday, May 15, 2017 9:30 am - 12:00 pm ,

Enjoy a deliciously catered brunch among the owls, squirrels, and urban creatures on exhibit at Lindsay Wildlife followed by a presentation from Captain Scott Shackleton, who fulfilled his lifelong dream of traveling to the South Pole. Scott Shackleton is a cousin of Sir Ernest Shackleton, who is best (more…)

Free Friday!

Friday, May 19, 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…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Bug Out!

Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ,

Lindsay Members! Join us on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for our Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Bug Out! Inspect the Insect Discovery Lab and have fun TOUCHING darkling beetles, lubber grasshoppers and walking sticks! And don’t miss giant African millipedes and giant thorny phasmids! (more…)

June Volunteer Opportunities: VO-870

Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am Age 18+ , , ,

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…)

Member Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm , , ,

We ♥ Our Members: Lindsay is all yours every Tuesday Beginning June 13 Lindsay Wildlife Experience kicks-off summer Member Tuesdays! Every Tuesday, all summer-long, Lindsay will open its doors 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for members-only. And exclusively on Member Tuesdays you can enjoy special crafts and story-time! All of the exciting animal encounters you love (more…)

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