Saturday, May 2, 2015

PositivelyPittsburghLive, EQT Children's Festival May 13 to 17 Has Something for Everyone

Adventures of Robin Hood

Visbile Fictions Scotland

Multiple dates and times  

In a forest near you lives a band of brothers seeking to return hope to the poorly treated!


Theatergroep Kwatta The Netherlands

Multiple dates and times  

The brave Manxmouse is unique but he doesn’t mind being different!


Teatro Al Vacio Mexico

Multiple dates and times  

Share a special moment with your little one in a colorful world filled with play, exploration, and discovery.


Polyglot Australia

Multiple dates and times  

Play in and explore this unforgettable art installation, complete with live music!


Theater Terra The Netherlands

Multiple dates and times  

Go along with Spot, the most beloved dog based on the books by Eric Hill, to the farm where all of the animals are lost. He needs your help!

Hansel & Gretel

Gruppe 38 Denmark

Multiple dates and times  

Are you brave enough to hear the real story of Hansel and Gretel? The darkest of The Brothers Grimm fairytales is brought to hair-raising life.

Lego Derby

Steel City Lego User Group

Multiple dates and times  

Vroom! Vroom! Build your own car out of bricks and race it down the track!

MARY POPPINS Temporary Tattoo Application

Pittsburgh CLO

Multiple dates and times  

Get creative with Pittsburgh CLO, MARY POPPINS and CINDERELLA!

Spot the Dog Craft!

Multiple dates and times  

Make Spot the Dog craft and then see him live at the Byham Theater every day of the Festival!

Patterns and Pixels

Multiple dates and times  

This hands-on activity invites you to create incredible collaborative art.

Giant Jenga and Connect Four Games

EQT Children's Theater Festival and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

Multiple dates and times  

You've never played Jenga and Connect Four like this!

Be An Engineer

EQT Foundation

Multiple dates and times  

Kids can become an EQT Junior Engineer!

SLB Radio Digital Audio Playground

SLB Radio Productions, Inc.

Multiple dates and times  

Experiment with microphones, mixers and voice altering technologies.

Robin Hood

Multiple dates and times  

Robin Hood and friends seek to rid the land of evil and armed with a very tiny bow and arrow craft!

Magnolias for Pittsburgh

Multiple dates and times  

Have you seen the fantastic Magnolias for Pittsburgh installation at 7th Street and Penn Avenue?

Words All Around Us!

Buzzword Pittsburgh

Multiple dates and times  

Use words to create & play - take home what you've learned & share it with your friends & family!

Kid Flix Mix

New York International Children's Film Festival

Multiple dates and times  

Best of New York International Children’s Film Festival

Citiparks Roving Art Cart interactive 3-D digital

Citiparks Roving Art Cart

Multiple dates and times  

Express yourself at Citiparks Roving Art Cart digital photography station.

The World Revolves Around You

Wood Street Galleries

Multiple dates and times  

The World Revolves Around You is a study of light, shadow, and color by HC Gilje. Please note, this exhibition contains flashing lights and moments of darkness.

Folktales of Pennsylvania

Sean K Miller -- Folkteller

Thursday, May 14 , 10:00am - 10:30am

Stories and Fun for one and all.

International Playground Games

City of Play

Multiple dates and times  

Playground games from around the world for all ages!

Daydreaming Through A Child's Eyes

Future Tenant

Multiple dates and times  

Explore the limits of your imagination with Daydreaming Through A Child’s Eyes!

Frog Stop Scavenger Hunt

Multiple dates and times  

Grab a scavenger hunt sheet, map, collect sites while exploring, and win a prize!

Out of Many, One People

709 Penn Gallery

Multiple dates and times  

Out of Many, One People features portraits of female subjects by artist Tamara Natalie Madden.

Self-Face Painting and Temporary Tattoos

Multiple dates and times  

Try your hand at Self-Face Painting and Temporary Tattoos!

Eyeball Art

Multiple dates and times  

Create fun, wearable eyeball art in Katz Plaza

Stick, Stuck, Chalk

Multiple dates and times  

Decorate this space the way that YOU want with colorful chalk and stickers!

Festival Photo Booth

Multiple dates and times  

Smile with Spot the Dog and Manxmouse

Vascular Caverns

707 Penn Gallery

Multiple dates and times  

Come experience a space transformed by paper and wander through “a vast paper cutout cavern.”


Multiple dates and times  

Come and play in our giant sandbox as you enjoy the atmosphere of the Children’s Theater Festival!

Imagination Playground

Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC)

Multiple dates and times  

The Imagination Playground is a larger-than-life block system where children can create and imagine.

Curiouser and Curiouser

Multiple dates and times  

Mad Hatters, rabbits who are late, a boisterous deck of cards, and a queen!

Pinball Lounge

Bradish Street Pinball Lounge

Multiple dates and times  

Games will be on free play each day of the Festival courtesy of the Bradish Street Pinball Lounge

Hula Hooping

Rosie's Hoops

Multiple dates and times  

Combining hula hooping and dancing, this interactive experience is one that all ages can enjoy!

