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July 28, 2019

OpenStreetsPGH

Join Bike Pittsburgh in Uptown, Southside, and Downtown on July 28 for an opportunity to walk, run, and bike down main roads and explore businesses, watch live performances, and participate in countless fun activities for the whole family.

About

Take a classic Pittsburgh experience – traveling from a bridge into a tunnel – and try it on foot or by bike! Explore Downtown, Uptown, and Southside including the Birmingham Bridge, the 10th St Bridge, and the Armstrong Tunnel! Hop off your bike or slow your stroll to stop at hubs around the route! Hubs feature free fitness classes with the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, kids activities, and local vendors!

Activities

As you walk, run, or bike down the route you will find:

    • live performances,
    • giant board games,
    • local food and shops,
    • fitness classes,
    • kids activities,
    • and more!

Learn More

To learn more, visit the Bike Pittsburgh website.

Questions

For questions, contact Bike Pittsburgh at 412.325.4334 or openstreetspgh@bikepgh.org.

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June 30, 2019

OpenStreetsPGH

Join Bike Pittsburgh in Lawrenceville, the Strip District, and Downtown on June 30 for an opportunity to walk, run, and bike down main roads and explore hundreds of businesses, watch live performances, and participate in countless fun activities for the whole family.

About

Penn Avenue and Butler Street are yours for the day, so lace up your sneakers or pump up your bike tires! Come out to Explore hundreds of businesses from Market Square to the Strip District to Lawrenceville on our most popular route yet! Hop off your bike or slow your stroll to stop at hubs around the route! Hubs feature free fitness classes with the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh, kids activities, and local vendors!

Activities

As you walk, run, or bike down the route you will find:

    • live performances,
    • giant board games,
    • local food and shops,
    • fitness classes,
    • kids activities,
    • and more!

Learn More

To learn more, visit the Bike Pittsburgh website.

Questions

For questions, contact Bike Pittsburgh at 412.325.4334 or openstreetspgh@bikepgh.org.

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April 25, 2019

Jeremiah’s Place: Spring Open House

Join Jeremiah’s Place for their Spring Open House on Thursday, April 25th to take a tour of Pittsburgh’s only emergency child care center, explore volunteer and employment opportunities, and learn more about how you can utilize their services.

About Jeremiah’s Place

Jeremiah’s Place provides emergency care for children ages 0-6 for a few hours or a few days based on the needs of the family. The primary focus at Jeremiah’s place is to keep children safe and to provide a supportive solution for families in need. Located in the East Liberty section of Pittsburgh, Jeremiah’s Place is staffed by trauma-informed caregivers and social workers. All services provided by Jeremiah’s Place are free, available 24 hours a day, and most importantly, judgment-free.

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November 29, 2018

Schenley Park Skating Rink Open for Season

Sharpen and your skates and get ready to enjoy another action-packed season of ice skating at the Schenley Park Skating Rink.  The City of Pittsburgh’s outdoor rink is now open and offers a variety of skating sessions, lessons, and special events.

Special Sessions

The rink operates seven days a week and offers a variety of public sessions and lessons, including:

  • Family Skate:
    Thursdays from 6:30 – 9 p.m. One child free with each paying adult (adult admission $5). All children must be accompanied by paying adults.
  • College ID Sessions:
    Tuesdays from 9:30 – 11:30 p.m.; Wednesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.; and Sundays from 7 – 9 p.m. Present a valid college ID and save one dollar on admission (college student admission $4 during these sessions).
  • Adults Only Sessions (18+):
    Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Special Events

Over the winter, the rink will host several special events including:

  • Skate with Santa
    Sunday, December 16 (1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
  • Mascot Skate
    Saturday, January 12 (1:30 – 3:30 p.m.)
  • Disco Night
    Saturday, February 2 (9:30 – 11:30 p.m.) – adults only
  • Valentines On Ice
    Thursday, February 14, (7 – 10 p.m.) – adults only

Admission Costs

Admission to the Schenley Park Skating Rink is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $4 for veterans, and $3 for children 17 years old or younger. Skate rental is $3 and skate sharpening is $5. Schenley Skating Rink accepts credit cards, Google Pay and Apple Pay.

For more information, call 412-422-6523 or visit www.pittsburghpa.gov/schenley/rink.

*Information provided by The City of Pittsburgh*