News and Events

2018 Autumn Newsletter

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  • 2019 Photo Contest Rules and Entry Form
  • Animal Care Internship Winning Essay

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Sat
    07
    Apr
    2018
    5-10 PMPipers Banquets

    Join us at our annual dinner auction for a night of friends, food, and fun! The Auction will be held at Pipers Banquets.  We will have a silent and live auction, a 50/50 raffle, games, and more! Check out our event tickets page to purchase tickets online. You can also print and send in this form to reserve tickets.

  • Sun
    29
    Apr
    2018
    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
    11
    May
    2018
    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
    19
    May
    2018
    8:00 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.

    All items may be dropped off at 39 Walnut Circle in Sugar Grove before May 19th.

    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 schreck2@aol.com.

  • Mon
    21
    May
    2018
    Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018

    This July 4th show your support and celebrate the holiday with Fox Valley Wildlife Center. We've got a patriotic design and new shirt styles to show your support of our country and Fox Valley Wildlife Center.

    Shirts are only available for a limited time!
    Be sure to place your order by June 9th to receive your shirts in time for the holiday.

    Click here to place your order online!

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    11AM - 6PMSt. Charles IL

    Events 4 a Cause is hosting The Fox’s Fur Ball Pub Crawl to benefit the Fox Valley Wildlife Center and 4 Paws 4 U 4 Ever. Tickets are $40 per person and includes: T-Shirt, 5 Drink Tickets, and Chance to Win Free Prizes! You can find more details and purchase tickets at www.events4acause.net

  • Fri
    15
    Jun
    2018
    9:00 amSettler’s Hill Golf Course in Batavia

    Join us for a great day at the Critters Classic Golf Outing! Tickets are $75.00 per golfer and include golf, cart, barbecue lunch at the Settlers Hill Golf Course in Batavia .  There will be raffles and contests as well!  Contact Andrea, at 630-987-0012 or a-krueger@sbcglobal.net, to reserve your tee time.

  • Thu
    12
    Jul
    2018
    7:00 pmZanies Comedy Club, Pheasant Run Resort

    An evening of "fun" and "fundraising" at Zanies Comedy Club, Pheasant Run Resort, on Thursday, July 12.

    Featuring the comedy of Russ Williamson.

    A 50/50 cash raffle will be offered before the show.

    Doors open at 7pm with an 8pm show time. MUST be 21 or older, with a 2 drink minimum.

    Tickets are $25 per person and can be ordered online, or by contacting Roberta via email at robertas@fvwc.org.

  • Sat
    28
    Jul
    2018
    8:00 am - 10:00 amApplebee's Elgin, 125 South Randall Road, Elgin

    Treat the family to our Flapjack Fundraising Event at Applebee's in Elgin!

    This delicious breakfast will consist of 3 pancakes (all-you-can-eat!), 2 slices of bacon and your choice of beverage (coffee, soda, tea, orange juice or milk).  Now that's what we call short stacks for a TALL cause!

    Tickets are just $8 each and can be purchased online, or by contacting Roberta via email at RobertaS@fvwc.org.

  • Tue
    31
    Jul
    2018
    Fri
    03
    Aug
    2018
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    FVWC Wildlife Camp is a fun, educational opportunity for kids interested in wildlife.  They'll learn about the wildlife they see in their backyards and gain a better understanding of the animals and birds that live among us.  Each day offers a new experience, including a new theme, crafts, games and education animals.  Ages 5 - 10.  Camp is $10 per day, or $35 for all four days.  Fill out the FVWC Kids Wildlife Camp Permission Slip and Participant Liability Waiver.

    Both forms and registration fees are due July 24 and can be dropped off at FVWC, 45W061 Route 38, Elburn, IL 60119, or emailed to Lauren at education@fvwc.org, fees are due on the first day.

  • Sun
    07
    Oct
    2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Come get a glimpse of what our center looks like at our open house! This is the one day of the year that we open our doors to the public. Come take a tour of our facility and see where we care for our animals throughout the year. Our patients will not be available for viewing but our education ambassadors will make appearances throughout the day. No reservation is required.

  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018
    Thu
    08
    Nov
    2018
  • Sun
    21
    Oct
    2018
    2:00 pm to 5:00 pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Enjoy a tasting event with the Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Experience the complex characteristics of several fine wines from ONEHOPE.  The Olive Mill in Geneva, will be providing several flavored dipping oils.  Eileen Chapuis, Curator for The Cocoa Exchange, will have a variety of chocolates to delight your taste buds.  An assortment of loose leaf teas, from Steeped Tea's Sipologist, Gloria Petrella, will also be available.  Profits from items purchased at the event will go toward helping care for the injured and orphaned wildlife that our center takes in every year. The event is $25 per person for pre-ordered tickets and $30 at the door and includes tasting and appetizers. For tickets please see our store. For directions to Hickory Knolls click here.

  • Sun
    04
    Nov
    2018
    1:00 - 5:00Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Join us at our 7th Annual Wild About Wildlife Fundraiser. Click here to preorder tickets for the event with a discount. Tickets will be available at the event as well. Directions to Hickory Knolls can be found here.

    Family's will enjoy presentations from Flying Fox Conservation Fund and Jim Nesci's Cold Blooded Creatures, in addition to FVWC's own Education Ambassadors.

  • Fri
    09
    Nov
    2018
    Wed
    28
    Nov
    2018

    This Christmas, support Fox Valley Wildlife Center and show the world your superpower!  These sweatshirts and shirts make the perfect gifts for the ones you love!  While you are shopping, be sure to treat yourself.

    These designs are only available for a limited time!
    Be sure to place your order by November 28th to receive your shirts in time for the holiday.

    Click here to place your order online!