2012-02-29 / Entertainment

Family Activities

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After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon Thursday, March 1 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - no registration needed. 825-6397, www.sciencebuff.org

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Winter Wildlife Snowshoe Walk — Look for signs of who is out and about in the woods in winter, 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free - Registration required. Snowshoe rental $4.00/person. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Reinstein Woods Experience — Explore and learn about our environmentally-friendly “green” building and take a tour of the trails in this guided program, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free - Registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Zooper Saturday — Come see the river otters and fine felines in action. Enjoy enrichment for the animals and keeper talks about our river otters (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and cats (1- 3 p.m.) Saturday, March 3 at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo; Free with Zoo admission. 995-6133, www.buffalozoo.org

GLKS 1st Saturday Fly — Join the folks of Great Lakes Kitefliers Society as they fly kites of all shapes and sizes with the theme of “Anything Goes” to the delight of everyone, 12-4 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at Gratwick Park, 1200 River Road, N. Tonawanda; Free. NOTE: No flying in bitter cold and/or high winds during the winter months. www.glks.studio1.net

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After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Advanced Skiing — Experienced cross-country skiers are invited to join us on this guided ski tour, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free - Registration required. Ski rental available. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

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