2012-05-30


Allegheny County Concerts & Events for June 4-10

PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced its concerts and events schedule for June 4-10. 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 the Allegheny County Parks homepage.

 

Date

Event & Location

Time

Tue., June 5

Senior-Friendly Paddle (solo or tandem)

Start with instruction and practice, and then head onto tranquil North Park Lake. Kayaks, guides and instruction provided. Geared toward ages 55-80, but open to everyone. $18 for Venture Outdoors members, $24 for non-members. Register at World Wide Web Icon www.ventureoutdoors.org or 412-255-0564.

North Park Lake Boathouse

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Tue., June 5

“Pond”-er Wander Tyke Hike

Take a walk around the North Park Lake trails and learn about the plants and animals that thrive there. $3 per person. Register at World Wide Web Iconwww.ventureoutdoors.org or 412-255-0564.

North Park Lake Boathouse

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

Wed., June 6

Bee Wise…Plant Natives

Learn the value of bees as pollinators, the importance of using native plants in landscaping and how to incorporate environmentally-friendly practices in garden maintenance from the Penn State Master Gardeners. The first 50 visitors will receive a native perennial.

Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Wed., June 6

Q&A with Penn State Master Gardeners

North Park Demonstration Gardens (Babcock & Ingomar)

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Wed., June 6

BMX Race

Race fee $8. Registration from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Race starts at 7:30 p.m.

World Wide Web IconSouth Park BMX Track 

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Thu., June 7

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., June 7

The Last Romance

On an ordinary day in a routine life, a widower named Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. A heartwarming and delightful comedy about the transformative power of love, from the author of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations.

World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

8:00 p.m.

Fri., June 8

Pittsburgh Opera

South Park Amphitheater

7:30 p.m.

Fri., June 8

The Last Romance

On an ordinary day in a routine life, a widower named Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. A heartwarming and delightful comedy about the transformative power of love, from the author of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations.

World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

8:00 p.m.

Sat., June 9

Summer Take a Hike Series

Reservations required by calling 724-224-4102 or emailing friendsofharrisonhills@comcast.net.

Harrison Hills Park Environmental Learning Center

9:00-11:00 a.m.

Sat., June 9

Planting a Family Pizza Garden

Reservations required by calling 724-224-4102 or emailing friendsofharrisonhills@comcast.net.

Harrison Hills Park Environmental Learning Center

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Sat., June 9

The Last Romance

On an ordinary day in a routine life, a widower named Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. A heartwarming and delightful comedy about the transformative power of love, from the author of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations.

World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

8:00 p.m.

Sun., June 10

Summer Salads Paddle (solo or tandem)

Start with a paddle on North Park Lake, and then enjoy a picnic on the shore with different locally grown greens topped with nuts, berries, veggies, and tasty dressings. Minimum age for a solo kayak is 12. $27 for Venture Outdoors members, $36 for non-members. Register at www.ventureoutdoors.org or 412-255-0564.

North Park Lake Boathouse

9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Sun., June 10

Carpenter Log House Tours

Donations appreciated.

Boyce Park

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 10

Oliver Miller Homestead Tours

$1 admission.

South Park

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 10

The Last Romance

On an ordinary day in a routine life, a widower named Ralph decides to take a different path on his daily walk - one that leads him to an unexpected second chance at love. A heartwarming and delightful comedy about the transformative power of love, from the author of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. $12 admission. Call 412-831-8552 for reservations.

World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre

2:00 p.m.

Sun., June 10

Pittsburgh CLO presents “Another Gleeful Evening”

Featuring the Gene Kelly Award Winners and CLO Mini Stars performing the classic and current hits of musical theater.

Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater

7:30 p.m.

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