Outreach Events


Upcoming Events Outside our Education Center

IMG_4124 Dixie deer classic 2016

Upcoming Events Soon To Be Scheduled:

The Dixie Deer Classic - Fri 11am - 9pm, Sat 9am - 7pm, Sun 9am - 5pm- AWR will once again be at The Dixie Deer Classic all 3 days of the event. We will have our birds and volunteers to talk about the refuge and all we are working on. Come join us. Please note, there is an entry fee to get into the dixie deer classic. Registered volunteers who were able to spend 4 hours or more helping to man the table, contact Steve before Feb 15th for your entry passes.

Wake Forest Dirt Days - 10am - 2pm-Visit main street Wake Forest where they have closed the street for all sorts of nature displays and activities.

 Jordan Lake Fishing Festival - 10am - 2pm-Join us at White Oak on Jordan Lake for their annual family fishing festival There will be family activities and displays, including some of our birds! See you there!

Umstead Park Walk / Run For The Park - 9am - 12:30pm-Join us at the reedy creek road entrance to Umstead Park for their annual fund raising run! There will be family activities and displays, including some of our birds! See you there!

Bunn Fun Day - 10am - 4pm-Join us as we help the town of Bunn NC celebrate the summer!  We will have some of our birds there watching us silly humans have fun.

Carousel Farms Bull Riding / Barrel Racing - We plan to be at Carousel Farms for their upcoming season of Tuesday Night events.  We will let you know when the beginning event date is announced.It should start in May.

Wake County Library Summer Reading Program Super Specials - We are working to schedule visits to many of the Wake County Libraries.  We have 6 tentatively confirmed and more being planned.  When we get all of the dates, we will post them here.

We are working on scheduling several programs with a local garden / nature center.  More information as it develops. 

Feb 3 Science Olympiad (Wake County  Schools event)

Feb. 11 Meet the Owls (Holding an Owl)

Feb 19 Morrisville Elementary School event

Feb. 25 Screech Owl Teach-in

Feb 27 Brassfield Elementary School Science Night

Feb 27 AWR Wake Tech Raptor Class Begins

March 2 AWR At Dixie Deer Classic 

March 2 Raleigh School Owl Show

March 2 Imagination Station show Wilson

March 3 AWR At Dixie Deer Classic 

March 4 AWR At Dixie Deer Classic

March 6 AWR Wake Tech Raptor Class 

March 11 Raptor Rehab Identifying Raptors lab

March 13 AWR Wake Tech Raptor Class 

March 14 Millbrook Elementary School event

March 18 Raptor Rehab Medicine lab

March 20 AWR Wake Tech Raptor Class 

March 25 Great Horned Owl Teach In

March 27 AWR Wake Tech Raptor Class 

April 1 [Easter Sunday, no class scheduled]

April  7 Wake Forest Dirt Day Event

April 8 Vulture Teach In (Meet Snoopy the Vultures)

April 13 Lyerly Homeschool group event

April 21 Umstead Coalition Walk/Run for the park

April 29 Raptor Shamanics - Owl Meditation 

May 6 Red Tail Hawk Teach In

May 13 [Mothers Day, no class scheduled]

May 27 Rehab Practices  - Raptor Capture and Examinations 

June 3 Holding a Hawk

June 11 Middle Creek Library

June 29 Cameron Village Library 

July 4 Capitol Building Independence Day event

July 10 Zebulon Library

July 12 Cary Library

July 14 Wendell Library

July 16 Green Road Library

July 17 Southgate Library

July 17 Fuquay-Varina Library

July 25 Duraleigh Library

July 27 East Regional Library

July 28 Athens Drive Library

July 28 Leesville Library

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