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Our wildlife sanctuaries host exciting special events throughout the year, from seasonal festivals and exhibit openings to special lectures and open houses.


 
    "The Guide to Walden Pond" by Robert Thorson © Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Drumlin Farm Nature Center

    Special Event April 26, 2018

    Robert Thorson, author of The Guide to Walden Pond, will present on the natural habitat, history, landscape, and literature of the first guide to this cherished natural and literary landmark.

    "Birders:The Central Park Effect" © Music Box Films

    Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event April 28, 2018

    Join us for a screening Birders:The Central Park Effect, an entertaining profile of the birdwatching community of Central Park—an important stop for migrating birds on the Atlantic Flyway.

    Red-winged blackbird © Eric Hayward

    Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event May 6, 2018

    Explore the beauty of spring bird songs and colors with naturalist-led birding explorations, then join us for a homemade breakfast at the Nature Center. 

    Live turtle presentation at Family Fun Day

    Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event June 2, 2018

    Join us for our annual free day of fun and learning for people of all ages! Enjoy nature exploration activities, live-animal presentations, music, and nature arts and crafts.

    Night at the Knoll logo

    Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event June 9, 2018

    Spend a warm spring evening with friends and community members strolling lantern lit gardens, enjoying delicious food and drink, and listening to live music—all for a good cause!

    Wild Thing 5k/10k Trail Race 2018

    Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

    Special Event June 24, 2018

    Join us for Wild Thing 2018, a wooded 5k/10k trail run starting and ending at Pleasant Valley to raise money for conservation and education programs in Berkshire County.