Kid's Area at WYEP's Summer Music Festival at Schenley Plaza

WYEP's Summer Music Festival at Schenley Plaza has always provided great, FREE, family-friendly fun, but this year we've decided to up the ante. Join us as the Kid's Area expands with new activities and performances. Participants/Activities in the Kid's Area include:

"Balafon West African Dance Ensemble":http://balafon.org/ is providing Djembe drums for kids to play on.

"BYS Yoga":http://bys-yoga.com/ is hosting 4 kids' yoga classes at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30. and 7:30 with Earth Lotus Yoga Studio.

"CCFA Team Challenge":http://www.ccteamchallenge.org/ will bring a balloon artist and crafts.

"Children's Museum of Pittsburgh":http://www.pittsburghkids.org/ is providing hula hoops and bubbles for kids to play with.

"Earth Lotus Yoga Studio":http://earthlotusyoga.com/ will be leading children's yoga classes along with BYS Yoga.

"Gemini Children's Theater":http://www.geminitheater.org/ will appear in costume with face painting and crafts.

"Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.":http://www.hiphoponlock.org/ will be bringing turntables so you can take a spin.

"Household Harmony":http://householdharmony.com/default.aspx will lead a drum circle.

"InnerBeat Drum School's":http://www.innerbeatdrumschool.com/ Drum Line will perform.

"Lucy the R.E.A.D. Dog":http://www.lucythereaddog.com/Lucys_web_site/Welcome.html will be present for your kids to read to. Be sure to bring your favorite book!

"The National Lint Project":http://www.studiocapezzuti.com/index.htm will bring their 8 ft. puppets to interact with the crowd.

"The Pittsburgh Foundation":http://www.pittsburghfoundation.org/ will have storytelling activities.

"Pittsburgh Opera":http://www.pittsburghopera.org/ will bring real opera costumes to take pictures in.

"Project 53":https://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/pages/Project-53-Musician-Resource-Center/125501107463805 will provide their library of instruments for kids to play - from accordians to guitars.

"Steel City Hoop Union":http://www.facebook.com/steelcityhoopunion with Stefanie Moser will lead a hoop jam and sell custom-made hoops from 6-8pm.

"Steel Town Fire":http://steeltownfire.com/ will be performing. You guessed it, with fire!

"Zany Umbrella Circus":http://www.zanyumbrellacircus.com/ will perform **A Parisian Vignette**, a preview of Mirette's Circus on stage July 7, 8, 9 at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, with "Oko Sokolo":http://www.okosokolo.de/ from Berlin, Germany.