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South Park Hay Day and Public Safety & Health Day

from the website: http://www.alleghenycounty.us/special-events/fall-family-festivals.aspx

South Park Hay Day features free activities for the whole family, including hay rides, hay maze, bounce-house attractions, trackless train, arts & crafts tent, petting zoo, hikes, games, puppet shows, balloon artists, face painters, a strolling magician and much more!

Public Safety & Health Day is an opportunity to meet the people who work to keep the public safe and healthy every day. You’ll also be able to check out our public safety, specialized emergency response and public works vehicles and equipment!

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What Every Pittsburgh Parent Needs to Know About Lead Poisoning

When the news broke in 2014 about evaluated lead levels in Flint, Michigan’s water, I, like many parents, was outraged. Thousands of residents had drank polluted Flint River water for 18 months before the disaster was even recognized. Many children were lead poisoned. The consequences of the exposure of elevated levels of lead are still […]

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Hartwood Hay Day and Family Green Fest

from the websitehttp://www.alleghenycounty.us/special-events/fall-family-festivals.aspx

http://www.alleghenycounty.us/special-events/fall-family-festivals.aspx

Hartwood Hay Day features free activities for the whole family, including hay rides, hay maze, bounce-house attractions, trackless train, arts & crafts tent, petting zoo, hikes, games, puppet shows, balloon artists, face painters, a strolling magician and much more!

The Family Green Fest (formerly the Green & Innovation Festival) features free educational and informational activities focusing on sustainability and the environment, as well as I Made It! Market, a fantastical, nomadic, pop-up handmade indie crafts marketplace.

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A Fun Hot Summer Day with the Family at Settlers Cabin Park

Encompassing 1,610 acres in Collier, North Fayette and Robinson townships, Settlers Cabin Park features an historic log cabin, wave pool, dive pool, shelters, tennis courts, playgrounds, dek hockey rink, and walking and hiking trails. It was a hot summer day. My family wanted to get out and do something, but something a little different from […]

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Boyce Park: Family Fun All Year Round

Prior to moving to Monroeville a little over a year ago, the only time I heard about Boyce Park was during the winter months. They offer the only downhill skiing and snow tubing in Allegheny County and it’s commonly used by families with little ones just learning to ski. I was pleasantly surprised, when we […]

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A Family Day at Harrison Hills Park

Scouting out new places is one of my favorite things to do, and Harrison Hills Park did not disappoint! Although the recent weather made it a little challenging to find a day to visit, we made the best of a rainy, “Pittsburgh gray” day playing with friends and exploring part of this gem bordering the […]

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A Perfect Family Outing at South Park

Spring is here! Warmer weather signals that my kiddos are out of hibernation mode and ready for outdoor exploration and activities. Tired and bored with the confines of indoor games, they are eager to get outside and play– but they want to play somewhere other than home– as they love going to different parks and […]

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