Community Sponsored Events for Kids this Fall


Erie kids are heading back to school and days are busier than ever, but there are still lots of events going on in the community. Below are just a few of the many community-sponsored activities for kids available this fall.

Events through Our West Bayfront 

Check for meeting locations, event details, and more information!

  • Fall Cleanup Saturday, September 17, 9AM-12PM.
  • OWB Community Gathering Tuesday, October 4th 6-7:30PM 
  • Eeerie Fall Fest at Gridley Park Saturday, October 22 1-3 PM
  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner Sunday, November 20th at MLK Center 312 Chestnut St. 
  • Hagen History Center at 356 W 6th St. Free Admission Days  Check for details. 

Erie County Public Libraries 

  • Read to a Therapy Dog at Edinboro Library First Tuesday of Each Month 5-6 PM; Third Tuesday of Each Month 3:30-4:30 PM
  • Lincoln Stay & Play at Lincoln Community Center Library September 12, 2022, 9AM - 12 PM
  • Toddler Time at Blasco Library Mondays at 10 AM, except 10/10 and the week of Thanksgiving. 
  • Teen Advisory Board at Blasco Library September 12-17 from 6:00-7:30 PM 
  • Preschool Library Storytime at Blasco Library Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10-11 AM. 
  • Family Storytime at Lincoln Library Thursdays from 10-11 AM. 
  • Baby Bounce at Blasco Library Thursdays from 10-11 AM 
  • Read to a Therapy Dog at Iroquois Branch Library September 15, 4-5 PM

For more information contact your local library!

Other Events

  • Erie County Fair at the Wattsburg Fairgrounds 
  • Bicentennial Tower--Free Admission First Tuesday of every month
  • Music in the Woods at Asbury Woods Nature Center --First Monday of every month. Registration required
  • Lagoon by Pontoon September 3 at 9 AM. 
  • Guided Garden Tours at Goodell Gardens and Homestead
  • Yahn Planetarium  at Penn State Behrend Events $5 for adults, $3 for kids under 12. Kids 2 and under free. 
  • From Hive to Honey at Asbury Woods September 17, 10AM-3PM; $6 per ticket; children under 3 free.
  • 27th Annual Paws at the Park at McKean Community Park on September 18 at Noon. 

If you know about an event for kids that should be included, please let us know by emailing !

All events are subject to change. Please contact the organizing group or organization for updated scheduling. 

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