In addition to the many programs provided by WLS staff, special events are sprinkled throughout the year.
- Walk for Wildlife
- Autumn Adventure
- Annual Halloween Event
- Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary Annual Banquet
- Electronics Recycling Drive
- Frosty Family Fun Night
- Easter Event
- Earth Day at the Wildlife Sanctuary
- Springs Wings and Big Bay Birdathon
- Green Bay Kids Day
- Birthday Party for the Animals
Electronics Recycling Drive
Friday, April 25 from 5:00-7:00 pm and Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Drop off area is in the lower level of the Nature Center parking lot.
Frosty Family Fun Night
Saturday Feb 1, 2014 5-8 pm
$5 a family or carload
Free for Friends members
Nocturnal Animal Friends, Night walks, wagon rides, bonfire, crafts, live folk music, snowshoe walks, night skiing
Call 391-3671 for more information
Held the Saturday before Easter Sunday at 9:30am or 11:00am.
$2.50 Friends members and City Residents / $3.75 Non-Residents
Pre-registration is required. Call 391-3671 for more information
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Officially, Earth Day is April 22, but our celebration will be held on
Sunday, April 27 12-3 pm.
Critter Counter, Used Battery drop-off, Animal Release, Quill Thrills, Fox Trots, Wolf viewing Question and Answer, Bird of Prey Tour, Forestry demo and much more!
Spring’s Wings Migratory Bird Festival
SPRINGS WINGS Migratory Bird Festival
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Big Bay Birdathon
Green Bay Kids Day
Celebrate Green Bay Kids Day at the Sanctuary! This event is requested annually by the Mayor of Green Bay. June 25, 2014
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Annual Walk for Wildlife
Walkers are invited to enjoy 2.5 miles of scenic trails. Live animal stations are found throughout the walk. They include Sanctuary animal ambassadors, artifacts, and educational information about the animals. All participants are invited to enjoy refreshments before and after the walk.
For more information and registration CLICK HERE
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Join the Thursday Morning Breakfast Optimist Club for Kid’s Autumn Adventure at the Wildlife Sanctuary. There will be lots of fun activities for kids and their parents. The Optimists will also be serving FREE lunch! All ages are welcome and all activities are FREE! Date TBA
Annual Halloween Event
The 21th Annual Halloween Event will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary. This is a fun family event suitable for all ages. Kids are welcome to come in their costumes!
Our event includes a pumpkin lit walk through a darkened Nature Center where participants will encounter various animals portrayed by area youth. These animal characters will educate you about themselves and their wild ways in a fun and light-hearted way.
We are always looking for youth volunteers to be a part of this event–please contact Kim Diedrich at (920) 391-3677 if you are interested. Rehearsals are typically once a week starting in September.
Friends of the Wildlife Sanctuary Annual Banquet will be held
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Birthday Party for the Animals
We have lots of resident animals so we decided to throw one big birthday animal party. Enjoy party games, cake, and wish our live critters a happy birthday. Program is geared for kids 8 and under.
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 10:00 am
Location: Nature Center
Fee: $2.50/Green Bay resident or Friends member and $3.75/non-resident.
Pre-registration is required. Call 391-3671. Minimum of 15, maximum of 50.