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Sprout UP! A Planting Program For Kids At the Central Library

Start your seeds from scratch. Plant seeds for flowers and vegetables with the Library's gardener. Find out how plants help butterflies and other animals. Grow some to take home and some for the library. When your seedlings get big enough, come back and plant them in the Children's Garden. This is a Drawdown program.
Dates: 
04/22/2019
1:00pm - 2:00 pm
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Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

858-7192

Crepuscular Walks - Frog Serenade at Letchworth State Park!

In a less familiar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of daylight and nightlight at Letchworth State Park. Star watching will follow programs, weather permitting. Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Will car pool. 2 hours, 1 mile.
Dates: 
04/26/2019
7 - 9 pm
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

593-3600

Hop in to Visit the Easter Bunny at Walden Galleria!

Visit the Easter Bunny at Walden Galleria
Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
Monday – Thursday: 11am – 8pm Friday & Saturday: 10am – 8pm Sunday: 11am – 6pm
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Organization:

Walden Galleria

Location:

One Walden Galleria
Buffalo, NY, 14225
United States

Phone:

716-681-7600

Chess Open House at the Central Library

Watch, compete or learn to play! All ages and abilities welcome. Hosted by Archangel 8 Chess Academy, Michael McDuffie, USCF Chess Coach.
Dates: 
04/28/2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

858-7192

Easter Egg Hunt at Adventure Landing

Join us for our 35th Annual Easter Egg Hunts on the Mini Golf Courses! 2 Egg Hunts at 9 am & 11 am! There are 3 age groups for each hunt, available for kids ages 3-10. A $3 Per Child Donation will benefit the Variety Club of Western New York. Each hunt is followed by a charity raffle, too! Enter for a chance to win amazing prizes!
Dates: 
04/20/2019
9 am and 11 am
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Location:

2400 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda , NY, 14150
United States

Phone:

(716) 832-6248

Easter Weekend at the Botanical Garden

Visit the Botanical Garden on Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday! Enjoy the Gardens, the Spring Exhibit and the 4-H Mini Farm. The Easter Bunny will be visiting from 10 am - 4:30 pm. on Friday and Saturday. The 4-H Mini Farm will be inside the Botanical Gardens and included with admission andl includes bunnies, chicks and ducklings!
Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
04/21/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

716-827-1584

Easter Eggsperience at the Buffalo Zoo!

Hop on over for a fun-filled morning of Easter excitement at the Buffalo Zoo! This new family-friendly event features a Zoo-wide Easter egg hunt (including a special area for our littlest guests), a meet-and-greet with the Easter bunny, complimentary carousel rides (weather permitting) and so much more! Bring your own basket or reusable bag to gather your eggs and redeem for springtime treats and prizes. If you find one of the “egg”-stra special golden eggs you’ll receive a special surprise! Once you’re done with the bunny fun stay and explore — Zoo admission is included in the ticket price. This event is designed for children ages 12 and under.
Dates: 
04/20/2019
8 - 10 am
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Organization:

The Buffalo Zoo

Location:

300 Parkside Ave
Buffalo , NY, 14214
United States

Phone:

7168373900

Victorian Tea

Don your finest hat and enjoy a traditional three course tea complete with scones, strawberries, elegant little cakes. This year the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is proud to announce that Platters Chocolate Factory will be guest speaking on the fine art of chocolate making.
Dates: 
04/27/2019
2pm - 4pm
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Location:

180 Thompson St
North Tonawanda , NY, 14120
United States

Phone:

716-693-1885

Easter at Spruce Meadow Farm

This is a great event for kids; featuring pony rides, games and prizes, a pony kissing booth, the Easter Bunny, Easter Pony, coloring contest and Easter Basket Raffle. The event will be held rain or shine and admission is free. Tickets will be available for sale for the activities. All of the proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the horses of Phoenix Rising Equine rescue.
Dates: 
04/20/2019
11 am - 2 pm
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Organization:

Spruce Meadow Farm

Location:

10333 Keller Road
Clarence, NY, 14031
United States

Phone:

