Audubon Babies: Turtle Time

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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 us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 5 tickets left

Summer Solstice Evening Hike 

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

We’ll see panoramic views of the long-setting sun as we hike in the West Medows Loop and explore the significance of the summer solstice in Wisconsin.   Literally meaning “Sun stands still,” this date marks the beginning of astronomical summer in the northern hemisphere and is usually the longest day of...

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Audubon Toddlers: Fairy Homes and Enchanted Worlds

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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 a Nature School Teacher. 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 messy,...

Sold Out $30.00 – $40.00

Make Music Milwaukee

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

Make Music Milwaukee is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the city. For more information, please visit https://www.makemusicday.org/milwaukee/  Free to all. 

Summer Wonder Family Fest

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

Explore the wonders of nature with the whole family through naturalist-led activities filled with summer fun! Engage with the seasonal highlights of Mystery Lake and record your observations in your very own nature journal. Make a take-home souvenir filled with memories of the day and your discoveries! We provide materials...

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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 Ambassador Activities

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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.  

Audubon Babies: Water Play

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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 us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 1 ticket left

Evening Bat Hike

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

Explore the world of the only true flying mammals! Starting with an indoor presentation, learn about the eight different bat species found in Wisconsin and how they can be identified by their echolocation calls. You will also learn how you can enjoy these flying mammals as powerful pest control and...

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Hiking the Ice Age Trail: Bald Bluff Unit

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We’ll hike the picturesque landscape of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest at Bald Bluff, which features scenic views of Kettle Moraine Oak Opening State Natural Area. With over 22,000 acres of protected land, the Southern Kettle Moraine offers a stunning array of forested hills, rolling fields and beautiful kettle...

Get Tickets $50.00 – $65.00 1 ticket left

Tracy Chevalier, author of The Glassmaker

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

Join us for a special evening featuring Tracy Chevalier, author of The Glassmaker. Tracy Chevalier is the bestselling author of ten previous novels, including Girl with a Pearl Earring, which has been translated into 45 languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, a play, and an opera. This event will take...

Audubon Babies: Water Play

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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 us for a sensory-rich morning of exploration. We will meet indoors for a story and fun-filled play time, then head out to take a guided hike on the trails. Connect with other families of very...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 4 tickets left

Artist Reception, Heather Eiden

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

Please join us for a reception with artist Heather Eiden, whose exhibit, Trees and Their Houses, is being shown in our Art Gallery June 1 - August 31. Heather Eiden, a Milwaukee-based artist who has been creating fine art ceramic tiles since the 1990s, will display her current exhibit entitled Trees and...

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 Ambassador Activities

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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.  

I Spy: Pond Critters

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

I spy with my little eye, another aquatic world to explore. Join Naturalist Melanie Ziolecki as we scoop into our ponds to see what is swimming under our boardwalks and maybe even catch a frog or two! At the end we will gather in the Hearth Room, where each child...

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Raptor Saturday

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

Folklore and myths about birds exist in nearly every culture across the world. The ability to rise above the earth and soar through the skies has long linked birds to the supernatural. From representing ill omens, to being characterized as tricksters, or being worshipped as deities, birds are seen as...

Finding Fairy Houses

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

Join fairy friend Cassie Rincon as we explore the world of fairies and create homes for them. We’ll start the program by reading A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess. Then, we’ll build simple fairy houses for the fairies at Schlitz Audubon, as well as a small fairy house that you...

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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.  

Summer Astronomy: Our Place in the Universe

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

Discover Earth’s place in the galactic neighborhood in this program for space enthusiasts of all levels of knowledge and expertise. Led by instructors Matt Ehresman and Jacob Kempinski, participants will learn how astronomers measure distances between celestial bodies such as galaxies through a discussion on stellar observation from Charles Messier...

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Audubon Babies: Summer Surprises

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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...

Get Tickets $18.00 – $24.00 5 tickets left