UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, April 30, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Raptor Program at Esposito Garden Center. Meet several native hawks and owls from St. Francis Wildlife. Learn about their personal stories, the amazing adaptations that enable them to hunt and survive, and what we can all do to help them. Friday, April 29th - Sunday, April 31st, Esposito will donate 100% of the proceeds of the sales of birdseed to St. Francis Wildlife! Your own cash donations as well as donations of items on our animal hospital Wish List will be greatly appreciated!

Saturday, May 7, 12 noon - 2 pm: Volunteer orientation at St. Francis Wildlife, 5580 Salem Rd., Quincy (4 miles NW of Havana on 159). More info. here. Directions and phone here.

Saturday, May 7, 9 am - 2 pm: Annual St. Francis Wildlife Baby Shower. The Downtown Marketplace, Ponce de Leon Park, N. Monroe and Park Ave., Tallahassee. Help us celebrate our 38th wild baby season! * Learn what to do if you find an orphaned or injured wild baby. * Meet magnificent birds of prey. * Learn about volunteer opportunities and training. * Unique St. Francis Wildlife t-shirts and children’s books for sale. * Please bring a wild baby gift from our Wish List to place in our playpen!

Saturday, May 28, 9:30 am - 2 pm: 2nd Annual St. Francis WildlifeFest! at beautiful White Dog Plantation (formerly Nicholson Farmhouse), 200 Coca Cola Ave., Havana, SR-12/Havana Hwy. "Wild Family Fun Under the Oaks" with lots of Furry, Feathered, and Scaly Wild Animals! Scheduled Nature Tours and Programs! Participants include: St. Francis Wildlife (of course!), Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, Apalachee Bee Keepers Assoc., Florida Fish & Wildlife, Joe Budd Aquatic Education Center, Florida State Parks, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Apalachee Audubon, and more! Also, silent auction, sales of cool wildlife t-shirts, wildlife jewelry and wildlife children’s books. Bring your blankets or chairs and have a picnic while you enjoy live music! All proceeds benefit St. Francis Wildlife. 1 adult - $15, 2 adults - $25, school-aged children w/adult - $5, 5 & under w/adult - free. Early-bird prize for for 50 people/families.

Friday, June 10, 7:30 pm - 10 pm: In Concert for Wildlife at the Warehouse, 706 W Gaines St., Tallahassee. Popular local musicians—Pierce Pettis, Mimi Hearn and Mike Palecki—show their devotion to the environment and wildlife by dedicating their music to help local injured, orphaned, and sick wildlife. Tickets are $25, and all proceeds benefit St. Francis Wildlife. Seats are limited, so please arrive early.

St. Francis Wildlife monthly "Behind-the-Scenes Visit": First Saturday of each month, 12 noon to 1 pm. Please call to let us know how many are coming.

St. Francis Wildlife’s monthly "Meet a Wild Critter": WCTV Good Morning Show, fourth Saturday of each month, approx. 8:15 am.