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June–September 2016 Program · PDF file animals as we “bug out” with crafts, songs, games, and meet some animal ambassadors! fouR week claSS CP~175 9:30–10:15 am CP~176 10:30–11:15

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    June–September 2016 Program Guide

    InSIde • lIndSay wIldlIfe MeMBeRSHIP

    • PReScHool & cHIldRen’S PRoGRaMS

    • SuMMeR caMP • teen adventuReS

    • HoMeScHool offeRInGS

    • faMIly & adult actIvItIeS & HIkeS

    • SPecIal eventS • Get Involved

    • wIldlIfe ReHaBIlItatIon HoSPItal

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    experience lindsay wildlife! lindsay connects people to wildlife and inspires

    respect and responsibility for the world we share. Now is the time to take advantage of everything Lindsay Wildlife has to offer. A new exhibit What’s Wild—What’s Not is now open with new animals. Come enjoy “Camp Lindsay” all summer–long with special camping– themed activities and events all summer long, including a Members–Only Campout at Lindsay! It’s time to get up–close and personal with California Native Wildlife.

    exHIBIt Hall HouRS Wed–Sun 10 am–5 pm

    lIndSay StoRe HouRS Open 7 days 10 am–5 pm

    adMISSIon feeS Free admission for Lindsay members and children under 2 Adults (18–64) $8.50 Seniors (65+) $7.50 Children (2–17) $6.50

    HolIday HouRS Open 10 am–5 pm May 30 Memorial Day Jul 4 Independence Day Sep 5 Labor Day Nov 11 Veteran’s Day Nov 21–25 Thanksgiving Break Dec 19–Jan 6 Winter Break

    exHIBIt Hall cloSed Nov 24 Thanksgiving Day Dec 25 Christmas Day Jan 1 New Year’s Day

    1931 First Avenue Walnut Creek California 94597 Phone 925-935-1978

    c o n t e n t S Mini–Mondays 7 Preschool 8–9 Summer camp 10 family Programs 11 Special events 12–13 teen adventure 14 Homeschool 16–19

    Third Fridays Free! (Free Admission)

    Fri Jun 17 10 am–5 pm

    Fri Jul 15 10 am–5 pm

    Fri Aug 19 10 am–5 pm

    Fri Sep 16 10 am–5 pm

    Fri Oct 21 10 am–5 pm

    aS a Blue StaR MuSeuM, we PRoudly offeR fRee

    adMISSIon to actIve duty MIlItaRy wItH valId Id.

    SuMMer hOurS Closed Mondays & Tuesdays Starting Jun 15 Wed –Sun 10 am–5 pm

    MeMberS ONLy TueSdAyS Jun 14–Aug 30 10 am–5 pm


    Apr 1–Aug 31 open 7 days 9 am–7 pm

    Sep 1–Mar 31 open 7 days 9 am–5 pm

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    Individual Membership: $45

    family or Grandparent Membership: $80

    • Membership cards for two adults living at the same address

    • Entry for all children or grandchildren under age 18

    at the same address

    • Discounts on classes, lectures, and summer camps

    • $75 discount on children’s birthday parties

    Member Plus: $125*

    all the benefits of family or grandparent level and

    • Additional personalized membership card for third adult

    (perfect for nannies and caregivers!)

    • Admission for two additional guests with every visit

    Go to to sign–up today!

    *lIndSay’S BeSt value!

    exPeRIence MeMBeRSHIP!

    • A full year of FREE admission to Lindsay Wildlife Experience

    • Exclusive Members–Only events

    • 10% Discount in the Lindsay Store

    • 50% Off admission at other local attractions, seven in the Bay Area

    • And a great deal more!

    Go to to sign up today! For additional information call

    membership department at 925-627-2950.

    M e M B e R S G e t M o R e at l I n d S ay

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    l I n d S ay w I l d l I f e e x H I B I t S

    SPend youR SuMMeR wItH CAMP LINdSAy!

    • Meet California wildlife you may encounter while you camp or hike.

    • Learn what animals you may encounter in your backyard.

    • Discover how to identify animals by their tracks and signs.

    • Learn how to tell the difference between a sugar pine and a

    white fir tree.

    exPeRIence exHIBItS • At our raptor redwood Grove, see Owls Outside

    every morning and in the afternoon, reptile recess at Larkey Park!

    • Visit the Wildlife Hospital behind the Scenes exhibit presentation to see how our staff and volunteers care for injured, sick and orphaned wildlife.

