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Winter Entertainment Guide: All the kid-friendly shows and events coming to Pittsburgh this winter 

Our big winter entertainment guide is here! Check out all the kid-friendly shows and events coming to Pittsburgh this winter.

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PBS KIDS offers 4 DIY projects to keep kids busy during holiday break

PBS KIDS for Parents has great ideas for keeping your little ones busy during the holiday school break.

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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.

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7 reasons to catch the explosive ‘Pompeii: The Exhibition’ at Carnegie Science Center

Visit the Pompeii exhibition at the Carnegie Science Center to explore this city, rediscovered just 250 years ago.

Local kids can learn how to tell stories the Pixar way

Pittsburgh kids can learn how to become strong storytellers through a unique program by Pixar called Story Xperiential.

Expert advice on helping kids get creative with arts projects

How can parents help support their kids’ creativity around things related to the arts? 

Sponsored Content Pittsburgh Youth Chorus presents an exciting new season of singing lessons for kids

Exciting new changes are ahead this season for kids who love to sing.

Reimagination project acts as a launchpad for Pittsburgh teen musicians

“When I walked out of the studio, I thought to myself: This is exactly what I want to continue doing.”

Explore art through family-friendly activities around Pittsburgh

Yu-Ling Behr joins Mikey Hood and Celina Pompeani on Pittsburgh Today Live to look at family-friendly art resources around Pittsburgh. For the full guide of art learning resources, take a […]

Kidsburgh Learning Guide: All about art

A guide to the many free or inexpensive ways for families to bring more visual art into their lives and help kids build a lifelong passion for creating.

Mars High School finds a way to produce ‘Mamma Mia,’ despite pandemic

“I’ve never in 17 years seen as much joy and happiness and tears.”

Music lessons in the time of Covid: How Pittsburgh schools are making it work

Being challenged to do something difficult and then mastering it creates trust and satisfaction.

MCG Youth & Arts’ free classes give kids creative outlet during the pandemic

Kids need the arts, creative expression and personal connection more than ever.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from owl prowls to Dr. Frankenbean

We’re loving this season with fresh-air opportunities to hike trails, visit creatures and enjoy outdoor theater.

Center For Theater Arts provides much-needed outlet for Pittsburgh kids

Nothing will stop kids from dancing, singing and acting their hearts out.

10 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from pumpkin picking to corn mazes

Chilly nights and the growing music of cicadas are a welcome harbinger of the autumn season. Family entertainment shifts to more seasonal offerings, too.

Check out these winners in the Carnegie Library Teen Media Awards

The awards highlight the amazing talents of young artists as well as showcase the library’s services to teens.

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from RADical Days to bumper cars

Rain or shine. Indoors and outdoors. Little kids and teens. We’ve got covered.

Winning entries from 2020 PBS Kids Writers Contest charm readers with original tales and creative drawings

“It is so amazing to read the stories that the children create and very rewarding to acknowledge their hard work.”

9 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from escape rooms to baby lion cubs

We love playtime that involves a mix of physical activity and mental challenges.


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