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Pittsburgh boasts a hot lineup of family and learning events this week

Pittsburgh boasts a hot lineup of family and learning events this week
Photo: Phipps Conservatory/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 07, 2019.

Looking for family-friendly events to keep the kids busy this week?

From a history cooking lesson to a neighborhood flea market, there's plenty to do when it comes to opportunities for learning and fun. Read on for a rundown of what to do this week.

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Hop into History

From the event description:

Kids ages 2-5 can visit the Heinz History Center to explore how American Indians used the "three sisters" of corn, beans and squash and then make culinary masterpieces using those ingredients. 

When: Wednesday, May 8, 10:30 a.m.
Where: 1212 Smallman St.
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May Market at Phipps Conservatory

From the event description:

Celebrate spring at our annual May Market, a bustling marketplace where Phipps horticulturists, local nurseries, farms and other vendors come together for a market of ultra-green proportions.

When: Friday, May 10, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 1 Schenley Park
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Lights and Shadows: Making Pittsburgh Art at Night

From the event description:

As part of Remake Learning Days, the Heinz History Center will host a night of pizza and Pittsburgh-inspired art for kids in third through eigth grade. Parents can drop off kids for a quick dinner, followed by a hands-on exploration of the History Center's collection of prints, paintings and photographs to see how artistic techniques and the city have changed.  

When: Friday, May 10, 7- 9 p.m.
Where: 1212 Smallman St.
Price: $10
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Pittsburgh Dog Mom's Day

From the event description:

Celebrate the sixth anniversary of Wear Wag Repeat on Dog Mom's Day. All the Pittsburgh pups and their mamas are invited. This free event will include three amazing art installation photo areas, so you can fill your camera roll with the cutest photos of you and your pup. Professional photographers will also be on hand to capture the dog joy. All pups will also get a free bandana that can be hand-lettered on-site with their name or Instagram handle. 

When: Saturday, May 11, 12-4 p.m.
Where: 6601 Fifth Ave.
Price: Free
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Neighborhood Flea 

From the event description:

Join us for a new season of the Neighborhood Flea. Shop, eat, workshop, treasure hunt and grab delicious goodies to go. 

When: Sunday, May 12, 10 a.m.
Where: Smallman and 26th streets
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