Weekly Feature



2011-09-15 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 15
. After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited
to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun,
outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free.
683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
. Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical
emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon
Thursday, Sept. 15 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd.,
Buffalo; $ - no registration needed. 825-6397, www.sciencebuff.org
sat. 17
. Reinstein Woods Fall Festival — A full day of nature fun
for the whole family including animals, games, activities, crafts for
kids, food and entertainment at this 11th annual event, 10 a.m.-4
p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93
Honorine Dr., Depew; Free. 683-5959,
www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
. Erie County Fall Park Walk — Free guided walk of Isle
View Park. The Erie County Health Dept. sponsored event begins
at the park’s gazebo, 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Isle View Park,
796 Niagara St., Tonawanda; Free. 858-7226,
www.healthycommunitynetwork.com
sun. 18
. Sunday Family Walk — Join The Buffalo Audubon
naturalists for a walk through Beaver Meadow, 2-3 p.m. Sunday,
Sept. 18 at Beaver Meadow Audubon Center, 1610 Welch Road,
North Java; Free. 1-800-377-1520, www.buffaloaudubon.com
. GLKS 3rd Sunday Kite Fly — Join the Great Lakes
Kitefliers Society for a family fun-filled afternoon, 12 noon-4 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 18 at Gratwick Riverside Park, 1200 River Road, N.




























Tonawanda; Free. 731-5653, www.glks.studio1.net
mon. 19
. Bye Bye Birdie Nature’s Circle — A fun way to introduce
budding naturalists (ages 2-3) to our natural world. Silly songs,
stories and outdoor circle time help little ones comfortably engage in
a natural setting, 11:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19 at Tifft Nature
Preserve, Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Registration required.
896-5200 ext. 338
wed. 21-Oct. 30
. The MAiZE Corn Field Maze — Eight acres of corn field
twists, turns, fun trails both day and night, plus farmers market.
Opens 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 and continues 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday-Thursday; and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday & Saturday through
Sunday, Oct. 30 at Emerald Green Acres, 3901 Niagara Falls Blvd.,
Wheatfield; $. 433-5505
thurs. 22
. After-School Escape — Children, grades K-5, are invited
to enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun,
outdoor activity each week, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 at
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Dr., Depew; Free.
683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html
. Wellness Walk — Healthy outdoor walk with a botanical
emphasis and wildlife too. Drop in program, 10 a.m.-12 noon
Thursday, Sept. 22 at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd.,
Buffalo; $ - no registration needed. 825-6397, www.sciencebuff.org
ongoing: now - Oct. 16
. Haunted Shoot-Outs — The last Wild West Shoot-Out
each Saturday and Sunday is haunted, 7:15 p.m. Saturdays and
Sundays through Sunday, Oct. 16 at Martin’s Fantasy island, 2400
Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island; $. 773-7591,
www.martinsfantasyisland.com





























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