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Bids for Kids: Growing a Sustainable Future

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Bids for Kids

Growing a Sustainable Future

Join Osprey Wilds at our campus this fall for our annual Bids for Kids fundraiser!

Sunday, October 24

2:30 PM - 5:OO pm
54165 Audubon Drive
Sandstone, MN 55702

Enjoy delicious appetizers, wine, beer, and desserts while hearing from our board, staff, and guest speakers that are helping us grow like never before! Browse and bid on online auction items, meet our Wildlife Animal Ambassadors, and explore some interactive learning tools like our sensory table.


2:30 pm – Social Hour: enjoy appetizers, drinks, and bid on online auction items. Meet our Wildlife Animal Ambassadors, build your own birdhouse, and explore our sensory table! 

3:30 pm – Welcome from Board President

3:35 pm – Guest Speakers:

  • Joel Barr – Trapp Farm
  • Bill Penning – MN Land Trust Project
  • Keynote Speaker: Craig Blacklock –  Blacklock Nature Sanctuary

4:30 pm – Dessert and final reminder to bid on auction items

5:00 pm – Online auction closes, giving opportunity, and final remarks

Blacklock Nature Sanctuary

Our mission is to instill a connection and commitment to the environment in people of all communities through experiential learning. With your support, we will continue to offer scholarships for schools and students and provide environmental education for all ages! Learn more about our work here.


Please register online using the ticket links below. 


Single Tickets: $50

Table for 8: $350 (includes two complimentary bottles of wine for the table)

Online Auction

Our online auction will be opening the week before the fundraiser and will close Sunday, October 24 at 5 pm. Anyone (even those not attending the event) can browse and bid for auction items, which will include vacation stays, art, local food and beverage packages, learning opportunities, and more! 

Check back soon to access our live online auction!

Can’t attend our event but still want to support this work? Use the link below to make a gift!

Thank you to our sponsors:

Osprey Wilds is following COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines from the CDC.
Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.


October 24
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Osprey Wilds


Osprey Wilds
54165 Audubon Dr
Sandstone, MN 55072 United States
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