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Campaign: Pittsburgh Summer Fun List

See the Vanka Murals in Millvale @ St. Nicholas Church

The Vanka Murals are an unique Pittsburgh treasure. All of the murals are in serious need of cleaning and restoration to prevent their loss to future generations. They honor the immigrants that helped build Pittsburgh while making timeless and provocative statements against war and social injustice.

 

For more info, see: http://onlyinpgh.com/2011/04/the-society-to-preserve-the-millvale-murals-of-maxo-vanka/

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National Park(ing) Day

Your chance to transform a street for a day! Pittsburgh Park(ing) Day Friday, September 16, 2011 PARK(ing) Day is an annual, one-day, international event in which artists, designers, activists and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform parking spots into “PARK(ing)” spaces. This is an opportunity to get Pittsburghers thinking about how important public spaces are and how parks improve our communities. These ...more »

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Attend a Pittsburgh Roller Derby Bout

The Steel City Derby Demons are a skater owned and operated organization. We are Pittsburgh’s only all-female roller derby league, comprised of strong and independent women from the nation’s home of superb sports teams. The Derby Demons are taking all the action and exhilaration of yesterday’s roller derby and combining it with punk rock flavor, resulting in maximum entertainment! With flat track roller derby leagues ...more »

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Attend A Black Eye Affair

On August 27th The Steel City Derby Demons will be holding an art auction fundraiser. There will be 30+ art items to bid on, created and donated by local artists and SCDD skaters themselves. Food and beverages will be provided complimentary by our sponsors Boyd & Blair Vodka, Avenue B, Square Cafe, and Burgatory. Come and peruse our silent auction, enjoy some drinks and good food, and mingle with the ladies and gents ...more »

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Take a class at the Society for Contemporary Craft

Enjoy a hands on experience in the heart of the Strip District. There are many classes to choose from, so stop in and pick up a catalog or download one online.

 

http://www.contemporarycraft.org/The_Store/courses.html

 

For more information or to register, call Sherrard Bostwick at 412.261.7003 x25 or email thestudio@contemporarycraft.org.

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Try Geocaching with Venture Outdoors

Geocaching Curriculum from Venture Outdoors utilizes satellite technology and hand-held GPS units to engage children and their caregivers in active outdoor recreation. The project empowers childcare centers to create and run geocaching courses and related programming for their young participants. Join the next geocaching program at ventureoutdoors.org.

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