News and Events

2019 Winter Newsletter

  • Learn About a Great Horned Owl Patient
  • 2019 Photo Contest Rules and Entry Form
  • 2019 Annual Dinner Auction Registration
  • Wildlife Enrichment
  • Animal Care Internship Second Place Essay

  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019
    8:00 am - 10:00 amApplebee's Elgin, 125 South Randall Road, Elgin

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

    Your breakfast will be prepared by Applebee's and served by Fox Valley Wildlife Center volunteers.

    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.

  • Fri
    01
    Mar
    2019

    Are you an amateur photographer?  Be sure to check out our Photo Contest Rules and enter to win Fox Valley Wildlife Center's 2019 Photo Contest.  The deadline for submission is Friday, March 1, 2019 and all photos must include an entry form.  Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third, fourth and fifth places, and the winners will be announced at the center's Annual Dinner Auction at Pipers Banquets in Aurora.

  • Thu
    04
    Apr
    2019
    Wed
    24
    Apr
    2019

    Support Fox Valley Wildlife Center and show the world your superpower!  Available in several styles and colors, it makes the perfect gift for the ones you love!  While you are shopping, be sure to treat yourself.

    This design is only available for a limited time!
    Be sure to place your order by April 24th to receive your order in time for Mothers Day!

    Click here to place your order online!

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2019
    5:00 pm - 10:00 pmPipers Banquets

    Join us at our annual dinner auction for a night of friends, food, and fun! The event will be held at Pipers Banquets.  We will have a silent and live auction, a 50/50 raffle, and more! Tickets are $50 per person, or reserve a table of 10 for $500.  Tickets can be purchased online, or by printing this form and mailing with your payment to Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Please be sure to include your meal selection, vegetarian or chicken.

    Enter to win $100, $150 or even $250 cash! A winner will be drawn at our Annual Dinner Auction. Raffle tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5 or 12 for $10.  Tickets can be purchased online, or at the Annual Dinner Auction.  You do not need to be present to win.

  • Sun
    14
    Apr
    2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFox 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 off this baby season right.

  • Tue
    23
    Apr
    2019
    7:00 pmPower Moves Yoga Studio, 1822 Mill Street, Batavia

    $10 Suggested Donation for Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    Join Lexi for a 75 minute Vinyasa Yoga class that incorporates a focus on finding grounding and appreciation for mother nature in honor of Earth Day.  Connecting to the Earth and communing with nature can help us find more peace within and also put our lives into a more meaningful, less stressful perspective.  Directly after Lexi will lead a discussion with snacks & refreshments on easy ways you can live a green and more sustainable lifestyle!

    Register at the studio or online at PowerMovesYoga.com

     

  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019
    Sat
    27
    Apr
    2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm1416 Sherwood Lane, Geneva

    Come to our Annual Garage Sale to find some great deals on toy, games, kitchen and garden items and support the wildlife!  We will also have popcorn and a bake sale!

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019
    9:00 amSettler's Hill Golf Course

    Treat Your Dad to a Day of Golf : The Thirteenth Annual Critter Classic Golf Outing to Benefit the Spring Wild Babies who are Admitted to our Hospital

    This event is the Friday just before Father's Day, June 14th, at Settler's Hill Golf Course, tee times starting at 9:00. This event is a Scramble. After a morning of golf and good times there will be a barbecue lunch served, along with raffles.

    Cost for this event is $75.00 per golfer and includes cart rental and barbecue lunch. Contests are an additional $30.00, which include Longest Drive, Straightest Drive, Closest to the Pin in the first nine and the second nine.

    Please respond to a-krueger@sbcglobal.net if you want to sign up: with your name, your companion golfer names and your phone number.

    Also, let us know if you want to play any contests or if you have a desired tee time.

    We try to accommodate tee times but it is not always possible.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Tue
    16
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    19
    Jul
    2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    This summer your child has the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of our animal ambassadors, while learning about the wildlife around us.  Camp is Tuesday thru Thursday.  Sign up for one day, or all four!  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your little camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.

  • Tue
    23
    Jul
    2019
    Fri
    26
    Jul
    2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    This summer your child has the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of our animal ambassadors, while learning about the wildlife around us.  Camp is Tuesday thru Thursday.  Sign up for one day, or all four!  Camp is $20 per day with an optional t-shirt for your little camper, for an additional $20.  Click here to register.

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Once a month, you will be able to learn more about a resident animal at Fox Valley Wildlife Center.  Each month will focus on a different ambassador and why they now call FVWC their home and what their day-to-day life is like.  You will be given an opportunity to either take a picture of or with the featured ambassador, dependent on the ambassador.  All ages are welcome!  Each program is $5 per person.  Tickets are available here, or payable at the event.

  • Sun
    06
    Oct
    2019
    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 how we care for our animals throughout the year. Our education ambassadors will also make appearances throughout the day.  Due to the high level of stress, our patients will not be on display.

  • Sun
    20
    Oct
    2019

    Save the date!  Sunday, October 20 is our Tasting Event.

    Check back for more information.

  • Sun
    03
    Nov
    2019
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pmHickory Knolls Discovery Center

    Join us at our 8th Annual Wild About Wildlife Fundraiser.  Directions to Hickory Knolls can be found here.

    Please check back for more information.