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Insider Look at Ethnic Neighborhoods on May 18

5/14/2019

With stops in Bloomfield and Polish Hill, the event from DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh celebrates contributions immigrants made here more than a century ago. If you’ve ever participated in Bloomfield’s Little Italy Days, or gazed upon the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church towering over Polish Hill, then you know Pittsburgh is acity made up of diverse ethnic enclaves.Now there’s a chance to learn...

Half-Pint Prints at the Warhol

5/13/2019

May 15, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMFamilies work with The Warhol’s artist educators to create silkscreen prints during this drop-in silkscreen printing activity for children ages 1 to 4 years old.Appropriate for Ages 1 - 4 and adults!Free with museum admissionMore InfoLocation: Andy Warhol Museum 117 Sandusky Street Pittsburgh, PA...

Collagraphy Workshop - Sat, 1-4pm

5/10/2019

Colorful Collagraphy Workshop - Trust Arts Education Center - RegisterCollagraphy is a dynamic visual arts technique that can be used to create vibrant, beautifully layered images by combining collage with printing. Participants will have an opportunity to create several printing plates to create their own original works of art.For ages 8-10Cost: $20RegisterContact the experienced agents at RE/MAX...

Avalon Apple Blossom Festival

5/7/2019

Take a short drive up the Ohio River to enjoy the 19th annual Apple blossom Festival.Start with the pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 in the Trinity Lutheran Church social hall and then enjoy the street festival which includes more than 40 booths, Chinese auction, live entertainment, barnyard petting zoo (noon - 2pm), great food and a plant sale in time for Mother's Day.All proceeds go to local...

NEW MOVES - Kelly Strayhorn

5/6/2019

Don't miss the 2019 edition of newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival including a return performance engagement with Ananya Dance Theater (ADT) featuring their newest work Shaatranga: Women Weaving Worlds. Additional events include a Studio Series with Pittsburgh choreographers, dialogues with local and national dance artists and community organizers, workshops with ADT and local dance artists as...

Where, When You can Dump your Junk - including TVs

4/30/2019

You know you aren't supposed to put batteries, unused medications or old cell phone in the trash, right? Does that mean you're doomed to have them pile up in your garage for all eternity? Not necessarily - PA Resources Council is ready to help. They are hosting collection events for unwanted household materials that are difficult to recycle beginning May 4. You can drop off paint, household...

Go Fish in Highland Park

4/23/2019

Highland Park's Carnegie Lake was originally built to serve as a halfway point for water pumped from the Allegheny River to a reservoir. Improvements in pumping technology made it obsolete before it even opened. The lake was mainly used for boating until 1932, when half of its space was converted into a swimming pool and the bottom was covered with cement.The lake fell into disrepair but is being...

Ole Pittsburgh!  Fiesta Flamenco

4/18/2019

Join Alba Flamenco for their annual Fiesta Flamenco on April 21 at the Kelly StrayhornEvery year the community comes together to celebrate the music, dance, and friendship that flamenco brings to our lives. Alba wants to share their expertise and excitement. Enjoy an evening of live flamenco performance featuring Alba Flamenca and the students of Flamenco Pittsburgh; plus, food, cash bar, and...

Ohiopyle and Cucumber Falls

4/17/2019

Considered to be two of the crown jewels of Ohiopyle State Park, Ohiopyle and Cucumber Falls can be accessed via a 3-mile loop that makes up the Rise of the Falls self-guided hike. Go to the visitor’s center at the trailhead for a comprehensive guide that explains the geological tug of war between water and rock that is responsible for the creation of these shimmering beauties.One of the cool...

Made & Found

4/16/2019

Made & Found returns to the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh with a spring market featuring 25+ of the region's best vintage shops, makers and artists. Check out the Vendor ListContact the experienced agents at RE/MAX Realty Brokers with your questions about selling or buying real estate.

The Vietnam War: 1945-1975 - April 13 to Sept. 22                  Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St.

4/14/2019

The Vietnam War indelibly marked recent history. But many Americans who lived through the war – not to mention those born after – remain minimally informed about basic facts about the conflict. The Heinz History Center aims to change that with “The Vietnam War: 1945-1975.” The exhibit brings the war home – with a trove of personal artifacts owned by Pittsburghers who served – it also takes a...

Charlie Chaplin Silent Picture Show

4/12/2019

Tull Family Theater 418 Walnut St, Sewickley 15143Sunday, April 14 at noon. General admission $11; children 10 and younger, military and college with ID $8.75Discover that silent films really aren't silent and the importance of music in Chaplin's films. Stride piano player and composer Tom Roberts is joined by Mary Beth Malek from the Pittsburgh Symphony in the spirit of Chaplin and his...

Vintage Mixer in Lawrenceville

4/5/2019

Now in its 13th season, the Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer features vintage furniture, fashion, textiles, pottery, mid-century modern ware, lighting, barware and other collectibles all under one roof. Taking place biannually in the spring and summer — with a heavier emphasis on interiors at the April showcase — the next event is just around the corner.The Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer Home Show returns April...

PA Maple Festival

4/2/2019

April 3-7, in Meyersdale PA (about 73 miles from Pittsburgh)Enjoy a celebration of spring featuring the tapping of maple syrup from local trees and the area's heritage. There'll be live entertainment, artists and crafters, a quilt show, a horse pull contest, the Maple Queen parade, antique/classic cars, and lots of food including the famous Meyersdale Lion's club pancakes and sausages. Call...

Light Up Night - all day Friday Nov 16

11/13/2018

Even though we haven’t carved into the Thanksgiving turkey yet, Pittsburgh is just about ready to kick off the two month-long holiday season with Light-Up Night in a week.The event features 30 food truck, five tree lightings, a live crèche and fireworks at 10 pm. Several trees scattered around the city illuminate at different times throughout the night, each giving way to a series of...


For the archive of our blog posts 2018 and earlier, visit http://pittsburgh-homes.blogspot.com/.


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