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.
The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia Presents 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and Other Eric Carle Favorites: Saturday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Walker Recital Hall, Mercyhurst University; stories from award-winning author/illustrator are brought to life onstage through puppetry, light and music. Cost: $15; senior citizens and military members, $12; students, $9. Info: 824-3000, http://miac.mercyhurst.edu.
Great Backyard Bird Count: Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; join the Presque Isle Audubon Society for annual bird count; stay as long as you like; binoculars, identification guides and professional assistance will be available. Cost: Free. Info: www.trecpi.org, 833-7424.
Winterfest: Sunday, Feb. 14, noon-4 p.m.; L.E.A.F. Education Center, 1501 W. Sixth St.; ice fishing demonstrations, ice carvings, horse-drawn carriage rides, recycled sled rides, duckie race and more, indoor and out. Cost: Free. Info: www.leaferie.org.