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Jun. 16th - Jan. 7th
THE ART OF THE BRICK
Experience the World's Largest Exhibition of LEGO Art
Heralded by CNN as a "Global Must-See Exhibition," THE ART OF THE BRICK by artist Nathan Sawaya is a critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO brick. From child's toy to sophisticated art form and beyond, THE ART OF THE BRICK features original pieces as well as re-imagined versions of the world's most famous art masterpieces like Van Gogh's Starry Night and Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, as well as a gallery showcasing an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO brick-infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West. The exhibit is an adventure for adults, children, art enthusiasts, and anyone who has ever picked up a LEGO and let their imagination run free!
See this awe-inspiring blockbuster exhibit in Carnegie Science Center's new PPG SCIENCE PAVILION, and discover your inner architect in our free-play and hands-on activity area, Science of the Brick!
Also, check out Nathan Sawaya's NEW, Steel City-inspired sculpture built specifically for the Pittsburgh exhibition!
THE ART OF THE BRICK will be on display at PPG Science Pavilion at Carnegie Science Center June 16 through January 7, 2019.
Dec. 1st - 31st
Give the gift of AquaMermaid this holiday season.
Give a mermaid tail for a great gift under the tree and a mermaid swimming class to learn how to swim in the tail! Gift cards are also available.
Head to www.aquamermaid.com for more info.
Dec. 7th - 16th
An old fashioned holiday theme is the offering for this year's Nutcracker as presented by the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. The Nutcracker is being performed for two weekends, beginning on Friday, December 7, and ending on Sunday, December 16. Performances will be held at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall, 300 Beechwood Avenue in Carnegie. Performances of the Nutcracker will be at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are available at the door and are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and children.
Stephanie Hrabar of Pittsburgh, a graduate of Goucher College and the Carnegie Performing Arts Center, will dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy while Audrey Durham, a senior at Keystone Oaks will dance the Queen of the Snow. Lauren Vicker, an 8th grader attending David E. Williams Middle School, will portray the part of Clara while David Keller, who attends Brentwood Middle School, will be the Nutcracker Prince who comes to life and takes Clara to the Candy Kingdom. Allison Vicker who attends Montour High will dance the role of Dew Drop Fairy. Over 60 dancers from many community dance schools ranging in age from 5 - adult round out the cast of swirling snowflakes and candy flowers. Monica Ryan, choreographer, and director of the Carnegie Performing Arts Center is celebrating the forty-third-anniversary production of the Nutcracker. As in the past, there will be a raffle and Chinese Auction during the intermissions of the three acts of the Nutcracker. For more information about the performances please call the Carnegie Performing Arts Center at (412) 279-8887 or access the website at www.carnegieperformingartscenter.com
Santa Claus is coming to town and he is making a special stop at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. Create fun crafts and decorate a holiday cookie, enjoy great food, meet Zoo animals, and of course get a one-on-one with Santa Claus. Breakfast or Lunch with Santa Claus is Saturdays and Sundays, December 1, 2, 8,9, 15 and 16. Breakfast: 9:30 a.m./Lunch: noon. Visit pittsburghzoo.org today.
Can't stay up until midnight on New Year's Eve? The Monroeville Public Library will hold its annual ball drop early on New Year's Eve, Monday, December 31st beginning at 11:30 am. Party hats, favors, crafts and refreshments will be part of the festivities for all ages at this free event as they countdown to the New Year!
The Monroeville Public Library (MPL) is located at 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd. in Monroeville, PA. It provides a variety of printed, digital and audiovisual materials, as well as a broad array of educational services and programs to community residents of all ages for their personal enrichments, enjoyment and educational needs. MPL has free wireless internet access and public access computers in three areas of the library which are free to use. Any questions, please call 412-372-0500, or visit the website at www.monroevillelibrary.org.