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.
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.
On a snow day, there are heaps of activities that can be done both inside and outside of the home.
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.
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.
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.
Finding the right place and time to propose can be difficult. Here are five top places in Pittsburgh that will help you to create a memorable event and a romantic adventure.
Start your college search out on the right foot with help from this local professor.
If you’re looking for a fun-filled entertainment experience, head out to a laser tag facility for an exhilarating adventure.
If you like to be scared and need a fix for excitement, try out a haunted house to fill the need for a seasonal trick or treat.
The Pittsburgh region has a number of CrossFit facilities that may be a healthy regimen for all those participants looking for high-intensity training, and qualified instructors are a viable reason to learn proper form and technique.
Even though Labor Day may be a last gasp of summer, it doesn’t mean there aren’t enough activities to celebrate and honor the contributions made by hard-working people.