Community Human Services, a nonprofit in the Pittsburgh area, is introducing an awesome new summer camp for 5th and 6th graders. LEAD Civic Engagement will take place over six weeks and introduce these young students to topics such as leadership, science, arts & music, diversity, environment, and government. The camp will venture into the community for miscellaneous activities, but will primarily be located at the CHS headquarters on Lawn Street. This location is ideal for parents dropping their kids off before going to work in Oakland or downtown. Any student in the age range is encouraged to participate in the… Read the rest
Mother’s Day… Yes, Folks that important holiday is right around the corner. (Dear Wigle Whiskey – please be planning a mothers day tasting event!). Mother’s day gifts can be tricky – but the Children’s Museum has stepped into save the day!
This is such a cool idea from the folks at Saturday Light Brigade. If you aren’t familiar with SLB – it is a a public radio show that has been on the air since 1978 with acoustic music and family friendly fun. A few years ago the SLB started broadcasting from the Children’s Museum.
For mothers day they will… Read the rest
Image by AxsDeny via Flickr
Well this is a whole lot of random fun wrapped into one event. The Penguin Bookshop in Sewickley is hosting this event to collect books and money for the Homeless Children’s Education Fund.
Penguin Bookshop Children’s Festival
Satruday, July 16 2011 10:00 am
Location: 420 Beaver St, Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143-1502
With special guest Brett Kiesel of the Pittsburgh Steelers…
The Penguin Bookshop Children’s Festival is a celebration of summer reading, for, and by children in the greater Pittsburgh community. This event will be an effort to accumulate donated books geared towards teens for the Homeless… Read the rest
Who doesn’t love Legos? Possibly one of the greatest toys ever made – and I have been thinking about them recently – Swiss-Miss, a design blog based in NYC, recently posted this photo of Lego walls.
And I want to share this photo with you, because it is awesome and brings together Legos and Bon Jovi. This was in the window of S.W. Randals on Forbes Ave in Sq. Hill.
Blake, Age 7 – chose to enter the Lego contest with a Lego creation of a “Bon Jovi Rock Concert” – if that doesn’t speak to the power of Pittsburgh… Read the rest