Weekly Feature



2017-11-15 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 16

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, Nov. 16, 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, Nov. 16, 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, Nov. 16, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

sat. 18

Nature Vacation Adventure — Plan your next vacation as you journey through redwood forests, ocean reefs and other natural wonders in this slideshow presentation, for adults only, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - 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, Nov. 18, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Superhero Smash! A Celebration of Comic Books — Come dressed as your favorite superhero to show your love of all things comic book. There will be art and costume contests in three categories (ages 6 and under, 7-13, and 14 and older), and have your photograph taken with members of the Superhero Alliance. You will meet real comic book artists and also receive free comic books, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. 332-4375

The Many Adventures of Winnie The Pooh — Enjoy the Disney classic, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst. There will also be activities, games and crafts at 12:30 p.m.; Free.

tues. 21

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 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, Nov. 21, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

ongoing: now-Nov. 18

Night Skies Through Kids’ Eyes and Perfect Little Planet — This program presents the night sky in a family-friendly way where lots of questions are encouraged. Learn about some of the easy-to-find constellations and planets that kids (and their parents) can locate in the night sky, plus follow an alien family as they learn about our solar system in search of a perfect spot for their vacation, 6 p.m. Saturdays through Saturday, Nov. 18, at Buffalo State College’s Ferguson Planetarium, Buckham Hall - D-Wing, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. www.fergusonplanetarium.net

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity! — Among the most mysterious and exotic objects in the universe, black holes tantalize everyone who learns about them. These dark beasts are one of a few phenomena out in the cosmos where the known laws of physics and general relativity break down, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Saturday, Nov. 18, at Buffalo State College’s Ferguson Planetarium, Buckham Hall - D-Wing, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. www.fergusonplanetarium.net

now-Nov. 19

Niagara Parks’ Floral Showhouse — The Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse will once again be transformed into a lush fall paradise as cascading chrysanthemum blooms adorn every corner of the showroom, through Sunday, Nov. 19, at 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario; $. 905-354-1721

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