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Homeschoolers at Audubon Celebrate 'Food! Glorious Food!'

Homeschoolers at Audubon Celebrate 'Food! Glorious Food!'

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – “Food, Glorious Food!” will be the subject for homeschoolers at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. 

Audubon holds three Home School Days each year, fall, winter, and spring. Home school families are invited to come to this winter event for a day devoted to food! 

The lesson will be based on materials from Project Food, Land and People for older kids and Growing Up Wild for early childhood. There will be manuals available for parents to look at and information on where they can get the manuals for home school curriculum. 

The morning lesson will run from 10 am until noon, with children in small groups rotating between stations. An optional hike with a naturalist is offered 1-3 pm after bring-your-own lunch. 

Free Adult Immunization Clinic in Falconer

Free Adult Immunization Clinic in Falconer

The Chautauqua County Health Department will be holding a FREE Adult Immunization Clinic on Monday, January 24th at the Falconer Fire Department.  The clinic will be held from 3pm until 7pm.  For more information call 1-866-604-6789 or visit us online.

 

Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena Invites Kids to the Try Hockey for Free

Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena Invites Kids to the Try Hockey for Free

JAMESTOWN, NY – The Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena invites boys and girls ages four to eight years old to come to the arena on Saturday, February 19 at 7 AM for a ‘Try Hockey for Free’ clinic to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basics of the sport in a fun, safe environment.

The Try Hockey for Free clinic is part of USA Hockey’s Hockey Weekend across America celebration, which runs nationwide Feb. 18-20.

“We look forward to introducing new families to our sport,” said General Manager Mike Ferguson.

To pre-register your child for the Try Hockey for Free event, please stop in the Arena at 319 West Third Street in Jamestown, NY or visit www.jamestownarena.com where you can print off a registration form.

For more information, contact the Arena at 716-484-2624.

Live Hawks and Owls at Audubon's Talking Phone Book Snowflake Festival

Live Hawks and Owls at Audubon's Talking Phone Book Snowflake Festival

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – Paul Fehringer’s return guarantees that live hawks and owls will be a major attraction of this year’s Talking Phone Book Snowflake Festival! 

The naturalist and licensed wildlife rehabilitator will make two presentations at the Saturday, February 5, event at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary. At 11:30 am he will show and talk about general Birds of Prey. An Owl Ecology program will follow at 1 pm. There will be a meet-and-greet for about a half hour after each program where visitors can take pictures, ask questions, and get a close view of the beautiful birds.   

A variety of activities, both indoors and out, is planned for the 10 am to 4:30 pm winter celebration. 

Public Sleigh Rides Offered at the Chautauqua Institution

Public Sleigh Rides Offered at the  Chautauqua Institution

Here are two more pictures of Sunday’s Sleigh Rally at the Chautauqua Institution.

Members of the Stateline Draft Horse Club offer rides around the Institute every Saturday and Sunday in January and February from 1 to 3 p.m.  The ride is about 45 minutes long.  The price is $4 for adults and $2 for children.

Rides begin at the Bookstore, which is located in the center of the Institute. For more information, send an email.

Currier and Ives Sleigh Rally Comes to Chautauqua Institution

Currier and Ives Sleigh Rally Comes to Chautauqua Institution

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. - The Nationwide Currier and Ives Sleigh Rally held its annual show at the Chautauqua Institution on Sunday.

The show was sponsored by the Lou Eibl Corral and the Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Chapter of the New York State Horse Council.

The day began at 11 a.m. with the 20 entries doing a pleasure drive, with drivers showing their horses walking, collected trotting and a working trotting.

Read the entire article in the Jamestown Post-Journal.

Flurrious! 2011

Flurrious! 2011

Enjoy some winter fun today (Jan. 16) at Delaware Park for the 1st annual Flurrious! winter event. Here is a link to the schedule:

http://www.bfloparks.org/images/uploads/Flurrious_Event_Sched.jpg

 

And for more images go to:

http://onsightstudio.smugmug.com/WNYEvents2011/Flurrious/15464456_pQeXK#1157808881_o5H2o