Weekly Feature



2018-02-07 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 8

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, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. Call 332-4375 to register, limited to 12 children.

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 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, Feb. 8, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

fri. 9

Harlem Globetrotters — The original Harlem Globetrotters are on the road for their action-packed tour. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the KeyBank Center, 1 Seymour H. Knox III Plaza, Buffalo; $. (888) 223-6000, www.livenation.com

sat. 10

Wildlife Tracking — A challenging hike (snowshoes provided, if necessary) through mature forests and along creeks with a focus on the art and science of wildlife tracking, presented by Earth Spirit Educational Services, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Erie County Forest Lands, East Concord; $. www.earthspiritedu.org

Winter Wonderland in the Woods — Discover the woods in winter. Try snowshoes or cross-country skis for free, go on a winter scavenger hunt, and make snow art. Enjoy ice fishing demonstrations, winter crafts for kids and more, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Everything Snowshoes — Join Buffalo Audubon naturalist Mark Carra, who will answer questions and then take you out on a snowshoe hike, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 10, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java; $ - registration required. (585) 457-3228, www.buffaloaudubon.org

Jr. Audubon Club Make a Birdfeeder — Children ages 6-12 are welcome to join Buffalo Audubon naturalist Tom Kerr who will demonstrate how to make a birdfeeder from the three identical beverage containers you bring to the center, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 10, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java; $ - registration required. (585) 457-3228, www.buffaloaudubon.org

Valentine’s Day Party — Children will be decorating boxes to hold their Valentine’s Day cards. Moms, bring an empty Kleenex box and 15 signed Valentine cards for your child to pass out, limited to 15 children, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375, www.brightonplacelibrary.org

sun. 11

$5 Family Funday — Bring the entire family to the art gallery for just $5, which will include an array of programs including the mobile ArtCart, Art Baby Stroller tours, storytime family workshop, yoga for kids (ages 2-9), drop-in family art activities and family fun tours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

Lincoln Birthday Celebration — Join the Buffalo Civil War Roundtable as they celebrate President Lincoln’s birthday with a Lincoln orator and uniformed reenactors on the portico as they perform a rifle salute, 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court, Buffalo; Free admission during the event. 873-9644, www.buffalohistory.org

tues. 13

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Homework Helpers — Need help on homework or the subject is confusing for parents, too? Homework Helpers can check and/or help students in grades 1-7 with their assignments, 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore; Free. 873-2842

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Ukulele Sing-a-Long — Ukuleles available, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Church of the Advent, 54 Delaware Road, Kenmore; $5 suggested donation. 876-6504, www.adventkenmore.org

wed. 14

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. Call 332-4375 to register, limited to 12 children.

Homeschool Series: Vertebrates of the World — Either you have bones or you don’t. Of the five classes that have these structures, what makes some animals birds — some mammals — some fish? You’ll look for distinctions and note the exceptions during this four-part session for grades 2-5, 12:45-2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

Announcement .

Annual Spring Display — Need a break from the cold and snow this winter? Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse attraction offers guests a welcome escape into a tropical paradise filled with stunning floral arrangements, serene ponds and singing songbirds, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, through Monday, April 30, at the Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse, 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario. niagaraparks.com

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