Sunday, June 28, 2009

Summer Kid's Crawl in Cultural District

CONTACT: Veronica Corpuz, (412) 471-6082 /

Summer Kids Crawl in the Cultural District celebrates The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 25th anniversary
Saturday, July 18, 2009, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust will host children and their families throughout the downtown Pittsburgh area at the Summer Kids Crawl Saturday, July 18th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, please call 412-456-6666 or visit


812 Liberty Avenue
SMOKE AND MIRRORS: Featuring the work of 16 artists who are faking it in every sense of the word. Curated by Jesse Hulcher.

Pennsylvania Culinary Institute
808 Liberty Avenue
Decorate cookies
Food and beverages prepared by PCI students available for $1

Trust Education Center
805-807 Liberty Avenue
It’s Carnival Time with Kenia – learn Brazilian percussion, samba school parade 11:30, 1pm
Gateway to the Arts / Tracie Yorke Dance - Stories on the Move 12:15, 2:15pm

Pittsburgh Filmmakers – Harris Theater
809 Liberty Avenue
Use your imagination to create a paper film strip.

Catholic Charities Building
212 Ninth Street
Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater
Meet Mr. McFeely from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood 1-3pm

Catholic Charities Building
212 Ninth Street
Create tie-dyed art and chromatography butterflies and flowers with the Carnegie Science Center.

MCG Gallery @ 800 Penn
800 Penn Avenue
Join the fun and participate in a special path-making scavenger hunt!

“Magnolias for Pittsburgh”
Corner of 7th and Penn Avenue
Delight in these bronze magnolia trees, designed by artist Tony Tasset, that “bloom” year-round.

Transformers “Arch” 2008
7th and Ft. Duquesne Blvd

Katz Plaza
Corner of 7th & Penn
Soul line dancing, musical performances, face painting, caricatures and mascots
Umoja African Arts Dance Company – drum workshop 11
Gateway to the Arts / River City Percussion Duo – 11:30
Roland Ford’s Soul line dancing lessons for kids 12-12:45 and 1:15-2pm

Meet Iceburgh, the Pittsburgh Penguins mascot from 11am-12pm.
Meet Steely McBeam, the Pittsburgh Steelers mascot from 1:30-2:30pm
Meet the Pirate’s Parrot, the Pittsburgh Pirates mascot from 2-3pm

The Parking Lot of 7th and Penn
Eurobungy – Mike the Balloon Guy
Flip and somersault 2 stories above the Cultural District

Theater Square – Scott Place
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Polar mascot and chalk artists

Cabaret Theater
655 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh CLO Ministars
CLO Ministars performances 11, 11:45

625 Liberty Avenue
Make a sun catcher and create sand art with Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

EQT Plaza
625 Liberty Avenue
Mike the Balloon Guy
Jugglers / unicyclists / stiltwalkers
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh – learn to hula hoop

Heinz Hall
Sixth Street entrance
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Fun with Fiddlesticks and Friends
Musical activities from 11:00-3:00
Meet Fiddlesticks from 12:30-1:30

Heinz Hall Garden
Corner of Liberty & Sixth
Cheryl Capezzuti and Things that Stick present Bunny Jump: Don't be a Lump, 12:30, 2:30pm

Fifth Avenue Place
Corner of Fifth and Liberty Avenues
Fuzzy Boundary Produictions presents Stuff featuring Kellee Van Aken and Cheryl Capezzuti, Stanwix Street Lobby 11:30, 1:30pm
Magician – in Liberty Avenue hallway
Airbrush tattoo – at Penn Avenue entrance
Face painting – in the Food Court


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