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| Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:00 a.m

“Alice in Wonderland”: Through Nov. 11. 8 p.m. Fri., 2:30 and 8 p.m. Sat., and 2:30 p.m. Sun. $7. Rauh Theater, Pittsburgh Playhouse, 222 Craft Ave., Oakland. 412-621-4445.

Barnes & Noble at The Waterfront: Story time, 11 a.m. Sat. Story time, 11 a.m. Tues. 100 W. Bridge St., Homestead. 412-462-5743.

Borders: Story times.

• 11 a.m. Wed. 1775 N. Highland Road, Bethel Park. 412-835-5583; and 1170 Northway Mall, Ross. 412-635-7661.

• 1 p.m. Wed. 200 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. 412-374-9772; and 133 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Frazer. 724-275-5820.

Carnegie Museum of Art: ARTventures: Family Art-making in the Galleries,” 12:30-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free with admission. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; noon-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.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. $10; $7 for senior citizens; $6 for students and ages 3-18. 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. 412-622-3131.

Carnegie Science Center: Through May 2008: BODIES … The Exhibition. UPMC SportsWorks, Exploration Station, SciQuest, SeaScape and more. Omnimax films: “Sea Monsters,” “Dinosaurs Alive!”, “Wired to Win,” nd a”Deep Sea.” Regular hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. General admission: $14; $10 for ages 3-12 and senior citizens. 1 Allegheny Ave., North Side. 412-237-3400.

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh: Celebrate National Career Construction Week, 1 p.m. today-Fri. Design-a-Creature puppet workshop, noon-2 p.m. Sat. Betsy & Pals, noon Tues. Through Dec. 31: “From Illustration to Animation: Books Come Alive Through the Art of Animation” in the ToonSeum. Through Jan. 21: Circus for Social Change: A Project of the Zany Umbrella Circus” and “Tough Art — Ready for Anything.” Daily activities: Woodworking classes: 10:30 a.m. today; 1 p.m. Fri.; 10:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Sat.; 1 p.m. Sun. Build Your Own Car, 3 p.m. Fri. and Sun. Clay class, 1 p.m. today and 12:30 p.m. Sun. Professor MiGooch, 10:30 a.m. Fri. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; noon-5 p.m. Sun. $9; $8 for senior citizens and ages 2-18. Old Post Office Building, Allegheny Center, North Side. 412-322-5059.

National Aviary: Through Oct. 31: Owl-o-ween, all day Wed. and Sat. Free admission for kids in costume. Lorikeet exhibit open daily. Daily activities: “Raptor Encounter,” 10:30 a.m.; “Penguin Encounter,” 1:30 p.m.; “Feeding Time,” 3 p.m. All are free with admission. Regular hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $9; $8 for senior citizens; $7.50 for ages 2-12. West Park, North Side. 412-323-7235.

Oliver Miller Homestead: Children’s Harvest Festival, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sun. $1. Stone Manse Drive, South Park. 412-835-1554.

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum: Through Oct. 28: Pumpkin Trolley, all day Fri.-Sun. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $7; $6 for senior citizens; $4 for children. 1 Museum Road, Chartiers. 724-228-9256.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: Discovery Garden, through fall. Butterfly Forest, through fall. Story time, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wed.Regular hours: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $9; 8 for senior citizens and students with ID; $6 for ages 2-12. 1 Schenley Park, Oakland. 412-622-6915.

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium: Through Oct. 28: KDKA ZooBoo for Kids’ Sake, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Ongoing: “Worlds of Discovery” — with reptiles, amphibians and more — in Kids Kingdom. Tiger Encounter Window, with close-up views of tigers. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $10; $9 for senior citizens; $8 for ages 2-13. 1 Wild Place, Highland Park. 412-665-3640.

“Pocahontas”: Show by Gemini Theater Company. Through Nov. 11: 1 and 3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. $9. The Factory, 7501 Penn Ave., Point Breeze. 412-243-6464.

Senator John Heinz History Center: “Kidsburgh” and Discovery Place for kids. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $9; $7 for senior citizens; $5 for college students and ages 6-18. 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. 412-454-6000.

“Winnie the Pooh”: 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. today at Pine-Richland High School; 7 p.m. Fri. at Moon Area High School; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sat. at Mt. Lebanon High School; 2 p.m. Sun. at Byham Theater, Downtown. $9.50 in advance; $11 day of show. 412-321-5520.

Apollo Memorial Library: Through Dec. 6: Story Hour, 11:30 a.m. today. Ages 3-5. 219 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Apollo. 724-478-4214.

Kiski Junction Railroad Scenic Train Rides: 2 p.m. Tues., Fri.-Sat. One hour train rides along the the Kiski River from Schenley to Bagdad and back. $9; $8 senior citizens; $7 ages 4-13; free for age 3 and younger. Railroad Street, off of Schenley Road, Gilpin. 724-295-5577.

Kittanning Library: Preschool story hour, 10:30 a.m. Fri. Ages 2-6. 280 N. Jefferson St., Kittanning. 724-543-1383.

Salvation Army: Girl Guards, 4 p.m. Wed., ages 11-18. Boys Club, 5:30 p.m. Wed., ages 6-12. Sunbeams, 5:30 p.m. Wed., girls ages 5-10.209 Corbet St., Tarentum. 724-224-6310.

Springdale Free Public Library: Story time, 6 p.m. today, age 7 and younger. Monday’s Kids, 5 p.m. Mon. Ages 7-10. Family Game Night, 6 p.m. Mon. Age 6 and older. Read to Me, 11 a.m. Tues. Up to age 5. International Book Club, 7 p.m. Tues. Lunch with Miss Patti, noon Wed. Up to age 5; bring your own lunch. Beginner Computer Class, 1 and 2 p.m. Wed. Storytime, 7 p.m. Wed. Up to age 7. 331 School St., Springdale. Registration required for all activities. 724-274-9729.

Tarentum Community Children’s Choir: 5:30-7 p.m. today, ages 7-14. First United Presbyterian Church, 913 Lock St., Tarentum. 724-224-9436.

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