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KidsPlay at Market Square

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Market Square
Admission Info: Free Event

Event Category: Kid-Friendly

External Link: Event Website

Enliven and enrich your child’s summer with KidsPlay at Market Square. Beginning Tuesday, June 5, children and their families/caregivers can enjoy fun and educational programs and activities complete with crafts and special guests. Children can plant their own tree one week, see how cartoons come to life the next, and even touch a real fire truck, all in Downtown’s historic Market Square. The free program series produced by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP), introduces children to a new and exciting learning experience each Tuesday morning through August 21, 10 – 11:30 a.m. *Programs are geared toward pre-school aged children and welcome families, caregivers, schools, day cares and camps.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is graciously sponsoring craft activities and story-times for the weekly KidsPlay programs.

KidsPlay at Market Square - June Program Schedule:

June 5 – ToonSeum;Join master cartoonist and storyteller Joe Wos of Downtown’s ToonSeum, for a one-of-a-kind blend of storytelling and live cartoon illustration.

June 12 – Fun with TREE Pittsburgh; Tree Pittsburgh along with the PA Council on the Arts bring in expressionistic artist Alison Zapata to educate the kids with book literature from, “The Great Kapok Tree,” and tree-based art projects.

June 19: Public Safety Day – Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire; Kids canmeet real City of Pittsburgh Firemen and even hop on a real fire truck for a perfect photo opportunity!

June 26: Public Safety Day – Pittsburgh Bureau of Police/D.A.R.E. Program & BOMB Squad; Meet McGruff, the Crime Dog! Stop down to see if the cool D.A.R.E. car will zoom through or if the Bomb Squad truck will make an appearance. One of our City of Pittsburgh policemen will read a great story to kids.

*Program schedule subject to change

A complete schedule of programs through August will be available in the coming weeks at

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