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Lindsay Wildlife celebrates 60th Anniversary with free Community Festival!

Oct 04, 2015 02:01PM ● By Elena Hutslar

Lindsay Wildlife Experience marks 60 years of creating positive and inspiring interactions between Bay Area residents and native wildlife with Fall into the Wild, a free community open house on Sunday, October 11. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the exhibit hall will be open for visitors to meet Lindsay’s animal ambassadors and see its pioneering animal hospital.

A community festival in Larkey Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. will feature live wild animal exhibitions, falcon flights, a raffle, crafts, face painting, food from Taste of the World Food Trucks and more. Olympic champion synchronized swimming club, the Walnut Creek Aquanuts, will also hold exclusive performances in the pool at Larkey Park to mark the occasion.

Confirmed festival exhibitors as of September 10, include: Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Hollis Banks Face Painting, Boy Scouts, California Academy of Sciences, Civic Arts Education, Contra Costa Animal Services, Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District, Mike Dame/ American Tarantula Society, Falconer Jim deRoque, Lick Your Eyeballs, Lindsay Animal Ambassadors, Lindsay Wildlife Hospital, Mount Diablo Audubon Society, Mt Diablo Astronomical Society, Oakland Zoo, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Republic Services, Wildlife Associates.

When: Sunday, October 11, 2015. The exhibit hall is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and a community festival at neighboring Larkey Park is11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Lindsay Wildlife Experience, 1931 First Ave., Walnut Creek, adjacent to Larkey Park.

For more information: Please call 925-935-1978 or visit Lindsay Wildlife