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PBS Kids Go! Young Writers Contest     go to website

Reading, writing and imagination are all part of the national PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest initiative, operated in conjunction with local schools across the country. This year, WQED is partnering with West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WPSU, and the EQT Foundation to offer the contest, which encourages children in grades K through 3 to submit their own original stories and illustrations for local, regional and national recognition. Enter to win the 2012 contest!


Teens On Q

Teens On Q is a television program, produced by WQED, that takes teens behind the scenes of a particular career or industry to meet professionals already at work there, provides teens with some basis for career exploration, and gives them the chance to think about academic, volunteer, and job-shadowing opportunities they can pursue now to prepare for that career. Click to watch Teens On Q Online On-Demand, and check out the Online Job Shadowing Guide (pdf).

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upcoming events

WQED, Bethel Park library, and Bethel Bakery
Saturday, September 26

Free admission 11am-noon

Join us to make healthy birthday treats with children. WQED’s education team will engage families and parents with supportive resources and conversation about healthy eating on a budget. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 412-835-2207 ext. 267.

5100 West Library Ave.(Bethel Park) · 

Pittsburgh Musical Theater Community Day
Sunday, September 27


Free admission noon-1:30pm

Join in the fun and celebration with entertainment and activities for the entire family. Free and open to the public.

327 South Main Street (West End) · 

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