June 20, 2012 at 9:45am to July 25, 2012 at 7:45pm
Children and trains make a natural match—always on the move. Tag along this summer with a traveling zoo train. Bring your own stuffed animals for the petting zoo. Wear long white socks on your hands for polar bear paws and learn about real animals in the zoo. Sing songs for clapping time, and use music to help regulate emotions. Home Materials: Zoo Train book, Home CD, animal shaker instrument, and poster.ZOO TRAIN meets weekly from 9:45 - 10:45 AM OR 6:45 - 7:45 PM on Wednesdays, June 20 -…See More
KINDERMUSIK is a developmentally based method of enhancing a child's early years through family centered music making, offering an enriching environment in which the child can explore, create, and develop a love of both music and learning in general. Founded in 2004 by licensed Kindermusik educator Sheryl May, KINDERMUSIK WITH SHERYL MAY is a music and movement program for children ages birth through five years in the Erie area.
In addition, Sheryl teaches elementary general and choral music in the Harbor Creek School District, provides music enrichment experiences at the Penn State Erie Child Care Center and College for Kids, and serves as the Early Childhood chair for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. On several occasions, she has made presentations and contributed articles focusing on the topic of Early Childhood Music.
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.