Weekly Feature



2015-02-26 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 26

After-School Escape — Kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, outdoor activity together each week, for children in grades kindergarten through 5, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

sat. 28

Kids Art Classes — What better way for a child to express him/herself than through artistic creation, with Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher, 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, ext. 291, www.buffalogardens.com

Snowbirds Snowshoe Walk — Search for our winter resident birds and early spring migrants on a guided walk, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required; $ (snowshoe fee). 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

Little Kids Reading Series - ‘Tongue-Tied’ — “Tongue-Tied” is a whimsical fable of a frog who gets his tongue stuck in a spider’s web, and teaches the hazards of arrogance and the value of appreciation. Fred Harold Jensen will be reading, selling and signing his book on-site, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at PAUSA Art House, 19 Wadsworth St., Buffalo; Free. 697-9069, www.pausaarthouse.com

ongoing: now-March 1

Orchids - Winter 2015 — This new exhibit will celebrate amazing orchids. Along with a fantastic collection of cymbidiums, they will showcase beautiful and colorful orchids in bloom throughout the Gardens, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday, March 1, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

now-May 16

A Day at the Plant — In this interactive exhibit, visitors will choose which department of Bethlehem Steel to work in and will go through a day in the life of a steelworker and find artifacts that relate to their department. The exhibit will give visitors an idea of what equipment, safety gear and tools were utilized in the day-to-day operations of steelmaking, continues through May 16 at the Steel Plant Museum of Western New York, located in the Heritage DiscoveRy Center, 100 Lee St., Buffalo. 821-9361, www.steelplantmuseumwny.org

ongoing

Pandas: The Journey Home — An inspiring, groundbreaking new 3-D large-format film from National Geographic Entertainment that takes an exclusive look at China’s Wolong National Nature Reserve and sheds light on the extraordinary efforts by conservationists and scientists to secure the highly endangered giant panda’s future in the world, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $. 896-5200, ext. 391, www.sciencebuff.org

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