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WNY Children’s Book Expo 2016

WNY Children’s Book Expo – 2016!

2016 WNYCBE fun4Kids

BPO Kids Performances

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 2016-2017 Season!

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Sunday, October 23rd:  Sumphony Spooktacular at 2:30pm.  (arrive at 1:30 for pre-concert activities)  Details

 

Sunday, December 11:  Jingle Bell Jam at 2:30pm  (arrive at 1:30 for pre-concert activities)  Details

Sunday, February 12:  Drums around the World at 2:30pm  (arrive at 1:30 for pre-concert activities)  Details

Sunday, March 19:   Peter Rabbit and Other Tales at 2:30pm (arrive at 1:30 for pre-concert activitees)  Details

Sunday, April 2:  Super Heroes and Heroines at 2:30pm  (arrive at 1:30 for pre-concert activities)  Details

Sunday, May 14:  BPO Zoo at 2:30pm  (arrive at 1:30 for pre-concert activities)  Details

Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

Disney Live!  Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic!

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Sunday October 23rd at 1pm and 4pm

Center for the Arts at the University of Buffalo!

Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; the Toy Story gang defy the dimensions of Andy’s toy box with the help of the green army men; and the spectacular stage debut of Rapunzel and Flynn Rider as they rise into the sky amidst the floating lanterns. With special appearances by Snow White, Tinker Bell and Aladdin’s Genie, you never know what to expect or who might join in the fun. In Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic you hold the ultimate key to unlocking your imagination.

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Strengthening Families Celebration

3rd Annual Strengthening Families Celebration!

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The University at Buffalo Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) invites the community to join us at our third annual Strengthening Families Celebration on Saturday, October 15th  from 11am-2pm at our downtown campus. Strong families are at the core of our community, and our event links education, learning and fun in a way that supports the bonds that ties  families together.


Featured at this the free and fun-filled family-friendly event will be science-based learning activities, arts and crafts projects,   opportunities to see and pet small zoo animals, games galore, prizes and other interactive activities for children and adolescents.  The theme of this year’s event is “Celebrating Buffalo’s Culture & Diversity”. In honor of our theme, our event will feature The Colored Musician’s Club of Buffalo. The group will be on hand to share information about the Club’s rich history here in our community and perform live musical demonstrations! In addition, local agencies will be on hand to share their resources with event attendees.

This is a free event and the public is welcome. Register at eoc.buffalo.edu and click the orange ‘Register for Events’ icon on our homepage. See you there!

LOCATION:  555 Ellicott Street/1st Floor – Downtown Buffalo

October 2016 Public Programming TIFFT NATURE PRESERVE

October 2016 Public Programming  TIFFT NATURE PRESERVE

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Mini Naturalists Camp on Monday, October 10 from 9-4PM for Ages: 5-8

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203

Little nature-lovers will explore, discover, and enjoy a FULL day of fun in the great outdoors and within the Visitor Center classroom! We’ll hike, play games, and explore nature, as we nurture the curious naturalist within your child! Pre-registration required. Non-Members: $42. BMS Members Save 10%. Please call 716-825-6397 or click www.TIFFT.org.

 

Junior Naturalists Camp on Monday, October 10 from 9-4PM for Ages: 9-11

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203

Young nature-lovers will explore, discover, and enjoy a FULL day of fun in the great outdoors and within the Visitor Center classroom! We’ll hike, play games, and explore nature, as we nurture the curious naturalist within your child! Pre-registration required. Non-Members: $42. BMS Members Save 10%. Please call 716-825-6397 or click www.TIFFT.org.

Nature A’Brewing (For Families) on Friday, October 28 from 5:30-9PM

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203

Can YOU make a witch’s brew?! Come celebrate a family-friendly Halloween in the outdoors! Embark on a wild adventure through the wooded trails to create a magical brew for you know who. Along the way discover what’s fact or fiction about the wildlife around you. Hot cider, donuts, popcorn, and kid’s crafts too! Costumes encouraged. (Boy & Girl Scouts offering of Nature A’Brewing is on Thursday, October 27). Pre-registration & Pre-payment required. Timed entry every 15 minutes. Non-Members: $5. BMS Members Save 10%. Please call 716-825-6397 or click www.TIFFT.org. Rain or shine.

Fall Fest at Canalside

Fall Fest at Canalside!

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October 8th, 2016 from 10am – 10pm

Join us for the 2016 Fall Fest at Canalside presented by KeyBank. A day full of FREE fun & fall activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Check out all exciting things that will be happening:

- Pumpkin Patch: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Gourd Painting at The Art Cart presented by KeyBank: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Wizard Obstacle Course Bounce House: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Petting Zoo: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Live Music: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Variety of Food Trucks: 12 p.m. to 6p.m.
Including: Dukes Doughnuts, Amazing Corn, House of Munch, The Big Apple, La Nova PizzeriaChiavetta’s, Kettlcorn & Fun-B-Que
The Dish at Canalside with Beer Garden: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
- Halloween Themed Movie Night presented by Catholic Health includingMonsters, Inc. (appx. 5 p.m.) & Hocus Pocus (appx. 7 p.m.)
- UBMD Health & Wellness Series to include: Kevin Guest House, UBMD Obstetrics-Gynecology, UBMD Neurology, UBMD Dermatology, Unyts – Donate Life & UBMD Internal Medicine.

Stay tuned for even more fall fun to be added!

Roller Skating at Canalside

Roller Skating at Canalside!

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Saturday October 8 from 11am-9pm

Dust off that old pair of roller skates because for one day only the Ice at Canalside will become the KeyBank Roller Rink at Canalside! On Saturday October 8, during our 2016 Fall Fest at Canalside, the Replica Canals will turn into an outdoor roller rink from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm.

The best part? Admission will be free!

You can bring your own roller skates/blades or rent a pair of skates for $5.00!

Please note that that a maximum of 175 people will be allowed on the rink at a time and time limits will be put in place if there is a large queue of skaters waiting to join the fun. See you on the 8th!

Find out what else we will have at Fall Fest here: https://www.canalsidebuffalo.com/things-to-do/2016-fall-fest-at-canalside/

Trick or Treat Weekend at the Zoo

Trick or Treat Weekend at the Buffalo Zoo!

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October 8 and 9 is Trick or Treat Weekend at the Zoo. Enjoy trick or treat stations, hayrides, face painting, and more. The event takes place for 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on both days. We hope to see you there!

More information here: http://bit.ly/29nE7on

Allentown Fall Festival

Allentown Fall Festival

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A FREE day-long event with music, artists, food, beer and children’s activities. The family celebration runs 11-4 PM at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Ave., and will include musicians, acrobats, a petting zoo with over a dozen different animals, face painting and pumpkin crafts. Allen Street will be closed from Delaware to Main, for live music noon-7 PM, beer tents, artists’ booths. You will also be able to register for a 25-mile bike tour touching the city’s Olmsted parks and will end at the festival.

October 1, 2016
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
http://allentown.org/allentown-fall-festival/

Open House/Kids Day

Mercy Flight Open House/Kids Day!

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Don’t forget to come visit us at our Open House/Kids Day this coming Saturday, October 1. We will have Krolick’s chicken dinners, bounce houses, DJ, pumpkins and cider, face painting and so much more. This great event will be held from 12 until 5.

LOCATION:   100 Amherst Villa Rd, Buffalo, NY 14225

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