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
- Big Bay Birdathon and Spring’s Wings
- Green Bay Kids Day
- Birthday Party for the Animals
Electronics Recycling Drive
Saturday January 18, 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
Earth Day is April 22, but we will celebrate the day before Earth Day on
Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 12-3 pm.
Critter Counter, Used Battery drop-off, Animal Release, Quill Thrills, Fox Trots, Bird of Prey Tour, and much more!
Big Bay Birdathon Spring’s Wings Migratory Bird Festival
Thanks to all who participated in the Big Bay Birdathon and Photography Contest!
SPRINGS WINGS Migratory Bird Festival
Saturday, May 11, 2013 2013 Springs Wings Flyer
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, 2013
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Annual Walk for Wildlife
JOIN US for the 8th annual Walk for Wildlife!! Our Mascots this year are the wolves! 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.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
go to REGISTRATION INFORMATION website for onilne registration.
click for Walk for wildlife 2013 brochure
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: October 12, 2013
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Halloween Event
The 20th Annual Halloween Event will be held Saturday, October 19, 2013 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 14, 2013
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 26, 2013 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.