(716) 741-2346

Creative Kids Drop-Off Camp at Pinot's Palette: Some Bunny To Love

This adorable Bunny is sure to brighten up anyone's day. Perfect for Spring, Easter, or a baby's room! Your children will enjoy getting out of the house, unplugging, and getting creative at our Creative Kids Drop Off Camp. At our one day camp, the children will create a painting with help from a professional artist, make a seasonal craft project and of course HAVE A TON OF FUN!!!!!!! Kids get to get their "Van Gogh" on and parents get a few hours of free time!
Dates: 
04/24/2019
10:00 - 1:00 PM
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Organization:

Pinot's Palette

Location:

9570 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY, 14051
United States

Phone:

716-218-8446

Arbor Day at Letchworth State Park!

Join the activities at Letchworth State Parks, as the Genesee State Park Region commemorates Arbor Day. Tree planting and an interpretive walk are planned for the day at the Humphrey Nature Center.
Dates: 
04/26/2019
10:30 am
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

593-3600

Pom Pom Pals at Grand Island Memorial Library

Want a fuzzy friend to call your own? Come learn how to make your own pom pom creations with items you can find around your house! We'll provide the materials for you to get started--and once you learn the basics, the possibilities are endless! Recommended for ages 6 - 10. Registration required. Please call the Grand Island Memorial Library at 716-773-7124 for further details.
Dates: 
04/24/2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Location:

1715 Bedell Road
Grand Island, NY, 14072
United States

Phone:

716-773-7124

Sweet Buffalo's Rockin' Egg Hunt

The second annual Rockin' Easter Egg Hunt Charity Event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20 at Harlem Road Park, 211 Harlem Road, West Seneca. All proceeds benefit children who are battling life-threatening illnesses: Ruben King, Stella Usiak, Anastasia Rafter, Carley, Greyson, and Landon Lyons. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt with tickets inside to redeem for a painted rock and a Chinese auction. A fun event for the kids to show their love and support for other children in the community. $3 for one egg; $5 for two eggs; $10 for four eggs; $10 per sheet for Chinese auction, 25 tickets per sheet. Superheroes from the Justice League of WNY and princesses from a Dream is a Wish Entertainment will be in attendance to mingle with the kids. Sassi Cakes food truck will also be selling their delicious cupcakes with a portion of sales going to the families. Rebecca Thornburg, reporter from WKBW Channel 7 News, will emcee the event.
Dates: 
04/20/2019
10 am - 3 pm
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Organization:

Sweet Buffalo

Location:

211 Harlem Road
West Seneca, NY, 14224
United States

Princess Sparkles Family Painting Class

Princess Sparkles the Unicorn has got it going on! She's got the perfect mane and personality to go with it. She has style and she has grace. Create your very own Princess Sparkles or get creative and make a new friend to add to Sparkle's posse.
Dates: 
04/28/2019
10:30 - 12:30 PM
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Organization:

Pinot's Palette

Location:

9570 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY, 14051
United States

Phone:

716-218-8446

Young Audiences Week: Art of Collage With Gerald Mead at the Central Library

Collage is a fascinating technique for transforming images, colored and textured materials, and other personal mementos into works of art. Children can create their own autobiographical artworks from their collected materials.
Dates: 
04/25/2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

858-7192

Register Today For the Fairy and Gnome House Contest at the Botanical Garden

Attention scouts, classrooms, families and other groups! Build a fairy house and enter it into our contest! Registration is due by April 21. Submissions are to be dropped off to the Botanical Gardens on May 1 or May 2. All submitted houses will be on display for the Festival on May 4, and on exhibit through May 20. Winners will be chosen at the Festival, however voting for People’s Choice will continue through the Fairy Festival weekend. Various prizes will be awarded for individuals or groups!
Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
04/21/2019
all day
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

716-827-1584

Easter Bunny Visits the Buffalo Botanical Gardens!

