The weekend fun guide for Pittsburgh families is here. (Don’t miss celebrating Dippy’s birthday!)

Above image courtesy of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

We’re officially halfway through summer, which means there’s still time left for tons of family fun. While the festivities of Independence Day are behind us, there’s still lots of reasons to celebrate another fun weekend in Kidsburgh! Check out what’s happening this weekend as you continue to check things off that summer bucket list:

Friday July 12- Sunday, July 14: “Snow White and the Seven Fairy Godmothers” at South Park Theatre

This twist on the classic fairy tale promises laughs along with a happy ending. This show opened July 8 and runs through July 17, so there are plenty of chances to catch it. The outdoor theater welcomes picnics and lawn chairs. Admission is $5, free for ages 3 and younger.

Friday, July 12: Discovering Dippy, The Dinosaur That Changed the World, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

All dino enthusiasts, aspiring scientists, natural history lovers and friends of the museum are welcome to help celebrate Dippy’s discovery 125 years ago. The all-day event includes talks by leading scientists, historians and museum professionals. Registration is free with general admission.

Photo courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Saturday, June 8: Yoga in the Park, 10 a.m.

The Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh offers free yoga in Allegheny Commons Park each weekend all summer long. This weekend, Emily Anderson from All Bodies Welcome Yoga will be leading students of every age through basic yoga moves. Find out more here.

Saturday, July 13: Story Saturday at the Carnegie Museum of Art, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Enjoy a story time reading of “Flipflopi: How a Boat Made from Flip-Flops Is Helping to Save the Ocean” by Linda Ravin Lodding and Dipesh Pabari, followed by a making activity for kids ages 12 and younger. Story Saturday is free with general admission.

Courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Art.

Saturday, July 13: Wildflower Festival at Freedom Farms, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

For three years in a row, Freedom Farms has celebrated the beauty of nature’s flowers with their family-friendly festival. Admission cost is $10 per person (free for kids under 3) and includes a tractor ride to pick your own bouquet. The farm also has a hay mountain, animal barn, corn maze and more family fun. Find details here.

Saturday, July 13: Inside out at the CMOA, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Every Saturday through Aug. 23, the Carnegie Museum of Art hosts Inside Out in the Sculpture Court. There will be art displays and performances as well as music and food. It’s a great, casual spot for families to hang out. No admission is required. Find all the details here.

Photo by Bryan Conley, courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Art.

Saturday, July 13: Public Day at Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join Pittsburgh Public Theater for their second Public Day. This free summer party boasts food, music, and tons of fun activities for the whole family. Public Day features food from Sugar x Butter, music from DJ TeeJay, double dutch jump roping led by Double Dutch PGH, and an exciting display of a Pittsburgh legend’s work from the August Wilson Archives. Find all the details here.

Courtesy of Pittsburgh Public Theater.

Saturday, July 13: Reviewing the Play for Highmark SportsWorks, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The folks at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Allegheny branch are taking input from kids and their families on a new exhibit at SportsWorks, located at the Carnegie Science Center. Be a part of the amazing changes taking place at the Science Center! More details can be found here.

Saturday, July 13: Penny Arcade Kids Comedy Show at the Arcade Comedy Theater, 2 p.m. 

This interactive comedy experience is ideal for kids 4 to 8 years old. The show encourages children and their parents to unleash their imaginations and sense of humor. Tickets are $12.

Courtesy of Arcade Comedy Theater.

Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at Heinz Hall

The Grammy-winning soundtrack by composer John Williams will be performed alongside the Oscar-nominated film in a live concert experience that’s perfect for families. Tickets are $35 to $110, depending on the seats you choose.

Sunday, July 14: Kids Day at Schenley Plaza, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Kids Day features free carousel rides, interactive activities and live performances. This monthly event, which occurs the second Sunday of each month, is free with no registration required.

This is just a few of the great events this weekend, so don’t forget to check out out events calendar for more family fun.

We’ve also got updated guides to mini golf, awesome swiming pools, great indoor play places, public splash pads, and playgrounds across the city. Thankfully in the land of Kidsburgh, there’s always something fun happening!