Dance, Rhythm, and Consensus Building in the Early Childhood Classroom
Sep
30
9:00am 9:00am

Dance, Rhythm, and Consensus Building in the Early Childhood Classroom

This session shares time-honored methods of collective dances, songs, and chants that inspire cultural uplift and build self–esteem and awareness in children. Educators will explore innovative and multidisciplinary ways to encourage children to engage in collective effort, contribute to the group, and show respect for their own leadership skills and that of others. Through this engaging workshop led by Teaching Artist, Celeta Hickman, educators will create memorable learning experiences that can be used in the classroom to reinforce basic skills and promote healthy social development.

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Designing Project Based Learning Through Arts Integration: Visual Arts
Sep
23
9:00am 9:00am

Designing Project Based Learning Through Arts Integration: Visual Arts

In this hands-on visual arts workshop, educators will engage with multi-media sculpture (beads, wire, felt, etc.) as they consider how to craft a Project Based Learning plan connecting language arts and social studies/history. Educators will explore how arts integration can serve as a foundation for rigorous, innovative Project Based Learning curricula.

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Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy - A Seat at the Table, Your Place in the Park
Sep
16
11:00am11:00am

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy - A Seat at the Table, Your Place in the Park


Join our partner, The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), for a celebration of community, local history, and the first year harvest of the From Slavery to Freedom Garden. 

Bring or Buy your lunch!

  • Picnic Tables 
  • Food Trucks 
  • Music 
  • Games 
  • Nature Hikes
  • Art activities

...will be provided!

This event is FREE and open to the public. 

Buses will be providing transportation with the following schedule:
Depatures - 10:45am

  • Hazlewood -  Carnegie Library
  • Hill District -  Carnegie Library
  • Homewood - Carnegie Library

*Buses will leave FEC at 2:45 to return to the libraries

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For questions or more info, please contact:
Patty Himes
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
phimes@pittsburghparks.org
412-568-4576


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KidsPlay Carnival
Aug
29
10:00am10:00am

KidsPlay Carnival

Join the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for KidsPlay on Tuesday, August 29, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in Market Square for KidsPlay Carnival to closeout this summer program. Special giveaways, free snacks, and fun for all will be provided.

Move It: Magic Castle Bounce House
Craft: Carnival Spin Art
Storytime: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh 

Programs are geared toward pre-k aged children and welcome families, caregivers, schools, day cares, and camps.

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KidsPlay
Aug
26
10:00am10:00am

KidsPlay

Join the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for KidsPlay on Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Market Square for KidsPlay.

Special Guest: Allegheny County Parks
Discover: Sarah Heinz Advanced Robotics Program
Craft: ASSEMBLE "Make 'N Takes" 

Programs are geared toward pre-k aged children and welcome families, caregivers, schools, day cares, and camps.

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FREE Family Fun Programs
Aug
14
to Aug 16

FREE Family Fun Programs

Kids ages four to nine and their caregivers are invited to FREE Family Fun Programs at August Wilson Park 10am – 11:30am, every Monday to Wednesday, July 10 through August 14, 2017.

M-W Week of July 10: Garden
M-W Week of July 17: Birds
M-W Week of July 24: Insects
M-W Week of July31: Water
M-W Week of August 7: Clouds
M-W Week of August 14: Science

More than five kids? Please call 24 hours before to 412-586-4576.

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Aug
8
9:00am 9:00am

Educator Open House

Educators working in early childhood through high school both in-school and out-of-school time are invited to participate in a free guided tour of the Trust Arts Education Center. Engage in arts-integrated residency demonstrations, explore the Education Center, and learn more about exciting opportunities the Arts Education Department has to offer.

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FREE Family Fun Programs
Aug
7
10:00am10:00am

FREE Family Fun Programs

Kids ages four to nine and their caregivers are invited to FREE Family Fun Programs at August Wilson Park 10am – 11:30am, every Monday to Wednesday, July 10 through August 14, 2017.

M-W Week of July 10: Garden
M-W Week of July 17: Birds
M-W Week of July 24: Insects
M-W Week of July31: Water
M-W Week of August 7: Clouds
M-W Week of August 14: Science

More than five kids? Please call 24 hours before to 412-586-4576.

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FREE Family Fun Programs
Jul
31
to Aug 2

FREE Family Fun Programs

Kids ages four to nine and their caregivers are invited to FREE Family Fun Programs at August Wilson Park 10am – 11:30am, every Monday to Wednesday, July 10 through August 14, 2017.

