Train Day at the Buffalo History Museum (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

Train Day at the Buffalo History Museum!


Date: 11/28/2014 1:00 PM – 11/28/2014 4:00 PM

Address: One Museum Court – The Buffalo History Museum, Buffalo, NY

Phone: 716-873-9644

Description: A holiday tradition for many Western New Yorkers.  This popular event features model train diorama, train crafts, face painting, tours, artifact scavenger hunts, and more!

Members free, adults accompanying children free, $5/child general

Adaptable Me: Saturday Workshop Series (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

Beyonder Academy presents it’s first Saturday Workshop Series for kids! Dr. Rodney Dietert, internationally recognized scientist, author and lecturer will lead a series of science and creativity activities on November 15, 1-4 p.m. at SUNY Buffalo State. $21 per person or $70 for school teams. Register today to reserve your spot!  (a reader submitted event)

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Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra Concerts (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra Free Concerts!


The Greater Buffalo Youth String Orchestra begins its thirty-second season this fall with an ensemble of 32 string players.

The first concert, conducted by Dennis Lell, will be presented on Monday, November 24th at 8:00 PM at St. Gregory the GreatRC Church on Maple Road in Williamsville. This Fall’s concert starts with Mozart’s Divertimento in C Major and the Concerto Grosso by Francesco Manfredini, known as the “Christmas Concerto.” Soloists in the Manfredini are Suzie Lee and Valerie Xu-Friedman, solo violins, and Elise Yu, solo cello. The Valses Nobles by Franz Schubert is next on the program, featuring solos by Suzie Lee, violin, and Alisdair Boyd, viola. The Rumanian Folk Dances by Bela Bartok will complete the concert, with violin solos by Suzie Lee.

The GBYSO’s next performance will be at the BPO-GBYO Side-by-Side event at Kleinhans Music Hall on Thursday, February 26th, 2015. This appearance in the Mary Seaton Room will be a pre-concert event beginning at 6:30 PM before the BPO-GBYO concert. Please save this date for all GBYSO members and parents.

Our programs are free and open to the public.

Santa’s Vision at the Adam’s Mark Hotel (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

Santa’s Vision at the Adam’s Mark Hotel!

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Bubblefest at the Buffalo Museum of Science (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)


For those who have never experienced Bubblefest before, get ready to be bubbled-out! All four floors of the Museum will be filled with bubble activities. Immerse yourself in bubble crafts, bubble demonstrations, and bubbles so big you can stand in them!

The Corning Museum of Glass will also be on-site providing free live glassworking demonstrations.

NEW THIS YEAR - save (a lot) of time in line by purchasing tickets in advance at If you’re a non-member, add a membership to your cart and general admission to Bubblefest is FREE for all individuals covered by your membership.

Entry is included with general museum admission ($10 adults, $9 seniors, $8 children 2-17) and free for BMS Members. Special bubble performances will require an additional charge of $3 per non-member or $1 per BMS Member.

What you should know:

- Food and drink will be available for purchase from Elements Cafe and other vendors at the event.

- Proper footwear is recommended. Floors may get a little “bubbly” in activity areas.

- Some activities may dampen clothes and shoes. Consider bringing an extra set of clothes for your child(ren).

- When parking around MLK, Jr. Park, do NOT park on the grass or you may be ticketed.

November Public Events at Tifft Nature Preserve

Native Americans: Teachers of the Natural World on Sunday, November 9 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Interested in local Native American heritage?  Learn about the Iroquois Confederacy and their contribution to WNY.  Join us for a stroll through the preserve where we will discuss different aspects of history, culture, and legend. Non-Members: $5. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397.

Little Tykes Mini Nature Camp on Tuesday, November 11 from 9:30-11:30 AM

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Enjoy an autumn morning exploration at Tifft with your little tyke! Crafts, games, outdoor investigation and more help to foster the nature explorer in your child ages 3-5. Healthy and kid-friendly snacks provided too! Non-Members: $8 per child w/adult, $4 additional child with same adult. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397.

Nature Maker: Thanksgiving Centerpiece on Saturday, November 22 from 3:30-5:30 PM

Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY  14203

Create a beautiful, take-home centerpiece to grace your table by using natural and recycled materials and easy techniques in this edition of our guided Nature Maker workshop series! All materials provided. Ages 5 and up. Non-Members: $7. Buffalo Museum of Science Members Save 10%. Pre-registration required. Please call 825-6397.

Veteran’s Day Parade in the City of Buffalo (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

Veteran’s Day Parade – Buffalo, NY!

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Kids Days with the Buffalo Sabres (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

The Buffalo Sabres recently announced great news for families! “Thanks to our friends at Perry’s Ice Cream, we just announced 3 more “Kids Days” with discounted tickets for children, ages 15 and under!”


All 3 games are on Sundays (11/2 vs. Detroit 5pm; 2/8 vs. NY Islanders 5pm; 2/22 vs. Nashville 6pm). DETAILS / GET TICKETS:

Autumn Cupcake Decorating Contest (Fun 4 Kids in Buffalo)

Free Cupcake Decorating Contest at the Buffalo Central Library!


Date: 11/1/2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM

 Test your decorating chops at our annual Creative Cupcake Decorating Contest hosted by the Central Library Childrens Department! This program is great fun for kids ages 6 – 12. All materials provided. Registration is required, call 858-7192 to reserve your spot!

Library: Central Library
Contact: Brian Hoth
Contact Number: 716-858-7192

Buffalo Zoo Discount Tickets!

Buffalo Zoo Discount Tickets!


Choose Between Two Options

  • $11 for admission for two (up to a $21 value)
  • $19 for admission for two adults and two children (up to a $36 value)

Admission is free for children 23 months and under.

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services