There may be nothing more family orientated than an old fashioned picnic. The preparation and all the fixings that go into a picnic is more fun if the family works together. That means gathering up the blankets and lawn chairs and celebrating National Picnic Day, which is April 23rd, and hopefully the past winter will be forgotten. The Pittsburgh region affords a wonderful opportunity to explore the the unique neighborhoods and parks, and there is always a cultural, educational and recreational experience waiting for the family to enjoy.
The winter of 2014 set some record-breaking lows. Fortunately for the entire nation, it’s now spring, and summer’s imminent warmth is just around the corner. Read on for the best places to take the kiddos for a bright, cheerful playdate, in some of the best playgrounds in the region, and put old man winter behind for good.
Pets need exercise just like their owners and why not them run and possibly meet new furry friends to run and socialize? These parks and dog runs offer an opportunity to run in open spaces instead of the obstacles related in the neighborhood.
Staying near home doesn’t sound like a spring break vacation, but there are exhilarating experiences waiting right around the corner or just a few miles away.
This National Nutrition Month, let these tips from Pittsburgh registered dietitian Juliet Mancino make filling your picky eaters’ plates with more delicious and nutritious choices fun and stress-free.
On a snow day, there are heaps of activities that can be done both inside and outside of the home.
Whether Junior is a novice skier or was born on a pair of snowshoes, these five destinations around Pittsburgh are perfect for little legs and feet.
Deborah Pricener, Associate Vice President of Youth Development at the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, knows how to keep kids entertained and engaged. Here she provides some ideas for after-school activities for children in Pittsburgh.
Get your kids involved in martial arts at these classes in Pittsburgh.
Maintain that physique you want with help from these Pittsburgh fitness classes.
Here are the five best places in Pittsburgh that offer clear views and breathtaking scenery to serve as your backdrop for that next family photo.
There are plenty of options for larger drive-through light displays throughout the region, but if the idea of sitting in a long line of cars doesn’t fill you with Christmas cheer, you may need to look a little closer to home to find some hidden gems right in your neighborhood.
Even though it may not be a remake of the Chevy Chase movie, “Christmas Vacation,” the tree-cutting experience will be a memorable opportunity for the family. It’s a wonderful time to share with the family for a Christmas treasure of planning and cutting your own tree.
The five activities listed here are some of the best free things to do as a family during Pittsburgh’s impending winter.
Rebekah Cooksey has been with Michaels since 2012 and she is Vice President of Education and Projects for the company. Here are some of her suggestions for Thanksgiving crafts for kids.