Weekly Feature



2017-07-12 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 13

Stories in the Woods — Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, for children ages 3 to 7, 10 a.m. Thursday, July 13, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

fri. 14

Lego Batman Movie — Will be presented as part of an outdoor summer movies series, 9 p.m. Friday, July 14, at the Clearfield Recreation Center, 730 Hopkins Road, Amherst: Free. 689-1418

sat. 15

The Search for Monarchs — Learn about the monarch butterfly’s life cycle and help search for eggs, caterpillars and adult butterflies during a hike, for adults and children ages 10 and older, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Woods Walk: Nature Guide’s Choice — Join a guided nature walk through the woods, 11 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Hotel Transylvania 2 — The Kids’ Choice Award-winning animated comedy featuring the voices of Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, David Spade and Steve Buscemi will be presented as part of a free family film series, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at Flix Stadium 10, 4901 Transit Road, Lancaster. 668-3549, www.flix10.dipsontheatres.com

sat. 15 & sun. 16

Carrousel Carnival Days — Enjoy $1 admission to the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum during Carrousel Carnival Days, the Children’s Gallery will be transformed into a carnival midway with games for the entire family. The Kiddieland Testing Park rides, Kiddie Carrousel and 1916 Number One Special Carrousel will be open to ride, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16, at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-1885, www.carrouselmuseum.org

tues. 18

Ukulele for Kids — Kids ages 7-12 can learn to play the ukulele, 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, 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, July 18, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Ukuleles are provided and no experience is necessary to join; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 18, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

wed. 19

Birding 101: Class 7 — Search in the woods for summer birds, including gnatcatchers, kinglets, titmice and vireos, for adults and children ages 8 and older, 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Going Batty — Bats are amazing animals but are often misunderstood. Separate fact from fiction and learn about the only true flying mammal, 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

wed. 19 & thurs. 20

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, and Thursday, July 20, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

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