June Community Events
KidsPlay, produced by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, provides free interactive and educational programming for children and their families in Market Square. This began June 4 and continues throughout the summer, the free events run on Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. (with a free lunch and a snack) and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids will meet visitors from the Heinz History Center, Animal Friends, Texture Contemporary Ballet, Autism Connection of Pennsylvania, Fred Rogers Productions and more.
June 22: The Homestead shopping complex is ushering in summer with an outdoor festival for the whole family. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., families can enjoy games, activities, face painting, arts and crafts, music, LEGO building and food. Barnes & Noble will host a story time from noon to 12:30 p.m.
June 22: WizardVue in Bellvue: Bellevue Borough transforms into a magical world. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lincoln Avenue will be packed with wand-waving activities, street performers, food and vendors. Learn how to play Flying Broom Ball, purchase enchanted ware, showcase your talents in the Wizard Idol competition and participate in a borough-wide scavenger hunt.
June 26: Soldier & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum: Pay your respects to the men and women who fight for this country at the museum’s free family fun event. Activities include making cards for service members, meeting historical re-enactors and veterans, interacting with museum artifacts, scavenger hunts, a photo booth and more. All attendees age 16 and younger will receive a personalized dog tag.
June 27-28 KidFest at Kennywood: With one of the nation’s largest Kiddielands, Kennywood has always catered to children. The park goes an extra mile this month with a two-day festival dedicated to little ones. There will be meet-and-greets with superheroes, princesses and, of course, Kenny Kangaroo.
All Summer: Living Dinosaurs at the National Aviary
July Community Events