Superhero Buttons

Multiple dates and times  

Capture your very own superhero in a button! How? You’ll need to bring your creativity to find out.

Up in the Air

Carnegie Science Center

Multiple dates and times  

Be blown away by our amazing wind devices and experiments!

Weird Eric: Here to Have Fun With Everyone!

Pittsburgh Magician & Balloon Artist Weird Eric

Thursday, May 14 , 12:30pm - 01:00pm

Weird Eric's wacky magic show has surprises, music, & goofiness!

Tales of Scheherazade

Moquette Volante (Kristin Ward)

Thursday, May 14 , 01:30pm - 02:30pm

Silk Road storytelling through dance, music and spoken word

Songs by Jessica Bitsura

Thursday, May 14 , 03:00pm - 03:30pm

Acoustic guitar/vocal performance of original music: Fun for the whole family!

RR&P: Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern


Multiple dates and times  

Do you love shapes? Come see how these artists play with circles, squares, patterns, and more!

Lego Installation

Steel City Lego User Group

Multiple dates and times  

The Steel City Lego User Group shows their creations in a remarkable window display!

Balloon Time is Fun Time

Sean K Miller -- Folkteller

Friday, May 15 , 10:00am - 10:30am

Balloons and Fun for one and all.

Interactive Library Activities

Allegheny County Library Association and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Multiple dates and times  

Create a book-related art project and sing family fun songs!

Land of a Thousand Dances and other repertoire

Pittsburgh Minadeo Elementary School Chorus

Friday, May 15 , 12:30pm - 01:00pm

Part of Pittsburgh Public Schools, the Minadeo Elementary Chorus is awesome! Come sing along!

Tales That Travel the World

Joanna Demarest, Storyteller

Friday, May 15 , 01:30pm - 02:00pm

Fairies, princesses, & critters come alive in this interactive storytelling program.

CAPA Extravaganza

Pittsburgh CAPA 6-12

Friday, May 15 , 03:00pm - 03:30pm

A showcase of Pittsburgh CAPA's students.

Pittsburgh CAPA Senior Visual Artist Exhibition

Friday, May 15 , 04:00pm - 07:00pm

Exhibition of Senior Visual Artwork and Opening Night Face Painting

Creative Creatures & Amazing Animals

PF/PCA Artists in Schools & Communities

Multiple dates and times  

Join PF/PCA and make a colorful creature or amazing animal!

Citiparks & USTA 10&Under Tennis

Citiparks Tennis Program

Multiple dates and times  

Citiparks and USTA get kids playing tennis in just a few minutes!

Al Mazing Magic Show

Al Mazing

Saturday, May 16 , 10:00am - 10:30am

All ages family magic show

Sensory Friendly Improv Comedy Games

Open Up Pgh in partnership with the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival

Multiple dates and times  

This improv workshop is open to everyone and welcomes those with special needs!

Saturday Music Concert

River City Brass / Pittsburgh Public Schools Saturday Music Ensembles

Saturday, May 16 , 10:00am - 11:30am

Concert by students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools Saturday Music Program.

Face Painting

EQT Children's Theater Festival Face Painters

Multiple dates and times  

Talented artists are waiting to meet you! Visitors may choose from an array of designs.

Shared Story Adventures

Interactive Story Adventures, LLC

Multiple dates and times  

Families will create and share stories about improving Pittsburgh.

Hungarian Folk Singing & Dancing

William Penn Association Magyar Folk Dancers

Saturday, May 16 , 11:00am - 12:00pm

Our group sings and dances in traditional Hungarian folk styles.

Acoustic Tunes from the Urban Forest of Pittsburgh's East End

The Squirrel Hillbillies

Saturday, May 16 , 01:00pm - 01:30pm

Acoustic folk, country and blues

Penny Arcade

Arcade Comedy Theater

Multiple dates and times  

Come to the Arcade for fun and games with Penny Arcade!

Storytelling for all ages

Storyteller Alan Irvine

Saturday, May 16 , 02:25pm - 03:15pm

Fun stories from all around the world.

National Aviary Feathered Friend

Multiple dates and times  

Join the National Aviary for our Feathered Friend live bird presentation


La Belle Sultana

Saturday, May 16 , 05:30pm - 06:00pm

La Belle Sultana will delight you with bellydancing and music from around the world!

Music and Comedy!

Josh and Gab

Sunday, May 17 , 10:00am - 10:30am

Josh and Gab are a rock-n-roll comedy band unlike any you've ever seen!

Hand Drumming

Vince will perform fun rhythms and beats on percussion instruments.

Sunday, May 17 , 01:00pm - 01:30pm

Vince will perform fun rhythms and beats on percussion instruments.

Family Cultural District Hike

Venture Outdoors

Sunday, May 17 , 01:00pm - 03:00pm

Join Venture Outdoors for a discovery walk in the Cultural District!

Family-friendly Traditional Jazz

The Chiodi Trio

Sunday, May 17 , 02:30pm - 03:10pm

Traditional jazz, sing-a-longs, polkas and a bit of Americana

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