Winter Vacation Workshops at Walnut Creek’s Lindsay Wildlife Museum

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF.—December 3, 2013—Lindsay Wildlife Museum (LWM), http://wildlife-museum.org/, is pleased to announce the a series of camps, happening in Monday, December 30, 2013 through Friday, January 3, 2014 during the winter school break.

What: Your child can spend the winter school break becoming an expert about their favorite animals. Join us for special 2-hour workshops all about raptors, amphibians, reptiles or mammals. Classes book by age group: 4-6, 7-10 and 11-15. Pick your favorite class or join us for all four!

Where: Lindsay Wildlife Museum, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek, adjacent to Larkey Park.

When:

  • Monday, December 30; 10 a.m. – noon for ages 4-6 and 7-10; 9:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. for ages 11-15 with All About Raptors. It’s an owl, it’s a hawk, it’s a living mousetrap. Learn how these birds hunt and help keep our ecosystem in balance.
  • Tuesday, December 31; 10 a.m. – noon for ages 4-6 and 7-10; 9:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. for ages 11-15 with All About Reptiles. California has many different kinds of snakes, lizards and turtles. Some we can even find in our neighborhoods. Meet reptiles who live at the museum and learn why reptiles are valuable inhabitants of our area.
  • Thursday, January 2; 10 a.m. – noon for ages 4-6 and 7-10; 9:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. for ages 11-15 with All About Amphibians. Amphibians are cold-blooded, “slimy” and come in different shapes, colors and sizes. How do these differences help them survive?
  • Friday, January 3; 10 a.m. – noon for ages 4-6 and 7-10; 9:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. for ages 11-15 with All About Mammals.What makes all mammals alike? What makes them different? Mammals have special adaptations that help them survive.

Cost: $20-30/members, $14-24/non-members.

For more information:  For more information about this event, please call Kelly Hughes, registrar, 925-627-2913 or visit Lindsay Wildlife Museum.

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About Lindsay Wildlife Museum

Lindsay Wildlife Museum connects people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. The museum is a unique natural history and environmental education center where wild live animals are just inches away from visitors. The museum includes the first wildlife rehabilitation hospital established in the U.S.

Visiting Lindsay Wildlife Museum

1931 1st Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
925-935-1978
http://wildlife-museum.org/

Museum Hours & Admission

September 21–June 15: Wednesday–Friday 12 PM–5 PM, Saturday–Sunday 10 AM–5 PM
June 18, 2014–Labor Day: Wednesday–Sunday 10 AM–5 PM
Please note a special holiday hours:
Dec. 23 – January 5 Open 10 – 5 pm; Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve 10 – 2; Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Admission is free for members and children under 2 years old, $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for seniors 65+ and $6.50 for children 2 -17.

 

 

 

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