2012-05-23


Allegheny County Concerts & Events for May 25-June 3

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced its concerts and events schedule for May 25-June 3. All events are free unless otherwise noted. All concert acts and times are subject to change. For additional information, call 412-350-2455 or visit Parks Department.

 Date 
 

Event & Location

Time

Fri., May 25

Star Party at Wagman Observatory
Use a wide variety of portable telescopes set up on site, bring your own telescope or binoculars, or just use your eyes. Beverages, snacks and lawn chairs are recommended.
Deer Lakes Park

Sunset

Sat., May 26

Star Party at Wagman Observatory 
Use a wide variety of portable telescopes set up on site, bring your own telescope or binoculars, or just use your eyes. Beverages, snacks and lawn chairs are recommended. 
Deer Lakes Park

Sunset

Sat., May 26

Things with Wings Tyke Hike 
Use your spying eyes to find your favorite insects with wings. Learn about where they live and what they eat. Activity and snack included. $3 per person. Register at  World Wide Web Icon Venture Outdoors  or 412-255-0564. 
Hartwood Acres Park

10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Sat., May 26

Gardening for Kids 
11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon for ages 4-6; 1:00-3:00 p.m. for ages 7 & older. Reservations required by calling 724-224-4102   
Harrison Hills Park Environmental Learning Center

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Wed., May 30

BMX Race 
Race fee $8. Registration from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Race starts at 7:30 p.m. 
World Wide Web Icon South Park BMX Track 

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Thu., May 31

Thursday Adult Nature Walk 
Join local naturalists on a guided, enlightening, leisurely paced walk.
North Park Ice Skating Rink Parking Lot

10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Thu., May 31

Allegheny County Marbles Tournament 
Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Thu., May 31

Silent Heroes 
November 1975. A plane crash. A midnight phone call. Now six wives of Marine fighter pilots wait to find out whose husband won't be coming home. A poignant drama from the subscriber-favorite author of Harps & Harmonicas. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations. 
World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

8:00 p.m.

Fri., June 1

Allegheny County Marbles Tournament 
Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Fri., June 1

Steve Moakler with Blake Stratton (Pop, Rock)
World Wide Web Icon South Park Amphitheater

7:30 p.m.

Fri., June 1

Silent Heroes 
November 1975. A plane crash. A midnight phone call. Now six wives of Marine fighter pilots wait to find out whose husband won't be coming home. A poignant drama from the subscriber-favorite author of Harps & Harmonicas. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations. 
World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

8:00 p.m.

Sat., June 2

Allegheny County Marbles Tournament 
Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard

9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sat., June 2

South Park BMX Race for Life 
Race fee TBA. Registration from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon. Race starts at 1:00 p.m. 
World Wide Web Icon South Park BMX Track

10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sat., June 2

Wildlife Art with Shirley Mutz 
Pre-registration required by calling 724-935-2170. 
North Park Latodami Nature Center

10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Sat., June 2

County Swimming Pools Open for the Season 
$5 for ages 18-59, $3 for ages 60 & older, $4 for ages 13-17, $3 for ages 6-12, $1 for ages 0-5. 
Boyce, North, Settlers Cabin & South parks

11:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Sat., June 2

Nature Sketching 
Adults and children 8 and older. $5 per person, supplies included. Reservations required by calling 412-767-9200. 
Hartwood Acres Park Mansion

1:00 p.m.

Sat., June 2

Bear & Feral Pig Alert Class 
Reservations required by calling 724-224-4102  
Harrison Hills Park Environmental Learning Center

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Sat., June 2

Spring Wine Tasting Hike 
Enjoy an easy 3-4 mile hike in North Park while learning about the history of the area. Afterwards, enjoy a variety of high-quality wines paired with cheeses and Tuscan bread at the nearby Tuscan Inn. Minimum age 21. $35 for Venture Outdoors members, $47 for non-members. Register at  World Wide Web Icon Venture Outdoors or 412-255-0564.
North Park

2:00-5:30 p.m.

Sat., June 2

Silent Heroes 
November 1975. A plane crash. A midnight phone call. Now six wives of Marine fighter pilots wait to find out whose husband won't be coming home. A poignant drama from the subscriber-favorite author of Harps & Harmonicas. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations.  
World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

8:00 p.m.

Sun., June 3

South Park BMX State Qualifier Race 
Race fee TBA. Registration from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Race starts at 12:00 noon. 
World Wide Web Icon South Park BMX Track

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Sun., June 3

9th Annual Backyard Gardener Plant Swap  
Gardeners bring extra perennial, annual and vegetable plants to trade with each other. All plants must be potted and labeled.  
North Park (across from the skating rink)

12:00 noon-2:00 p.m.

Sun., June 3

Carpenter Log House Tours 
Donations appreciated. 
Boyce Park

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 3

Oliver Miller Homestead Tours 
$1 admission. 
South Park

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 3

Outdoor Photography Walk & Class 
Join local photographer Christian Kahle for a class and field session on outdoor photography. Learn camera and composition basics, lighting and terms. Session includes an easy 2-3 mile walk with mixture of shooting conditions. $15 for Venture Outdoors members, $20 for non-members. Register at World Wide Web Icon Venture Outdoors or 412-255-0564. 
Hartwood Acres Park

4:00-8:00 p.m.

Sun., June 3

Joan Osborne (Pop, Rock, Blues)
Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater

7:30 p.m.

 

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