parents as allies

Inventive hacks with a big helping of empathy: How Parents as Allies 2.0 is sparking change throughout SWPA

Dozens of innovative ideas have emerged from the recent Parents as Allies 2.0 design sprint, which brought together teams of educators and parents from 23 local school districts.

8 family events in Pittsburgh this weekend, from the Big Day Aht to the Asian Lantern Festival

Tons of free fun for Pittsburgh families

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania facing challenges to fulfill its mission

Details on the past, present and future of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania.

Larimer rain garden

This flower-filled Larimer rain garden is officially open for outdoor education

This beautiful Larimer rain garden will help kids learn about pollinators, stormwater, native plants and more.

The largest mural in the Pittsburgh region is coming to life in the Hill District — and you can help paint it

“I painted my name because I guess it’s important to show people how much you care about the community,” said 16-year-old Jerome Morant.

9 cool things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend with kids, from dance events and movies to an all-day party

Another fun-filled weekend is ahead with great free events.

The 5 C’s of Remake Learning: How a few key strategies have changed students’ lives in the Pittsburgh region

These guiding principles have helped Remake Learning elevate learning throughout the Pittsburgh region.

Community Impact Grant

Community Impact Grants to 40 local nonprofits can help Pittsburgh families

These 40 Community Impact Grants support environmental justice, education and social equity in Pittsburgh. Details here

10 best August events in Pittsburgh for fun-loving kids

Plan your final summer hurrah with these August events in Pittsburgh!

8 free Pittsburgh events for families happening this weekend, from JereBear Fair to Diaper Distribution and more

There are so many free Pittsburgh events for families this weekend!

These two programs are helping pregnant women and new moms in Pittsburgh

Two local programs are tackling some of the toughest challenges women face during and right after pregnancy. Details here.

things to do in pittsburgh

11 fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend (free movies, a plethora of pickles and so much more)

Looking for things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend? We’ve got details.

pittsburgh parks

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy releases their Summer Programming Guide

Looking for fun, free events at Pittsburgh parks? This new guide has all the info!

Picklesburgh 2022 guide: Here’s what we’re excited about this year

Picklesburgh is coming this weekend! Details here.

Freeman Family Farm is boosting Manchester one crop at a time

The Freeman Family Farm is lifting up Pittsburghers.

playgrounds in Pittsburgh

12 parks and playgrounds in and around Pittsburgh that our readers love

We surveyed parents from around the region. Here are their thoughts on the top parks and playgrounds in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh resources

Help with childcare, youth organizing opportunities and more Pittsburgh resources to make your summer great

Check out these Pittsburgh resources for families.

food insecurity in Pittsburgh

New funding to fight food insecurity in Pittsburgh helps more families access food banks

This new funding will help families struggling with food insecurity in Pittsburgh.

July events for kids in Pittsburgh

10 fun-filled Pittsburgh events for kids in July

You don’t need to look far to find July events for kids in Pittsburgh. Check out our guide.

cool off

Kidsburgh’s guide to Pittsburgh spray parks and fountains where kids can cool off for free

While many public pools are operating on limited hours due to staffing issues, there are plenty of other options — including many Pittsburgh spray parks.