calendarSaturday and Sunday February 11-12, 2012

What: Flamingo Fest
Where: The Avairy
When: 11 a.m. -3 p.m.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Bring your sweetheart and frolic with our flock of friendly flamingos! Check out the debut of our new flamingo, learn from animal handlers why flamingos are pink and how they can stand on one leg all day, take part in a special flamingo story time and enter-to-win a Flamingo Connection! (Courtesy the Avairy)

Sunday, February 12, 2012

What: Chinese New Year
Where: The Children’s Museum
When: 12-4 p.m.
Pittsburgh, PA – For its fourth year, The Silk Screen: Asian Arts and Cultural Organization joins with The Steel Dragon School and Mimi Jong on Sunday, February 12 at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh to ring in the Chinese New Year. At 1:00 pm, Mimi Jong will play the erhu, a native Chinese stringed instrument. At 3:00 pm, The Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team will perform a traditional dance followed by a parade through the Museum for the attendees to join. The Silk Screen will invite visitors to its craft activity table to learn Chinese calligraphy and create traditional Chinese crafts related to the Year of the Dragon.  Gather the whole family to welcome in a New Year of good fortune and happiness. (Courtesy the Children’s Museum)