Weekly Feature



2017-06-22 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 22

M&T Free Farmstead Thursdays — Visitors will have access to family-friendly educational programming, demonstrations by costumed historic interpreters, guided tours of the historic village and farmstead, and 20,000 square feet of curated exhibit space, 4-8 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst; Free. 689-1440, www.bnhv.org

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 22, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

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, June 22, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Kids DJ Dance Party — 6 p.m. Thursday, June 22, as part of Music On Main, at Ed Young’s Hardware, 5641 Main St., Williamsville. shop.edyoungs.com/departments

sat. 24

Stories in the Woods — Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, for children 3 to 7 years old, 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Birding 101: Class #6 — Which woodpecker am I? Learn how to identify the different woodpeckers found in Reinstein Woods, for adults and children 8 years old and older, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Turtle Power — Let’s explore the real shelled heroes of land and water with a guided hike in search of local, live turtles, enjoy up-close turtle encounters, turtle lore and legend and a make ‘n’ take craft, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

mon. 26-thurs. 29

Summer STEM Carnival Week — Celebrate summer break by building carnival games at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum. Children can invent their own game, build it and play it with other visitors. The museum will provide a variety of supplies, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, June 26, to Thursday, June 29, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-1885, www.carrouselmuseum.org

tues. 27

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Ukulele for Kids — Kids ages 7-12 can learn to play the ukulele, 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Ukuleles are provided and no experience is necessary to join; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

wed. 28

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

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