by Sue Cannon
•A free child safety event, OPERATION KIDSAFE, will provide free digital fingerprinting and give participants a free child safety kit. The program will be held on September 7 & 8 at Van Bortel Used Car Center, 7325 Rt. 96 in Victor. Call (585) 924-3850.
•An ANIMAL FAIR AND U-PICK APPLE KICK OFF is planned for September 8 at Crackerbox Palace, 6450 Shaker Road in Alton NY. The event offers farm tours, hay wagon rides, foods and games and apple picking. Call (315) 483-2493.
•The LITERATURE LIVE series, which finds characters jumping off the pages of children’s books to meet, greet and pose with youngsters, continues on September 8 & 9 at the Strong National Museum of Play, One Manhattan Square as Nutbrown Hare appears. Call (585) 263-2700.
•It’s “All aboard!” for an action-packed weekend of model train displays, train crafts and more on September 15 & 16 at the Strong National Museum of Play, One Manhattan Square. For details on TRAINS WEEKEND, call (585) 263-2700.
•Also at the Strong National Museum of Play, One Manhattan Square, TODDLER BOOK CLUB session are scheduled on September 17 & 24. This month the subject is “All Aboard!” Call (585) 263-2700.