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Family,
Workshops & Classes

Wonder Workshops: Terrariums

Apr 20, 2024 | 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Unleash your imagination as you and your family work together to design and build a terrarium from the ground up. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Free event,
Online & Virtual Events

Storytime Spotlight

Apr 23, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Storytime Spotlight is an educational series presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center that introduces young children to books that features stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Free event,
Workshops & Classes

Teen Choice

Apr 24, 2024 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us for Teen Choice where you can choose your own creative adventure! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Sesame Street Live, Say Hello!

Apr 26, 2024 - Apr 27, 2024
Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and their friends from Sesame Street are coming to your neighborhood to say hello! READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Free event,
Outdoor,
Sports + Recreation

PanCAN PurpleStride Pittsburgh

Apr 27, 2024 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) is bringing together pancreatic cancer survivors, families, caregivers, researchers and supporters in Pittsburgh for a memorable day, and we want you there. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Community,
Convention,
Entertainment,
Family,
Festival,
Music,
Shopping,
Workshops & Classes

Pittsburgh Yinzerfest

Apr 25, 2024 - Apr 28, 2024
4-day festival celebrating our town’s rich culture of food, ethnic diversity, sports fanatics, and more! READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Preschool Adventures - Bubble Science

May 1, 2024 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Explore the ‘S’ in STEM (science) with amazing bubbles and bubble blowers. READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Free event,
Market Square,
Music

National Day of Prayer Gathering

May 2, 2024 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The National Day of Prayer is an annual day of observance designated by the United States Congress and held on the first Thursday of May, when people are asked "to turn to God in prayer and meditation". The president is required by law to sign a proclamation each year, encouraging all Americans to pray on this day. From Wikipedia. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Preschool Adventures - Incoming Landing!

May 11, 2024 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Build parachute landers and Mars rovers while learning the importance of engineering design and teamwork in space exploration. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Mommy & Me Dance Party

May 11, 2024 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For All Ages: Bring your boogie-shoes and best moves to celebrate all moms and mother-figures in this Mommy & Me Dance Party! READ MORE
Family

Mother's Day Brunch

May 12, 2024 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the National Aviary! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family,
Film & Movies

Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About A Terrible Monster

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Leonardo is a terrible monster. He tries so hard to be scary, but he just… isn’t. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Finding North

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Finding North is a one-man play drawn from historical research and oral histories that bring to the stage powerful stories of the yearning, sacrifices, and dreams of the African-American Underground Railroad hero John P. Parker, as well as contemporary American immigrants. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Waves, All That Glows Sees

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
To begin with, you follow a little pathway of shells and stones that goes around a big tent made of sheets. You can hear someone playing a harmonica. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Sunjata Kamalenya

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Sunjata Kamalenya (translated: Sunjata for Youth) is a new completely interactive production by the Experiential Theater Company. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Frolic

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Psst… have you heard? The bloom is back — it’s time to play! Frolic is meant to spark fun in a sensory-friendly space created for and with neurodivergent audiences ages 5 and up and their families. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Festival

Poli Pop

May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024
Poli and Pola don't want to go to sleep. The siblings start off playing with toys in their bedroom, competing against each other to be the leader of the room, but then their imagination takes them on a surreal dreamlike journey full of surprise and joy. READ MORE
Family,
Holidays

Father's Day BBQ Brunch

Jun 16, 2024 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Let the National Aviary treat you and your loved one to a special day! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Free event,
Online & Virtual Events

Storytime Spotlight

Jun 25, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Storytime Spotlight is an educational series presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center that introduces young children to books that features stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

To Cue or Not to Cue: Theatre Production Camp

Jul 8, 2024 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
For Students Entering Grades 6-8: Embark on a captivating journey into the world of theatre, where students not only take center stage but also explore the dynamic intersection of creativity and technology through integrated STEAM elements while exploring the many backstage jobs that make theatre magic possible. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Art From All Angles: Arts and Science Camp

Jul 15, 2024 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
For Students Entering Grades 3-6: Launch into a week-long artistic journey in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Stories of the Great Outdoors: Early Childhood Camp

Jul 15, 2024 | 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
For Children Ages 3-5: Welcome to "Stories of the Great Outdoors", an early childhood camp designed exclusively for the imaginative minds of 3–5-year-olds! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Free event

AWCommunity Day

Jul 20, 2024 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This free family-friendly event features local vendors, artisans, performers, and themed community building activations at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Global Arts Explorers: Art Exploration Camp

Jul 22, 2024 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
For Students Entering Grades 1-3: Get ready for a Global Arts Adventure! Our passionate and experienced teaching artists will guide young artists through hands-on activities, encouraging experimentation with various mediums of art from visual arts, performance, music, and more from all around the world! READ MORE
Community,
Entertainment,
Family,
Free event,
Outdoor

American Diabetes Association's Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes

Sep 7, 2024 | 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes will be at PNC Park! Join us to celebrate those living diabetes, and help bring us closer to a cure! Registration is free! All are welcome to attend! READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Free event

AWCommunity Day

Oct 5, 2024 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This free family-friendly event features local vendors, artisans, performers, and themed community building activations at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Workshops & Classes

Juvenile Arthritis Family Fun Day

Oct 26, 2024 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Free event,
Online & Virtual Events

Storytime Spotlight

Oct 29, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Storytime Spotlight is an educational series presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center that introduces young children to books that features stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. READ MORE
Community,
Family,
Free event

AWCommunity Day

Dec 14, 2024 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This free family-friendly event features local vendors, artisans, performers, and themed community building activations at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Free event,
Online & Virtual Events

Storytime Spotlight

Dec 17, 2024 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Storytime Spotlight is an educational series presented by the August Wilson African American Cultural Center that introduces young children to books that features stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. READ MORE
Family,
Workshops & Classes

The Science Behind PIXAR

May 25, 2024 - Jan 5, 2025
Step into the world of Pixar in this upcoming blockbuster exhibition with Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Mike and Sulley, Nemo and Dory, and all your favorite Pixar characters! READ MORE
Arts + Culture,
Family,
Music

Schooltime: Meet the Orchestra

May 1, 2024 - May 8, 2024 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
How do instruments make sound? Explore how sound is created with Associate Conductor Moon Doh and the Pittsburgh Symphony! READ MORE
Entertainment,
Family

Mr. Messado's School of Magic for the Young and Young at Heart

Sep 3, 2023 - May 26, 2024
Join superstar magician Mr. Messado for his new astonishing play designed exclusively for Liberty Magic READ MORE

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