Vulture (Photo credit: clio1789)
Yep. That is supposed to say vultures. Now that the olympics are over – I know everyone has turned their attention to the I know everyone is thinking about shark week. The National Aviary wants to remind you about another important member of our eco-system… vultures.
The National Aviary is hosting a special program this weekend – the Value of Vultures.
With paid general admission, visitors to the Aviary will be able to participate in a variety of fun vulture-themed activities for all ages, including educational displays, crafts, trainer talks, live encounters, and (of course) a… Read the rest
We are not just saying Saturday is sloth day because maybe sometimes you are lazy on Saturdays. But Saturday is really International Sloth Day at the Pittsburgh Aviary.
You can spend the day – slowly hanging out with Wookiee the Aviary’s two-toed sloth. The sloth is the worlds slowest animal and spend most of the day sleeping.
There will be sloth themed activities and kids can make a sloth mask.
Sloth fun is included in the Aviary admission.… Read the rest
Most Friday mornings at 6:45 am, you can listen to IheartPGH talk live with Jim and Randy on the WDVE morning show about things to do in Pittsburgh on the weekend. Here is our list of events and links to more information for this weekend….
Redd Up Weekend
3 days of cleaning for the city of Pittsburgh
10,000 volunteers, including 2000 Pitt Students, will help get this city clean
55 different Neighborhoods in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County
Clean ups take place Saturday around 9am
To volunteer contact – firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-688-9120.
Make a Glass Pumpkin @ The Pittsburgh Glass… Read the rest
Image by litlnemo via FlickrI think this is probably one of the most unique places to see Santa this holiday season. The National Aviary is the place to take the kids to see Santa this December. Each Saturday in December kids can have their picture taken with Santa Claus and one of the Penguins at the Aviary.
Saturday December 13 and 20
Pictures with Santa, treat, crafts and holiday fun
Kids $10, Adults $9, Santa and penguins $Priceless… Read the rest