Weekly Feature

2017-06-15 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 15

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, June 15, 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, June 15, 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, June 15, 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, June 15, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Kids DJ Dance Party — 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15, as part of Music On Main, at Ed Young’s Hardware, 5641 Main St., Williamsville. shop.edyoungs.com/departments

sat. 17

Adventure Hike — Presented by Earth Spirit Educational Services, hike through open fields, forests and along a meandering creek with a focus on seasonal happenings, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Amherst State Park, 390 Mill St., Buffalo. 941-6267, www.earthspiritedu.org

Woods Walk: Nature Guides Choice — Join a guided nature walk through the woods at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 17, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; no registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Turtle Talk — Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day by discovering freshwater relatives at Reinstein Woods at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Take a Hike — Join Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve as a former intern shares his personal hiking experiences. Learn how to set up a hike plan, what gear to have, what to do in an emergency and how to locate natural areas to explore. 10 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Wild Edibles Walk — Food and medicine haven’t always come from the store. Visitors will be amazed at what they might find in their own backyard during this hands-on walk for ages 12 and older, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

mon. 19

Pollinator Power — Help kick off Pollinator Awareness Week as Reinstein Woods transforms a trail into an outdoor exhibit on the importance of local pollinators, 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 19, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

tues. 20

Budding Scientists — The Budding Scientists program gives children the foundation to thrive as active, curious learners, 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo; $ - pre-registration required. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Ukulele for Kids — Kids ages 7-12 can learn to play the ukulele, 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 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, June 20, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Ukuleles are provided and no experience is necessary to join; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

wed. 21

Senior Stroll — Adults can experience nature at their own pace and enjoy a guided walk through the woods, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; 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. Wednesday, June 21, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free - registration required. 332-4375

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