Two Ways for Kids to Get Creative this Month

Summer isn’t over yet, and there are still ways to spend time creatively before school gets back in session.

Travel with Andy, the RoboThespian®!

roboworld® has left Carnegie Science Center, but Andy is just going on vacation. And where he is going is up to you!


Print the science center’s portable Andy cut-out and take pictures of him on your adventures. When you share your Andy photos, you get the chance to win an invitation, along with four guests, to the media preview this November of the Science Center’s new exhibition gallery, Mars: The Next Giant Leap!


No purchase is necessary to enter the contest. Just download Andy at https://carnegiesciencecenter.org/events/the-traveling-andy-contest and take him along on your next trip. Then submit an Andy Photo to CarnegieScienceCenter@gmail.com with the words “Traveling Andy” in the subject line. You can also submit it to their Facebook page or Instagram site—visit their Traveling Andy contest page for all the rules and more information. The contest, running between 10 am on Mon., July 18, 2022 and 10 pm on

Mon., Sept. 5, 2022, is limited to one entry.


Calling all Youth Makers for Handmade Arcade ’22!

Are you a youth maker between the ages of 13 and 20 who wants to sell their wares at Pittsburgh’s largest holiday market? Apply today to be a part of Handmade Arcade’s 2022 Youth Maker Cohort.


Program benefits include a free standard booth size at the Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022; three workshops to get you ready to sell at the region’s largest handmade holiday market; professional maker mentors; highlights on Handmade Arcade’s social media platforms with over 25,000 followers and in email newsletters, and more.


Applications close on Wednesday, Sept. 7, and all applicants will be notified of their acceptance on Monday, Sept. 12. The first Youth Maker meeting is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24.


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