Today at Canalside

Sunday, July 07, 2013 9:30 AM
- 3:00 PM

Sunday, July 7th
9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Visit Canalside today for a tour of Lois McClure, a science expedition on the Spirit of Buffalo, yoga, Shakespeare, games, a walking tour of the harbor, “Fitness at Canalside” and live music at the Liberty Hound.

The Lois McClure, presented by The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, will sail into Canalside from July 5th to July 9th. Do not miss the opportunity to see this beautiful replica canal boat in all her grace and glory. Public boarding and additional programming will be available throughout her stay.

At 9:30 a.m., there will be a three hour nautical and environmental science expedition on the Spirit of Buffalo, Buffalo’s only tall ship! Steer and navigate the ship while exploring the ecology and biology of Lake Erie through a series of hands-on learning stations.  Available to groups of up to 30 participants. 
At 10:00 a.m., the YMCA will present beginners yoga. Yoga provides gentle effective postures that promote stretching, strengthening, and relaxation.  The benefits of yoga include increased blood circulation, improved mental awareness, and strengthened muscles and reduced stress.

From 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., Shakespeare at Canalside presents a theatrical performance followed by family activities.

From 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Treehouse will offer a host of old time favorites and hip, new offerings of both lawn and board game variety. Be sure to utilize the expert knowledge made available by The Treehouse staff! Please be aware that sign out and proper identification are required for use of all games at Canalside.

At 1:00 p.m., Buffalo Tours & Preservation Buffalo Niagara will provide a free guided walking tour of the Erie Canal Harbor.

At 2:00 p.m., join the YMCA Buffalo Niagara and Independent Health as they present “Fitness at Canalside.” Get ready to have some free fun! YMCA youth sports coaches will lead families through a variety of fun activities and field games such as 3 legged relays, tag, kickball and hula hoop contests. 

The Liberty Hound will feature local musical acts on their patio at from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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See you there!