Daryl Rowland

CLEVELAND: Wade Oval, in Clevelandís University Circle, is already a popular family destination, with a wide range of museums and winter attractions.

This Saturday is Movie Night at the Rink.

Visitors will be able to skate at the Rink at Wade Oval and then stay for a showing of Happy Feet at 5 p.m. A second Movie Night on Jan. 25 will screen the movie Miracle at 5 p.m.

The Rink at Wade Oval is an attractive outdoor rink, open every day of the week through Jan. 5 and then on weekends only from Jan. 10 through March 9. The rink will be closed New Yearís Day.

Admission is free and skate rentals are $3.

After skating, families can enjoy $1 off admission at area museums including the Cleveland Botanical Gardenís Glow attraction.

The family-oriented event, Glow, is in itís second year and features an outdoor train ride called the Garden Express, family photos, a town square filled with musicians and carolers, an opportunity to decorate gingerbread houses, a gift shop, a candy shop, and trees decorated by Affiliate Garden Clubs. Gingerbread houses can be purchased for $20.

Other discounted museum shows in the area are the Cleveland Museum of Natural Historyís Ice Age, Cleveland Museum of Artís Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome exhibit, and the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Skaters may also receive a free admission pass for the Museum of Contemporary Art.

On Saturdays, visitors can learn to skate for free. Those who have never been on the ice before are invited to learn at noon. For those who have been on the ice before, a class begins at 12:30 p.m.

Wade Oval is located at 10820 East Blvd. in Cleveland.