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Macaroni KID Picks: 5 Things To Do With Kids In Erie This Week

5 fun things happening in the Erie region fun Sept. 22-29 for families

By Kara Murphy July 21, 2022

Happy Thursday! Here are five fun things happening in the Erie region fun Sept. 22-29 for families. 


Want more? See Macaroni KID Erie's full events calendar for ALL of the Erie, Pa., family fun! 


1. Celebrate the arrival of FALL

Fall officially arrives at 9:04 p.m. tonight and apparently, Mother Nature got the message today as it feels very fall-like out there this morning! To celebrate the first day of the cozy new season we're giving away four tickets to Port Farms Fall Harvest Fest! Get all the details and enter now! 

Want to know what else is happening this season?  Find all the details on Erie's fall and Halloween events here.




2. FREE: Mother Goose University at Blasco

A new free program starts at the library this week, called Mother Goose University! Drop in for a biweekly storytime centering traditional nursery rhymes, songs, fables, and fairy tales. This program will help your child learn new vocabulary and build a solid foundation for understanding references to the classics. Mother Goose U is best for children ages 2+. No registration is required! Sept. 23

3Arc Erie County Buddy Walk at Erie Sports Center

Join The Arc Erie County for the 2022 BuddyWalk! Hosted by the Erie Sports Center, the day will be packed with family fun, celebrating children and adults with disabilities and their families and raising money for The Arc Erie County to provide ongoing advocacy and family support. All are welcome to join the day of family fun! Sept. 24

4. Homegrown Harvest Festival at Goodell Gardens

Art vendors, farm vendors, food trucks, live music, children’s activities, and much more! This is always a really fun event that my kids love! Sept. 25






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5. FREE: Tamarack Wildlife Center Open House

Meet non-releasable “ambassador” hawks, owls, falcons, and Myrtle the turtle. Enjoy rehabilitation stories from the year, along with children’s crafts and activities. Visitors can also take tours of the examination and lab facilities. Weather permitting, a Red-tailed Hawk patient will be released during the Open House! Sept. 25