summer of space

7 reasons to blast off with Summer of Space at Carnegie Science Center

To celebrate this historic achievement, Carnegie Science Center is launching new lunar programming.

6 reasons to head to the (awesome) Pittsburgh Children’s Film Festival

Though the programming is intended to entertain kids, these movies will appeal to a wide range of movie buffs.

Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix brings high-octane adventures for kids

The Kids’ Tent will be the best high-octane adventure for young attendees.

Maker Monday: Coffee Filter Ballerinas

Maker Monday veers toward the cultural scene with graceful dancers made from the simplest supplies.

Maker Monday: Super Spinner

This inexpensive activity, made with supplies found in most households, packs a wow factor.

Museum Lab opens, making this site the country’s largest cultural campus for kids

There are surprises literally around every corner.

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Wow your guests with up-close encounters, immersive habitats, and new hands-on activities.

With a $90,000 grant from The Heinz Endowments, Young Voices for the Planet is making a lot more noise

“They can be too young to vote, but they are never too young to go to a public forum and express their views.”

Message from Me: A new tech tool for Pre-K developed at the CMU Create Lab

It gives parents a window into our classroom.

How can libraries keep up? With local tech partners, via WQED’s Inquire Within

“We open up the catalog of resources and say, ‘You tell us what will work best in your space.’ ”

Pretty birds! A pair of toucans just landed as a double bill at the Aviary

These birds hop as often as they fly and can rotate their bodies 180 degrees, side-to-side, as they bounce along branches.

This Pittsburgh summer guide packs the 2019 season with family fun

The boredom level for kids is at a seasonal low with cool programming, outdoor activities and festivals.

5 reasons kids will love Living Dinosaurs at the National Aviary

Time flies when you’re having fun. Here’s where you can experience millions of years in a single afternoon!

15 online ‘camps’ fill kids’ summer with learning adventures

If managing your kids’ summer schedules is running you ragged, you may want to consider the online option.

Maker Monday: Shoebox Shadow Puppets

We found everything we needed in the kitchen and cardboard recycling bin.

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300-plus (mostly free) activities spark excitement for kids through Remake Learning Days

RLD connects kids from pre-K through high school with a network of facilities where they can let their imaginations run wild.

50 free activities, plus 6 international theaters! Your guide to the EQT Children’s Festival.

It will probably take four days to get to all the free events and activities.

Maker Monday: Bouncing Bubbles

Kids love bouncing bubbles on their hands like slow-motion jugglers!


The goal of Pittsburgh Hackathon? Helping moms survive and thrive!

“Our focus has been single moms and how to make their journey easier and improve their economic security.”

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