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2018 Healthy Family Day with the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Join us under the big top for Healthy Family Day at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh!


Date: Saturday, July 28

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


UPMC Health Plan members will receive 50 percent off admission*+ to this event, up to four tickets per ID card.


Step right up: UPMC Health Plan and Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh are hosting a spectacular day of healthy, circus-themed activities that will be sure to awe and wow.


Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails (all day)

Go full steam ahead to the Island of Sodor with Children’s Museum’s newest hands-on exhibit! Kiddos will see favorite characters including Thomas the Train, Gordon, Percy, and others from the popular series, and become immersed in a STEM learning experience.


Steel City Slackers (1 to 4 p.m.)

Slack-lining is all the rage – it’s like a tightrope, but with slack, which makes it an activity that just about anyone can do. Experts will be on-hand to guide you and your child during this activity.


Iron City Circus Arts with O’Ryan the O’mazing (12 to 2 p.m.)

Participate in a collaborative workshop that will show you the ins-and-outs of what it takes to be a circus performer.


Family Dance Party (1 to 3 p.m.)

DJ KellyMom will have your whole family bopping to the beat!


MAKESHOP & Studio Activities (all day)

Make your own circus equipment and whimsical artwork using a variety of materials.


UPMC Health Plan’s Dining Smart Community (12 to 1 p.m.)

Enjoy healthy, circus-themed treats, specially prepared by Children’s Museum’s Big Red Room Café.


Let’s Move Pittsburgh (all day)

Enjoy hands-on activities hosted by Let’s Move Pittsburgh and learn about the 5-2-1-0 healthy behaviors.


Meet Dr. Ellen Lynn Koch – UPMC Pediatric Dermatologist (all day)

Chat with Dr. Ellen Lynn Koch about common pediatric dermatology issues and how to manage them, plus get free samples of lotions.


UPMC Health Plan Pediatrics and Maternity Info Table (all day)

Stop by with your family (expanding or not) and check out the wealth of information on benefits available to you as part of your UPMC Health Plan membership. As always, feel free to ask questions of our knowledgeable pediatrics and maternity case managers.

Activities and times are subject to change without notice. Parking is available at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh at the rate of $6 per vehicle. To learn more about Children’s Museum, including admission fees, visitor information, and public transportation, visit



This event is part of UPMC MyHealth Community, an initiative of UPMC Health Plan.


UPMC Health Plan members: Regular admission fees apply. UPMC Health Plan members get 50 percent off admission on up to four tickets per ID card. Must show valid UPMC Health Plan ID at the time of purchase to receive the discount. Admission is subject to venue capacity.


PA ACCESS EBT cardholders (Yellow and Green cardholders): Admission to Children’s Museum for up to four people (including the cardholder) of the same household is $2 each. PA ACCESS or ACCESS EBT card and photo ID for each adult being admitted on the card is required. Adult IDs must show the same address as the cardholder’s. Limit one card per household. The reduced admission of $2 is made possible by the Museums for All program.