Take a snowshoe hike at Lincoln Marsh. Hot cocoa, marshmallows
and a campfire follow. Children must be accompanied by a registered
adult. Snowshoes are provided.
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as storyteller Linda
Gorham weaves multicultural stories with "attitude," then stop by
the Art Studio to create a self portrait.
Public skating for all ages and levels, free skating and hockey
clinics with professional instructors on the ice, prizes, contests,
and raffles and a skating exhibition.
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.
Search for animal clues on the trails and discover animal
behaviors by following their trails.
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.
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.
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.
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 feel
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.