I am a mother of 2 who enjoys music: teaching, performing, writing, and singing. I am starting a new business for moms and their children called "The Music in Me" I am also in a local band called the "Tiger Maple String Band".
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.