A big thank you to the Children’s Museum for being our very first weekly sponsor! Check out this great hands-on event that is coming up next week in the MAKESHOP.
On December 12 check out MAKEnight in the MAKESHOP ® at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh . Try your hand at soldering a wire ornament, experiment with wreath making, and make your own LED holiday card. Cocktails by Wigle Whiskey and snacks by e2.
Tickets are $12/$15 before the event and $17 at the door. Past MAKEnight’s have sold out! Tickets can be purchased online here.
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It’s looking like another beautiful spring weekend in Pittsburgh – perfect for outdoor activities and to celebrate Mother’s Day! Here are the links for the events we shared on WDVE Radio this morning. Randy also mention that the Beach Boys will be in Pittsburgh this evening at the Benedum. Tickets are still available here.
St. Nicks Greek Food Festival – Last 2 days
51st Annual Greek Food Festival of deliciousness – located at St. Nicks (the very large church directly across from the museum.)
Friday May 11 & Saturday May 12 – 11am-9pm
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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.
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I have been waiting for MakerFaire to come to Pittsburgh for years!!! I have been a follower of Make and Craft – both are magazines/blogs published by O’Reilly Media. The Make magazine folks organized the first Maker Faire in CA back in 2006. It was a live festival of all things creative, handmade, DIY and hacked. Since 2006 – Maker Faires have been held all over the world.
Maker Faires have included demonstrations of all kinds of neat things. I had the opportunity to see Bre Pettis, who is a maker/hacker extrodinairre, give a talk on the 3d printer back… Read the rest
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 seeing it at the art museum. As… Read the rest