2013-12-27


Allegheny County Parks Activities & Events for December 31-January 6

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced its activities and events schedule for December 31-January 6. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For additional information, call 412-350-2455 or visit www.alleghenycounty.us/parks.

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The locations of major facilities and buildings in the County Parks are available on Google Maps

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2013 

Tue., Dec. 31 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2014 

Wed., Jan. 1 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

Wed., Jan. 1 

Venture Outdoors: New Year’s Resolution Hike 

$10 non-member/ $6 member. Hike four miles at a slow but steady pace over hilly terrain while admiring nature’s beauty.  

South Park Ice Skating Rink Parking Lot 

1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014 

Thu., Jan. 2 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

Thu., Jan. 2 

Adult Nature Walk 

Enlightening, leisurely-paced walk.  

North Park Ice Skating Rink Parking Lot 

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 

Thu., Jan. 2 

Tai Chi Easy Class 

Free. Tai Chi Easy is a type of low-impact, weight-bearing & aerobic, yet relaxing, exercise. Tai Chi Easy focuses on enhancing physical & mental health through involved slow, gentle movements, deep breathing & meditation. Call 412-675-8556 or email Angora Gardens to register or for more information. 

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014 

Fri., Jan. 3 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

Fri., Jan. 3 

Zumba Class 

Free. Featuring Latin rhythms and easy-to-flow dance moves, Zumba® is a dance-exercise program that keeps everyone motivated by creating a party-like atmosphere. Come join the fun! All fitness levels welcome. No equipment required. Call 412-675-8556 or email Angora Gardens to register or for more information.  

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon 

Fri., Jan. 3 

Yoga Class 

Free. Designed for students who are new to Yoga or need a refresher, as well as those who have been practicing but are not quite at the professional stage yet. The class will focus on refining basic postures and breath work while building strength, flexibility and awareness. You will learn proper alignment in the basic foundation of postures. Call 412-675-8556 or email Angora Gardens to register or for more information.  

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 2014 

Sat., Jan. 4 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

Sat., Jan. 4 

Children’s Arts & Crafts Class 

Free, ages 5-12. Basic arts and crafts class that helps develop and enhance fine motor skills by using hands on techniques to create cool and unique works of art.  

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon 

Sat., Jan. 4 

Ski Safety Awareness Weekend 

Learn ski safety and enjoy entertainment, raffle prizes and a free helmet rental with all ski and snowboard rentals. 

Boyce Park Four Seasons Lodge 

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 

Sat., Jan. 4 

Twelfth Night Wine Tasting Hike 

$52.00 non-member/$40.00 member. Minimum age of 21. Enjoy a 3-4 mile hike while learning about history of Twelfth Night. Concludes with appetizers and wines at a nearby Tuscan Inn to celebrate the official end of the holiday season.  

North Park Pie Traynor Field 

2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014 

Sun., Jan. 5 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

Sun., Jan. 5 

Ski Safety Awareness Weekend 

Learn ski safety and enjoy entertainment, raffle prizes and a free helmet rental with all ski and snowboard rentals. 

Boyce Park Four Seasons Lodge 

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 

MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014 

Mon., Jan. 6 

Christmas Tree Recycling 

Residents can drop off trees daily from dawn to dusk. All lights, decorations, tinsel and stands must be removed from threes prior to drop-off. The trees will be mulched and used in the County Parks. 

All County Parks 

Dawn-Dusk 

Mon., Jan. 6 

Zumba Class 

Free. Featuring Latin rhythms and easy-to-flow dance moves, Zumba® is a dance-exercise program that keeps everyone motivated by creating a party-like atmosphere. Come join the fun! All fitness levels welcome. No equipment required. Call 412-675-8556 or email Angora Gardens to register or for more information.  

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon 

Mon., Jan. 6 

Yoga Class 

Free. Designed for students who are new to Yoga or need a refresher, as well as those who have been practicing but are not quite at the professional stage yet. The class will focus on refining basic postures and breath work while building strength, flexibility and awareness. You will learn proper alignment in the basic foundation of postures. Call 412-675-8556 or email Angora Gardens to register or for more information.  

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. 

Mon., Jan. 6 

Tai Chi Easy Class 

Free. Tai Chi Easy is a type of low-impact, weight-bearing & aerobic, yet relaxing, exercise. Tai Chi Easy focuses on enhancing physical & mental health through involved slow, gentle movements, deep breathing & meditation. Call 412-675-8556 or email Angora Gardens to register or for more information. 

White Oak Park Angora Gardens 

5:00-6:00 p.m. 

 

 

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