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May 25, 2019

OpenStreetsPGH

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Grab your walking shoes and come play on car-free streets of Homewood, Larimer, East Liberty, Shadyside, and North Point Breeze on Saturday, May 25th!

Explore the longest OpenStreetsPGH route ever with 4.4 mile loop traveling through the East End.

OpenStreetsPGH is a free, all-ages event that’s building healthier, more connected communities. OpenStreetsPGH invites the community to get outside and be active, providing an opportunity to reimagine our streets as places for people, not just cars.

Activities

Join us for fitness workshops, kids activities, shopping, brunch, community arts, and special promotions presented by over 100 local businesses and organizations.

There are three event hubs along the route: two hubs will feature free fitness classes by the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and one hub will feature a brand new BikePGH Kids Bicycling Education classes.

Visit OpenStreetsPGH.org for more info!

Organizers & Supporters

The event is organized by Bike Pittsburgh and is made possible through major support from UPMC Health Plan. Additional support is provided by, Peoples, The Benter Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, Wahilia Creative, AARP, Port Authority, Uber, and PNC.

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May 19, 2019

Ultimate Play Day 2019

Hosted by the Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative, Ultimate Play Day is a celebration of playfulness for people of all ages and is free and open to the public.

Sunday, May 19, 2019

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Whitehall Public Library

The event will be held outside rain or shine. Translation services will be provided by partners at Global Wordsmiths and Smiley Cookies from Eat’n Park. Let us know you’re coming to the 2019 Ultimate Play Day by getting your (FREE) tickets at Eventbrite and learn more about Ultimate Play Day on the Facebook event page! Share this Ultimate Play Day event flyer (PDF) with your network.

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April 30, 2019

Tech Tuesday: Emojis

How are you feeling today? Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in the Nursery as they bring social and emotional learning and digital media literacy to life! Create your own emoji on our iPad or make one to take home with you.

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! For more information, visit the event page!

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April 29, 2019

Music Makers: Nature Sounds

Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in the Nursery for an hour of hands-on musical exploration. Experience the beautiful sounds of the natural world such as rain, birdsong, wind and running water and invent your own instruments using a variety of natural materials. Discover how music is everywhere if we just take the time to listen!

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! For more information, visit the event page!

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April 25, 2019

Young Sprouts: Arbor Day Tree Celebration

What better way to show love to our Earth than to celebrate Arbor Day!  Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in “giving to trees” by decorating them with your creative expression. Drape, tie, and wrap trees to show the trees your love. You can even take a few moments to reflect by reading The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear!

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! For more information, visit the event page!

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April 24, 2019

Wellness Wednesday: Dance & Movement with Fine Art Miracles

Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for a high-energy dance and movement workshop with their guest Maria Gismondi from Fine Art Miracles, Inc.! Explore rhythm and space, experiment with props, and have fun expressing yourself with movement! Maria will focus on gross motor skills, creative movement, and physical play. No experience required!

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! For more information, visit the event page!

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April 23, 2019

Tech Tuesday: Circuits!

What makes a light turn on? How does a motor work? Explore electricity by experimenting with circuits to learn how everyday items function. Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh to test out different kinds of circuits or build your own!

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! For more information, visit the event page!

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April 22, 2019

Music Makers: Kitchen Instruments

Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in the Nursery for an hour of hands-on musical exploration. Use different kitchen items to create original beats and rhythms and get ideas of how to continue the fun at home!

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please!  For more information, visit the event page!

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April 18, 2019

Young Sprouts: Compost Stew

What is compost and how do you make it? Learn about how you can take your old food scraps and turn them into nutritious soil to help the garden grow with the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh! The group will also read Compost Stew by Mary McKenna Siddals.

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please! Program location is weather dependent: the group will be in the Garden if the weather allows; find them in the Nursery if weather is less than ideal.

For more information, visit the event page!

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April 17, 2019

Wellness Wednesday: Rethink Your Drink

Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for Wellness Wednesday in the Nursery! The group will explore the sugar content of popular beverages as well as sample different flavors of fruit-infused waters (the healthy alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages). Get ready to rethink your drink!

This program is designed for our youngest learners (0-5) but is suitable for all ages. The event is drop-in, so guests may come and go as they please!  For more information, visit the event page!