9 places where kids can keep busy during winter school break in Pittsburgh

Photo above courtesy of Heinz History Center. Will you be spending the winter school break in Pittsburgh? Days off may delight kids, but winter break can be stressful for parents […]

Casa San Jose

Casa San José helps immigrant families preserve holiday traditions and embrace new ones in Pittsburgh

Homesick at the holidays? Here’s advice from Casa San José about holding on to the familiar while embracing the new.

Photo by Yulian Karadzhov on Unsplash

7 family-friendly events in Pittsburgh this weekend, including puppet-making, candy cane hunting and the Cookie Tour!

This weekend’s calendar is full of family-friendly events in Pittsburgh!

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Your guide to First Night Pittsburgh 2022

New Year’s Eve is almost here! Check out our guide to Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2022.

Peyton Klein and her lookalike doll Photo courtesy of American Girl

Global Minds founder Peyton Klein honored by American Girl with new doll

“Youth are standing up in their communities all across the country,” says Peyton Klein. “All it takes is seeing an issue and having the courage and confidence to act.”

10 holiday light displays in the Pittsburgh area to dazzle the whole family

Check out our guide to holiday light displays that will brighten the season for your whole family.

Westinghouse Castle photo by Mike Machosky

Can the Westinghouse Castle find a new purpose as an arts center and school?

Westinghouse Castle’s next chapter is beginning. Check out the details.

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5 free things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh, from cookies with Santa to Community Day at the August Wilson Center

Looking for things to do this weekend in Pittsburgh with kids? Check out our guide.

Handmade Arcade will be back in person this year Downtown at the Convention Center. Photo courtesy of Handmade Arcade.

At Handmade Arcade this weekend, check out maker demonstrations and gifts by local crafters — including teens!

You’ll find gifts FOR kids and gifts MADE BY kids at this year’s Handmade Arcade.

Photo courtesy of Gemini Theater Company

10 Pittsburgh events for kids in December that you won’t want to miss

Check out our guide to the December events for kids that you won’t want to miss.

An increasing number of communities around the world are exploring the creation of their own learning ecosystems. Photo courtesy of Remake Learning.

Around the world, learning ecosystems are changing lives — especially in Pittsburgh

From Pittsburgh to Doncaster, learning ecosystems are building relationships, changing lives and reshaping the future of education.

Dragon's Den photo of Wendoll Slade, courtesy Dayna Delgado.

From volunteer to employee: At Dragon’s Den, this teen has turned helping others into a career

Check out Wendoll Slade’s inspiring story.

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5 free things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this weekend

Got plans? Here are free, fun ideas for your weekend downtime.

The Carnegie Elementary School Chill Room

Chill Project opens first space for elementary students in Carnegie

Each Chill Room comes with an AHN-licensed counselor or social worker who is there full-time to help students.

Pittsburgh's miniature railroads

6 gorgeous miniature railroads in Pittsburgh to visit during the holidays

Your guide to the miniature railroads in Pittsburgh!

32 kid-friendly holiday things to do in Pittsburgh — and many are free!

Check out our guide to dozens of events and activities to make your holiday season fun for the whole family!

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Local mother wants to help other parents deal with bullying at school

If children are experiencing bullying at school, one tool for solving the situation is creating a “no contact agreement.” Details here.

Photo courtesy of Remake Learning.

Everything we need to build a brighter Tomorrow

After 18 months, Remake Learning’s Tomorrow campaign has developed a framework for learning in our fast-changing world that’s focused on justice, methods, and relationships.

Photo courtesy of Bellevue Mural Arts Program

The people of Bellevue painted this beautiful mural — including the kids!

Kids loved being part of Bellevue’s mural project and they have even more plans to fill their community with cheerful color.

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10 great places where families can volunteer in Pittsburgh

Where can families volunteer together in Pittsburgh? Check out our guide!

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