Weekly Feature



2018-01-10 / Entertainment

Family Activities

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.

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.

fri. 12

Medicinal Herb Walk — Discover the medicinal values of the wild herbs that grow in Reinstein Woods, for adults and children ages 12 and older, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

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sat. 13

Stories in the Woods — Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, for ages 3 to 17, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

716 Weekend — Admission for everyone to the Aquarium is just $7.16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, through Monday, Jan. 15, at the Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $. 285-3575, www.aquariumofniagara.org

mon. 15

The Secret Lives of Beavers — Hidden beneath ice and snow is the busiest animal you’ll ever know. Meet the beavers on a guided hike and indoor workshops investigating real clues at the beaver lodge and hands-on specimens in the classroom, for all ages, 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

Kids Day — Participate in fun seasonal activities and meet some of the Botanical Gardens’ amazing plants, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $ (free admission for kids 12 and younger). 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

tues. 16

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ -

pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp — Enjoy a morning of fun and exploration in Tifft’s early childhood classroom with a different theme each month, along with storytime, crafts, outdoors investigation and more help to foster the nature explorer in your child, for ages 3-5, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

Homework Helpers — Do kids need help on homework or is the subject confusing for parents, too? Homework Helpers can check and/or help students in grades 1-7 with their assignments, 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 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, Jan. 16, 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, Jan. 16, at Church of the Advent, 54 Delaware Road, Kenmore; $5 suggested donation. 876-6504, www.adventkenmore.org

wed. 17

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live: Kings for a Day! — The “grr-ific” musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-new show, based on the No. 1 PBS KIDS TV series, and is in its third year of touring with your favorite characters hopping back on board the trolley and coming to town, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 17, at UB’s Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; $ (box office; www.ticketfly.com; charge, 1-877-987-6487, 645-2787, www.ubcfa.org)

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. Call 332-4375 to register, limited to 12 children.

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