Family & Adult Programs

A variety of experiences are offered. Fall 2014 features bird hikes and tarantula hikes with experienced guides. Evening talks include Native Bees, Natural History of Contra Costa County, and Coyotes.


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Baby Tarantula & Wildflower Hike :: CTA-968

Sat, April 25, 2015

Explore the habitat of local tarantulas along the north face of Mount Diablo with Jim Holmes, an experienced naturalist. Spring is the time for newly hatched baby tarantulas to emerge from their burrows. Additionally, experience the vast array of wild flowers in bloom. Hikes start from Mitchell Canyon Visitor's Center at Mount Diablo State Park and cover a distance of 2 miles. Hiking shoes and bottled water are highly recommended. Additional costs: $6 for parking at the Visitor's Center. Map and directions will be sent after registration completed.

  • Register now! - Full, waitlist only
  • Ages: 6-Adult
  • Price: $15.00 (Member: $10.00)

Members Only - Breakfast With the Animals :: CTA-970

Sat, May 16, 2015

A special event for Members Only! Visit the Exhibit Hall before opening and enjoy breakfast with our Animal Ambassadors as they eat their breakfast! Price: $10 (adult), $7 (children 2–17), children under 2 are free. To register email registrar@lindsaywildlife.org or call 925-627-2913.

  • Price: $0.00 (Member: $10.00)

FRIDAY NIGHT AT LINDSAY!

Fri, June 26, 2015

What adventures happen in the evening? Join us for a new family-oriented event! Meet animals, make a craft or star gaze with the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society. Street Dog Truck in the parking lot. 

Fee: $15 Adult plus child, $5 for each additional child (ages 2-17), $10 Adult Member plus child, $5 for each additional child (ages 2-17)

  • Price: $15.00 (Member: $10.00)

Volunteer Opportunities :: VO-852

Sat, August 08, 2015

Opportunities abound at Lindsay Wildlife Museum to care for wildlife and the earth. Join us in this free class to learn how to get involved, based on your interests. Each department-Animal Encounters, Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Education-will share what they do and how you can join the team. Other volunteer opportunities include Development, Finance, Store and Operations.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephan Pippen, Program Director, Volunteer Engagement at spippen@lindsaywildlife.org or (925) 627-2925.

Volunteer Opportunities :: VO-854

Thu, September 24, 2015

Opportunities abound at Lindsay Wildlife Museum to care for wildlife and the earth. Join us in this free class to learn how to get involved, based on your interests. Each department-Animal Encounters, Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Education-will share what they do and how you can join the team. Other volunteer opportunities include Development, Finance, Store and Operations.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephan Pippen, Program Director, Volunteer Engagement at spippen@wildlife-museum.org or (925) 627-2925.