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The Cryptid Critter Crawl

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh

Cryptids are legendary creatures unsubstantiated by science. They are also the subject of a new interactive outdoor exhibition on the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and MuseumLab campus. “The Cryptid Critter Crawl” and its eight interactive installations created by Pittsburgh artist Owen Lowery. Each sculpture includes the cryptid’s back story, geographic origin, legend and a fun […]


JFilm Festival


The annual JFilm Festival presents international Jewish-themed films that deepen audiences’ understanding of Jewish culture, tolerance, and our common humanity. The eleven-day festival is complemented by a variety of virtual […]


City Nature Challenge

Multiple Locations Pittsburgh

Families throughout the Pittsburgh region can take part in the global City Nature Challenge from April 30-May 3. The mission is to document biodiversity where we live. It’s easy to participate: First, […]


The Alloy School dance lessons (virtual)

Kelly Strayhorn Theater 5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh

PearlArts and Kelly Strayhorn Theater have collaborated to reactivate The Alloy School with the second round of dance classes beginning May 1 at The Alloy School, a dance education program for children and families. Registration is open now at for Pay What Makes You Happy rates! All classes are held on Saturdays and will […]

Pay what you wish

EQT Children’s Theater Festival (virtual)


The 35th annual EQT Children’s Theater Festival continues its interactive fun in a virtual direction this year with the usual lineup of cool theater performances from around the world. Each show is chosen for specific age groups, from “We Cover the Universe” for 3-year-olds through “MacHomer” for tweens and teens. Tickets are $15 per device. Free workshops and activities will […]


Invasive Species Hike — Spotted Lanternfly

Point State Park Downtown , Pittsburgh

Kids can train to be nature detectives during this free educational hike at Point State Park on May 1 and 2. Families will learn about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive insect species, as well as other invasive bugs. Hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, kids will learn how to identify these […]


The Hidden Life of Trolls

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh

The whimsical nature of the Hidden Life of Trolls promises to entertain kids with magical touches at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ summer show, opening May 1. The fantasy adventure includes passing […]

$11.95 – $19.95

Meadowcroft Shelter Opening Day

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village 401 Meadowcroft Road, Avella

Meadowcroft Rockshelter, the oldest site of human habitation in North America, comes out of hibernation for the season’s opening day on May 1. Pack a picnic lunch and plan to spend the […]

$7 – $15

Allegheny County Drive-in at Settlers Cabin: ‘Tangled’

Settlers Cabin Wave Pool

Join us this spring at Settlers Cabin Park for our Family Drive-In Movie Series! Gates open at 6:00 pm and the show will start at dusk. Gates will close when the movie starts. This event is free and will be first-come, first-served. All attendees must be in a vehicle. Capacity is limited to 100 vehicles […]