Heifer Village Events
Visit. Participate. Learn.
Heifer Village public events educate your family about other cultures and global issues. Check out our Heifer Village events calendar often to see all the activities scheduled.
Unless otherwise stated, events are free, open to all ages, and you may drop in at any time during the event hours.
Heifer Hour Activities
September - May
11 a.m., each second Saturday of the month
Children and their parents can enjoy a new activity every month. Heifer Hour features a craft, game, children’s book or outdoor activity to help teach kids about caring for the Earth and for other people. Activities are geared for children K-5. All materials are provided by Heifer.
You too can be a seagoing cowboy!
To help get animals to families round the world, Heifer International used to send animals on large ships. Seagoing cowboys were used to care for the animals on board. Come to this Heifer Hour to become a seagoing cowboy for the day. Make your own cowboy hat and belt buckle, then take your picture in the seagoing cowboy booth.
Animals Helping People
Join us to lean how animal help people. We'll read The Chicken and the Worm and explore how they work together to help people around the world.
Let's Celebrate Chicks
In 1967 Heifer gave its one millionth chick to families in need around the world. Come learn why chicks, ducks and geese are so important to families while making your own chick ornament.
Heifer Relief: Compass, Ark, Berth
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for the opening of the Jo Israelson exhibit "Heifer Relief: Compass, Ark, Berth," a multimedia art exhibit that will be on display in the gallery at Heifer Village. The exhibit features the seagoing cowboys as they related to the Heifers for Relief story. The opening event includes a program about the beginnings of Heifer International and the seagoing cowboy program. Two seagoing cowboys also will share their experiences. The exhibit will show until June 2014.
Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Visit Heifer Village to discover and celebrate how communities can change the world. Explore how Heifer's work, through gifts of livestock and training lift up families. Activities for all ages and our Heifer Ranch ambassadors will be here too. Come see what spring discoveries you might find. Visit the Communities of Change Event page for more information and to register.
Spring into action! During spring break come have some fun at Heifer Village throughout the week. There wil be activities, crafts and of course scavenger hunts that will inspire us all to make a difference around the world.