July 1 – July 6th                                                                      

 
Tuesday, July 1
KidsPlay in Market Square
Fitness Day
http://downtownpittsburgh.com/what-we-do/programming/kids-play-reading-room
 
Wednesday, July 2
EQT Three Rivers Regatta (ends Friday, July 4th) 
http://downtownpittsburgh.com/what-we-do/programming/kids-play-reading-room
 
Pittsburgh Momtourage Playdate
Racoon Creek State Park
FREE
https://www.facebook.com/events/556008881183083/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming&suggestsessionid=83d59c50c28994c2c50c4d74734880fd
 
Thursday July 3
Westmoreland 40th Arts & Heritage Festival (ends Sunday, July 6th)
11 am – 8 pm
FREE
Twin Lakes Park, near Greensburgh, PA
http://www.artsandheritage.com/
 
Friday, July 4th
Fireworks Blowout @ Carnegie Science Center
Throughout the day, visitors will be able to view Born to be Wild in the Rangos Omnimax Theater, see a live show on the science of ice and salt titled Fire and Ice, and witness the live Works Theater show Illumination Sensation, which explores the science of light.
The Fireworks Blowout will be held from 6-11 pm.
$39/person
http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org/calendar/event-details/?eventID=1931&year=2014&month=7&date=4
 
Saturday, July 5th
FrickKids
The Frick Art Museum at the Frick 
 7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh
11am – 11:45am
Free
Description: FrickKids is a free program for children ages 4-8 that takes place on the first Saturday morning of each  month from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Each session includes a lively tour and a take-home project. 
http://www.thefrickpittsburgh.org/programs_events/The_Frick_is_for_Families.php
 
Home Depot Kids Workshop
Build a Bug House
 9am – Noon
Come learn how to build bug house and discover the outdoors.
FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12
All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin.
Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis. Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids-workshops
 
Sunday, July 6th
Brunch at the Aviary
Two Seatings: 10:30 am & 12:30 pm
Adults – $35
Children ages 4-10 – $17.50
Children 3 & under – Free
Members – $30
Member Children – $15
Price includes admission
http://aviary.org/special-events/brunch2014-6
 
Yoga in the Square
Downtown Pittsburgh, Market Square
10-11 a.m.
FREE
http://www.downtownpittsburgh.com/do/yoga-in-the-square
 
 

Cynthia Mendoza

Hello. Welcome to BrownMamas.com a blog for Black moms looking to thrive while raising kids in this hectic world and the headquarters for Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a Pittsburgh support group for Black moms. Here I write about raising my three boys, living in and loving Pittsburgh, dating my husband, gardening and all kinds of other stuff. Thanks for visiting. Stay long & come often!

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