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The Polar Express Train Ride!!

Join Us for A Magical Trip! Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a magical one-hour trip to meet Santa. Once on board, the conductor will come around and punch your golden ticket before hot chocolate and a delicious cookie are served by chefs. Passengers then read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg. During the trip, characters on each car lead fantastic onboard entertainment! When we arrive at the North Pole, Santa will join us for the ride back to the museum. Santa will give each child the first gift of Christmas, a sleigh bell in addition to the wonderful memories made on this magical trip. Families are encouraged to wear their pajamas for the ride!
Dates: 
11/26/2022
11/27/2022
12/03/2022
Departure times from 11:20 am - 6 pm
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Location:

530 West Avenue
Medina, NY, 14103
United States

Phone:

(585) 798-6106

Crepuscular Walks: Waxing Moon Along the River at Letchworth

(2-3 hours, 1-2 miles) In a less familiar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of dawn and dusk. Bring a flashlight and a picnic supper or snack. Sky gazing will follow evening programs if weather permits. Experience the rising moon over the interglacial valley called "Lee's Landing".
Dates: 
10/06/2022
5:30 pm
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

(585) 493-3600

Home Ecologist: Leaves Tier 1 at Letchworth

Home Ecologists is a series of programs designed for home school students. The different programs offered each month share a common theme. Since home schoolers learn at their own pace, each program is open to all ages. The program content level follows a tiered system, with the first program targeting lower-level learning, the second program targeting middle-level learning, and the third program targeting higher-level learning. Parents and caregivers can choose any or all programs that may pique the interest of their budding ecologists! Basic Leaf ID (maple vs oak vs beech), opposite vs alternate branching.
Dates: 
10/05/2022
1:30 pm
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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

(585) 493-3600

6th Annual Toast to the Show - Artists Unlimited

Join Artists Unlimited for our 6th Annual Toast to the Show, October 6th at 6:00 pm! This fundraiser at Compane will support our upcoming production of Willy Wonka! Happy hour and tasty snacks...all for a great cause! Artists Unlimited's theater program seeks to break down barriers and stereotypes often attributed to those who are disabled. Artists Unlimited showcases what our actors CAN do, not what they can't.
Dates: 
10/06/2022
6:00 PM 9:00 PM
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Location:

Compane Trattoria - Fairport, NY
25 Parce Ave Suite 140
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

(585) 219-5188

Gananda Royal Tea Party

You’re Invited to a Royal Tea Party Join us for Meet and Greet Photos with Princesses, games, refreshments, and dancing Event to support Gananda Panthers Youth Football and Cheerleading
Dates: 
11/06/2022
11 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
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Location:

Perinton Community/Aquatic Center
1350 Turk Hill Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585 278-7891

Fall Foliage Excursion With the Medina Railroad

Fall is the perfect season to visit the Medina Railroad Museum and enjoy a leisurely, old-fashioned way to experience the beauty of autumn in western New York. Enjoy a two hour round-trip train ride through the wooded scenery and along the Erie Canal. There is no better time to enjoy a train ride than during the autumn as the trees are ablaze with fall foliage! 1st class breakfast and lunch options are available.
Dates: 
10/15/2022
10/16/2022
10/20/2022
10 am and 1 pm
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Location:

530 West Avenue
Medina, NY, 14103
United States

Phone:

585-798-6106

OCTOBER 10th HALF-DAY CAMPS held at The NATURE CENTER!

2 Half-Day Nature Camps: 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00p.m. AGES 6-10 yrs. old. WILD WINGS NATURE CENTER is the location for the PERFECT FALL & SPOOKY season! You will be working with and learning about the local woodland creatures that live at Wild Wings Nature Center and inhabit Mendon Ponds Park and Upstate NY & perhaps your own property as well! Some the "critters" YOU will meet includes: SPIDERS, SNAKES, OPPOSUMS, OWLS & MORE! Expert Educators will teach you the importance of and facts about the "creatures" that make up a healthy environment. A Scavenger hunt and Halloween bag to decorate will round out the Camp experience.
Dates: 
10/10/2022
9:00AM-12:00 and 1:00-4:00PM
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Organization:

Wild Wings, Inc.

Location:

27 Pond Rd.
Honeoye Falls, NY, 14472
United States

Phone:

585-334-7790