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5 Things To Do This Weekend

Here are 5 things to check out this weekend.

1.
Where?/When?: Mt. Lebanon Ice Center, 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday
Why Go?: This program is for preschool through kindergarten aged children accompanied by at least one adult on skates and siblings of the pre-school and kindergarten aged child.
Pricing: $4.25 per person. Skate use is included.

2.
Where?/When?: Pittsburgh Zoo, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: It's like Time's Square only family friendly! Countdown to noon and watch the "ball" drop, sign the New Year's ReZOOlution banner and dance yourself silly with Radio Disney!
Pricing: $10/adult, $9 for children and seniors

3.
Where?/When?: Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 11:30 a.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Kids are welcome to a bedtime-friendly New Year's Celebration with lots of fun activities and an exciting show by local magician Jason Hurdy.
Pricing: Adult $12, children 2-18 $11, senior citizen $11, members guests $10, children younger than 2 are free.

4.
Where/When: Downtown Pittsburgh, Saturday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m.
Why Go?: Highmark First Night Pittsburgh is a unique, family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration focused on the arts. Held in more than 200 cities worldwide, the festival is a wonderful way to bring in the New Year in an uplifting, alcohol-free atmosphere. Centered in the Cultural District, First Night Pittsburgh has something for everyone, from children’s activities and performances by nationally-known musicians, to installations by local artists and a spectacular fireworks finale. Click here to a full schedule of events.
Pricing: Varies.

5.
Where?/When?: , 7 p.m. on Saturday
Why Go?: Why find a babysitter when you can bring your children to the JCC. They will not be feeding them supper; however, there will be plenty of snacks throughout the night as well as breakfast on Sunday morning. Activities will include swimming, gym games, crafts, movies, story telling a midnight toast and some sleep. Noise makers, silly hats and balloons will be provided. Call 412-278-1975 to register.
Pricing: $50/per child - $40/per sibling

Conrad December 30, 2011 at 10:45 AM
#6. Hop a bus, go to Cincinnati, get a ticket to the Bengals / Ravens game, take along a Terrible Towel and make both teams seem like they are in the Twilight Zone somewhere. Something like 11 out of the last 16 games at Cincy has been blacked out due to the game not being a sellout. I thought the NFL ended that sort of thing back in the 70's. Can you say "L.A. Bengals?"

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