Join the Easter Bunny and the 4-H Mini Farm animals for a celebration of all things spring. Smell the scents of beautiful blooming bulbs while creating spring inspired crafts. The Easter Bunny will be visiting for this event from 10 am-4:30 pm, and pictures with the Bunny are available for $5 each.
Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

716-827-1584 ext 204

Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Audubon Branch Library: Part 2

Part 2 of the Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Time to pick up your stuffed friend, have a light breakfast and see what adventures our friends have gotten into during the wee hours of the night! You must attend both dates!
Dates: 
04/25/2019
10:30am - 11:30am
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Location:

350 John J. Audubon Pkwy.
Amherst, NY, 14228
United States

Phone:

716 689-4922

Spring Flower Exhibit and BABY ANIMALS at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens!

Don’t miss WNY’s favorite spring tradition! With over 22,000 bulbs on display, our Gardens will be filled with all the spring plants you love with amazing metal sculptures from Cass Metalscapes. The sculpture will include larger than life flowers and insects with some whimsical surprises. Also included with the exhibit is the 4-H Mini Farm that will host bunnies, chicks and ducklings.
Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
04/21/2019
10 am - 4:30 pm
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Location:

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218-1526
United States

Phone:

716-827-1584 ext 204

Wildflower Walks - Arbutus Woods at Letchworth State Park!

Become more familiar with our many native wildflowers and the role of their surroundings, including the other plants and animals in their daily lives. Enjoy the fascinating variation in floral structure and folklore. Meet at Parade Grounds Parking Lot. Bring a lunch. Will car pool. 2 hours, 1 mile.
Dates: 
04/25/2019
1 - 3 pm
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

593-3600

Lunch in Old Growth Woods at Letchworth State Park

Every Wednesday in April, May and June Park Naturalist Doug Bassett will be leading a program called "Lunch in Old Growth Woods," which will meet at the Humphrey Nature Center at 11:00am. Bring a lunch and spend time exploring patches of old growth forest.
Dates: 
04/24/2019
05/01/2019
05/08/2019
11 am
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Location:

Letchworth State Park
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3600

Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Audubon Branch Library: Part 1

Celebrate with your favorite fuzzy friend as they enjoy a special library sleepover! Stay for stories & fun on Wednesday, and then leave your stuffed animal before we tuck in our friends for the evening.
Dates: 
04/24/2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Location:

350 John J. Audubon Pkwy.
Amherst, NY, 14228
United States

Phone:

716 689-4922

Sprout UP! A Planting Program For Kids At the Central Library

Start your seeds from scratch. Plant seeds for flowers and vegetables with the Library's gardener. Find out how plants help butterflies and other animals. Grow some to take home and some for the library. When your seedlings get big enough, come back and plant them in the Children's Garden. This is a Drawdown program.
Dates: 
04/24/2019
1:00pm - 2:00 pm
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Location:

1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

858-7192

Earth Day At the Library: Make a Mini-Book

Join Mr. David for this creative, fun, hands-on workshop in which you will make your own mini-book with an Earth Day theme. You will leave with a completed work to show off to your family and friends. Registration required. Limited to 30 participants. Recommended for ages 6 and up, but younger welcome with a parent. Call 773-7124 or stop by the library to register.
Dates: 
04/23/2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Location:

1715 Bedell Road
Grand Island, NY, 14072
United States

Phone:

716-773-7124

Children's Book Week

Join the museum staff for a special storytime Monday - Friday this week in the round house as they read some of their favorite picture books on our historic 1916 carrousel.
Dates: 
04/29/2019
04/30/2019
05/01/2019
1pm - 2pm
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Location:

180 Thompson St
North Tonawanda , NY, 14120
United States

Phone:

716-693-1885

Morning Bird Walk - Bluebird Trail at Letchworth State Park!

Learn to recognize by sight and sound some of the rich diversity of our local bird life. Binoculars recommended. Mt. Morris Entrance Gate. Will car pool. 2 hours, 1 mile.
Dates: 
04/25/2019
8 am
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

593-3600

Spring Break Special at Adventure Landing

Arcade Token Sale! Enjoy the following offers: 140 for $25 or 300 for $40
Dates: 
04/19/2019
04/20/2019
04/21/2019
during regular hours
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Location:

2400 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda , NY, 14150
United States

Phone:

(716) 832-6248