    • Get close to a real, working beehive at the hive Alive! Exhibit. Co–sponsored by Mount Diablo

    Beekeepers Association.

    • View the beauty and wonder of nature through changing art exhibits.

    • Experience Forest Trees of the Central Sierra Nevada by artist, Colin Hall in the downstairs exhibit.

    • Join us for our Sunday speaker series. Visit our website for information and dates.

    • See pages 12–13 for more Camp Lindsay events.

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    a R t e x H I B I t S

    drawing and Painting with Sticks: birds, Trees

    and Other Twiggy Things Artist: Laurie Wigham

    Jun 15–Aug 14 upstairs in the buckeye room

    The lively lines made by sticks dipped in watercolor and ink have a special affinity with bird wings, branches, grasses and many other growing things. Watercolor artist Laurie Wigham explores the possibilities in the wild and in cities.

    aRtISt RecePtIon Sun Jun 19 2–4 pm

    “Warm earth: California

    Landscapes” bill helsel

    Aug 17–Oct 2 Bay area local artist, bill helsel, with a special interest in black and white infrared photography, cap- tures landscapes that pull the viewer into the hills. Enjoy Bill’s most recent work in this exhibit.

    upstairs in the buckeye room

    aRtISt RecePtIon Sun Aug 28 2–4 pm

    birds of the Pacific Sep 10–Oct 2

    The beauty, ecology and conservation of Tundra swans of the Pacific Flyway are vividly depicted on this traveling photographic exhibit, The Wonders of Swans a service of the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife. The twenty photographs features the amazing migration of the Sacramento Valley’s largest waterfowl taking place each fall and winter.

    Watercolor prints will also feature Birds of the Pacific Slope by Andrew Jackson Grayson, the Audubon of the West.

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    Children’s birthday Parties FOR ALL AGES

    Come celebrate your SPeCIAL dAy at Lindsay Wildlife Experience. You and your guests will meet live animals, learn exciting facts, and explore Lindsay’s exhibit hall. • Maximum number of guests: 25 people (children and adults TOTAL, up to 15 guests may be children) • Parties are offered on Sat & Sun at 11 am or 2 pm, and Wed & Thu afternoons. • Fee: $325 member ($400 non–member) • Additional fees for special requests

    educatIonal fun • Private, live animal encounters • Self–guided exploration time within exhibit hall • Goodie bag for birthday party guests (up to 15) • Hosted by Education Specialist Staff • Lindsay t–shirt for the birthday Star

    all you need to BRInG . . . • Birthday Party Invitations • Birthday Cake, Food & Beverages for party • Decorations (no balloons, piñatas, or confetti) • Table goods (plates, cups, utensils, napkins)

    c H I l d R e n ’ S B I R t H d ay S

    ReSeRvatIonS RequIRed one MontH In advance (reservations may be made up to three months ahead)


    *Prices subject to change.

    for more information & date availability, contact emily Holm, education Specialist, at 925-627-2930


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    P R e S c H o o l P R o G R a M S

    age 2–5 plus adult 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 & activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands–on presentations with our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall outside of regular hours! Drop–in program, no pre-registration required.

    time: 10 am–12 noon Jun 20 cozy critter camp out Jul 25 furry fairy–tails aug 29 dig into dinosaurs Sep 26 creepy crawly critters oct 31 naturally nocturnal nov 14 thankful for wildlife

    fee: $10 for the first child ($20 for non–member), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. children under 2 free with one paid admission. children must be accompanied by adult caregiver. nut–free snacks provided for kids and coffee for adult attendees.

    LOOkING FOr A uNIque GIFT? Lindsay Wildlife Store has a great selection of high quality gifts for all ages. choose from cuddly soft animal toys, puppets, games, books, jewelry, wildlife–themed clothing including t–shirts, socks, jackets and hats.

    our store is open daily, 10 am~5 pm.

    Purchases support the mission of lindsay wildlife experience and hospital.

    MeMBeRS always receive a 10% discount on store purchases.

    Register at or call education Registrar at 925-627-2913

    Become a Member & Receive

    Year–Round Free Admission (a perfect gift for parents

    & grandparents!)

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    PReScHool PRoGRaMS aGe 2–3

    Wild Around the World age 2–3 plus adult

    Our California animal ambassadors have relatives all over the world! Come explore with us as we learn more about amazing animals, here and everywhere!

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