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.
ZABAWA POLISH FESTIVAL: Friday, Aug. 22, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23, 1-10:30 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 24, noon-6 p.m.; Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2220 Reed St.; Polish food, polka music, dancing, raffles. Cost: Free. Info: 456-0671,www.holytrinityrc.org.
NORTH EAST NATIONAL RIB FEST: Friday, Aug. 22, 4:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23, noon-12:30 a.m.; Sunday, Aug. 24, noon-6 p.m.; Gravel Pit Park, North East; rib-eating contests, Ladies Auxiliary car show, Jim Archer Memorial motorcycle show, music, more. Cost: Free admission.
Purple Martin Roost Kayak Tour: Friday, Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m.; Vista 3, Presque Isle State Park; see one of the largest purple martin roosts in the state; experienced adult paddlers only; register by Aug. 21; bring your own kayak, lifejacket and light. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.
Creek stomp at Elk Creek: Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-noon; Erie Bluffs State Park, Route 5, Lake City; bring a pair of water shoes or waders to collect fish and macroinvertebrates; meet at Elk Creek boat launch parking lot. Cost: Free. Info: 833-7424.
Erie Land Lighthouse Tours: Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, noon-4 p.m.; Erie Land Lighthouse, foot of Lighthouse Street, James N. Thompson land Lighthouse Park; presented by the Erie Playhouse. Cost: $5. Info:www.erieplayhouse.org.
Back to School Bash: Saturday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Experience Children's Museum, 420 French St.; games, crafts, giveaways and more. Cost: Included with museum admission. Info: 453-3743.