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February 28, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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February 7, 2020

Fathers Trying Together

Are you a single father or caregiver? Would you like to build positive memories with your child and learn healthy ways to cope with barriers and stress? Join us for adult group discussion and parent-child interaction activities such as:

    • arts and crafts
    • coding
    • learning through play
    • reading
    • STEM

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Neil Walker at 412.728.2892 or neil@tryingtogether.org.

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January 24, 2020

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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January 3, 2020

Fathers Trying Together

Are you a single father or caregiver? Would you like to build positive memories with your child and learn healthy ways to cope with barriers and stress? Join us for adult group discussion and parent-child interaction activities such as:

    • arts and crafts
    • coding
    • learning through play
    • reading
    • STEM

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Neil Walker at 412.728.2892 or neil@tryingtogether.org.

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December 28, 2019

Sensory Friendly Saturday: Museum of Natural History

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History is celebrating National Autism Awareness month by hosting four Sensory Friendly Saturdays throughout the year.

About the Event

During Sensory Friendly Saturdays, the museum will open 90 minutes before it opens to the public to allow families with members of the autism spectrum or those who experience sensory overload to visit the museum in a more controlled environment. Museum experts will give tours of the exhibitions and be on hand to answer questions throughout the morning. Designated quiet zones will allow visitors to decompress and experience the museum at their own pace.

Sensory Friendly Saturday hours are 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Available Dates

  • April 27, 2019
  • July 13, 2019
  • October 5, 2019
  • December 28, 2019

Registration

Advance registration is required for each person attending.

Register online to save your spot!

Ticket Costs

Sensory Friendly Saturday includes specialized pricing:

  • Children Under 2: Free
  • Children 3 – 18: $5.95 per ticket
  • Adults: $9.95 per ticket
  • Adults 65+: $7.50 per ticket
Discounted Pricing
  • Access Card Holder – Adult: $1.00
  • Access Card Holder’s Child: $1.00
  • Access Card Holder – Senior: $1.00

To learn more about the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, visit their website.

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December 27, 2019

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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December 6, 2019

Fathers Trying Together

Are you a single father or caregiver? Would you like to build positive memories with your child and learn healthy ways to cope with barriers and stress? Join us for adult group discussion and parent-child interaction activities such as:

    • arts and crafts
    • coding
    • learning through play
    • reading
    • STEM

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Neil Walker at 412.728.2892 or neil@tryingtogether.org.

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November 22, 2019

Rise Together

Want to strengthen emotional bonds with your child? Join other families to participate in adult group discussion and developmentally appropriate activities for young children. Together, you and your family will grow, learn, and play with each other and your neighbors.

Dinner is served between 5:00–5:45 p.m. and group starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. Parent-child interactions are from 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn More

For more information, contact Nicole Banner at 412.727.6649 or nicole@tryingtogether.org.

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November 19, 2019

Fatherhood: The Importance of Listening to Fathers

Join Brazelton Touchpoints Center on Tuesday, November 19 for a webinar with professor and researcher, Dr. Kyle Pruett, M.D.

About

Dr. Kyle Pruett is a Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and pioneering researcher on fathers and their children. In this webinar, he will discuss fatherhood and the importance of listening to fathers and engaging them in their children’s development.

Registration

To register for this webinar and learn more, visit the event webpage.

More Information

For questions, contact Kayla Savelli at kayla.savelli@childrens.harvard.edu.

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November 7, 2019

Raising Readers Together Club | Ages 0-5

The Raising Readers Together Club runs weekly and explores the importance of acceptance, equality, and tolerance through reading. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five and younger.

Raising Readers provides free books, discussion, food, songs, storytelling, and resources.

Fall 2019 Books:

    • September 19: You Hold Me Up
    • September 26: Sign Off
    • October 3: When Aidan Became a BrotherMommy’s Khimar
    • October 10: Magnets Push, Magnets Pull
    • October 17: Mixed: A Colorful Story
    • October 24: How Rocket Learned to Read
    • October 31: Pop Pop and Me*
    • November 7: Mary Had a Little Glam

*The October 31 Raising Readers Together Club session will be hosted at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Homewood – 7101 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208.

Questions

For questions or more information, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org.

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