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 scavenger hunt!
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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
Mini Maker Faire
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Noon-6pm @ The Pittsburgh Children s Museum
national festival of all thing geek comes to the Children’s museum
check out the printer that prints in Easy Cheese
Demonstrations and hands on activities in technology and crafts
Last 2 Weekends for Kayaking!
Kayak Pittsburgh is open weekends in October!
Located under the Roberto Clemente bridge
Venture Outdoors has some group paddle events taking place this weekend as well – check out scheduled events here.
BUT, wait there are even more great things happening this weekend (and we didn’t have a chance to talk about… 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