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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center [edit]
1111 E. Brown Deer Road
Bayside, WI 53217
(414) 352-2880
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This extraordinary 225-acre wildlife sanctuary features spectacular views from a 60-foot tower and hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing on six miles of nature trails.
 
Upcoming events

Jan. 29, 2017 - Jan. 29, 2017
2016 Schlitz Audubon Winter Carnival

Bring the whole family to celebrate winter in Wisconsin. Activities include sleigh rides, Kohl's Wild Theater, snowshoeing, guided trail and lake hikes, and more! All Members: $5 Non-Members: Adult $10 | Youth $5 All parking for Winter Carnival is at Bayside School, 601 E. Ellsworth Lane. Free shuttle buses will bring everyone to Schlitz Audubon. The Schlitz Audubon lot is reserved for handicapped parking only. Scheduled Activities Horse Drawn Wagon Rides at the “Grassy” Lot Starts at 10:15am. Rides take place every 15 minutes. Sign up at the building for pre-scheduled times. Space is limited; please arrive early for your scheduled ride. Tickets are handed out 1 hour prior to the ride time. Lake Hikes | 30 minutes 10:15am | 11:15am | 12:15pm | 1:15pm | 2:15pm | 3:15pm Trail Hikes | 30 minutes 10:45am | 11:45am | 12:45pm | 1:45pm | 2:45pm | 3:45pm Kohl’s Wild Theater | 45 minutes 10:30am | 11:45am Whiz Bang Zoom Liquid Nitrogen | 45 minutes 1:30pm | 2:45pm Owl Meet and Greet 10:00pm – 3:00pm Drop-in activities (weather dependent and ongoing through the day) Snowshoeing (snowshoes are available on a first come/first served basis) Live Animals Snow Bowling Sledding Winter Craft Animal Den S’mores Interested in our Nature Preschool? Tours of the Preschool will take place at 11:00am | 12:00pm | 1:00pm Participating vendors with food available for purchase Gouda Girls Pedro’s Empanadas The Rolling Cones Parking All parking for Winter Carnival is at Bayside School, 601 E. Ellsworth Lane. Free shuttle buses will bring everyone to Schlitz Audubon. The Schlitz Audubon lot is reserved for handicapped parking only. Membership Become a first-time member of Schlitz Audubon during Winter Carnival and receive $20 off your membership! Volunteering at Winter Carnival Are you interested in volunteering for Winter Carnival? Volunteers get in free to the event, are invited for complimentary lunch and refreshments, and hours volunteered count toward required service hours. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information.

Feb. 19, 2017
An Afternoon with Elinor Lipman | Author of On Turpentine Lane

An Afternoon with Elinor Lipman | Author of On Turpentine Lane Sunday, February 19 | 2:00pm turpentine-laneJoin us for a special event with novelist Elinor Lipman, in conversation with Bonnie North of WUWM Lake Effect. In On Turpentine Lane, Faith Frankel returns to her hometown where she is a development professional at her alma mater. The purchase of a sweet bungalow appears to mean that life is finally on track. But things are never as they seem. Once again, Elinor Lipman, author of The Family Man, delivers a novel that is funny, poignant and a little bit outrageous. Presented in partnership with Boswell Book Company. A copy of On Turpentine Lane is included in the ticket price. Tickets for this event are $26, which includes admission and a copy of On Turpentine Lane. Boswell Book Company will donate $5 from each ticket to Schlitz Audubon. Purchase tickets at Brown Paper Tickets.

March 22, 2017
Dan Egan Author Event | The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

Dan Egan Author Event | The Death and Life of the Great Lakes Wednesday, March 22 | 7:00pm dan-egan-death-coverMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Great Lakes Reporter Dan Egan presents his book The Death and Life of the Great Lakes. This timely and thoughtfully-researched book illuminates the threats facing Lake Michigan, and other fresh water resources, and the efforts to protect the Great Lakes for future generations. Presented with Boswell Book Company. Books will be available for purchase and signing. This event is handicap accessible. Pre-registration is required. To register call 414-352-2880. Free with membership or admission.

 
 


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