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Monday November 26, 2018 - Thursday November 29, 2018
Family & Community Learning with WQED: PBS Kids ScratchJr Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The PBS KIDS ScratchJr program series is designed for families with children ages 5-8 (siblings welcome) and introduces coding to children by giving them a chance to create their own animated stories using PBS KIDS characters. At each session, we will Eat (dinner for all families will be provided), Explore (hands-on exploration of series goals, Make (families work together to create their own projects on the PBS KIDS ScrachJr app and Share (families share out ideas, learn from one another and build a sense of community). Registration required and includes all four sessions. Registration begins October 22 and is available to 10 families.
Monday-Thursday, November 26 (What is a Maker?), November 27 (What is Coding?), November 28 (What is the Design Engineering Process?) and November 29 (Celebrating Families) from 6-8 pm
This workshop is facilitated by WQED with generous sponsorship from The Jefferson Regional Foundation
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.
Thursday November 29, 2018
Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers who are 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing songs, and have plenty of music, movement, and fun that encourages your toddler’s language and development skills! Caregivers are encouraged to actively engage in activities with their child! No registration required. No storytime September 27, October 4 and November 22.

To receive text updates should toddler storytime need to be cancelled, text @talesfor to 81010


CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Yoga for Kids with Ms. Leah
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Students in grades 2-5 can join Leah Younkins, BWSD Special Education Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher, for a non-competitive 45 minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation! Practice will be beginner friendly and fun! Class size will be limited to 12 students per class to provide individualized attention and instruction. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat/towel and water.  Registration required for each class attending. 

Thursdays at 4:30 pm: September 27; October 11 & 25; November 8 & 29; December 6 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are 6 spaces available.
Friday November 30, 2018
Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join our preschool program where children ages 3-5 can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft.  Grow your preschooler's love for reading and learning!  No registration required. There will be no storytime on October 5 and November 23.

To receive text updates should preschool storytime need to be cancelled, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Teen Pizza Pizzaz
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Students in grades 6-12 will enjoy working alongside classmates, learning techniques to make Margherita pizza from scratch.  We’ll get hands-on and cover all the basics such as rules for handling knives, how to read and follow recipes, measuring and mixing, and the importance of kitchen safety. Pizza sampling will be available. Pizzas will be taken home oven-ready!  Registration required.

ITEMS TO BRING TO PROGRAM:  1 cookie sheet, 1 small mixing bowl, 1 large mixing bowl, 1 kitchen towel, measuring cups, measuring spoons, wooden spoon for mixing dough

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.

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