Carnegie Museum of Natural History
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 […]
Rather than let the kids spend another snow day sitting inside playing video games or risking frostbite on their sleds, why not take advantage of some of Pittsburgh’s cultural offerings!
Oakland is home to many historical buildings, museums and art installations. From dinosaurs to memorials, a surprising variety of art is around every turn. Here are five must-see art installations…
As kids around the area get set for the Easter Bunny’s visit this weekend, we found some cool spots where they can spend some quality time with Peter Cottontail!
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The museums of Pittsburgh offer something for everyone’s interests! Whether you’re 9 or 99, like art or airplanes, there’s a museum around Pittsburgh for you.
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