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Family and learning events worth seeking out in Pittsburgh this weekend

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From host family training to paintball, these events will win approval from everyone in the family.

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Safe Families Host Family and Friend Training

Come to this free training session to learn how you can serve as a Host Family and Family Friend within the Safe Families for Children movement. The organization is looking for compassionate people willing to give their time to  help other families in crisis. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: North Way Christian Community - East End, 5941 Penn Ave.
Price: Free
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Indoor Rock Climbing

Learn how to rock climb indoors at your own pace at a facility with more than 14,000 square-feet of climbing walls. Grab one of two deals from The Climbing Wall: a one-month membership and a belay certification class or a five-day pass and a belay certification class, both offered at more than 50 percent off.

Where: 7501 Penn Ave., Point Breeze North
Price: $40 (52 percent discount off regular price)
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Adventure Walk from Wacky Walks

Grab a partner or a group of up to six and fire up your smart phones for this digital scavenger hunt around Pittsburgh. Complete challenges or tasks that must be completed at checkpoints along the way.

Where: 21 Market Square, Fifth and Forbes Corridor
Price: $20 (50 percent discount off regular price)
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Admission and Equipment at Paintball Tickets

Get more than 80 percent off now with this deal, which allows two, four, six or 12 players to rent masks and guns and gain all-day admission to the paintball field during open-play sessions. 

Where: 2905 Idlewood Road, East Carnegie
Price: $9 (85 percent discount off regular price)
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Paintball at Pittsburgh Paintball Park

Bring a group of two, four or six players to navigate a variety of themed paintball courses. This deal gives each player a paintball rental (markers, masks and air fills) and entry for more than 60 percent off the original price.  

Where: 1403 Idlewood Road, East Carnegie
Price: $20 (64 percent discount off regular price)
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