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.
Zombie 5k: Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.; Runners Club Pavilion, Beach 1, Presque Isle State Park; be a runner or a zombie; prize for best zombie costume, top runners, top zombies. Cost: $25; optional zombie makeup, $5. Info: www.erieplayhouse.org, 484-2852.
What a Tangled Web We Weave: Saturday, Oct. 11, 1-3 p.m.; Erie Zoo, 423 W. 38th St.; 6- to 12-year-olds can make Halloween-themed decorations. Cost: $16; $13 members; registration required. Info: www.eriezoo.org, 864-4091.
EDINBORO POTTERFEST: Monday, Oct. 13-Saturday, Oct. 18; throughout Edinboro; Harry Potter musical parody skits, "Mudbloods" (film), Ravenclaw Academic Conference, Potterbowl trivia contest, Triwizard Cup competitions, corn maze at Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm, more. Cost: Skits, film and many other events are free; some activities have fees. Info:http://potterfest.cs.edinboro.edu for full schedule.