M-W Week of July 10: Garden
M-W Week of July 17: Birds
M-W Week of July 24: Insects
M-W Week of July31: Water
M-W Week of August 7: Clouds
M-W Week of August 14: Science

More than five kids? Please call 24 hours before to 412-586-4576.

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Buzz Word: Talk & Play
Jul
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Buzz Word: Talk & Play

Talk & Play at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood Branch with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Wednesdays, June 21 - July 26, 2017. All events are FREE for learners ages five and under with their caregivers. Dinner will be provided. 

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FREE Family Fun Programs
Jul
24
to Jul 26

FREE Family Fun Programs

Kids ages four to nine and their caregivers are invited to FREE Family Fun Programs at August Wilson Park 10am – 11:30am, every Monday to Wednesday, July 10 through August 14, 2017.

M-W Week of July 10: Garden
M-W Week of July 17: Birds
M-W Week of July 24: Insects
M-W Week of July31: Water
M-W Week of August 7: Clouds
M-W Week of August 14: Science

More than five kids? Please call 24 hours before to 412-586-4576.

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Buzz Word: Talk & Play
Jul
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Buzz Word: Talk & Play

Talk & Play at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood Branch with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Wednesdays, June 21 - July 26, 2017. All events are FREE for learners ages five and under with their caregivers. Dinner will be provided. 

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Jul
19
11:30am11:30am

fitUnited Lunch & Learn: Awaken Pittsburgh

Come learn about the benefits of mindfulness and how to incorporate techniques into everyday life. Join Stephanie Romero to learn more about Awaken Pittsburgh and the many different ways of getting involved.

RSVP for the Awaken Pittsburgh Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM at the United Way Offices.

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FREE Family Fun Programs
Jul
17
to Jul 19

FREE Family Fun Programs

Kids ages four to nine and their caregivers are invited to FREE Family Fun Programs at August Wilson Park 10am – 11:30am, every Monday to Wednesday, July 10 through August 14, 2017.

M-W Week of July 10: Garden
M-W Week of July 17: Birds
M-W Week of July 24: Insects
M-W Week of July31: Water
M-W Week of August 7: Clouds
M-W Week of August 14: Science

More than five kids? Please call 24 hours before to 412-586-4576.

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5-2-1-0 Speaker Series: Make Playtime Count
Jul
13
5:30pm 5:30pm

5-2-1-0 Speaker Series: Make Playtime Count

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For the July installment, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will speak with Dr. Roberta Schomberg of Carlow University to learn about the importance of play as a fundamental part of children's learning and discover strategies for adding healthy activities into playtime.

Before and after the presentations, participants will also have the chance to speak with Let’s Move Pittsburgh Champion Schools which have been awarded grants for implementing healthy school programs, talk to UPMC Health Coaches, meet representatives from the Pittsburgh Playful Collaborative and browse helpful resources from community partners. This event is free to attend; however, advance R.S.V.P. is required.

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Buzz Word: Talk & Play
Jul
12
6:00pm 6:00pm

Buzz Word: Talk & Play

Talk & Play at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood Branch with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Wednesdays, June 21 - July 26, 2017. All events are FREE for learners ages five and under with their caregivers. Dinner will be provided. 

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FREE Family Fun Programs
Jul
10
to Jul 12

FREE Family Fun Programs

Kids ages four to nine and their caregivers are invited to FREE Family Fun Programs at August Wilson Park 10am – 11:30am, every Monday to Wednesday, July 10 through August 14, 2017.

M-W Week of July 10: Garden
M-W Week of July 17: Birds
M-W Week of July 24: Insects
M-W Week of July31: Water
M-W Week of August 7: Clouds
M-W Week of August 14: Science

More than five kids? Please call 24 hours before to 412-586-4576.

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Buzz Word: Talk & Play
Jul
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Buzz Word: Talk & Play

Talk & Play at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood Branch with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Wednesdays, June 21 - July 26, 2017. All events are FREE for learners ages five and under with their caregivers. Dinner will be provided. 

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Buzz Word: Talk & Play
Jun
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Buzz Word: Talk & Play

Talk & Play at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood Branch with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Wednesdays, June 21 - July 26, 2017. All events are FREE for learners ages five and under with their caregivers. Dinner will be provided. 

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Buzz Word: Talk & Play
Jun
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Buzz Word: Talk & Play

Talk & Play at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood Branch with Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Wednesdays, June 21 - July 26, 2017. All events are FREE for learners ages five and under with their caregivers. Dinner will be provided. 

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