Family Fun Day At Canalside

Date/Time

Jun 19, 2018 to Aug 31, 2018
11:00 AM until 02:00 PM

Description

Explore & More’s Summer Fun is back at Canalside with FREE Family Fun Days! These are held on two Tuesdays and nine Fridays this summer. Each week we will celebrate a different educational play zone area of the new Museum at Canalside. This event is provided through the generous support of Wegmans.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase Farm-to-Fork. In this play zone, children and their adults will learn how their food goes from farm to table through hands on exhibits and programs. Join Explore & More and our community partners to explore where YOUR food comes from!

 

Friday, June 29, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase the Rooftop Garden. In this play zone, children and their adults will learn about all the great outdoor activities that are available in Buffalo including planting your own garden. Join Explore & More and our community partners to learn how to care for plants of all types.

 

Friday, July 6, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Art Studio. Bring the whole family to create a community mural that will proudly hang in our East Aurora Museum this summer.

 

Friday, July 13, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Moving Water play zone. Come splash with us while we explore all the great uses of water! Today our community partners, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper, will join us to discuss how each of us can help to preserve our waterways.

 

Friday, July 20, 2018 – Family Fun Day 

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Tinker Tank, a space designed to inspire the maker in all of us. Join our community partner Bak USA to learn how a computer really works by taking it apart!

 

Friday, July 27, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am -2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Building Buffalo play zone. We will provide the building materials and you provide the imagination! Using our wide variety of manipulatives including rig-ama-jig, kapala blocks, and builder boards you can build anything you can dream.

 

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Being Good Neighbors play zone. Join our cultural partners as we showcase the cultures of Yemen, Puerto Rico, and the Seneca Nation.

 

Friday, August 10, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Playing Together play zone. Visitors will engage a gross motor games as well as giant versions of classic games like Dominos and Yahtzee. 

 

Friday, August 17, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our new Lighting Buffalo’s Imagination play zone. This zone is all about the amazing inventions and inventors from our region. Join Explore & More and our community partner, Mission: Ignite powered by Computers for Children, as we explore your imagination and inventiveness!

 

Friday, August 24, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase Driving Buffalo’s Dreams. Join us with our generous sponsor West Herr Automotive Group as we explore all things transportation. Get a sneak peak at our new 3D car building activity that will be featured in this zone!

 

Friday, August 31, 2018 – Family Fun Day

11:00am – 2:00pm

Canalside, Buffalo

Today, we will showcase our Music Studio. Visitors will make their own instruments to play along side our community partners at The Colored Musicians Club.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Canalside, Buffalo
44 Prime Street
Buffalo, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Wegmans

Phone

716-655-5131

Contact name

Jeannine Weber Kahabka

Contact email

jweber@exploreandmore.org

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.