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Family History Month: Preserving Your Family’s Treasures  


Learn the best way to take care of family photographs, documents, or other heirlooms with one-on-one help from the Library’s Preservation Department. Bring up to three items for consultation and advice on caring for, and storing, these items for the long term.Carnegie Library does not appraise the financial value of personal materials.This session is free and open to the public. Registration is...

Carnegie Library - lots more than books!


There are 3 examples below - go to the library website for more about programs for children and adultsFriday, October 18 | 3:30 pm at CLP - Main (Oakland)Chop, measure, stir, taste! Learn to make nutritious, delicious food. Children will use practical math, science and literacy skills to learn how to make a simple apple pie! Trying new foods and recipes encourages healthy eating and helping out in...

Squirrel Hill Historical Society Fall Programs


All are welcome to find out more about Squirrel HillCome to the Church of the Redeemer (5700 Forbes Ave) on the 2nd Tuesday of the month- Oct 15 Prohibition Pittsburgh- Nov 12 Highlights of the new Pittsburgh City Archives- The Irrepressible Sophie Masloff, Pittsburgh Mayor 1988-1994Contact the experienced agents at RE/MAX Realty Brokers with your questions about selling or buying real estate.

Festival of Combustion - Sept 28


Join Rivers of Steel in celebrating industrial arts and American crafts at the Carrie Blast Furnaces. Showcasing the creativity and innovation our region’s artists, makers, and builders.The Festival features hands-on activities for adults and children alike with demonstrations and experiences throughout the entire day and evening. And don't miss the first ever fireworks display over the Carrie...

Farmers' Market and Opera 11:30 - 1:00 


Bring your lunch or buy something nearby, find a spot to listen to our Resident Artists perform beloved opera hits while you have lunch.A great way to spend your lunch hourThursdays Sept 26 and Oct 3 11:30 - 1:00Contact the experienced agents at RE/MAX Realty Brokers with your questions about selling or buying real estate.

Walt Whitman Sampler - Pittsburgh Camerata


Music in a Great Space begins its 27th concert season with the Pittsburgh Camerata singing choral settings of the poetry of Walt Whitman (Leaves of Grass). Some think that the Whitman's poetry has been set to music more that than that of any other American poet except for Emily Dickenson and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Whitman's poetry celebrates democracy, nature, love and friendship.Music in a...

Project Amelia  Sept 20 - Nov 3


Next for Bricolage is what, on several levels, is its most ambitious immersive yet. “Project Amelia,” which opens today, tackles our culture of digital living not only with participatory theater, but a high-tech approach that incorporates original artificial-intelligence products created just for the show.“Project Amelia” is the brainchild of Michael Skirpan. In 2016, as a doctoral student in...

Blues and Heritage Festival


Sept 20 - 22 at the August Wilson CenterFree performances on Saturday Sept 21 include Alton Merrell, Jimmy Adler, Soulful Femme, Kate’s Soulfood, Cash Box Kings, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Kingfish and Third World. There will also be food trucks, a beer garden and an outdoor bar.Find out more; buy tickets for the events belowTaste of Blues PartySeptember 20 @ 9:00 pmCeCe WinansSeptember 21 @ 8:00...

Family Fun Day at The Frick - Let's Move


Shake up your weekend and bring the whole family for a lively day of active, outdoor fun on the Frick’s beautiful lawns. Try your hand at badminton, croquet and sack races, or crawl and climb through our one-of-a-kind obstacle course. Stretch and bend with family yoga, and for something new this year join our In Bed by Ten family dance party from 12:00 – 3:00! For some extra fun, visit the first...



Creative Strategies & Community PlacekeepingThursday, September 199:30am - 7:00pmKST's Alloy Studios &Kelly Strayhorn TheaterRegisterThis all day event includes a dynamic range of activities centered around KST's FUTUREMAKERS program. The goal of FUTUREMAKERS is to invest in new talent and foster the ideas of visionaries within our community.Everywhere we look we see visionaries - people...

Make Plans for PA's Fall Festivals


Fall in Pennsylvania means towns across the commonwealth invite visitors to soak in the splendor of autumn, sharing their community’s vibrant colors, crafts and cuisine. Pursue your happiness in Pennsylvania this season by celebrating everything from the first football game to covered bridges to potatoes and wine. There’s beauty to behold, so come see how fall is uniquely enjoyed across the...

The Four Nations Ensemble & Chatham Baroque @ Westminster Presbyterian Church


September 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmForeign Accents Sonatas and Cantatas by Bach, Handel, and Scarlatti Friday, September 20, 7:30 PM Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair (more info) Other concerts Saturday and Sunday. Price: $10–$30 Tickets cost $5 more at the concert. TICKETS SUBSCRIPTIONS The season begins with a special joint presentation on both the Renaissance & Baroque and...

End of Summer Fishing Skills Event - Highland Park - Sat, 9am - 3pm


Hosted at Lake Carnegie in Highland Park, the End of Summer Fishing Skills Event is free to youth. Volunteers will provide youth fishing instructions in order to enhance fish catching skills. The lake was refurbished in 2018 and is stocked with largemouth bass, channel catfish, and bluegill. Lunch is provided for free to all youth. All fishing equipment and bait will be provided by the Let's Go...

Homestead Fridays - only two Fridays left


The event was planned for warm weather so there are only two Fridays left - Sept. 6 and Oct 4 from 6-10 p.m. on East Eights Avenue, HomesteadThe Sept. 6 event will feature about two dozen venues, including pop-up art exhibits; “Fresh Air: An Eco-Futurist Art Exhibition,” a group show curated by John Engel; and Rivers of Steel Arts’ outdoor Community Plaza, featuring live music by The Munhall...

Celebrate 50 Years of a Fair in the Park


Sept 6 - 8th at Mellon ParkThe Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh is pleased to welcome the entire family to join in their annual celebration of the arts. They feel it is especially important for the experience to be fun and engaging for children, the artists and patrons of the future. It is never too soon to learn firsthand that art and music enrich all our lives.In addition to the exceptional art,...

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