Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Get the party started with reuse! Book us for your next soiree. We’ll bring the materials, tools, and teaching artists!

Reuse-a-Palooza (for all ages): Our open-ended creative activity lets participants of any age run wild with their imagination! The buffet style set-up encourages exploration of our inspiring materials while work tables hold all the tools necessary for assembly. There is no limit to the type of projects you can create! Maximum of 40 participants. 

ReMaker Playshop (for ages 8+): If you’re looking to dive into a more specific project choose from our ReMaker Playshop Offerings!

Don’t see the project you’re looking for? Work with our teaching artists to customize a ReMaker Playshop for your event! Maximum of 30 participants.

Birthday Party Pricing:

  • $120/hour for 15 participants if location is within 5-mile radius of Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse.
  • Add $5 per additional participant.
  • Add 0.58 per additional mile.

Minimum program length of one hour. Custom party prices may vary.

Birthday Party Theme Options

Our book-making workshop involves learning several methods of bookbinding (such as stick-bound, pamphlet, accordion and Japanese stab-binding). Make books from a variety of fun reclaimed materials. 

Create your own headwear in this engaging workshop. There’s no limit to the types of hats you can create; a fascinator to wear to high tea, a visor for outdoor sports, a holiday cap, or even a flower crown!

This workshop focuses on making fun holiday decorations. Utilize obsolete media, collage materials, and fabric samples to make your creation!

Be prepared with a card for any situation! Combine used cards, vintage ephemera, stickers, paper, and other media to create your own cards. 

Use reclaimed “alterna-beads,” broken jewelry, and traditional jewelry findings to create your dream bauble.

Create your very own hand-stitched bag of any type! From zippers to buttons to clasps to pockets and more, learn the skills necessary to create a sturdy, attractive, and successful bag! A full 2 hours recommended.

Learn basic hand-sewing techniques and use them to create your own wearables. Make an event-specific costume or create a spur of the moment ensemble.

Combine records, paint, fun collage materials and much more to create wall art, gifts, and keepsakes. Mixed media can be applied to many different surfaces so the possibilities are endless!

Make your mark! Design and create your very own stamps out of foam, rubber, wood and other reclaimed materials. 

Explore the many possibilities of reclaimed materials as traditional screen printing supplies. Create your own image and screen print it onto the medium of your choice; bring a tee, a tote, a towel or use some of our reclaimed materials! A full 2 hours recommended.  

Wave it in the air like you just don’t care! Create a fun and engaging piece to add visual interest to any room. Your mobile could include found objects from nature, miscellaneous plastic, even vintage images. 

Learn several techniques that you can use to create your very own loom and wall-hanging with reclaimed materials. Hone the necessary skills to create a sturdy, attractive, and successful weaving made from a variety of materials. At least 2 hours recommended.

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