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Gather on the lawn outside Heinz Field with your team of family, friends and co-workers for a brisk, energetic walk along the city's panoramic North Shore.
Walkers of all ages are welcome to participate.
Proceeds benefit the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, whose mission is to promote research and education for the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders and to provide support to affected individuals and families. For more information, call (412) 793-8077 ext 112.
Meet at the historic Pump House for a walk and bicycle-ride event that features a health & wellness expo, offering free health screenings, information and more.
Sponsored by the University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), proceeds benefit Rainbow Kitchen Community Services, which provides a vital safety net for hungry children, struggling families, low-income elderly, ill and disabled individuals. For more information, call (412) 464-1892.
This symposium is designed to raise awareness and to inform our communities of the growing threat of human sex trafficking.
Presentations will be made by law enforcement personnel who have been directly involved with this work in Pittsburgh and others who have been working in the community to inform and advise.
Pastors, ministers, mental health professionals will be available during this event for follow-up, resource and networking. For more information, call (412) 363-8232.
Radio and television garden expert Doug Oster discusses succession planning and how to keep a garden going through summer and fall.
The program also offers an opportunity for participants to swap plants, pots, stepping stones, statuary, seeds and garden magazines and books.
Admission is free. For more information, or to register, call (412) 221-3737.
Stop by the center's gift shop to see a special display of local artist Amber Coppings' textile designs.
Hand- and machine- sewn applique details are art-inspired, geometric and are handcut from pieces of organic cottons, bamboo rayons and cotton jerseys that are hand-dyed with shibori techniques or digitally designed by Amber Coppings in her Lawrenceville studio. This allows for the most artistic expression and enhances the handmade nature of each individual piece. Other items being featured are hand-dyed infinity scarves, lightweight "Suzi" Hoodie Cape Vests and sumptuous handbraided organic cotton belts with vintage buckles.
Sale proceeds benefit the artist and the center. For more information, call (412) 361-0873.
Kids are welcome to bring their ailing stuffed animals to a day of fun and learning inspired by "Doc McStuffins."
Debuting in 2012, "Doc McStuffins" is an animated pre-school children's television series about a six-year-old girl who can fix toys with a little help from her stuffed animal friends. Kids are encouraged to dress up like characters from the show and bring a favorite stuffed animal or toy to check-up stations for the "doc's" diagnosis.
This community event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (724) 444-5437.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette garden columnist Doug Oster offers tips on improving soil, growing from seed and transplants, creating raised beds and other helpful skills.
The fee is $35. Presented by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. For more information, call (412) 263-1302.
Meet artist Crista Pisano and learn about her beautiful paintings inspired by the Hudson River School.
The Hudson River School was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters who embraced a romantic aesthetic. Pisano's intimate landscape paintings are started on site. The observation of her surroundings and environment that allows her artwork to capture the feeling of the space she is painting. Her goal is not to copy or record what she sees, but to interpret and suggest in paint what she is looking at.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, call (412) 687-8858.
Local educator and flutist Suzanne Levinson is joined pianist Raymond Blackwell and oboist Margaret Kenney to perform music by French, Dutch, American, British, Bohemian, German and Australian composers.
Highlights include the avant garde "Melisande" by Australian composer Richard Meale (1932-2009) and a moving sonata by Dutch composer Leo Smit (1900-1943) who perished in a concentration camp durng World War II.
Admission is free. For more information, call (412) 882-9300.
The award-winning singer/songwriter performs his signature blend of traditional country with Southern rock including several songs spiced with fun, pop culture references.
Tickets are available from TicketNetwork through the link below.
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