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-962

Sat, April 04, 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.

Family Astronomy Evening

Fri, April 10, 2015

Join Lindsay Wildlife and the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society for an evening of activities about our night world including animals and stars. Learn what will be in the night sky and then move outside to Larkey Park to view. (No registration necessary) Great opportunity for Scout groups to start their badge requirements! Suggested donation: $10 per family

  • Price: $0.00 (Member: $0.00)

Baby Tarantula & Wildflower Hike :: CTA-964

Sat, April 11, 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.

Volunteer Opportunities :: VO-850

Thu, April 16, 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 questions, please contact Stephan Pippen, Program Director, Volunteer Engagement at spippen@lindsaywildlife.org or (925) 627-2925.

Baby Tarantula & Wildflower Hike :: CTA-966

Sat, April 18, 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.

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, crafts, activities, and star gazing.

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) Food Truck in the parking lot and Star Gazing with the Mt Diablo Astronomical Society.

  • 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.