Great Horned Owl patient in an AWC outdoor aviary


Annual Education Event – held near Halloween
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Next date: October 2016

Enjoy a fun-filled family day at AWC where you'll enjoy games and crafts, meet Alabama's owls up close (including the world's largest owl species), thrill to the release of a rehabilitated bird back into the wild, and more!


  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. -- Games, activities, owl crafts, and decorate a cookie to take home
  • 11:30 a.m. & 12:45 p.m. -- Story Time
  • 12:00 noon & 1:15 p.m. -- Bird of Prey Show featuring live owls
Cost:  Free with Oak Mountain State Park admission (adults $4, children 6-11 and seniors 62+ $1, children under 6 free).

There are many ways you can help support the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned native birds:
  • Go shopping  — Purchase and donate needed items from our Wish List.
  • Become a member — Help preserve and protect Alabama’s precious natural heritage with your annual dues.
  • Give what you can — Express your love for wildlife by making a donation in any amount. Our monthly animal care expenses double during baby bird season. As funding increases, so does our ability to help more creatures.

The Alabama Wildlife Center is a 501(c)(3), 509(a)(1) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible.