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Honor local military heroes with this annual parade, starting at 40th and Butler Streets.
Hundreds of people will line Butler Street to watch the parade. More than 50 groups will participate this year, including Gold Star Mothers, Wounded Warriors, military color guard, veteran organizations, military vehicles, civil War reenactors, Pittsburgh Police, Fire and Paramedics, Shriner Motor Corps, Clowns, Boy Scouts, Morningside and 9th Ward Little League organizations, sports mascots and the Pittsburgh Power football team. The parade will last approximately one hour.
The parade ends at the entrance of the Allegheny Cemetery for a ceremony and wreath laying. For more information, call Jim McGinley (412) 559-8743.
Spend this special day remembering the men and women who proudly serve or have served in our country's armed forces.
There will be ceremonies, tours and other programming.
Admission is free. For more information, call (412) 621-4253.
Gather at the fire company's handsome granite memorial to honor five local men who gave their lives in World War II --- Walter Burak (who died at Guadalcanal in 1942); Kasmir Dziedzickie (Battle Of The Bulge, 1944); Robert Price (New Guinea, 1942); Mario Prisani (Battle Of Brest, 1944); and John Thomas (Burma, 1944).
Formerly known as Decoration Day --- first enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War --- Memorial Day commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service.
Coffee and donuts will be provided by Bovard Volunteer Fire Company Ladies' Auxiliary. For more information, call (724) 837-4304.
Bring your 4-legged friend to Crafton Park for a special photo opportunity with patriotic props.
You may have pictures done of just your pet, or including people --- as many as you like.
The fee is $5 per pose. Cash only, please. All proceeds will support the 2013 summer festival "Crafton Celebrates", a community tradition for 38 years. Professional photography being provided by Tim Ryan. Contact the Crafton Celebrates committee with any questions: CraftonCelebrates@gmail.com
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.
Local artist Adrienne Borkowski debuts her first solo exhibition, showcasing her painstakingly created collages.
The artist envisions an interior and creates the room to the most minute detail. These interiors have a Victorian feeling and an Old World appeal. They are mounted on wood and coated.
For more information, call (412) 687-2458.
Pittsburgh very own Penguins are on the road to professional hockey's top prize.
Founded in 1967, the Penguins were one of the first expansion teams during the National Hockey League's original expansion from six to twelve teams.
Game dates and times are tentative. Tickets and related information are available from TicketNetwork through the link below.
You’ll laugh, cry and fall in love with dazzling music of Broadway’s musical master, Stephen Sondheim.
Born in 1930, award winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim has written unforgettable music for theater and film. These include 1962's "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum," 1979's "Sweeney Todd" and "Bounce" (2003).
For show times and tickets, call the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust at (412) 456-6666.
This wonderful 2012 animated Japanese film centers on a tentative romance between two teenagers as they try to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball, in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
For more information, call (412) 682-4111.
Kids and teens will have fun with this program exploring the park's ponds, streams and lakes while discovering fascinating plant, animal and insect life activities.
Admission is free. Presented by the Allegheny County Parks Department. For more information, call (724) 733-4618.
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