Weekly Feature



2018-01-03 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 4

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, Jan. 4, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. Call 332-4375 to register, limited to 12 children. www.brightonplacelibrary.org

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up. www.brightonplacelibrary.org

sat. 6

Christmas Bird Count for Kids — A great way to introduce kids to birding and escape the post-Christmas blahs. Teams of kids compete to see who can find the most birds on 90-minute hikes at Reinstein Woods and other nearby sites, 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. Binocular instruction and refreshments provided. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Woods Walk: Winter Weeds — Explore the world of winter plants and see where the summer wildflowers will bloom, 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

tues. 9

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up. www.brightonplacelibrary.org

Second Tuesday SciNight Series: Lake Effect Fun and Games — Join in the hands-on fun, food and games while investigating the science of snow — indoors, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

wed. 10

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

thurs. 11

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, Jan. 11, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

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

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

ongoing

now-Jan. 7

Garden Railway Exhibit — The railway will bring fun and whimsy to the holiday season. Adults and kids will enjoy this exhibit that will be full of surprises, through Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Poinsettias — The entire family will enjoy beautiful poinsettias, vibrant colors and playful surprises, through Sunday, Jan. 7, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

now-Jan. 10

Award-Winning Nature Photographs Exhibit — Exhibit features the winning bird photographs from this year’s National Audubon Photography Awards. Selected from more than 5,500 entries, the winning photos were published in the Summer 2017 issue of Audubon Magazine, and show bird life at its most vivid, vulnerable, formidable and elegant, through Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java. 585-457-3228, www.buffaloaudubon.org

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