Saturday, October 29, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Annual Owl-O-Ween! at the Downtown Marketplace, N. Monroe Street & Park Avenue. Live owls, owly crafts and face painting, owl t-shirts, children’s books. Learn More.

Saturday, November 5, 10 - 11:30 a.m., Wild Neighbors of the Red Hills at the Birdsong Nature Center, 2106 Meridian Road, Thomasville, GA (4 m. north of FL/GA state line). Live raptors and reptiles, our wildlife ambassadors, help explain the unique adaptations that enable each to hunt and survive and what we can all do to help them. Includes hands-on teaching tools such as feathers, talons, skins and shells and interactive questioning. For adults and school-aged children.

Tuesday, Nov. 29th, 8:30 p.m., Talon Talk at Waterworks, 1133 Thomasville Road. At this annual, wild edition of Waterworks’ Science Salon, dive into the characteristics that define raptors with St. Francis Wildlife education director Sandy Beck. Meet several species of hawks and owls native to north Florida. Learn about the adaptations each has evolved to survive in its particular habitat. Admission is free; however, a donation to St. Francis Wildlife will be appreciated.

Hot off the press: Summer issue of our Wildlife Matters newsletter.

St. Francis Wildlife monthly "Behind-the-Scenes Visit": First Saturday of each month, 12 noon to 1 pm. Please call to let us know how many are coming.

St. Francis Wildlife’s monthly "Meet a Wild Critter": WCTV Good Morning Show, fourth Saturday of each month, approx. 8:15 am.