Friday, May 18, 2018

Remake Learning at the Frick

May 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM



Investigate the permanence (and vanishing acts!) of plant and mineral pigments.  Explore the greenhouse and the Frick grounds with an interactive scavenger hunt and outdoor adventure bingo.  Find inspiration from nature and found objects to create an Andy Goldsworthy-inspired piece of art, with the chance to snap a picture of it. This event will include chances for hands on art making combined with nature for a great day full of creativity.

This event will be free and open to the public.  Participants are asked to Register before the event.


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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Children’s Theater Festival Downtown

thru May 20

Vince is a boy who wants to explore the forest but is too scared to go on his own. One day, Vince meets Poggle, a friendly woodland creature, and together they go on an adventure through the forest where they discover the magical, musical tree. This warm-hearted performance uses live music, clapping rhythms, and comedy to engage the youngest audience members in an imaginative and adventurous exploration.

This show runs 40 min and is recommended for ages 6 mos to 4 yrs.

There are 6 different shows, Find out More/Buy Tickets


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Monday, May 14, 2018


This looks like fun - and it's only 50 miles away.



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Friday, May 11, 2018

Let’s READ English: An ESL Book Discussion Group 
 
If English is not your native language and you like to read, join us on the second Friday of every month at 2PM in the Graphic Novels Room. We will read one book each month and then meet to discuss the story, improve our vocabulary and practice our English reading and conversational skills. And have FUN!

June’s book selection is The Bear by Claire Cameron. A young girl fights for survival in this adventure story set in the Canadian wilderness.

Please request the book in the Catalog or contact your Library to get a copy of the book.

Address: 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh 15213
                Meet in the Graphic Novels Room
                412.622.3114                

Contact:
Bonnie or Jane or Rita
Phone: 412.622.3151
Email: newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org


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Thursday, May 10, 2018

“A Window into Wilkinsburg” Designers’ Show House Tour - thru May 20


The Junior League of Pittsburgh’s 2018 Show House will be held at the former Gibbs Personal Care Home in Wilkinsburg. 

The home is located just east of the city of Pittsburgh at 1300 Wood St., PA 15221. Dozens of local interior designers and landscape designers will be revitalizing this home — both inside and out — to showcase a historic part of the Wilkinsburg community.

Proceeds will benefit the Junior League of Pittsburgh’s mission of helping to end food insecurity in the east end of Pittsburgh. Since 1922, the Junior League of Pittsburgh has been dedicated to voluntarism and positive community impact within Pittsburgh. In the past 10 years, the League has donated nearly $400,000 to support children’s health, literacy and development.

Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Tickets prices: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Stock up on unique plants, gardening accessories, handmade jewelry, lawn decor and more at Phipps' 82nd annual May Market.

MAY 11 – 12; FRIDAY, 9:30 A.M. – 7 P.M.; SATURDAY, 9:30 A.M. – 5 P.M.


Celebrate spring at the annual May Market with Phipps horticulturists, local nurseries, farms and other vendors coming together for a market of ultra-green proportions. 

May Market is free and open to the public, and on Fri., May 11, National Public Gardens Day, Conservatory admission is 50-percent off during May Market hours. It’s the perfect Mother’s Day weekend outing and a fun event even when the mud is up to your ankles!

Phipps staff and Master Gardeners will be on hand to share advice, and delicious hand-dipped fondant strawberries — a traditional offering — will be served.

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

The Istituto Mondo Italiano
Street Food Cooking Class - May 20


The Isituto is a hidden Pittsburgh gem - in Edgewood - founded in 2003 to promote Italian language and culture. 

There is a a variety of programs, including the Italian Street Food Cooking Class. Students will learn to make (and get to take home) three popular Italian street foods — arancini and supplì (both versions of fried rice balls) and olive ascolane (a fried, olive-stuffed snack), from the regions of Sicily, Lazio and Marche. 

Sign up quickly - the May Tiramisu Class is already full!   Register/Find out more about

        Italian language classes, art exhibits, concerts, inter-cultural exchanges, cooking            demonstrations, trips to Italy, travel presentations and as well as a library full of              material in Italian (magazines, books, DVDs, CDs).


