Weekly Feature



2017-10-04 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 5

After-school Escape — Together, kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity each week. For children in grades K through 5, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Budding Scientists — Following the play-based science foundation, the program curriculum will encourage problem-solving skills, creativity, and social and emotional growth, while giving children the foundations needed to thrive as active learners, 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. Call 332-4375 to register, limited to 12 children.

Sensory Storytime — Storytime designed for children with sensory issues or those who are on the autism spectrum. This is a small group atmosphere with songs, stories and activities that will help your child feel comfortable joining in every time, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore; Free - space is limited and registration is necessary. 873-2842

sat. 7

Woods Walk Nature Guide’s Choice — Join a guided nature walk through the woods, 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

WNY Earth Science Day — Watch earth scientists as they exhibit and demonstrate various aspects of the profession. View drill rigs and watch a demonstration on rock coring and drilling operations. Sunspots and solar flares will also be visible through telescopes, along with fossil collecting and a variety of other activities. Stick around in the evening for an astronomy program, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve, 4050 North St., Blasdell; $. 627-4560, www.penndixie.org

Energy Awareness Month — Program will feature several of the all new state-of-the-art interactive exhibits complete with various challenges. Take a seat in a 4-D theater virtual roller coaster ride, create a transmission distribution system on a one-of-a-kind transmission grid table, build a dam or simulate the coordination of power across the state during bad weather, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Niagara Power Vista, 5777 Lewiston Road, Lewiston; Free. 286-6652, www.nypa.gov/vc/niagara.htm

tues. 10

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Ukuleles are provided and no experience is necessary to join; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

wed. 11

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. Call 332-4375 to register, limited to 12 children.

Teachers In Nature: Professional Development Series — “Schoolyard Habitat,” 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Reinstein Woods Through the Years — Join former Reinstein intern Jerry Krajna to learn about the history of Reinstein Woods, as well as his own perspective of the changes over the past 10 years, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

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