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.

Conservation Icons Subscription Series Ticket

Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am , , ,

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. Lindsay is offering a subscription ticket for the six remaining events that will be held at Lindsay Wildlife in 2019-2020. These events are listed below. Events held at the Lesher (more…)

"Feathers & Flora: Portrait of a Scavenger"

Friday, October 25, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm , , ,

See another side of vultures in “Feathers & Flora: Portrait of a Scavenger,” an exhibit of paintings by artist Heather Wagenbach opening Oct. 25 at Lindsay Wildlife. Presented in association with Redbubble, this display of 12 lush watercolors is the artist’s attempt to shine a light on these essential but highly vulnerable scavengers. Depicting an (more…)

Howl-ooo-ween 2019!

Friday, October 25, 2019 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm , ,

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 a costume parade, spooky story-time, our Arachnid Arcade, and then meet some creepy crawly friends and not-so-scary animals! Visit our Mad Scientist room and see some spooky stuffed specimens (more…)

Live. Wild. Animal Exhibition: Reindeer Games

Saturday, November 9, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am , ,

Leap into the holidays and join us on Saturday, Nov. 9 for Live. Wild. Animal Exhibition: Reindeer Games. This extremely popular, family-friendly event is back for another year so be sure to get your tickets before they sell out. This is a unique, unforgettable chance to meet, touch and take a photo with Rudolph’s friends. (more…)

Mini Monday: Crunch and Munch

Monday, November 18, 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…)

November 2019 Conservation Icons: Dr. Jonathan Foley, Project Drawdown

Friday, November 22, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , , ,

Hear from world-renowned environmental scientist Dr. Jonathan Foley, on the immediate threat of climate change and what you can do now. Foley is the premier speaker at Lindsay Wildlife’s Third Annual Conservation Icons Speaker Series. A sustainability expert and executive director of the nonprofit organization Project Drawdown, which is committed to ending global warming, Foley (more…)

Mini Monday: Wonderful Winter Wildlife

Monday, December 16, 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…)

Only Owls

Monday, December 30, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm , ,

Two-hour workshop– Ages 9-12 Become an owl expert. Meet our live owl ambassadors and discover what makes them so special. Click here to register! Fee: $78 Member Discount of 20% applied at checkout (more…)

January 2020 Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday, January 11, 2020 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…)