Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Upcoming Events in the 'Burgh

Saturday, April 14th

Storybook Spring: FREE Family Day at The Frick Pittsburgh! 
The Frick Art & Historical Center in Point Breeze is joining forces with the Pittsburgh ToonSeum to present Storybook Spring, a READ-iculously fun family day at The Frick Art Museum.
Meet popular children’s book authors and illustrators; storytelling by special guests throughout the day, art making activities, film screenings, and so much more!
Details here.

Chili with the Works
South Side Works, 27th & Sidney Streets
Dozens of restaurants will sample their chili in hopes of being named best in the ‘Burgh! Enjoy chili samples, a children’s area, live music, sidewalk sales, and so much more. I Made It! Market will also be on hand, showcasing their local, crafty wares.
 Free to attend.
Tastings are 4 for $5, 8 for $8, and 12 for $11.
$1 off all packages with a college ID!
Details here.

Pitt Play-a-Palooza
10:00 am-3:00 pm
 Schenley Plaza
4100 Forbes Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  All kids and families from the Pittsburgh community are invited for a FREE day of play! Experiment, explore, and expand your imagination through creative use of everyday materials
For more information, visit the Pitt Play-a-Palooza Facebook Page.

Sunday, April 15th

4th Annual Autism Awareness Day
 at Children's Museum Pittsburgh
The museum will open their doors to local families dealing with autism for two hours prior to opening to the general public.
Local Service providers will have resources and information available to families.
Regular admission rates apply. 
Families are welcome & encouraged to stay all day.
Details here.

Friday, April 20th

Children's Museum Kindergarden Transition Day
No registration required.
Free Admission for All Children Entering Kindergarten and One Parent
{Half-priced admission for any additional guests}
  •  Sit on a real bus
  • Take part in a live radio broadcast
  • Meet crossing guards & other community helpers
  • Receive a free vision screening
  • Meet the Ready Freddy school readiness mascot
  • Enjoy art projects, live performance and story times
  • Receive a free book, t-shirt and more. While supplies last. 
  • Meet local child development experts
  • Ask health & immunization questions
Details here.

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