Family Fun for Easter week

Albright Knox – Friday – April 3
1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo
Family Fun Concert on Good Friday featuring Youtube Boogie/Blues and Ragtime Piana Sensation  performing at 8:30pm
The Albright Knox is free on the first Friday every month and on Sundays through May 17

Botanical Gardens – Friday and Saturday, April 3 & 4
South Park, Buffalo
Easter in bloom with bunnies and chicks too
10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Burchfield Penney Art Center
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo
Every second Friday of the month the Burchfield Penny has all day free admission with scheduled events such as workshops, live music.
Open 10 am. To 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday –  Thursdays open until 9 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Buffalo Fire Historical Museum
1850 William Street , Buffalo
Learn about the history of Buffalo firefighting. Collection includes many photos and artifacts including vintage equipment, assortment of helmets and toy fire trucks
Museum is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Arrangements can be made to open the museum on other days by calling 716-892-8400
Free admission

Bisons Baseball Opening Day – Thursday, April 9
Coca Cola Field
Home opener against Rochester is 2:05 p.m.
Gates open at 1:00p.m.
All guests will receive a magnetic Buffalo Bisons schedule
Link to Bisons ticket sales:

Easter Egg Hunts – Saturday, April 4
Templeton Landing Restaurant , 2 Templeton Terrace
Mayor Brown will kick off the hunt at 10:30am. Appearance by the Easter Bunny & prizes.
Admission is complimentary  for children 11 and under – Lunch available for $10.95 for adults and $4.95 for children.

Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 4
Masten District Easter Egg Hunt & Adult Scavenger Hunt
MLK Park – near Casino and Splash Pad  11 a.m – 1 p.m.
Children ages 12 and under welcome

Seaster Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 4
Niagara Aquarium   10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
701 Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls
Easter Bunny will there the whole time
This “egg-stra” special event is included in regular admission of $10.50 for adults; $6.75 for children and free for 2 and under. Of course, members are free every day

Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 4
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Kids aged seven and under are eligible to participate.  Collect two egges to exchange for a prize.
Pre register – Garden Members $8 and Non Members $10
Register online at

Dyngus Day at St. Stanislaus – Monday, April 6
389 Peckham Street, Buffalo
“Mother Church” to Buffalo’s Polish community
Polka music featuring Stephanie & Her Honky Band and the Buffalo Concertina All Stars. Doors open at 4:30 pm.  $10 at the door.

Herschell Carousel Museum – Saturday, April 4
180 Thompson Street, North Tonawanda
Noon – 4 p.m.   $6 admission
Easter Celebration – games, crafts – and, weather permitting, an Egg Race. Everybody’s favorite sign of spring, Mr. E. Bunny, will be here to ride the carrousel and have his picture taken with you! At 1 PM, there will be a performance by Janice Spagnola, the magic balloon lady.

Original American Kazoo Co.
8703 Main Street, Eden
The Kazoo Capital of the World – home to the only metal kazoo factory.
Guided tours are $1 a person
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturday, Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tifft Nature Preserve – Friday, April 10
1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo   10:30am-Noon
Family Stroll  -Stretch your legs and exercise while on a guided trail hike in search of animals that can fly, scurry and climb.
Ages 5 to Adult
Non Members $5   Call 716-825-6397

Kite Making Workshop – Saturday, April 11
Central Library, Lafayette Square, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. First Floor Reading Ring
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