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May 25, 2019

Zoo Day: Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh

Celebrate spring alongside the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh (DSAP) by joining them for a day of fun at their 2nd Annual Picnic at the Pittsburgh Zoo.

About

On Saturday, May 25, families and community members are invited for a day of socializing and fun at the Pittsburgh Zoo. The group will be gathering at 12:30 p.m. at the Garden Tent for lunch and socializing with all of their DSAP families and friends.

Registration

Registration for ALL guests attending is required, including those who hold annual zoo passes and those under the age of 24 months. However, the ticket price will be waived for these guests upon registration. To attend, RSVP by May 11 via the event webpage.

Please bring your own picnic lunch; DSAP will provide snacks, dessert, and beverages.

Ticket Prices

  • General: $7
  • Annual Pass Holder: Free
  • Children (2 & Under): Free

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May 17, 2019

PPS: Take a Father to School Day 2019

Pittsburgh Public Schools welcomes fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and positive male role models to participate in the nationally recognized Take a Father to School Day.

In support of the District’s long-term outcome of increased proficiency in literacy for all students, this year’s theme is #ExpectGreatThings. Every school will have an activity or event planned to celebrate the day.

Ask your school for details!

Questions

For questions, contact Larry Meadows at 412.529.3851.

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April 22, 2019

Walk In The Woods – Earth Day Edition

Join science teacher Brock Perkins and Winchester Thurston School North Campus Director Heather Capezzuti as they celebrate Earth Day. With energizing and interactive outdoor learning activities, and a walk through the woods on their 7-acre campus, it’s a fun event for the whole family.

Registration

This event is free but registration is required. Register online or by calling 412.578.7518 or emailing admission@winchesterthurston.org.

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April 20, 2019

Science Tots Book Fair | Barnes & Noble

Join Science Tots from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to learn more about S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. The event will have hands-on, educational and fun activities based on the upcoming Earth Day! No registration required!

See the event page.

About Science Tots

Science Tot’s mission is to connect families with the instruction and tools to power early  S.T.E.A.M. learning.

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April 13, 2019

Fred Rogers: Be My Neighbor Day

Are you interested in volunteering small acts of kindness towards your neighbors this April?

Children and families are invited to join Fred Rogers Productions on Saturday, April 13th for a day filled with fun family volunteer activities that aid neighbors in need, including:

  • Washing fire trucks,
  • Cleaning a park or playground,
  • Making greeting cards,
  • Play games with seniors, and
  • Helping out at a library!

Volunteering stations range in location, time slot, and task, please visit their volunteer information page for more details and registration links.

Learn More

To learn more about this opportunity, visit the event website!

For questions, contact event staff at education@wqed.org.

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November 27, 2018

Give Big Pittsburgh 2018

Join us in #GivingTogether during Give Big Pittsburgh on November 27, 2018.

What is Give Big Pittsburgh?

Tied with #GivingTuesday, a nationally recognized annual day of giving, Give Big Pittsburgh is a local platform that works to raise awareness, collect donations, and build stronger ties between members of our community. To participate in this #DayofGiving, community members are invited to explore and collaborate in raising funds for nonprofits that are doing great work in Pittsburgh.

Visit our GiveGab page to get acquainted with the fundraising platform.

Opportunities to Give

Although Give Big Pittsburgh emphasizes raising funds, there are multiple ways to participate in #GivingTuesday:

  • Donate to Nonprofits
  • Share Your Story
  • Share Nonprofit Donation Pages
  • Learn More

For more information on how you can participate, read our news post.