Calendar Highlights

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

 

You Otter Run/Walk 5k

When? Saturday, June 22nd
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*Registration required

Get your otter whiskers and then follow Ollie the Otter through Tupper Lake.

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Screening of PBS Museum Access Episode on The Wild Center

When? Tuesday, July 2nd
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*Registration required

Join us for a screening of our television debut on Museum Access.

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Member Mornings on Wild Walk

When? Fridays in July and August, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
*Members Only

On Friday mornings in July and August, Members can enjoy Wild Walk from 8:00 am to 10:00 am, before it opens to the public.

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Celebrating “Ways of Knowing”

When? Saturday, July 6th
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Indigenous voices come together to bring you Ways of Knowing - a new experience at The Wild Center.

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Joanne Shenandoah in Concert

When? Saturday, July 6th
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*Registration required

Grammy Award winner Joanne Shenandoah performs in the Great Wolf Hall.

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Adirondack Invaders

When? Friday, July 12th
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Invaders from around the world are stealthily making their way to the Adirondacks, hidden in the bottom of your boat, or hitching a ride on plants from the store. The Wild Center will feature these ecological space-invaders with special experiences, microscopic exploration, and invasive-themed crafts.

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Traditional Paddle Making with Caleb Davis

When? Saturday, July 13th
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People and Carnivores

When? Saturday, July 13th
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Join us for a lecture with Lisa Upson, Executive Director of People and Carnivores.

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Summer Institute for NYS Teachers: Empowering Students for Climate Resilience

When? Monday, July 15th
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Member Reception

When? July 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM
*Members Only

Learn more about what makes The Wild Center so special while getting acquainted with our Teen Educators, Fellows and Interns.

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Mushroom Growing and Wild Edibles Workshop with Birch Boys Chaga

When? Sunday, July 28th
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*Registration required

An interactive mushroom growing and wild edible workshop.

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Lake Placid Sinfonietta Concert, with optional Dinner

When? Thursday, August 1st
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*Registration required

Enjoy the music of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta in the Big Wolf Great Hall.

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Traditional Paddle Making with Caleb Davis

When? Saturday, August 3rd
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*Registration required

Learn to carve your own traditionally-shaped paddle using only hand tools.

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Summer Afternoon and Night Landscapes Photo Tour with Carl Heilman

When? Spend the afternoon and evening learning photography tips from legendary Carl Heilman.
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Screening of PBS Museum Access Episode on The Wild Center

When? Join us for a screening of our Museum Access television show debut.
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Forest Bathing: Slow Down, Unplug and Immerse Your Senses in Nature

When? This event occurs on multiple days. Click for event details.
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Mushroom Growing and Wild Edibles Workshop with Birch Boys Chaga

When? Sunday, August 25th
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*Registration required

An interactive mushroom growing and wild edible workshop.

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Akwesasne International Powwow Bus Trip

When? Saturday, September 7 from 8 AM - 5 PM
*Registration required *Members Only

Join The Wild Center as we board a charter bus and travel to the Akwesasne International Pow-Wow.

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Fall Landscapes and Waterfalls photo tour with Carl Heilman

When? Saturday, October 5th
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*Registration required

Spend a day photographing the Adirondacks during the peak of fall color with legendary Carl Heilman

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Forest Bathing: Slow Down, Unplug and Immerse Your Senses in Nature

When? Saturday, October 12th
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