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


Conservation Icons Subscription Series Ticket

Saturday, August 11, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

The popular Conservation Icons speaker series brings to Walnut Creek renowned thinkers, researchers, and leaders who inspire audiences to think differently about the natural world–and wildlife–around us. This year, Lindsay is offering a subscription ticket for the three events onsite at Lindsay Wildlife in 2018. These events are listed below. Events held at the Lesher Center for (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Creepy Critters!

Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am , ,

Come to Lindsay on Saturday October 20 from 10 a.m. to noon for our Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Creepy Critters! You will meet some bodacious bugs and get you in the mood for a frightfully fun Halloween season!  From darkling beetles to Australian walking sticks get ready to see AND TOUCH these special insects. This hands-on tabling allows (more…)

Fall 2018: UC California Naturalist Certification

Monday, October 22, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm ,

Lindsay Wildlife Experience is proud to host another offering of the UC 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 (more…)

Howl-ooo-ween 2018!

Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

SOLD OUT! We are so sorry. Please join us next year! Trick or treat with the animals at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s most popular event for miniature ghosts and goblins and their families: Howl-ooo-ween! Come in costume* and enjoy face-painting, a costume parade, spooky story-time, our Arachnid Arcade, then meet some creepy crawly friends and not-so-scary animals! (more…)

Wildlife Photography Workshop: Intro to Strategies, Tools, and Techniques

Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , , ,

Photography Workshop 1 of 2 Are you passionate about wildlife and do you enjoy photographing all things wild? Learn strategies and techniques to assist you in locating, observing and photographing wildlife, while incorporating ethical practices as you shoot. Wendy Sparks and Jeff Torquemada have been photographing wildlife for over thirty years and they enjoy helping (more…)

Wildlife Photography Workshop: Camouflage and Animal Communication in Wildlife Photography

Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , , ,

Photography Workshop 2 of 2 Jeff and Wendy return for a second wildlife photography workshop! This time, they will focus on animal communication and camouflage. Understanding these aspects of wildlife will help develop your photography skills while cultivating a richer understanding of the animals. They will help you further your skills in photographing nature. Bring (more…)

November 2018 Conservation Icons: Dr. Dan Simberloff, Invasive Species

Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

Dr. Dan Simberloff when he discusses invasive species and what everyone needs to know! A professor with the University of Tennessee Knoxville, Simberloff is a foremost expert on invasive species. Of the 7,000 estimated non-native species present in North America, approximately 1,000 are invasive. Invasive species are in the minority, but their small numbers don’t keep them from causing billions (more…)

Mini Monday: Amazing Animal Appetites

Monday, November 12, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

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 our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Reindeer Games 2.0!

Saturday, November 24, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am , ,

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 24 for Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Reindeer Games 2.0! We are bringing back this popular event, which sold old last year. This is your chance to get up close and meet one of Rudolph’s friends. You can TOUCH and maybe even feed a reindeer! This family-friendly event will get you in the holiday (more…)

Lindsay Wildlife Alliance Holiday Boutique

Friday, December 7, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00 pm ,

Come support the wildlife and programs at Lindsay by shopping the Lindsay Wildlife Alliance Annual Holiday Boutique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 and Saturday, Dec. 8! The ladies of the Lindsay Wildlife Alliance are dedicated to the programs, people—and, of course, animals—and hold various fundraisers for Lindsay’s education and rehabilitation programs. Their two-day annual boutique offers amaryllis, (more…)