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

  • Sun
    17
    Nov
    2019
    Sat
    29
    Feb
    2020

    Are you an amateur photographer?  Be sure to check out our Photo Contest Rules and enter to win Fox Valley Wildlife Center's 2020 Photo Contest.  The deadline for submission is Friday, February 28, 2020 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
    02
    Jan
    2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pmTown and Country Public Library

    Children ages 2 years old and up (and their favorite adult) are invited to join us for story time, a craft and a meet and greet with an animal ambassador.  Please bring an item from our wish list for the animals.  Email education@fvwc.org for more information.

  • Sat
    25
    Jan
    2020
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFox Valley Wildlife Center

    Join us as we journey into the Elburn Woods Forest Preserve to listen for the hoots of owls.  Families are welcome.  No flashlights nor owl calls please, as we do not want to disturb the natural calls of these majestic animals.  Cost is $5 per person.  Click here to register.

  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2020
    5:00 pm - 10:00 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!

  • Sun
    26
    Apr
    2020
    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.

  • Fri
    19
    Jun
    2020
    9:00 amSettler's Hill Golf Course

    Treat Your Dad to a Day of Golf : The Fourteenth 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 19th, 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.

  • Sun
    04
    Oct
    2020
    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.