Weekly Feature



2012-10-31 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 1

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, Nov. 1 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Art of Science: Painting with Magnets — Bring your littlest scientists to the Explorations Gallery and participate in 30-minute science-themed art projects that will explore basic science concepts and make a take-home craft, 10:30-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

fri. 2

Wonders of Science Storytime — Listen to some favorite Buffalo Museum of Science books and explore some of the many items in the education collection that demonstrate the science both hidden and obvious in children’s literature. Open to Early Childhood visitors and their families, 11:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Nov. 2 at the Buffalo Museum of Science’s Explorations Discovery Room, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - included with general admission. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

sat. 3

Inspired by Nature — Did you know many inventors, innovators and architects were inspired by nature? Join Reinstein Woods for a short indoor presentation followed by a walk to find the plants and animals that influenced some of our greatest minds, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Skeletons of Winter — Join the Buffalo Audubon members as they look for dead plants still standing as winter starts to tighten its grip, and learn the value to the creatures that stay active throughout the cold weather, 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Knox Farm State Park, 437 Buffalo Road, East Aurora; Donation. www.buffaloaudubon.org

The Reinstein Woods Experience — Experience the best of both worlds at Reinstein Woods and explore and learn about their environmentally friendly green building and take a tour of the trails in this guided program, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Zooper Saturday — Learn all there is to know about reptiles from keeper talks, snake feedings and enrichment activities in the reptile house. Then, head over to meet the western lowland gorillas, and learn what makes each one of them unique! Activities start at 11 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo; $. 995-6133, www.buffalozoo.org

GLKS 1st Saturday Fly — Kites of all shapes and sizes with a theme of airplane/aircrafts will be flown by the Great Lakes Kitefliers Society, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 (weather permitting) at Gratwick Park, 1200 River Road, North Tonawanda; Free. 649-5364, http://glks.studio1.net

sun. 4

Wonders of Science Storytime — Listen to some favorite Buffalo Museum of Science books and explore some of the many items in the education collection that demonstrate the science both hidden and obvious in children’s literature. Open to Early Childhood visitors and their families, 11:30 a.m.-noon Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Buffalo Museum of Science’s Explorations Discovery Room, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - included with general admission. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

mon. 5

Art of Science: It’s Only Natural — Bring your littlest scientists to the Explorations Gallery and participate in 30-minute science-themed art projects that will explore basic science concepts and make a take-home craft, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

wed. 7

Art of Science: It’s Only Natural — Bring your littlest scientists to the Explorations Gallery and participate in 30-minute science-themed art projects that will explore basic science concepts and make a take-home craft, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

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