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Educational Summer Activities For Kids In Pittsburgh

Here are just a handful of the outstanding summer programs Pittsburgh offers that will not only educate, but challenge, engage and strengthen your children’s knowledge, relationships and skills.

06/13/2014

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Best Book Clubs In Pittsburgh

Each of these five book clubs offer a wide variety of subject matter to appeal to the interests of any reader.

08/26/2013

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Best Poetry Events In Pittsburgh

In a city like Pittsburgh that is full of universities, libaries and theatres, celebrating National Poetry Month is easy. Poetry is a wide-ranging genre of writing and the events Pittsburgh has to offer showcases that diversity. Stop by any of the following events to learn more about poetry, present your own poetry and hear readings of famous poems.

04/01/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is full of important historical figures, contemporary talented artists and volunteers passionately committed to cause of women’s equality. Celebrate women by taking part in some of these activities around the city.

03/04/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Pittsburgh

Washington, D.C. may be hours away from Pittsburgh but this city offers plenty of ways to celebrate the second Presidential Inauguration of President Barack Obama this Jan. 21. The inauguration coincides with Martin Luther King, Jr. day, so take advantage of the myriad dual events Pittsburgh has to offer this year.

01/07/2013

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Best Places for Computer Classes In Pittsburgh

It’s never to late to learn a new skill, especially when it comes to technology. From basic computing to advanced programming skills, these computer classes for PC and Mac users in and around Pittsburgh will help students of any age excel. From IT geek to those who’ve tried to resist technology’s pool, these classes have everyone covered.

12/31/2012

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5 Must-Read Books By Pittsburgh Authors

Pittsburgh’s universities and ethnically-diverse neighborhoods are known for breeding creativity. These five writers made a name for themselves using their Pittsburgh neighborhood and university connections. Make these titles must reads on your summer book list.

06/25/2012

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Free and Affordable Pittsburgh for 6/8: Summer Flicks and Family Fun for Free!

By Rachel Booth Try saying that three times fast. Just kidding! No special skills necessary to take advantage of these great FREE ‘Burgh activities this weekend and the week ahead. For this week’s Free & […]

06/07/2012

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Pittsburgh March Arts Preview

I am looking forward to touring the cultural landscape in Pittsburgh next month. From the cozy reading room at the Carnegie Library to the stages of the Cultural District, our purveyors of the arts are populating that landscape with local talent and national touring groups.

02/20/2012

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Pittsburgh Winter Arts Preview

When holiday schedules wind down next month, it’ll be time to get back to the other events that feed your mind. With so many museums, dance and theater companies, and an active writers’ community, there is always something to satisfy your cultural itch.

12/12/2011

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Voters Choose To Create Tax To Help Sustain Carnegie Library

Voters overwhelmingly approved a property tax increase to benefit the Carnegie Library System in Tuesday’s election. The referendum passed with a staggering 71 percent of the vote.

11/09/2011

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Free & Affordable Events, Sales & More This Weekend!

Enjoy the last weekend of October with numerous activities in greater Pittsburgh! From Fall Festival at Soergel Orchards to buying name brand clothing at Designer Days, this weekend will offer something for everyone.

10/28/2011

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Pittsburgh Literary Events In November

Whether you like to read, hear, discuss or write, Pittsburgh has a lot to offer on the reading and writing scene!

10/24/2011

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City Voters To Face Ballot Question On Library Tax

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh may have the word “free” above its door, but rising costs have plagued the Library in recent years — even threatening to close some of its 18 city neighborhood branches.

10/18/2011

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Library Of The Future Rolls Into Pittsburgh

The Library of the Future rolled into Market Square Friday morning. The 74-foot truck is home to the Digital Bookmobile, filled with state of the art library technology.

08/05/2011

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