Calendar Highlights

Major upcoming events are highlighted below. See the full slate of planned activities at the Wild Center on our online calendar.

Predator Week

When? February 17th - 26th

Come to The Wild Center for a week of exploring the mysteries of predators in the Adirondacks. The Wild Center will be open all week from February 17-February 26 with winter programming, including guided snowshoe walks, live animal encounters, warm winter beverages, and wintertime watercolor projects.

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Pancake Breakfast

When? Saturday, March 18th
What time? 8:30–10:30am
*Registration required

Come have breakfast at The Wild Center to celebrate the sweet season of maple sugaring.

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Sugar Shack Soiree

When? Saturday, March 18th
What time? 4–8pm

Come to our outdoor maple-themed party, and get a taste of the authentic sugaring experience.

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Conquer the Code: NYSERDA Training

When? Wednesday, March 22nd
What time? 9am–5pm
*Registration required

On Wednesday, March 22, The Wild Center will host a full day NYSERDA training in updates to the New York State energy code. This well-received workshop costs $75 (not including lunch); continuing education credits are available.

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Adirondacks Green Building

Build a Greener Adirondacks (BAGA)

When? Thursday, March 23rd
What time? 8:30am–4:30pm
*Registration required

Join us for Build a Greener Adirondacks, a day-long conference and vendor exposition designed to provide contractors with an overview of current green building practices.

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Pancake Breakfast

When? Saturday, March 25th
What time? 8:30–10:30am
*Registration required

Come have breakfast at The Wild Center to celebrate the sweet season of maple sugaring.

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Otter Birthday Party

When? Sunday, March 26th
What time? 10am–5pm

Come celebrate with Louie, Remy, Scarlett and Squirt at The Wild Center’s annual Otter Birthday Party!

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Perfect Pictures Every Time photography workshop with Carl Heilman

When? Saturday, May 13th
What time? 10am–6pm
*Registration required

This comprehensive 'Perfect Pictures Every Time' Photo Workshop for beginning and intermediate photographers features instruction on many facets of digital and film photography.

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Wild Walk Full Moon photo tour with Carl Heilman

When? Saturday, July 8th
What time? 3–11pm
*Registration required

Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to photograph alongside acclaimed wilderness photographer, Carl Heilman, on The Wild Center’s newest experience, Wild Walk.

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Learn 10: Identifying Adirondack Shrubs

When? Saturday, August 19th
What time? 1–5pm
*Registration required

Join botanist Dan Spada at The Wild Center for this excursion to identify 10 shrub species in the field. Instruction will be provided on the use of keys and guides to be able to identify shrubs and other plants.

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Fall Landscapes and Waterfalls photo tour with Carl Heilman

When? Sunday, October 1st
What time? 11am–7pm
*Registration required

Spend a day photographing the west central Adirondacks during the peak of fall color in the area, with Carl Heilman as your guide and instructor.

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