Bring your budding naturalist to Irons Oaks to explore the natural world together. Each session a different natural topic is explored with activities, stories, games, or an art project. Dec. 13: Winter Birds; Jan. 23: Snow Fun; Feb. 13: Animal Tracks.When: 9:45-11 a.m.
Original choreography by Perceptual Motion, Inc. will highlight DCM's newest exhibit How People Make Things and will have children up and dancing.When: 2 and 2:45 p.m.
Learn about one of the greatest disasters of the 20th century during a first-person presentation on the Hindenburg. Veteran actor and historian Terry Lynch, recount the horrific details of that day on the 75th anniversary of the disaster.When: 4-5 p.m.
Fun demo with kids in the kitchen, Magic Mike balloon magic and puppets, root beer kegger and ice cream floats, video gaming competition and a lunchbox raffle. For more information, visit cookingwithkidz.org.Cost: $15
Stanley Lambchop wants to travel the world to escape his ordinary life. One night, a bulletin board falls right on top of Stanley and he wakes up really flat. Recommended for kids 3-10.When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.Cost: Free with admission
A new traveling exhibit created by Children's Museum of Pittsburgh that links familiar childhood objects to a process of manufacturing that combines people, ideas and technology. Inspired by the factory tour segments from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the exhibit offers hands-on activities using real factory tools and machines to create objects including crayons, a baseball bat and a matchbox car, just to name a few.Cost: Free with admission
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.Cost: $9.50, $8.50 seniors
Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel, with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones, using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how music makes you feelCost: Free with admission
Hundreds of objects and documents from the exclusive private collection, together with a rare collection of first editions of his most famous works, tell the story of how Charles Dickens and his characters became enduring cultural icons. Interactive and multi-media displays and personal effects take visitors through a chronological tour of the life, literature and legacy of Dickens. View his personal traveling inkwell, take a ride in an early century carriage, and learn about the memorable characters, stories and themes of his famous tales through games, time period puzzles and Dickens' own personal Facebook page.Cost: Free with admission