Weekly Feature



2018-05-16 / Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 17

Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel hike. Call 548-1401. www.foothillstrailclub.org Wellness Walk — Drop by Tifft Nature Preserve and enjoy the fresh air and the sights and sounds of the season with a healthy outdoor walk, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, May 17, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $. Call 825-6397 to confirm walk is taking place. www.sciencebuff.org

sat. 19

200 Hike Series - Wales - Hike 2 — This 4.3-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19. Meet in Hunters Creek Road parking lot. Carpool to intersection of Warner Hill and Vermont Hill Roads. Visit www.townofhollandny.com/trail for more information.

sun. 20

Niagara Falls Gorge — This 4- to 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20. Meet in the Whirlpool Bridge parking lot (left of the entrance to the Whirlpool Bridge). There are stairs, flat path areas and some rugged terrain with tree roots, rocks and varying degrees of elevation (nothing too steep). You’ll start at the Whirlpool Bridge and go on the lower level to the elevator that will take you up to the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center and return on the upper trail. Bring water, snack and/or lunch. Call 405-7121. www.foothillstrailclub.org

Wildflower Hike 3 — This 5-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club. Call the evening before or that morning for the location. Call 759-4429 to confirm. Your call will be returned.

tues. 22

Akron Escarpment Saunter — This 4-mile walk is being presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 22. Meet in Akron High School parking lot, left side. Call 759-6442. www.foothillstrailclub.org

Stiglmeier Park — This 4-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. After entering the park at the entrance on Losson Road, turn right and go to the last parking lot (past the playground). Call 873-0913 or 439-0062. www.foothillstrailclub.org

wed. 23

Village of Williamsville Walking Tours — This tour includes one of the oldest buildings still standing in Erie County, the 1811 Williamsville Water Mill built by Jonas Williams, presented by Explore Buffalo, 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. Meet at the bridge at the entrance to Island Park, 5565 Main St., behind Amherst Town Hall, Village of Williamsville; $. 245-3032, www.explorebuffalo.org

Wednesday Night Mini-Hike: Bird Island Pier — This 3-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23. Meet at Broderick Park, Robert Rich Way, at the foot of West Ferry Street, parking lot on the right. Heavy rain will cancel hike. Call 694-4346. www.explorebuffalo.org

thurs. 24

Chestnut Ridge Park Evening Hike — This 5-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 24. Meet in the parking lot by the casino. Rain will cancel the hike. Call 548-1401. www.foothillstrailclub.org

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