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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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November 20, 2019

Get Ready for the Next Steps

Are you wondering about how the preschool enrollment process works? Unsure of how to assess or choose a local school for your child? Have questions about whether your child is ready for Pre-K or Kindergarten?

Join us at the Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library for an information session co-hosted by A+ Schools and Trying Together, with Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Early Education. A pizza dinner will be served. Children are welcome! This is event is FREE and open to the public.

Questions

For more information, call 412.682.4430 or email outreach@pghtoys.org.

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October 5, 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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September 23, 2019

celebratED!

As a new school year begins, join celebratED! for an evening of joyfulness honoring the wonderful educators of the Pittsburgh region!

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August 31, 2019

KidsPlay at Market Square

KidsPlay provides free interactive and educational programming for children in Market Square, with local partners including Science Tots, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, KidsBurgh, the Senator John Heinz History Center, and more.

Active Dates

  • Tuesdays, June 4 – August 27, 2019 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturdays, June 8 – August 31, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Learn More

To see a list of upcoming activities, visit the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership website.

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August 29, 2019

PBEOC: Back to School Celebration

Join the Pittsburgh Black Elected Officials Coalition (PBEOC) for their Back to School Celebration!

About

This celebration serves as the sixth in a series of monthly meetings with PBEOC members. At the celebration, members will share highlights on their 2018 activities on behalf of the residents of Pittsburgh, as well as next inclusive steps.

This meeting is intended for residents in Pittsburgh and will feature free school supplies, cash prize giveaways, entertainment, and parent and student resources. Additional resources and opportunities in alignment with the education section of the Pittsburgh Peace and Justice Initiative will be shared with the community.

Registration

Registration for this event is required and can be completed via the Eventbrite page.

More Information

For more information, contact PBEOC via their online form.

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Early Learning: Young Sprouts

Join the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh this August for a series of nature-focused explorations of treasures, art, songs, and stories! Sessions are designed for children 0 – 5 years old, but suitable for all ages.

Session Topics

    • Garden Science: Things that Float
    • Garden Science: Life Cycles
    • Garden Science: Things that Fly
    • Garden Science:  The Curious Garden

More Information

To learn more, visit the Facebook event page!

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August 27, 2019

KidsPlay at Market Square

KidsPlay provides free interactive and educational programming for children in Market Square, with local partners including Science Tots, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, KidsBurgh, the Senator John Heinz History Center, and more.

Active Dates

  • Tuesdays, June 4 – August 27, 2019 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturdays, June 8 – August 31, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Learn More

To see a list of upcoming activities, visit the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership website.

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August 24, 2019

KidsPlay at Market Square

KidsPlay provides free interactive and educational programming for children in Market Square, with local partners including Science Tots, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, KidsBurgh, the Senator John Heinz History Center, and more.

Active Dates

  • Tuesdays, June 4 – August 27, 2019 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturdays, June 8 – August 31, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Learn More

To see a list of upcoming activities, visit the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership website.

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August 23, 2019

Nature in Your Neighborhood

Join the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy on August 23 for “Nature in Your Neighborhood” to experience nature in Homewood and in nearby areas. For this event, community members are invited to explore Frick Park while enjoying nature hikes and activities. Bring your group, your camera, and your curiosity! Lunch will be provided.

Registration is required and limited to 4o participants.

Registration

To register, contact Sarah Byrne-Houser via email at sarah@tryingtogether.org.

Registrations must include:

    • the number of adults attending,
    • the number of children attending,
    • the name of the program (if applicable),
    • a phone number,
    • and any dietary restrictions.

More Information

For more information, contact the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy at 412.682.7275.