See Charlotte’s Web on stage weekends through April 9 at Theatre of Youth in Buffalo. All of E.B. White’s classic barnyard characters are here: Wilbur, the radiant young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, the sweet energetic girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous wise-cracking rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; and most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be a good writer and a true friend. All performances at 2:00 p.m., additional performance 4/8/17 at 10:00 a.m. To learn more, go to theatreofyouth.org.
Head to the KeyBank Center in Buffalo today for the 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament! Canisius College will join with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and Niagara University to co-host the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball first and second rounds at KeyBank Center. To learn more, to KeyBankCenter.com
Visit the sugar shanty at Beaver Meadow from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sunday for their Maple Harvest Festival! Taste fresh maple syrup, see maple sugar made the Native American way, and fuel up with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast! Taste a sample of “Sugar on Snow” and win fabulous items in a basket raffle. Crafts and other fun activities will occur all weekend long. Maple syrup and other maple products will be available for sale in the gift shop as well as maple cotton candy and other maple snacks! To learn more, go to BuffaloAudubon.org.
One of our cherished children’s stories, Peter Rabbit, comes to life in music and beautiful visuals by Beatrix Potter. Help the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra create its own wacky fairytale as the audience gets involved making musical choices that affect the direction of the story! Stefan Sanders conducts. It’s all happening from 1:30p-4p Sunday at Kleinhans Music Hall. Come at 1:30 PM for free pre-concert activities. The BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone Cruiser will be on hand for fun and games. Meet the fairytale animals’ real-life counterparts with the Buffalo Zoo. Enjoy stories, crafts and games with Tutor Doctor, Buffalo and Erie County Public Library and Monkey See, Monkey Do…Children’s Bookstore. To learn more, go to bpo.org.
Have fun with your food in the Family Garden and at stations throughout the Botanical Gardens between 10am-2pm today during Wegman’s Family Day. This month's theme: All About Vegetables. Come learn about all of the different plant parts that we eat! Talk about roots, stems, leaves, and seeds and learn what makes them so special! While activities are best aligned for children ages 5-12, caregivers of our youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations! Included with paid Gardens admission/Membership.
Save $5.00 off admission during Frozen Food Month at the Buffalo Zoo presented by Tops. Purchase a TOPS brand frozen food item during the month of March; turn in your receipt as proof of purchase and save $5.00 off your total Zoo admission.