Story Hike: Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep

Squirrels stay active all winter long! Join a naturalist educator to read Squirrels Leap, Squirrels Sleep by April Pulley Sayre and take a hike to see our local furry acrobats […]

Playwriting Workshop

November 13, 2021 10:00am – 12:00pm For Grades 6-8 Tap into your inner storyteller as you learn how to write electrifying scenes, bring your characters to life on the stage, […]

Smithsonian Educator’s Day

On Friday, September 17th, 2021 as part of the 175th anniversary celebrations, the Smithsonian Institution will host its inaugural annual Educator’s Day Conference! PreK–12 educators from across the nation are […]

Win-Win Kung Fu 2021 Summer Intensive Program

Benefits of Win-Win Kung Fu Summer Intensive Program Major Learn Kung Fu, free style Chinese kickboxing (sanda) and other forms of Chinese martial arts and Chinese language daily, with strong […]

Mini Summer Intensive at Confluence Ballet Company (Ages 11-14)

Confluence Ballet Mini Intensive is a week of high caliber training for young dancers looking to strengthen and hone their technique! This summer program is great for passionate, budding dancers! […]

Mini Summer Intensive at Confluence Ballet Company (Ages 7-10)

Confluence Ballet Company’s Mini Intensive (ages 7-10) is the perfect intensive for budding young dancers! Students will have the chance to train in multiple dance styles and train at the […]

Spark Science Kids!

Are you looking for ways for your child to learn science, have fun, and make new friends? Spark Science Kids offers all that and more! Our mission is to help […]

Pittsburgh high school students mentor and tutor younger kids

During the pandemic, tutoring is needed more than ever.

Music Makers Around the World

Music Makers: Around the World is Part 2 of our two-year sequential program designed to give your child a solid music-making foundation for the three-year Music Makers: at the Keyboard […]

Family Music for Babies

Did you know all children are born with music aptitude? Which means that introducing the language of music in the first few months of life will allow natural music abilities […]

The Cycle of Seasons: Sun Catchers with Ms. Amy

The Cycle of Seasons is an exploration of all the things children love and are ready to imagine, create, discuss, and act out. Building on the the exploding vocabulary of […]

Fiddle Time with Jigs! For Kids

What is a jig? How do you play one? Fiddle Time with Jigs! will teach you the basics for playing jigs and focus on tunes from Scotland and Ireland. Learn […]

My Guitar Basics For Kids, January

What could be better than getting together to play guitar with a friend? Versatile, melodious, and portable, the guitar is an excellent instrument to choose to play music you love […]

Introduction to Songwriting

Get ready to become a composer! Guitar students will explore their creativity in Introduction to Songwriting, developing the skills to create their own original melodies on their instrument using notes […]

First Songs (ages 6-10)

The First Songs course will help beginner guitarists familiarize themselves with their instrument through popular songs. Students are encouraged (but not required) to explore singing and playing guitar simultaneously. In […]

Dr. G: How to support your kid’s mental health during back-to-school transition

Kids need to be with other kids, not just for fun, but for biological and developmental reasons.

Sara Pipher Gilliam on ‘Reviving Ophelia’

In 1994, Reviving Ophelia was published, and it shone a much-needed spotlight on the problems faced by adolescent girls. The book became iconic and helped to reframe the national conversation about what […]

STEM Spooktacular Day

Discover the un-boo-lievable fun of science and explore spooky experiments at Pittsburgh STEM Spooktacular Day! STEM Spooktacular Day is a FREE local event that provides kids with interactive learning experiences […]

Assemble Afterschool Programs

Calling all after-school artists, budding engineers, and young makers! Assemble Afterschool is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) program that gives kids of all ages a space to […]

Mini-Factory: Make + Explore for Preschoolers at the Mattress Factory

Art activities and gallery visits designed especially for artists ages 3-5 + siblings and caregivers. 2nd + 4th Saturdays of each month, 10-11am For more information and to register, visit […]