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Monday, May 7, 2018

The Neighborhood Flea
Second Sundays in the Strip - begins May 13 thru Oct 14


Vintage sellers, collections, housewares, repurposed treasures, furniture handmade wares, music, fun, expanded food overs and hands-workshops

Each month the Flea will offer a selection of workshops taught by local experts. Pay via Eventbrite and just show up to your workshop. Instructors will bring the supplies and you leave with a new treasure you created! 



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Each month the Flea will offer a selection of workshops taught by local experts.
Pay via Eventbrite and just show up to your workshop. 
Our instructors will bring the supplies. You leave with a new treasure you created! 

Friday, May 4, 2018




May 6-12

Enjoy delicious homemade food, traditional Greek dances, and wonderful hospitality!
Food, music and fun….you’ll leave saying OPA!

Delicious ‘Homemade’ Greek Food
Open Lunch through Dinner
Live Greek Band
Nightly Dancing by our Youth
Outdoor Grill
Dining Under the Tent

Wonderful Camaraderie!


Enjoy delicious homemade food, traditional Greek dances, and wonderful hospitality!
Food, music and fun….you’ll leave saying OPA!

SERVING HOURS:  
Sunday Noon – 8 p.m.
Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (music ’til midnight)


Click for on-line ordering

Location: 419 S. Dithridge St,  Pittsburgh 15213

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Thursday, May 3, 2018


An Afternoon with Caroll Spinney


Featuring a screening of
Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird


May 12-13
Autographs and photo opps: 12:30 pm Please note: Photo opps and autographs are not included in the ticket price.Movie: 1:00 pm
Rated G

Caroll Spinney, the legendary puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, will pay a visit to the North Shore movie theater for a Q&A session and screening of Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird on May 12 and 13.

Spinney has delighted generations of children and parents during his 50+ years performing as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, and The Rangos is honored to host him for what will likely be his final appearance in Pittsburgh.
Starting at 12:30 pm, Guests will have the opportunity to meet Spinney, and photo opps and autographs will be available for purchase. David Newell, also known as Mr. McFeely on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, will introduce Spinney, followed by a short Q&A with Spinney before the film starts. Spinney will also be available for autographs and photo opps during and after the film. Please note: Photo opps and autographs are not included in the ticket price.


Tickets cost $13 for Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh members and $15 for non-members.  Find out more

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

2018 Household Chemical Collection events

PRC West has hosted Household Chemical Collection Events in Western Pennsylvania since 2003 with the support of many partners and volunteers. These events have directly resulted in the safe management of over 4,950,000 lbs of household chemicals.

Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only.


    • Allegheny County #1  North Park Swimming Pool parking lot Saturday, May 5
    • Cambria County Concurrent Technologies Corporation ETF Facility, Johnstown, PA, Saturday, May 19 
    • Fayette County Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar, PA, Saturday, June 23
    • Washington County Wild Things Park, Washington, PA, Saturday, July 21
    • Allegheny County #2  Boyce Park Four Seasons Ski Lodge parking lot (GPS address: 750 Center Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239), Saturday, August 18
    • Allegheny County #3  South Park Wave Pool parking lot, Saturday, September 22
    • Beaver County  Bradys Run Park Recycling Center, Saturday, October 13
    Disclaimer:  All event dates and/or locations are subject to change; check back frequently for the most up-to-date list of PRC collections events, hours, fees, and list of acceptable materials. Call 412.488.7452 for more information.
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Revive, Remix, Respond: 
Contemporary Ceramic Artists and The Frick Pittsburgh  Through May 27th 2018

I pride myself on keeping current re exhibits at The Frick. I missed this one when it opened but it's not too late for you for me!

Revive, Remix, Respond coincides with the 52nd annual conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts scheduled in Pittsburgh March 14–17, 2018. The exhibition is in the French period room at The Frick Art Museum and there is no fee! Plan your visit SOON!


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