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PMB Guide to February Family Events in Pittsburgh

Make some sweet memories with PMB’s guide to top February events.

Hervé Tullet’s Art Explosion: January 28 – February 26
World renowned children’s book author, Herve Tullet, has a mission to “inspire creativity “. Experience the colorful, bold 10 foot artwork pieces part of the Art Explosion traveling exhibit. Then, head to to the museum’s art studio to make your own masterpiece to take home.

Photo credit: https://pittsburghkids.org/exhibits/herve-tullet


Peanut Butter and Jam Sessions: February 4
Jam out with PB&J guest Stephen Schultz at this informal Saturday morning concert for preschoolers. Dancing, playing, singing, and stories will entertain the little ones.

photo credit: Chatham Baroque Facebook Page
I Made It Mine Market at SouthSide Works: February 4
Pick up a sweet treat by shopping over 65 local artists with items including hand-knits, jewelry, organic bath products, candles, chocolates, and more. Children can spend time with Hatch Art Studios and make a Valentine craft.

Photo Credit: https://www.facebook.com/IMadeItMarket/

Monster Jam at PPG Paints Arena: February 10-12
Rev up your engines for the best lineup of Monster Jam vehicles, featuring huge trucks equipped for wheelies, racing, donuts, tricks and more.

Photo credit: https://www.monsterjam.com/en-US/events/pittsburgh-pa-0


Alice and Wonderland at the Benedum Theater: February 10- March 15

This masterful ballet with a medley of Tchaikovsky music and over 100 costumes, tells the timeless story of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. With a dive down the rabbit hole, multiple doors, playing cards and beautiful sceneries, few things are impossible.

Photo credit: https://pbt.culturaldistrict.org/production/48014/alice-in-wonderland


Fab Lab Workshop “Laser Cut Valentine’s Card” at Carnegie Science Center: February 11

Fall in love with a new craft at the Fab Lab Workshop. Customize your Valentine card with the 2D design software and laser cutter.

Photo credit: http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org/programs/fablab-public-workshops/

Pittsburgh Moms Blog’s Family Play Date at Painting with a Twist West (Robinson): February 20 (Presidents’ Day) For kids, parents, grandparents, and caregivers. Kid-friendly art piece. Recommended 3+ for painters. Enjoy coffee, snacks, and painting with your little ones. Fun for the entire family as we make the most of this day off school and work. Connect with other Pittsburgh families.
Disney on Ice – Dream Big at the PPG Paints Center: February 23-26
Believing is just the beginning on this spectacular Disney skating show. Jasmine, Elsa, Snow White, Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel and Tinker Bell are just a few of the Disney friends to dream big on the ice.

Photo credit: PPG Paints Arena

Fiddlesticks Family Concert – Around the Burgh! at the Heinz Hall: February 26
Join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Fiddlesticks for a toe tapping good time with music highlighting the great city of Pittsburgh.

 

Watch the waddle of the zoo penguins as they take a stroll along the pathway each Saturday and Sunday in the winter months…ends February 26. 

Photo credit: http://www.pittsburghzoo.org/Event.aspx?id=4434&sd=1/31/2017&ed=1/31/2019&tp=&loc=&kw=


Amazing Butterfly Exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History: all month
Experience a maze-like exhibit and climb through pupa pods, crawl in monarch tunnels, and zip line past caterpillars. Have fun with interactive activities and learn more about butterflies and their environment.

 

Photo Credit: Facebook, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

We hope this guide gives you a few ideas to keep your family busy in February.
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