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.

Wild@Night: Holiday Game Night!

Friday, December 14, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm , ,

Scroll down to buy tickets! Join Lindsay for the WILDEST happy hour during Wild@Night: Holiday Game Night! Come enjoy a cozy winter gathering with friends, animals, live music, and tons of games Friday, Dec. 14 from 6-9 p.m. Try your hand at Giant Jenga, Connect Four, Cards Against Humanity, Settlers of Catan, Twister, Yahtzee, and even Super Nintendo for the (more…)

Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Merry Slothmas!

Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am ,

Back this year by popular demand! Lindsay visitors, be sure to join us on Saturday, Dec. 15, starting at 10 a.m. for Live.Wild.Animals: Merry Slothmas! Enjoy our special holiday edition of Live.Wild.Animal Exhibitions with Merry Slothmas, and learn about animals in the tropics! In addition to the three-toed sloth, you will meet other animals who (more…)

January 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Wade Davis, The Wayfinders!

Saturday, January 5, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

BUY TICKETS BY CLICKING HERE! For one night only, Lindsay Wildlife’s Conservation Icons is bringing world-renowned anthropologist Dr. Wade Davis to Walnut Creek! Davis is a premiere presenter in the second annual speaker series. Davis is an internationally-recognized anthropologist, ethnobotanist, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, filmmaker and photographer, and has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, (more…)

February Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, February 2, 2019 10:00 am - 11:30 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…)

Mini Monday: Be My Valentine

Monday, February 11, 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…)

Mini Monday: Feathered Friends

Monday, March 11, 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…)

March 2019 Conservation Icons: Joel Reynolds, Natural Resources Defense Council--Defending the Earth

Saturday, March 23, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

Lindsay Wildlife’s Conservation Icons is bringing Joel Reynolds, of the Natural Resources Defense Council to Walnut Creek as a premiere speaker for the second annual Conservation Icons series to talk about Defending the Earth. Since 1980, Reynolds has specialized in complex law-reform litigation, arguing cases on behalf of environmental and community groups at all levels (more…)

Mini Monday: Springtime Babies

Monday, April 15, 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…)

May 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Gordon Frankie, UC Berkeley

Saturday, May 25, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

Hear the buzz when Conservation Icons brings your the foremost expert on everything bees with Dr. Gordon Frankie, 6 p.m. Saturday May 25 at Lindsay Wildlife Experience. Frankie is the foremost expert on California bees as a Cal professor, researcher at the UC Berkeley Urban Bee Lab and coauthor of California Bees and Blooms: A (more…)