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Westmoreland @rt 30 in Unity hosts Family Day activities, musical performance

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Museum volunteer, Serena Pape, (back), helps Riley Strittmatter, 4, of New Stanton, play a stick-on game 'Making Faces', during Family Day at Westmoreland @rt 30 in Greensburg on Saturday afternoon, November 29, 2014.
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Westmoreland Museum of American Art's, (from left), Joan McGarry, Director of Education & Visitor Engagement, and Judith Hansen O'Toole, Director/CEO, busy at the craft table, during Family Day at Westmoreland @rt 30 in Greensburg on Saturday afternoon, November 29, 2014.
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(from left), Patrick Harrigan, 10, of Unity Township, and his mother, Johanne Harrigan, work on a scavenger hunt, during Family Day at Westmoreland @rt 30 in Greensburg on Saturday afternoon, November 29, 2014.
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Kristi Musgrove, (center), visiting from Indianapolis, Indiana, helps her children, Chase, (L), 6, and Avery, 3, with a craft activity, during Family Day at Westmoreland @rt 30 in Greensburg on Saturday afternoon, November 29, 2014.

A long holiday weekend calls out for some family fun, which a group of folks found on Nov. 29 at Westmoreland @rt 30 in Unity.

The museum opened its doors to at least three generations for free Family Day activities, intended to entice the youngest ones to appreciate art through play.

Activities started with a scavenger hunt in which participants scanned gallery walls to find featured artworks.

Visitors then could delve into bins of random objects to create still life tableaus, in conjunction with an exhibit in the second-floor gallery pairing portraits with still life works.

Next up in the studio space were “making faces” activities inspired by the current “Self-E” display of photos and drawings submitted by students and other area residents, which was inspired in its turn by the current selfie craze.

Students from Stage Right! offered a musical performance sure to keep listeners in the holiday mood.

Cookies and punch topped off the day.

Seen: Sandy Muse; Sarah Treter with son Peter; Susan Griswold; Janice Workman; Mandisa Milone with sons Dallas and Noah; Brian and Sarah Switala with sons Connor andKieran; Tina McAfee with daughter Saveria and friendCarly Hazlett; Sharon Barzeski with granddaughters Harper, Dylan and Keagan Shirley; Jim Sumner with grandsonsJohn, Danny and Luke Mauro; Elena DeLuca with granddaughter McKenzie Martin; Steve and Lisa Bane with kids Jared, Holly andKelly; and Kelly Fowler with kids Malaki, India and Zachariah.

Museum Director and CEO Judy O’Toole greeted guests in nose ‘n’ specs. Staffers Barbara Jones, Joan McGarry and Lauren Israel also joined the fun.

— Shirley McMarlin

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