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It's no ordinary bird: The bald eagle is the official emblem of our country, and in recent years has made a remarkable comeback from near-extinction. Find out more about this majestic predator of the skies during the America's Grand Birds weekend at the National Aviary. Jan. 21 and 22. North Side. 412-323-7235 or www.

We celebrate the engineers of our past, but the future needs folks to put things together and make stuff run, too. Get the kids started early at the Carnegie Science Center's Engineer the Future weekend. There will be hands-on activities, demos, contests and working engineers sharing their knowledge. Feb. 17 and 18. North Side. 412-237-3400 or 

click to enlarge PHOTO BY DAN HARPER
Photo by Dan Harper

Bunnies are a sure sign of approaching spring. Catch up with some of those cuddly furry critters at Max and Ruby: Bunny Party. In this live stage adaptation of the Nickelodeon show, the two rabbit siblings try to stage a surprise birthday party, but everything gets charmingly tangled up. March 9 and 10. Byham Theater, Downtown. 412-456-6666 or

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