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1. Surprise of the day!

Mickey & Minnie look hot in Hawaiian prints. Find out for yourself as their Magical Journey hits the ice of HSBC Arena for shows now through Sunday.

Discover the magic during performances at 7 p.m. today and Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets range from $13 to $45 and may be purchased at the arena box office, www.hsbcarena.com or tickets.com outlets.

2. March of the Penguins? Ha!

On Sunday, check out a winter foot race called a Penguin Run. Better yet, it benefits Angola's Cradle Beach camp. The 5K run starts at 11 a.m. from Classics V Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd. -- snow or shine.

Register race day for $25, and don't forget about post-race fun that includes a basket auction and food galore.

3. Elmo, Zoe, Rosita, and Telly Monster join forces to teach lessons in healthy habits.

More importantly, will Super Grover regain his groove? Watch as Sesame Street Live takes to the stage Wednesday through Feb. 4. at Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St.

Show times: 7 p.m. Wednesday ($10 show), Feb. 1 and Feb. 2; 10:30 a.m., 2 and 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3, and 1 and 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Price (except Wednesday) ranges from $15 to $27.

4. You knew there would be a flurry or two by now. That's why the Buffalo Museum of Science crowned this weekend Blizzard Weekend, featuring a slew of winter-themed activities including winter botany talks, the science of snowmaking and snowshoe bingo (just kidding).

Cost included with museum admission: $7 adults, $6 seniors and $5 children. Blizzard hours are: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

e-mail: jkwiatkowski@buffnews.com

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