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MacKID Picks: Top 5 Things To Do In Erie With Kids This Week

Our picks for family fun Feb. 2-9

By Kara Murphy January 12, 2023

Well, the groundhog saw its shadow so six more weeks of winter ... if you believe a groundhog can make such predictions. Did you watch the live stream of the event? Those groundhog guys are quite intense! 😂

Onto business: Every Thursday, Macaroni KID Erie shares our picks for five things to do with your kids in the Erie, Pa., region over the coming week. Here are Macaroni KID Erie's picks for the five things to do in the Erie area with kids the week of Feb 2-9. Click on the links for all the details!

1. FREE: Story Shenanigans at Blasco

Join in Saturday morning stories, songs, games, crafts, and general merriment at the Blasco Library. This is a great opportunity for families who work during the week to experience library storytimes. No registration required. Saturday, Feb. 4

2. Star Wars Night at Erie Otters

Join the Erie Otters on Saturday, February 4th as they take on the London Knights at 7:00 p.m. for Star Wars Night. The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a Star Wars/ Erie Otters poster and Star Wars characters in attendance on the concourse throughout the evening. Saturday, Feb. 4


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3. FREE: Erie City Moms Night Out (Registration required)

THIS MONTH—the month of loooovvveee — Erie City Moms will be talking about how to be a good GALentine. Making friends doesn’t always come naturally and nurturing relationships can be hard work, especially for Moms. Life Coach Adina Tovell will guide participants in the practice of asking questions of ourselves and others to help foster quality, lasting friendships. Mothers and mother-figures welcome! Registration required. Monday, Feb. 6

4. The Science of Snow at Asbury Woods (Registration required)

Have you ever wondered about what water in winter looks like? Join Asbury Wood educators to learn more about snow and ice in the winter. If it is snowing, we will go outside, please dress appropriately for the weather. Registrtion required. Tuesday, Feb. 7

5. FREE: Presque Isle Critters by Campfire (Registration required)

Enjoy the sights and sounds of an indoor fire as you learn about the wildlife on Presque Isle.  View photos and videos of the wildlife on the peninsula and hear stories of staff's experiences working on the park.  Dress for the weather. Free, but registration is required. Wednesday, Feb. 8