Learn first-hand about the World Bird Sanctuary and the work they do to save threatened bird species and the habitats they depend on. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the animal and behavioral training center and wildlife hospital, which are normally closed to the public.
There will be live animal shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; Butterfly House programs at noon and 2 p.m. There will also be a free kids craft corner, a straw maze and photo opportunities with birds of prey.
Admission and parking are free.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the World Bird Sanctuary in Valley Park.
More information: worldbirdsanctuary.org
Young artists and their families are invited to complete a fun art project and preview the latest artwork in the gallery.
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