If you’re looking for some fun, free activities to do with your children, here are some options for this weekend.
It’s more than just the bare-necessities. It’s a "Jungle Book" Party from 10 to 10:45 a.m. April 9 at Monkey See, Monkey Do Children’s Bookstore (9060 Main St., Clarence). Celebrate the release of the newest "Jungle Book" movie. Kids will have a ball making safari hats and animal masks. All ages are welcome.
Gets those kids moving at the Lancaster Library (5466 Broadway, Lancaster) for a fun, energy-filled program that is all about promoting learning and physical fitness for kids ages 2 to 5. They’ll have dancing, yoga, interpretive movement and lots of fun. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to noon. April 8. Call 683-1120 to register.
Get your little one to love reading at a very young age. The Orchard Park Library (4570 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park) is holding a toddler reading class at 10:30 a.m. April 9. The class introduces toddlers - ages 6-18 months - to reading and group activities. They’ll enjoy it all right on your lap. There will be stories, activities and music. Call 662-9851 to register.
Reading takes on a new meaning from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 9 in the Kenmore Library (160 Delaware Road, Kenmore). Your child can read to a dog! Yep, it is a 15-minute session to read to licensed therapy dog, Rufus. This event is recommended for ages 5 to 12 and registration is required at 873-2842. If getting your kid to read is a bit "ruff," check out this event for sure.
Capture the moment and more during a photography class at 1 p.m. April 9 at Reinstein Woods (77 Honore Drive, Cheektowaga). This is a neat event for ages 12 and older as well as adults. Bring your camera and head out on a trail to practice taking pictures. Share photos, ask questions and get some tips for taking great nature photos. Registration for this picture-perfect event is required at 683-5959.