Word with a Bird

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Cicadas & Flying Friends

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This summer is unique for cicadas as both a 13 year brood and a 17 year brood will appear at the same time in the United States. Southern Wisconsin will host the 17 year cicadas along with the annual cicada. After learning what makes these insects important to the environment,...

Get Tickets $12.00 – $18.00 16 tickets left

Art Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Nature has always been a great inspiration to artists, from pre-historic cave painters to contemporary artists working today. Art Club meets every other month, providing a safe space to meet with other artists of all abilities in a welcoming community. At each meeting we will discuss different topics and offer...

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Sound Waves Summer Concert Series: Lindsay Shanks

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Enjoy a performance by Lindsay Shanks, who plays a range of songs for all ages, with influences from Johnny Cash, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Elvis Preseley, Dixie Chicks, and much more. Popular hits Lindsay covers include Try Everything, Kiss the Girl, and Shake It Off. Learn more about Lindsay Shanks. ...

Audubon Babies: Over in the Meadow

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Jade Cashman for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Grant Park Field Trip

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We’ll hike picturesque Grant Park, which features unique Lannon stone paths and staircases, as well as foot bridges that will take us over the park’s many ravines. Oak Creek (the actual creek) flows right through the middle of the park before it empties into the bay at the South Milwaukee...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 13 tickets left

Fireflies: Nature’s Fireworks

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Whether you call them lightning bugs or fireflies, these bioluminescent beetles light up our summer night. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki to figure out why they flash and how they glow before you take a journey to their favorite spots that light up the night. You will learn how to identify...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 4 tickets left

Audubon Babies: Over in the Meadow

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Jade Cashman for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Stories Matter: Memoir Writing

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This is a four-week series: Thursdays, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, and Aug. 15  Immerse yourself in the art of memoir writing with a workshop set amidst the serene beauty of nature. Guided by an experienced instructor, these sessions combine writing exercises, group discussions, and reflective readings to help...

Get Tickets $140.00 – $165.00 15 tickets left

Audubon Toddlers: Into the Woods

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Come join us in nurturing a sense of wonder in nature with your little one in this program facilitated by Early Childhood Educator Allie Furru. We start in one of our specially designed outdoor classrooms to explore, play, and create art. Be prepared for your child to get a little...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Photo Club

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Nature offers extraordinary opportunities for photography at every turn. Each month, photographers of all skill levels will gather for a guided hike or participate in an indoor activity when the weather does not allow. Enhance your artistic skills as you explore distinct settings, capturing beautiful nature moments through your lens....

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Great Cicada Symphony 2024

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Every 221 years, two broods of cicadas emerge simultaneously, a 13-year group and a 17-year group, making the Midwest the loudest place to live during the summer this year as trillions of cicadas appear. Wisconsin is just one of over 10 states that will host this orchestra of insects. At...

Get Tickets $17.00 – $23.00 16 tickets left

Story Book Creation

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Work together with your family to create your very own nature-themed story book. Family Programs Manager Cassie Rincon will guide you through writing basics and themes to help your family come up with a general story, followed by an inspirational hike to help young authors develop their plot. Afterwards, using...

Get Tickets $35.00 – $50.00 10 tickets left

Word with a Bird

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Nature Ambassadors

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Word with a Bird

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Join us in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to meet one or two birds from our Raptor Program! We will talk about the specific skills, traits, and adaptations that are unique to that bird.   Free with membership or admission.  

Sound Waves Summer Concert Series: Julien Kozak

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Enjoy Julien’s family-friendly musical style, which is a mellow pop-folk with influences from James Taylor, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran. Learn more about Julien Kozak.  Performances take place at our Pavilion from 6:30pm-7:30pm, or in the auditorium in case of inclement weather. Free with membership or admission. No registration required.

I Spy: Rainbows in Nature

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Saturday, August 3 | 10:00a-11:30a  I spy with my little eye, all of the colors of the rainbow within our reach. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we find and collect colorful natural materials on our hike. At the end we will gather in the Hearth Room, where each child will...

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Summer Watercolor Workshop

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This is a two-day workshop: Saturdays, August 3 & 10  Explore basic watercolor painting with a two-day workshop. Created for beginning and intermediate level painters looking for time with other bird, wildlife, and nature enthusiasts. This workshop introduces simple techniques while exploring elements of nature and wildlife found at the...

Get Tickets $88.00 – $110.00 8 tickets left

Nature Ambassadors

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Audubon Babies: Beautiful Butterflies

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Jamie Baer for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Audubon Babies: Beautiful Butterflies

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Children are never too young to learn about and enjoy the wonders of nature. Join Nature School Early Childhood Educator Jamie Baer for a sensory-rich morning of nature exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and sensory play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the...

Sold Out $18.00 – $24.00

Nature Ambassadors

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

On Sunday afternoons volunteer Nature Ambassadors provide education by introducing visitors to our reptile and amphibian ambassadors, offering guided hikes, and sharing knowledge of our ecosystems. Stop in the Great Hall of our Visitor Center to find out which activities our Nature Ambassadors are offering on this day.   Free with...

Summer Geocaching

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI, United States

This fun summer activity is perfect for families, groups of friends, or even a first date! You and your group will hike the trails using a GPS unit to search for spring themed coordinate points. Once you find the location, you can answer the coordinate question and learn some fun...

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