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Best Places In Pittsburgh To Take Family Photos

The Pittsburgh region abounds with a vast array of locations for arranging a family photographic memory.

09/13/2013

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Best Playgrounds In Pittsburgh

The fall season is the perfect time to unwind and make a trip to the playgrounds of Pittsburgh and neighboring communities.

08/30/2013

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Best ACT And SAT Prep In Pittsburgh

Look to these prep programs when you child is ready for the ACT or SAT exam.

08/23/2013

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Best Outdoor Volunteer Opportunities For Families In Pittsburgh

Giving back to the community and helping people and animals in need may be a positive learning experience for all members of the family.

07/19/2013

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In Pittsburgh

There are ample facilities in the Pittsburgh area to encourage a variety of activities to enjoy and celebrate the summer weather.

07/12/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences Near Pittsburgh For Kids

Jump aboard the railroad express for an excursion down memory lane. There are museums to attract attention for memorabilia pursuits along with views of past railroad cars and depots.

06/28/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In Pittsburgh

Refer to this list for some of the best fireworks shows in the Pittsburgh area.

06/21/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Pittsburgh

Children of all ages may find new avenues in reading events with a myriad of choices at local libraries and learning centers in the Pittsburgh region.

05/31/2013

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Best Mother’s Day Events In Pittsburgh

There are a host of activities and events to honor Pittsburgh mothers on their special day.

05/10/2013

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Best Swim Classes In Pittsburgh

Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.

04/26/2013

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Ask A Carpenter: Tips For Building A Kids’ Play Area In Pittsburgh

Video games may be fun but when it comes to keeping kids happy and healthy, nothing beats time outside using the imagination. There’s no better way to encourage outdoor play and creativity than a tree house or play structure, but many families may not know where to start such a project. Local contractor Tom Pieza has a few tips to make creating the playhouse easier so you can start playing sooner.

04/19/2013

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Best Places For Kids’ Summer Art Activities In Pittsburgh

Summer is a great time for kids to jump right into all types of art activities. The Pittsburgh region is a great place to be engaged in art camps, crafts, painting and pottery classes. There are a host of art centers, art studios and museums to learn all aspects of the art world, and have fun at the same time. Festivals and art shows provide an educational experience to learn about the techniques of the artisans.

04/05/2013

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Best Pittsburgh Easter Events For Kids 2013

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.

03/29/2013

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Best Summer Camps Or Workshops For Teens In Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh region abounds with cultural, educational and sports activities. Check out these amazing summer camps and workshops that provide a positive learning experience.

03/22/2013

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Best Ways For Kids To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

March is Irish-American Month and what better way to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day with a parade in Pittsburgh? The parade route traverses through the city to highlight the Irish heritage. Families and children may use this time to learn about the culture, dances, songs, and historical background of the Irish people in the Pittsburgh region. There are free events that will make St.Patrick’s Day a special celebration to remember.

03/08/2013

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