Special Events

Artist Exhibition – Jennifer MaHarry

SEPTEMBER 3 – NOVEMBER 30 – Fine art photographer Jennifer MaHarry channels her love of wildlife into images that capture the spirit of each subject. Jennifer tries to show wild animals as individuals with nuanced personalities and emotions. She believes that the more people empathize with these creatures, the more they’ll be inspired to protect them.

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Yoga Walk: A Meditative Tour of VINS

OCTOBER 2 – Come join us for “Bird Yoga” at VINS! During this meditative yet playful event, we’ll stroll mindfully through the grounds, pausing to do simple yoga poses on the trails, including with the raptors, inside the new songbird exhibit and on the Forest Canopy Walk.

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Meet VINS Co-Founders

OCTOBER 15 – Join us to celebrate VINS 50 Year Anniversary and meet its co-founders. Cake and refreshments will be provided.

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Lens on the Wild: Photography Workshop

OCTOBER 23 – Designed for the beginner to intermediate level photographer, Photojournalist Rob Strong will be on hand to review camera functions and settings and assist participants in applying techniques to get the most out of their camera, maximizing results and improving wildlife photography skills.

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Hoots & Howls

OCTOBER 29 – Hoots & Howls is a family friendly event – designed to be educational, nature-based, non-frightening, and fun! Together we will conduct science experiments, rediscover the magic of storytelling, and get up close to snakes, owls, skulls and bones.

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