Weekly Feature



2016-10-19 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 20

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, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

fri. 21

The Life of a Horseshoe Crab — Discover everything you didn’t know about amazing horseshoe crabs, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $. 285-3575, www.aquariumofniagara.org

sat. 22

Chrysanthemum Exhibit — Opens Saturday, Oct. 22, and continues through Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

Nature Myths — Bats are blind, cottonwood makes you sneeze ... how many nature myths do you believe? Separate fact from fiction on this guided walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Birding 101: Class 10 — Learn about winter residents — birds that actually migrate to our area for the winter season, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Wildlife Ecology — A brief lecture with pelts and skulls focused upon wildlife adaptations followed by a forest hike in search of wildlife signs and sounds, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Chaffee Preserve.

sun. 23

Family Walk at the Meadow — Guided walk led by one of their naturalists through the preserve, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, North Java; Donation. 585-457-3228, www.buffaloaudubon.org

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