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Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center

Coopering, blacksmithing or making cheese are just a few of the immersive opportunities the museum offers teens and adults. Most are single day experiences, but multi-day classes and mini-apprenticeships are also available.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Buffalo Locust Street Art Classes

Our FREE studio art classes run mid Sept-mid Dec, mid March - mid June. During the winter we host low-cost or FREE workshops and camps!
138 Locust St.
Buffalo , NY , 14204
Phone: 716.852.4562
42° 53' 51.6444" N, 78° 51' 39.582" W

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Film, Painting/sculpture, Photography, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Amherst Public Library (Audubonm Clearfield, Eggertsville-Snyder & Williamsville)

Lego club, Story times for children, Arts: Performance, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Holistic Lectures, Workshops, Book Clubs, Book Sales


Dance, Drama, Music, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Arts and Crafts

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns

After school, Sports leagues, open play

Castellani Art Museum

Arts: Visual, Painting/sculpture, Photography, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Challenge Island Niagara Frontier

Students are transported to a learning environment worlds away from the regular school experience. The ambiance feels positively party-like as our adventurous tribes tackle high-level STEAM challenges!

Charles Burchfield Nature and Art Center

Science, Nature/Outdoors, Arts: Visual, Painting/sculpture, Photography, Exercise & Health, Hiking, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Cheektowaga Youth and Recreational Services

Arts: Performance, Arts: Visual, Exercise & Health, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Sports

Clarence Public Library

We offer a variety of children, family, and adult programming throughout the year.

Corning Museum of Glass

From hot glassworking, to flameworking, to fusing, to sandblasting—you and your family can do just about anything with glass, with the help of our experienced glassworkers. Opportunities exist for all ages. No experience is necessary.

Designing Dish

Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Elma Public Library

Preschool, Reading / Story time, Arts and Crafts

Ethan Allen of Western New York

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Explore Buffalo

Walking tours of City Hall, Canalside, Silo City, Downtown, & more. On-site and outreach STEAM-focused workshops. Speaker Series & Guest Speakers. Boy Scout Workshops.

Fashion Lab NY

We offer skill based creative programs, workshops and camps teaching fundamentals of sewing, fashion illustration, hand embroidery and branding to kids from 7-17 and adults.

First Friends Daycare Center

Year-round kinder-ready subjects including STEM activities. Our First Friends Fun Fest includes summer theme weeks with fun focus subjects for toddlers and preschoolers. Come for a few hours, a day, a week, a season, or full time year round!

Foundations Preschool

Academic, Preschool, Reading / Story time, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Special Needs

Gateway Longview

Gateway Longview Foster Care and Adoption offers monthly orientation sessions for those interested in becoming foster parents. To learn more, call 716.783.2909.

Go Art

Art and music classes and workshops for kids and adults.

Happy Keys Music & Piano Program

We offer group piano lessons for children ages 4 to 11 through the KeyNotes Group Piano Program. We are available virtually for all distance and remote learners. Our exciting program includes a FREE trial session for all new students!

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

History, Science, Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Photography, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling

Hyatts - Buffalo

Arts: Visual, Drawing, Painting/sculpture, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling

Italian Camp Fantastico of WNY

Foreign Language: Italian, Yoga, Arts & Crafts, Music, Tarantella dancing, Put on a play, Chorus, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, History, Science

Jack Craft Fair

Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Jamestown Area YMCA

Preschool, Exercise & Health, Sports, Basketball

JCC Buffalo-Camp Centerland

JCC of Greater Buffalo has massively popular after school program with Kids' Place. Students in the Williamsville and Buffalo Public Schools can be transported right from school to the JCC! Once in Kids' Place, access to activities is amazing!

JCC of Greater Buffalo- Benderson

Fitness & Wellness, Youth Enrichment, Early Childhood Center, After-School Program, School of Dance, Camp Centerland, Swim Lessons, Music Lessons, Kids Fitness, and much more!

JCC of Greater Buffalo-Holland

Fitness & Wellness, Youth Enrichment, Early Childhood Center, After-School Program, School of Dance, Camp Centerland, Swim Lessons, Music Lessons, Kids Fitness, and much more!

Jefferson Youth Center

Activities include homework help, arts and crafts, sports, field trips, special events, and use of gymnasium, game room, lounge, computer lab, playground, and outdoor fields. Children ages 4-6 participate in our Funland Program.

