Calendar Highlights

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


Sensory Friendly Day

When? Saturday, April 27th
What time? 10am–3pm
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Beyond the Peaks Student Film Festival

When? Friday, May 10th
What time? 5–8pm
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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.
What time? 9–11:30am
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Log-Grown Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

When? Saturday, May 11th
What time? 11am–2pm
*Registration required

Get hands on at the Log-Grown Shiitake Mushroom Cultivation Workshop. All participants will walk away with their own inoculated log of Shiitake mushrooms.

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The Wild Center Homeschool Day

When? Tuesday, May 21st
What time? 10am–5pm
*Registration required

Spend the day exploring The Wild Center’s exhibits and trails, engaging with hands-on activities and getting up-close with Adirondack wildlife.  We invite all homeschool students to delve into the natural world and awaken curiosity for all things untamed.

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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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Summer Institute for NYS Teachers: Empowering Students for Climate Resilience

When? Monday, July 15th
What time? 12am–11:59pm
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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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Lake Placid Sinfonietta Concert, with optional Dinner

When? Thursday, August 1st
What time? 7:30–9:30pm
*Registration required

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

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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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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
What time? 11am–7pm
*Registration required

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

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