Weekly Feature



2013-01-16 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 17

After-School Escape — Enjoy a one-hour program for kids, grades kindergarten through 5, featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

fri. 18

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild — And you thought the late, great Steve Irwin was a wild and crazy guy. Prepare to be wowed by many exotic creatures in Jack Hanna’s “Into the Wild,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at the Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 692-2413, www.rivieratheatre.org

sat. 19

Family Snowshoe Hike — Bring the family to stretch their legs and see what Tifft is like in the wintertime. Snowshoeing is weather-permitting, 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.sciencebuff.org

Winter Wildflowers — Explore the world of winter plants and see where the spring wildflowers will bloom, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Wegmans Family Garden — Children, ages 4-10, will be able to plant, dig, build, observe, dream, explore, taste, touch, smell and listen as they engage in nutrition/food-themed hands-on programming in both free play and structured learning. “National Popcorn Day - Popcorn Bird Feeder,” 10:30-11 a.m. and 11-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, ext. 291, www.buffalogardens.com

sun. 20

Tracks in the Snow: Animal Investigation Tour — Join Friends of Tifft as they explore the trails during a winter investigation of animal tracks and evidence, 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.sciencebuff.org

mon. 21

Sleeping Trees of Winter — Shhh! Tifft’s trees and plants are sleeping, but how do we know who’s who without leaves to ID? Join Tifft for an indoor exploration of plant winter survival and an outdoor winter scavenger hunt on the trails, for children 8 and older, 10:30 a.m.-noon Monday, Jan. 21 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.sciencebuff.org

Wegmans Family Garden — Children, ages 4-10, will be able to plant, dig, build, observe, dream, explore, taste, touch, smell and listen as they engage in nutrition/food-themed hands-on programming in both free play and structured learning. “Grand Opening - Wheat berry grinding, vegetable prints and cheerio bird feeders,” 1:30-3:30 Monday, Jan. 21 at Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, ext. 291, www.buffalogardens.com

wed. 23

Knee-High Naturalists — Get out of the house with your young child for this event that features stories, games, crafts and snacks, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; $20 per child; $10 per child for Friends of Reinstein members - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

thurs. 24

Moonlight Ski Tour — Enjoy a leisurely, guided cross-country ski tour by moonlight, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

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