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Children’s Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Expansion


For Further Information contact:
Bill Schlageter, Director of Marketing, (412) 586-6023

PITTSBURGH (October 30, 2014) – On Saturday, November 8, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Museum’s expansion with FREE admission, lantern making activities, a family resource fair, youth performances and more.

"Illuminating the Northside skyline for the past 10 years, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s Lantern Building - the structure that connects the Old Post Office building and the neighboring Buhl Planetarium - literally and figuratively is the inspiration for the celebration of our expansion’s 10th anniversary,”  stated Bill Schlageter, the Children’s Museum’s Director of  Marketing. “Youth performances, a family resource fair, collaborative lantern making and other activities will not only celebrate the warm glow of the lantern building, but will provide experiences for families that spotlight the light within us all.”

Youth Performance Schedule
11:00 am - Joe Jarski on guitar, banjo and harmonica, North Hills
11:30 am: Andrew Johnson, Violinist, Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, South Hills
Noon:  Dilworth Youth Drumming Group, East Liberty
1:00 pm: 1Hood Youth performers, Pittsburgh
2:00 pm: Unity Baptist Church Visions of Christ Mime Ministry, Braddock
3:00 pm: Hill Dance Academy Theatre, Hill District

Family Resource Fair participants include Saturday Light Brigade, Coalition for Fathering Families, CEASEfire PA, The New Coalition, Office of PA State Representative Ed Gainey, Center for Women, Shambhala Center of Pittsburgh, Women’s Center and Shelter, Pittsburgh Pirates, PA Leadership Charter School, and more

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh’s Celebration of the the 10th anniversary of the its expansion is made possible in part by The Heinz Endowments

About Children’s Museum Pittsburgh
With 80,000 square feet of space the Museum welcomes nearly 276,000 visitors annually and provides tons of fun and loads of “real stuff” experiences for play and learning. In 2011 the Museum was named as one of the nation’s ten top children’s museums by Parents magazine.  Children’s Museum Pittsburgh is located at 10 Children’s Way on Pittsburgh’s historic North Side.