News and Events

2018 Winter Newsletter

  • Learn about a unique patient we had this past year
  • Read a tribute to our departed Education Ambassadors
  • Enter our 2018 Photo Contest







  • Sun
    12:00 pm to 4:00pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come help us celebrate the beginning of spring and the start of baby season at our annual Baby Shower! There are activities for children and weather permitting, appearances from our ambassadors!  Please check out our wishlist to see what we need and help us start start off this baby season right.

  • Fri
    6:30 pm - 10:30 pmCairo Ale House 2009 Franciscan Way, West Chicago, IL 60185

    Join us at the Cairo Ale House for a night of swing dancing and fun! Swing dance lessons start at 6:30 pm (no partner required) open dance is from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. All proceeds benefit the Fox Valley Wildlife Center. You can purchase tickets at the door or on our store.

  • Sat
    9:00 am- 3:00 pm39 Walnut Circle Sugar Grove, IL

    **Our annual barn sale is being held off site this year at 39 Walnut Circle, Sugar Grove (Presbury Subdivision)**

    We are in need of gently used items for this very important fundraiser.

    If you have an item you no longer have use for and would like to make a tax-deductible donation to help the wildlife in our care, see drop off dates below.

    Saturday, April 23 9-7
    Saturday, April 30 9-7
    Friday, May 6 12-3
    Saturday, May 7 9-7
    Friday, May 13 12-3

    All items may be dropped off at 39 Walnut Circle in Sugar Grove.

    Acceptable Items

    Musical Instruments, Costumes, Kitchen and entertaining items, antiques and collectibles, art, clean bath items and towels, clean bedding and blankets, bird feeders and bird baths, books, cd's, dvd's, records, foreign money, garden items and yard art, interesting jewelry, toys, games and puzzles, knic-knacs, luggage, patio furniture, pet items, sporting equipment, clean table linen, tools, indoor or outdoor, wooden furniture, please call on large furniture

    **These items will not be accepted: Infant or youth car seats, adult clothing or shoes, electronics, large appliances, corporate coffee mugs, reference or text books, VHS tapes or car parts.

    Please direct any questions about the sale to Cheryl Schreck at (630) 253-3640 or email at