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| Thursday, October 14, 2004 12:00 a.m

Listings from Thursday, Oct. 14 to Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Audobon Society of Western Pennsylvania: “Fledglings: Snoozing and Snoring.” bring blankets and kids ages 3 to 5 to learn about animal hibernation. $8 per member for adult-child pair; $10 for a non-member pair. 10 a.m. Thurs. 614 Dorseyville Road, Fox Chapel. (412) 963-6100.

Barnes & Noble at The Waterfront: Corduroy Bear Storytime. 11 a.m. Sat., free; Pumpkin Storytime. 11 a.m. Tues., free. Store hours: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Mon. through Sat; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sun. 100 W. Bridge St., Homestead. (412) 462-5743.

Borders: MusicTime with Miss Debby. 11 a.m. Sat. Free. 1775 N. Highland Road, Bethel Park. (412) 835-5583. Preschool storytime. 11 a.m. Wed. Free. 1170 Northway Mall, Ross. (412) 635-7661.

“Bump in the Night”: Halloween and autumn celebration for kids. 7 to 9 p.m. Fri. and Sat. and Oct. 22 and 23. $5 for age 12 and older; $3 for ages 2 to 11. Reservations required. Frick Environmental Center, 2005 Beechwood Blvd., Squirrel Hill. (412) 422-6538.

Carnegie Museum of Art: ARTventures, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sat. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues. through Sat.; noon to 5 p.m. Sun. $10; $7 for senior citizens; $6 for children and students; free for age 2 and younger. 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. (412) 622-3131.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Films daily in the Earth Theater. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues. through Sat.; noon to 5 p.m. Sun. $8; $5 for senior citizens and students; free for age 2 and younger. 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. (412) 622-3131.

Carnegie Science Center: Omnimax films: “Ghosts of the Abyss” and “Forces of Nature.” Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. through Fri.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sat. Laser shows Fri. and Sat., through September. $8; $7 for members; $4 for additional shows. General admission: $14; $10 for children and senior citizens. 1 Allegheny Ave., North Side. (412) 237-3400.

Center for Creative Play: Kids VIP Night, while parents go out. 6 p.m. Sat. Prices vary. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thurs. and Tues.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri., Sat., Mon. and Wed.; 1 to 5 p.m. Sun. $5 for ages 1 to 10; $2.50 for adults. 1400 S. Braddock Ave., Regent Square. (412) 371-1668.

Children’s Harvest Festival: Autumn activities for kids with a pioneer theme, including corn cob toss and ducking for apples. $1 donation requested. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sun. Oliver Miller Homestead, Stone Manse Drive, South Park. (412) 835-1554.

Colorfast: Play by Pittsburgh International Children’s Theater. 2 p.m. Sun, and various times and locations Oct. 24 through 28. $8.50; $10 at door. Gateway Middle School, Monroeville. (412) 321-5520 or

“Elliot & the Magic Bed”: 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun. and Oct. 23, 24, 30 and 31. Playhouse Jr. $7; $6 for groups of 20 or more. Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland. (412) 621-4445.

The Frick Art & Historical Center: Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues. through Sat.; noon to 6 p.m. Sun. $10; $8 for senior citizens and students. 7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze. (412) 371-0600.

Good Ship Lollipop: Kids’ cruise by the Gateway Clipper Fleet, which will cease sailing for the season at the end of Oct. 11 a.m. and 12:15, 1:30, 2:45 and 4 p.m. Sat. and Oct. 17, 23 and 24. $7.50; $4.50 for children 12 and younger. Dock at Station Square, South Side. (412) 355-7980.

Little Dreamer’s Ball: Live entertainment, kids’ activities and buffet. 4 to 7 p.m. Sun. $60 for adult and child; $25 for each additional child. Mountain View Inn, 1001 Village Drive, Greensburg. (724) 832-7464.

McConnell’s Mill State Park: Mill tours and corn-grinding demonstrations offered Sat. and Sun. and on request during the week. 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Portersville. (724) 368-9320.

National Aviary: Daily activities: Owl Encounter, 11:30 a.m.; Tropical rainstorm, 12:30 p.m.; Penguin Premiere Show, 1 p.m. All are free with admission. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $6; $5 for senior citizens; $4.50 for children 2 to 12; free for children younger than 2. West Park, North Side. (412) 323-7235.

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum: Pumpkin Patch Trolley. Sat. and Sun. and Oct. 23 and 24. Ongoing, “On the Car Line: Pittsburgh and Points South.” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., Sun. and holidays through December. $6; $4 for ages 2 to 15; $5 for age 65 and older. 1 Museum Road, Chartiers. (724) 228-9256.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues. through Sun. $3 to $6 for ages 2 and older. 1 Schenley Park, Oakland. (412) 622-6914.

Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium: KDKA Zoo Boo for Kids’ Sake. Dress up and trick-or-treat at the zoo. $3 for members; $5 for nonmembers. 6 to 9:30 p.m. Fri. through Sun. and Oct. 22 through 24. Ongoing: “Two Oceans,” replicating the complex marine environment off the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $8; $7 for senior citizens; $6 for ages 2 to 13. One Wild Place, Highland Park. (412) 665-3640.

Sen. John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center: “Kidsburgh” and Discovery Place for kids. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $6; $4.50 for senior citizens and students; $3 for ages 6 to 18; free for age 5 and younger. 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. (412) 454-6000.

Sewickley Public Library: Baby Lapsit Storytime. 6:15 p.m. Tues. Free. Sewickley Public Library, 500 Thorn Street, Sewickley. (412) 741-0937.

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