The Buddy Walk is the annual fundraiser coordinated by the Down Syndrome Group of Erie County.The Down Syndrome Group of Erie County is a non-profit group that was formed to give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents of children with Down syndrome in an atmosphere of education, personal support and friendship.The mission of the group is to provide support, resources and advocacy with the aim of increasing opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and…See More
All funds raised go to support local programs for individuals born with Down syndrome. Sponsoring conferences and seminars Monthly newsletters Social activities and Outreach EventsSupport of NDSS in their research, advocacy and awareness efforts. New parent resource packet and support Support for school and communityPlease call 814-450-2435 to register prior to October 7th or just come the day of!See More
YMCA HEALTHY KIDS DAY: Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; JMC Arena, 423 W. 38th St.; showcase of summer activities. Cost: Free. Info: www.ymcaerie.org.
Mystery of Magnets: Saturday, April 18, 1-3 p.m.; Experience Children's Museum, 420 French St.; for 6- to 10-year-olds without an adult; explore the world of magnetism. Cost: $15; $12 members; preregistration required. Info: 453-3743.
Raptor Experience: Saturday, April 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; learn about hawks, owls and other birds of prey; resident owls and hawks of Tamarack Wildlife Rehabilitation will be present. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.
First Day of Trout: Saturday, April 18, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; East Water Works Pond, Presque Isle State Park; join park naturalists and S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie to learn about trout fishing; bait and equipment provided. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.
Trout Cleaning and Cooking: Sunday, April 19, 1-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; learn how to clean and cook your catch. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.