Just for Kids School Age Programs

Before and After School programs, housed right in the host school locations


After school experiences for ages 5-8: Create A Calm Box: Sept. 15 / 4:00-4:30 Mix, Bubble & Fizz : Sept 29 / 4:00-4:30 / (science) Candy Science: Oct. 6 / 4:00-4:30 / Spooky Science: Oct. 27 / 4:00-4:30 Grinch Day: Dec. 1 / 4:00-4:30

Little Buffalo

Play. Create. Roam Time

Look Up to the Stars

Truly awesome, unforgettable astronomy classes that are literally out of this world. Many fun, exciting STEM hands-on activities are done in each 45 min class. Our Virtual Astronomy & Space Academy has dozens of different topics about the universe.

Ms. Michelle's Pre-K Academy

Academic, Dance, Preschool Music Play, Gymnastics, Yoga, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Preschool, Reading / Story time


Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Nardin Academy

Summer Camp 10+ options include: Nardin Montessori Summer Camp, Lego Camp, Experience Nardin Summer Camp (for girls entering 5th - 9th grades), and a variety of athletic camps for boys and girls.

Oatka School of Glass

Arts: Visual, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Home Schooling

Orchard Park Recreation

Preschool Programs, Youth Programs, Adult Programs, Aquatic Programs. Sports, drama, science education and lots more.

Painted Love

Yoga classes, Paint Nights for kids and families, Parent's Night Out events.

Queen City Fine Arts

We have a range of hands on visual art classes.

Queen City Performing Arts

All music instrument families. Community Classes include drum corp, beginner guitar, guitar ensemble, breakdance, drama, Spanish, tunes 4 tots, beginner strings, advanced strings, orchestra ensemble, kids dance, art 4 kids, ukulele ensemble.

Rolly Pollies of Western New York

Foreign Language, Preschool, Preschool Music Play, Exercise & Health, Gymnastics, Arts and Crafts

Roots of the Future Montessori

Academic, Science, Nature/Outdoors, Preschool, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Roycroft Campus Corporation

History, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

Basket Making, Kids Craft Basket Making, Traditional Pit Fired Pottery Workshops, Traditional Storytelling, Seneca Language...BINGO!, Creation Story Activities, Longhouse Making Craft Activity, "Ruppet" Shows, Cultural Sensitivity Workshops etc.

SPCA Serving Erie County

Each workshop includes hands-on activities to teach basic care and enrichment for the target species and participants meet a representative firsthand.

Springville Center for the Arts

We offer a creativity program for preschoolers, as well as many Summer art and theater camps. We also offer after school programs.


We offer storytime, yoga, cooking classes and camps for kids.

Stutelage Innovations

Academic, Nature/Outdoors, Reading / Story time, Arts: Performance, Healthful Living, Hands-on, Arts and Crafts, Cooking

Supernow Afterschool

Camp Supernow is a virtual afterschool enrichment program that provides kids an outlet for self-expression, creativity, and social development during this time of uncertainty and physical distance. Camp Supernow offers both intimate small-group experience.

Sylvan Learning Center - Lancaster NY

Tutoring sessions all take place after school hours and on Saturdays

Terra Clay Studio

Children learn how to create with clay using either handbuilding techniques or throwing on the potter's wheel.

The Collaborative Community Mission

Therapeutic programming such as music therapy, language enrichment, yoga and much more.

The Family Room

Playgroups for both cognitive and gross motor development available for children 18 months - 5 years of age with paid membership.

The Tree House

Parent and me classes ages 1-6

Tinkergarten - Lockport

One hour and fifteen minute classes that lead children in creative play outdoors. Based on educational research to help the children grow emotionally, cognitively, and help with gross motor skills. The classes are taught by a trained leader.

Village of Hamburg Recreation

Arts: Visual, Arts and Crafts, Sports, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Tennis

We Rock the Spectrum - Southtowns

Reading / Story time, Participatory (e.g., music jam sessions, dancing, theater), Gymnastics, Yoga, Arts and Crafts, Special Needs

West Seneca Community Education

Creative Writing, Language, Tutoring / Test prep, History, Piano, Stringed instruments, Guitar, Drums, Healthful Living, Martial Arts, Soccer, Swimming, Arts and Crafts, Cooking, Baseball, Football, Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Golf

West Side Community Services

Feel free to call, email, or stop by for a complete list of programs offered! 716-884-6616 161 Vermont St. Buffalo, NY, 14213