2012-06-06


Allegheny County Concerts & Events for June 11-17

PITTSBURGH - The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced its concerts and events schedule for June 11-17. 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 12

Pre-School Children’s Nature Hour

Specifically designed to introduce young children to the out-of-doors. Class is very hands-on, and most time is spent outside. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will actively assist in teaching and learning process. Dress well for outdoor explorations, and expect to get wet and dirty. Call 724-935-2170 to pre-register or to be placed on waiting list.

North Park Latodami Nature Center

9:30-11:00 a.m.

Tue., June 12

Nature Discovery Days

Two 2-hour sessions for children and youth. Explore the natural world around us. Pre-registration required by calling 412-835-4810.

South Park Nature Center

10:00 a.m.

Tue., June 12

Pre-School Children’s Nature Hour

Specifically designed to introduce young children to the out-of-doors. Class is very hands-on, and most time is spent outside. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will actively assist in teaching and learning process. Dress well for outdoor explorations, and expect to get wet and dirty. Call 724-935-2170 to pre-register or to be placed on waiting list.

North Park Latodami Nature Center

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Wed., June 13

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.

 

Q&A with Penn State Master Gardeners

North Park Demonstration Gardens (Babcock & Ingomar)

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Wed., June 13

Hemlock Groove Concert – Matt Constantine & Friends

Bring picnic baskets, chairs or blankets. Suggested donation of $5 per person. Kids are free. Pets on leashes welcome.

Hartwood Acres Park Hemlock Court (behind mansion)

6:00-9:00 p.m.

Wed., June 13

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., June 14

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 14

6th Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony

Flags that have become worn and unusable while flying in service to our nation will be properly retired by being disposed of in the plaza’s burn pit.

South Park “By the Dawn’s Early Light” Flag Retirement Plaza

6:00 p.m.

Thu., June 14

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 15

Glen Pavone Tribute featuring the Nighthawks (Blues)

South Park Amphitheater

7:30 p.m.

Fri., June 15

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 16

Perennial Gardening – Early Blooming

Walk through the garden with Master Gardener Sally Foster and talk about each perennial in bloom. Bring a sandwich for a garden picnic afterwards. $5 per person, reservations required by calling 412-767-9200.

Hartwood Acres Park Mansion Formal Garden

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Sat., June 16

Mushroom Walk with Western Pa. Mushroom Club

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

Harrison Hills Park Environmental Learning Center

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

Sat., June 16

Wilderness Survival Skills Camp

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

Harrison Hills Park Environmental Learning Center

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sat., June 16

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 17

Father’s Day Mansion, Seldom Seen & Stable Tours

Mansion Tours, 12:00 noon-4:00 p.m., and Seldom Seen Tours, 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., $6 for ages 18-59, $4 for ages 60 & older, $4 for ages 13-17, $2 for ages 6-12, $1 for ages 0-5. Stable Tours, 1:00-3:00 p.m., $3 per person. Free Stable Tour by Equestrian Sally Foster with paid Mansion or Seldom Seen tour. Reservations required by call 412-767-9200.

Hartwood Acres Park

12:00 noon-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 17

Spring Seasonal Beer Tasting Hike

Walk 3-4 miles of scenic trails through South Park while learning about the natural and social history of the area. Then, take a short drive to Barley’s & Hop’s Beer Cafe for a seasonal microbrew tasting with experts. Try hand-picked beers along with cheese, breads and other light snacks. Minimum age 21. $25 for Venture Outdoors members, $33 for non-members. Register at World Wide Web Icon Venture Outdoors or call 412-255-0564.

South Park

12:30-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 17

World Wide Web Icon Carpenter Log House Tours

Donations appreciated.

Boyce Park

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 17

World Wide Web Icon Oliver Miller Homestead Tours

$1 admission.

South Park

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Sun., June 17

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 17

Father’s Day Car Cruise feat. Jimmy Beaumont & the Skyliners

Hartwood Acres Park Amphitheater

Car cruise, 2:00-7:00 p.m.; Concert, 7:30 p.m.

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