Blues, Pool Parties, Free Scuba Lessons, Vintage Car Racing – Radio Round Up – July 23, 2010

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Here is the list of things we talked abbout on WDVE this morning. You can hear our weekend picks most Friday mornings at 6:45 on 102.5FM.

Pittsburgh Blues Festival

  • Benefits Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday (July 23-25, 2010) @ Hartwood Acers
  • Friday is FREE with a donation of a bag of groceries to the Food Bank
  • Saturday + Sunday, July 24-25, 10am-4pm
  • Lessons take 45-60mins
  • Bring a towel, they will supply the wet suits
  • Saturday, July 24, 2010 @ The Union Project
  • Day long workshop for anyone interested in starting/running a small business
  • Lots of info about using the web and social media to promote your business
  • Here is a chance to see where your food comes from
  • Saturday, July 24, 2010 10am-6pm
  • $10 per car load gets you in to visit 20+ farms in Western PA

STARPARTY2(Empty) Pool Parties – 2 Parties in the Leslie Park Swimming Pool, Lawrenceville

  • Surfs Up on Saturday, July 24, 6pm – $5  Music in the deep end of the pool – Enjoy the sounds of 1960s surf rock from DJ Zombo and other bands from Pittsburgh and Hunstville, Alabama
  • Deep Sky Star Party on Sunday, July 25, 8-11pm – telescopes, star gazing and star mappers from Google will be there showing you how to find those constellations you can’t ever seem to find again.
  • Saturday and Sunday (July 24-25) @ Schenley Park
  • Vintage car show and races all day!

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Jam on Walnut

  • Concert on Walnut St. in Shadyside
  • Saturday Evening
  • July 24 – Survivor and Alexis Grace finalist from American Idol season 8
  • Franktuary is now on the go – in addition to their downtown shop they now have a truck that makes stops around the city.  You can even request that they make a stop at your office.  Local hot dogs can now come to you.
  • Look for the Franktuary truck on Friday on the Southside – Jane St. between 25th and 27th.
  • Follow @Frantuary on Twitter for other stops
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