Happy Birthday Theodor Seuss Geisel


I just got this email from the WQED education email list about a Dr. Seuss birthday party at the Children's museum this weekend.  I love that there always seems to be a birthday party to celebrate in this town - did anyone go to the Toonseum or this case the Tunaseum to celebrate Charlie the Tuna's big 5-0 birthday last Saturday? But this got me thinking - does anyone else remember the Dr. Seuss exhibit which was at the Carnegie Museum of art sometime in the 1980s.  I have a vague memory of … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh Parking Chair Day at the Children's Museum


Image by Funky Dung via Flickr Thanks to the folks at The Cotton Factory for tipping us off to this oh so Pittsburgh event (they are also the founders of the Facebook Group for The Parking Chair). Stop by the Children's Museum on Saturday between 10am and 3pm to watch artists decorate Praking chairs and play some musical chairs too. Pittsburgh Parking Chair Day Pittsburgh Children's Museum Saturday, February 20, 2010 10am-3pm Image by Funky Dung via Flickr … [Read more...]



Image via Wikipedia Free family fun from the good fun loving folks at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh! Fourth Annual Oakland KazooFest Saturday, January 30, 2010 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Kazoos will be provided, but you may BYOK (Bring Your Own Kazoo) if you wish. We'll practice our standard repertoire then open the program to requests. ANYONE can make music with a kazoo, so . . . "Pucker up and party!" This free program is for all ages. Bring the whole family. Location: Main Library (Oakland), … [Read more...]

Kidsburgh – Campfire Building


Image via Wikipedia I am going to see if I qualify for the kids age range because I would like to participate in this activity too. Venture Outdoors has an activity this weekend to help you stay warm outdoors - Campfire building. Think you can start a campfire with just one match? Prove it! We're going to break this course down into three sections: collecting your materials, placing your campfire and building it. We'll cover fire safety and Leave No Trace throughout the class. So leave your … [Read more...]