Weekly Feature

2011-05-25 / Entertainment

Family Activities

fri. 27
. New Moon rise on a Twilight Walk — Spot
crepuscular inhabitants (those are animals who are active at
twilight, like deer and beaver) and experience this urban oasis
at its most magical time. Event is great for families with kids
5 years old and up, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 27 at Tifft
Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd.,
Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org. School Break Series: Happy
Memorial Day — There’s more to
Memorial Day than sales at the mall. Pay
tribute to those who died in service to our
country as you learn more about the history
of this important day. Special crafts and
activities honor those who made the ultimate
sacrifice. Noon - 4 p.m. Friday, May 27 at the
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180
Thompson St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-1885,

sat. 28
. Stroller Strut — Developed for kids under 3 years old, this sensory exploration of
nature opens their eyes and ears to the budding environment from the comfort of their
favorite stroller or wagon, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at Reinstein Woods Nature
Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959,
www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.. htmlLego Club — Suitable for Lego lovers from 6-12 years old, noon Saturday, May 28
at Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1 Lafayette Sq., Buffalo; Free. 858-7192
sun. 29
. Muster in the Meadow — A day-long Civil War commemorative event features
authentic Union and Confederate encampments, re-enactor tributes, a parade, exhibits,
demonstrations and other activities for the entire family. Reverent, joyous, patriotic, this event
commemorates the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 29
at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo; Free. www.forest-lawn.com

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