Special Events

There’s always something new at Lindsay Wildlife Experience: from special family activities, national touring art exhibits, to after-dark events. Be sure to check the daily activities page for a listing of regularly scheduled programming.

Live. Wild. Animal Exhibition: Oakland Zoo Friends!

Saturday, April 28, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am Age 6+

Join Lindsay for a tabling filled with animal friends April 28. Drop-in and visit between 10 and 11 a.m. when our partners from Oakland Zoo introduce their animal friends from reptiles to birds! *Only adults listed on Family and Grandparent memberships will be allowed to attend Live. Wild. Animal Exhibitions. Animals not guaranteed. Shows appropriate for children (more…)

Mini Monday: Springtime Babies

Monday, April 30, 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…)

Conservation Icons: Dr. Sylvia Earle, "Her Deepness"

Saturday, May 5, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

Join Lindsay Wildlife, 6:30 p.m. May 5, for the legendary Dr. Sylvia Earle! World-renowned expert in everything ocean, Earle is an explorer in residence at the National Geographic Society, founder of Mission Blue/Sylvia Earle Alliance, founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research, advisory council chair for Harte Research Institute, and first ever female chief scientist of NOAA. TICKETS ON SALE (more…)

Wild@Night: Decades Party!

Friday, May 11, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Age 21 and Over ,

Travel through time with Lindsay as we celebrate the 50s through the 90s! Our decades-themed party will be a jam-packed night of fun! Bring your favorite person or a group of friends for Wild@Night! Costume Contest! Arrive in the attire of your favorite decade, and the three best dressed folks will win a feeding date with (more…)

Lindsay Mother's Day Book Reading!

Sunday, May 13, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Age 5-10 ,

Join us for a Lindsay Mother’s Day Book Reading at 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 13.  Author Kara Hagedorn will read her book Hawk Mother: The Story of a Red-tailed Hawk Who Hatched Chickens. Zoologist Hagedorn tells the story of Sunshine, a red-tailed hawk she adopted after the bird was shot by a hunter and left incapable (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Otter Give a Dam!

Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am ,

Members! Come to Lindsay to see and meet North American river otters! Our friends from Conservation Ambassadors will provide TWO different presentations on Saturday, May 19! Choose from the 10-11 a.m. event, or the 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. event. Members and their families will learn about the importance of water conservation, and how the (more…)

Conservation Icons: Dr. Brian L. Cypher, UC Stanislaus. Urban canids (foxes, coyotes): Conservation and Conflict

Saturday, June 9, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , ,

Join Lindsay Wildlife for the final speaker Dr. Brian L. Cypher and learn all about San Joaquin kit foxes starting at 6 p.m., June 9, 2018, during Conservation Icons: A research ecologist and Assoc. Director of the UC Stanislaus Endangered Species Recovery Program, Cypher’s focus is on canids and other predators, but other research experience includes work with (more…)

June 2018 Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am , ,

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…)

Conservation Icons: Dr. Ari Friedlaender, UC Santa Cruz & National Geographic Explorer, Orcas and humpback whales

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

Come on a journey into the deep blue with Lindsay Wildlife and Dr. Ari Friedlaender as we explore marine mammals! A National Geographic Explorer Friedlaender is a marine biologist who spends his time hanging off the side of a boat trying to tag whales over Antarctic waters! Dr. Friedlaender has long-term ecological research projects ongoing in (more…)