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I Spy: Pond Critters

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

I Spy: Pond Critters Sunday, July 16, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am I spy with my little eye, something in the ponds for the whole family to enjoy! Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike to go ponding. Each adult and child pair will be given a map with pond critter names […]

$20

Family Canoeing

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Family Canoeing Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Join Schlitz Audubon staff on the shores of Mystery Lake for some canoeing fun! Mystery Lake is bursting with life and there is no better way to see it than from the water. Never been canoeing before? Don’t worry, our Schlitz Audubon Naturalists […]

$45

I Spy: Rainbows in Nature

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

I Spy: Rainbows in Nature Sunday, August 6, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am I spy with my little eye, the summer colors all around us for the whole family to enjoy! Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki on a guided hike to find the colors of the rainbow in nature. Each adult and child pair […]

$20

Family Canoeing

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Family Canoeing Sunday, August 13, 2023 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Join Schlitz Audubon staff on the shores of Mystery Lake for some canoeing fun! Mystery Lake is bursting with life and there is no better way to see it than from the water. Never been canoeing before? Don’t worry, our Schlitz Audubon Naturalists […]

$45

Bee Happy on National Bee Day

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Saturday, August 19, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am Celebrate our small, winged friends that make our world go ‘round! Join naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we learn about the different species of bees, their importance in pollination, and what makes bees, well, bees! Go on a guided hike to collect pretend pollen, bee creative […]

$20

Pond Plein Air

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Pond Plein Air Sunday, August 20, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am Join Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon at our ponds and create a watercolor work of art. We will provide all the tools you will need to paint a scene in front of you. Take inspiration from artists like Claude Monet, Marion Wachtel, […]

$20
Event Series Sustainability Superstars

Sustainability Superstars

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Saturday, August 19, 2023 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm & Sunday, August 20, 2023 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Have you ever wondered what the word “sustainable” means? Are you curious about how we can become more sustainable human beings? Join Manasi, citizen scientist and nature ambassador, to learn about what sustainability can mean […]

Free

Summertime Favorites

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Celebrate the end of summer with some of your favorite Schlitz Audubon camp activities! We’ll catch frogs in Mystery Lake, create a camp craft, and finish our time with s’mores around the fire pit. This program is designed for all ages; children must be accompanied by […]

$20

Totally Turtles!

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Saturday, August 26, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am Enjoy an up-close encounter with the terrific turtle animal ambassadors of Schlitz Audubon! Join naturalist Joyce Michelstetter and meet a variety of species and find out their unique characteristics. Learn about these turtles, their wild cousins, and how we care for them at the Center. […]

$20

Super Blue Moon Hike

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Enjoy a night hike guided by the light of the supermoon, when the moon’s closest approach to Earth coincides with the full moon. Learn about what makes a blue moon special and how rare these two events are as we hike the trails in search […]

$15

Story Time Hike

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Saturday, September 2, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am Join us for a literary adventure! We will start by reading a story and then explore the trails in search of leaves and flowers. Each adult and child pair will then make their own nature-themed bookmarks to use in your stories at home. This program is […]

$20

Raptor Saturday

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Saturday, September 2, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm It’s time for some International Vulture Awareness! Join us to celebrate what makes these unique scavengers so important to the health of our ecosystem! With the help of our own Turkey Vulture and other Raptor Ambassadors, you will find out why they are often referred […]

$10

Xtreme Raptor Day at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

It's Xtreme Raptor Day at Schlitz Audubon! Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Join us for our annual raptor festival that celebrates these powerful hunters of the sky. This unique event is held throughout the Center and offers unforgettable encounters! You will meet our resident raptors up close – including owls, […]

$15 – $18

Glow in the Dark Hike at Schlitz Audubon Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Thursday, November 9, 2023 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm There’s a hidden world that can only be seen with UV light. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as you search for nature that glows in the dark. We’ll provide UV flashlights as we hike the trails and beach in search of the things that glow, like […]

$18
Event Series Coats for Kids at Schlitz Audubon Center

Coats for Kids Drive at Schlitz Audubon Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

As part of our mission to provide access to nature for all, including in winter, Schlitz Audubon hosting a coat drive on Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12. Drop off your old winter coats of any size (including adult sizes) at the donation bin near Schlitz Audubon’s entrance, then take a pair of family guest passes […]

Free

Family Owl Prowl Hike at Schlitz Audubon Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Rain Date – Sunday, November 19 | 5:00pm-6:30pm Hike with us deep into the forest to discover “Hooo’s” making noises in the night during this kid-friendly hike. Sound is the best way to identify our local owls, so put on your owl ears and prepare […]

$20

Finding Fairy Houses at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Sunday, November 26, 2023 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We’ll start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we’ll build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon, as well as a […]

$20

Family Geocaching Scavenger Hunt at Schlitz Audubon

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Sunday, November 26, 2023 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm In this fun family activity, you’ll hike the trails using a GPS unit to search for coordinate points. Once you find the location, answer questions and learn some fun facts about the property. Upon arrival, we will provide all of the necessary equipment for this […]

$45

Event Series Schlitz Nature Center Winter 2023

Ash Ornament Art: Family Fun at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Sunday, December 3, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm The holiday season is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than to decorate an ash tree cookie to remember this special season. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki to make memories to take home using paint and other craft materials. This program is designed […]

$23

Illuminated Hike at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Illuminated Hike on Friday, December 8 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm & Saturday, December 9 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Stroll along our gently lit trails with family and friends. Begin by decorating your own paper lantern and use it to illuminate the early evening hours. Go at your own pace to experience the […]

$18

Solar Eclipse Viewing at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI

Monday, April 8, 2024 | 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm The Great American Eclipse will offer a rare opportunity for viewers to witness a total eclipse of the sun, which happens when the new moon passes directly between the Earth and the Sun. This extraordinary eclipse will cross the entirety of the United States and […]

$20 – $40