Weekly Feature



2018-11-08 / What's Going On

Family Activities

thurs. 8

Preschool Story Time — Children ages 3- to 5-years-old are welcome to enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and crafts, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road, Kenmore; Free - registration required. 873-2842, www.buffalolib.org

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

sat. 10

DinoFEST — Get ready to stomp, roar, dash and channel your inner paleontologist and dive into a giant dinosaur dig pit, visit and play with Vinny and Teddy, two life-like dinosaur friends, sift for minerals in a giant sluice and much more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo; $. 896-5200, www.sciencebuff.org

Superhero Smash Minicon — Come dressed as your favorite superhero to show your love of all things comic books. There will also be panel talks by Collector’s Inn and the Superhero Alliance of WNY and the Tonawanda Anime Meetup. Meet comic book artists Will Rodriguez and Jeff Perdiziak. More activities will include rock painting and mask making, a photo booth so you can have your picture taken with members of the Superhero Alliance, and receive free comic books, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. 332-4375, www.brightonplacelibrary.org

mon. 12

Wizards & Beasts One-Day Camp — Make a wand, create a potion, cast a spell. Discover all you ever wanted to know about owls and other magnificent beasts of the Tifft Woods through a hike and crafts, plus indoor, hands-on activities. Camp activities will be divided into two age groups: ages 3-5 and 6-9. The event begins at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - advance registration required. 825-6397, www.tifft.org

tues. 13

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play — Learn to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. Instruments are provided and no experience is necessary; $. Call 332-4375 to sign up.

Ukulele Sing-a-Long — Ukuleles available, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Church of the Advent, 54 Delaware Road, Kenmore; $5 suggested donation. 876-6504, www.adventkenmore.org

wed. 14

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. Call 332-4375 to register.

Wild Wednesday — Together, kids (grades K through 5) and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, hour-long outdoor activity, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - No registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

thurs. 15

The Crazy Race — Race against the clock to conquer 18 fun and unique challenges in 60 minutes. Inspired by The Amazing Race, this one-of-a-kind game will test your problem-solving skills, strategic thinking and powers of observation. It's fun, frantic and family-friendly. The Crazy Race combines scavenger hunting, brain busting, tactile testing and random silly nonsense into a hands-on, immersive event that will challenge everyone aged 8 to 80. Two sessions: 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Amherst; $ - space is limited - reservations required. 316-8185, www.crazyracefun.com

Nature’s Art Box: Autumn — Using nature’s bounty, participants will weave a simple grapevine wreath and decorate it with items found in nature and other embellishments. This activity is sure to brighten up your front door or wall. The event takes place 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road, Java Center; $. - pre-registration required. All materials provided. 585-457-3228, www.buffaloaudubon.org

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