Weekly Feature



2016-08-24 / Entertainment

Family Activities

thurs. 25

Toddler Time — Stories, songs, movement and activities for children 2 to 5 years old, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at Brighton Place Library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda; Free. 332-4375

Zootopia — Part of the Flicks on Old Falls Free Outdoor Movie Series, 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, on Old Falls Street’s Middle Block, part of Old Falls Street, USA, a three-block destination in Downtown Niagara Falls, N.Y. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. FallsStreet.com

Trail Thursdays — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

fri. 26

Friday Night Lights — The Aquarium of Niagara will open its doors at 9 a.m. and keep them open until 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, with entertainment all day and night, at 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls; $. 285-3575, www.aquariumofniagara.org

The Avengers — The 2012 comic book adventure film will be shown as part of Amherst’s free Friday Night Family Flicks, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, on the Clearfield Community Center lawn, 730 Hopkins Road. 689-1418

Ferocious Fridays at the Zoo — A wild place to be at every Friday evening in August as the Zoo offers extended hours to see what the animals are up to in the evening, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at the Buffalo Zoo, 300 Parkside Ave., Buffalo; $. 837-3900, www.buffalozoo.org

sat. 27

Outdoor Skills — Build an emergency shelter from natural materials, and practice navigation and fire-building techniques, for adults and children ages 8 and older, 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Free Family Film Series — Kyle Balda and Pierre Coffin’s 2015 animated film “Minions,” featuring the voices of Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Allison Janney and Michael Keaton is presented, 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Flix Superplex Stadium 10, 4901 Transit Road, Lancaster; Free. 668-3549, www.flix10.dipsontheatres.com

Birding 101: Class 8 — Learn which species to look for as they prepare for their long journey south. For adults only, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Saturday Dive-in Movies — A different movie each week with free popcorn, 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Grossman Family Outdoor Pool at the Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Getzville. 688-4033, www.jccbuffalo.org

sun. 28

Kidz Bop Live — The Kidz Bop Kids will perform during “The Life of the Party Tour,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, 9993 Allegheny Road, Darien Center; $. (585) 599-4641, www.livenation.com

Trek Tifft — Drop in and enjoy a guided tour, 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $ - Pre-registration required. 825-6397, www.TIFFT.org tues. 30

Trail Tuesdays — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Birdwatching Walk — Take a guided walk to search for seasonal birds, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free - registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov

Announcement

Tifft Nature Preserve Seeks Volunteers — Adult volunteer tour guides are needed weekday mornings to lead Pre-K through 12th-grade students on Tifft’s trails. Tour topics include life cycles, aquatic ecology, Native Americans, animal habitats and more. Volunteers only need a love of the outdoors and an interest in working with students. Training will be provided with a demonstrated commitment. Call 825-6397 to inquire. www.TIFFT.org

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