Upcoming In-Store Events

We would love for you to join us for the upcoming special events!

A Note About Wild Birds Unlimited Presentations: Please ensure that you have arrived 15 minutes prior to the given start time as the presentations will begin at their scheduled time. Unless otherwise indicated all events are FREE for participants and seating is available on a first come first seated basis. Presentations are aimed at an adult audience. 

A Note About Participation in Our Bird Walks: Due to high demand and in an effort to be fair to everyone, priority registration for bird walks will be given to people who have not participated in a walk during a given calendar year. Previous participants from other walks are welcome to go on a waiting list and may be added if room allows. At this time bird walks are open to adults only. 

Hummingbird and Oriole Education Day - Sunday April 22, 2018

Presentations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Learn all about these warm weather backyard favourites at our Hummingbird and Oriole presentations. Learn about the best feeders and feeder placement, and what foods are your best bet to attract these beautiful birds to your yard. Two times available, no registration required. 

Native Plant Education Day - Saturday May 5, 2018

Presentations at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Come and join us to learn about these beneficial backyard plants. Learn how to tell which plants are native to your area, and what birds and insects they could attract to your yard.  Planting native provides the best possible food for our wildlife, as well as ensuring what we plant does not crowd out or negatively effect other plant species. Two times available, no registration required. 

Bluebird Bird Education and Walk - Sunday June 3, 2018

Starts at 8:30 a.m. 

Join us on Sunday, June 3, 2018 for a presentation about Eastern Bluebirds. Our presentation will include information about the Eastern Bluebird including what they eat, where they live and attracting them to your backyard. After the presentation we will head out as a group to a local Bluebird Trail to observe these amazing birds in person. Led by WBU Barrie's very own Kristen Martyn, the presentation will begin at our store at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required as space is limited to a maximum of 20 people. Please dress for the weather and make sure to bring a pair of binoculars, water, snacks and camera (if you wish).  Please email wbubarrie@gmail.com to confirm your place on the outing.

LIVE - Ontario Snakes and Turtles - Saturday June 9, 2018

Meet the animals in store from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join us in store on Saturday June 9, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this exciting event as we host LIVE Snakes and Turtles who are native to Ontario. Meet their handlers and learn more about these unique, and often misunderstood, creatures and see them up close.  This event is free and great for all ages, we hope to see you in store!