Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Forgo the humdrum dinner-and-movie date night for something a little more enlightening, engaging and, yes, even educational. Ditch the bar instead head out to five of the best museums the Steel City has to offer.
With names like Warhol and Carnegie attached to many of the museums and cultural centers in Pittsburgh, it’s no wonder you don’t have to look far to find tourist attractions that more than live up to the hype.
Shoppers at Ross Park Mall search for the newest fashions, while unwittingly walking on a sea bed that dates back 150 million years.
Plan a hometown staycation this summer and dedicate a few days to seeing the amazing permanent exhibits at the Carnegie Museums that Pittsburgh has to offer.
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s new exhibit features the Lost Kingdoms and is called “Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History ranks in the top five in the country. In 1896, ground was broken in Oakland, and being, by nature, a competitive guy, founder Andrew Carnegie financed explorers traveling to the ends of the Earth to fill his museum.
There is more than a hip and hop to meet the Easter Bunny, as the events are arranged in both educational and historical venues that highlight the culture of the Pittsburgh region. Get your cameras and baskets ready for egg hunts and visits with the all the Easter friends. Hop on the bunny trail to take a tour, make crafts, win prizes and interact with birds and animals. Interactive exhibits and displays make for a memorable Easter experience for the entire family.
President’s Day has historically been about patriotism and celebratory eating. Originally a day to mark the birthday of America’s first President, George Washington, this holiday was changed in 1968 to include all great American Presidents and combine Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson who had their own days. Since the culmination of this significant holiday, President’s Day has been associated in celebration with other patriotic holidays such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day. It is a day typically set aside to enjoy American activities. Here are a list of five ways to do just that in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The city is hosting its own homecoming dance called “Wallflowers and Wildflowers: Alternative Homecoming”, and it is for teens in grades 9 through 12 who feel uncomfortable attending their own school dance.
Many of the programs and organizations that took center stage on World Environment Day here two years ago will once again be celebrating the goals of cleaner air, cleaner water, and a cleaner planet. As a proud former host city and a community of environmentally conscious Pittsburghers here are the best ways to celebrating World Environment Day on June 5, 2012.
June 5 marks the 40th anniversary of the United Nation’s World Environment Day, and this year’s theme questions whether you’re part of the green economy. This year, D.C.’s hosting the big celebration, but if you can’t make it to the city for the hoopla, Pittsburgh offers plenty of green party options. Many of the programs and organizations that took center stage on World Environment Day here two years ago will once again celebrate the goals of cleaner air, cleaner water and a cleaner planet. As a proud member of this former host city, celebrate the day with these fun, green options.
If the thought of energy misuse makes your mind spin and you need a little help turning around your family’s reckless recycling habits, join other green Pittsburghers as they revolve around their small section of Earth. These are the top environmental-awareness offerings in the area honoring the 42nd annual Earth Day Saturday, April 22.
If you want to find a way to get your child excited about learning without all the mounds of homework and projects, take a look at this guide to some amazing, local classes that packs appeal to just about every kid out there.
The long winter months can lead to cooped-up kids and cabin fever frenzies. Fortunately, March brings some fun events for just about everyone in the family.
By Rachel Booth Who said you can’t have fun and learn something at the same time? Even better, why not learn a little and save a lot! On this week’s Free & Affordable Pittsburgh segment […]