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A few weeks ago we wrote a post asking for suggestions for things to do in Pittsburgh this summer. I thought it might be fun to make a giant list of summer things to do and then blog my way through the list. But even more fun would be partnering with other bloggers and adventurous Pittsburghers who want to explore the area. So I was telling Brett (aka founder of Only In Pittsburgh) about this idea and instead of telling me your are crazy, good luck with that – he jumped on board and found… Read the rest
3 great events to check out on a Thursday evening in Pittsburgh.
Happy last day of June! It is a beautiful day here in Pittsburgh. If you are looking for something to do this evening – check out one of these great events – something for everyone from Shakespeare to beer.
1. Pittsburgh Green Drinks with TerraShift
What: Green drinks is a monthly gathering for anyone who works in the environmental field or is interested in sustainability. TerraShift is a super interesting Pittsburgh start up that is working to employ recent college graduates in projects that help community organizations.
Don’t… Read the rest
Yes, Switzerland! If I were just a few years younger! This might be the first time I was wishing I was younger -if I were younger I would be applying for this not blogging about it.
Here is the deal – the One Young World Summit was started in London in 2010 to bring together young leaders to address major global challenges. Pittsburgh is the only US city that is being considered to host the summit in 2012. So the folks at the World Affiars Council along with some other organizations (see list below) are sending a delegation of 5… Read the rest
Blackberry Meadows Farm, an an organic farm in Natrona Heights, is working on a project to preserve endangered foods. Endangered foods? Yes, according to Slow Food USA there are nearly 200 foods in danger of extinction – check out the whole list here.
In response Jen Montgomery and Greg Boulos from Blackberry Meadows Farm and organic farmer Paul Fireman have created the Heritage Seed Co. The Heritage Seed Company project on Kickstarter is just $600 away from their $10,000 goal.
Check out the video here:
And support the Kickstarter project here:
Thanks to OnlyInPgh for the heads up on this… Read the rest
Here is a run down of some summer events that benefit great organizations here in Pittsburgh.
Tuesday, June 28 – Benefits Attack Theater
Shadyside Friends: Mark your calendars! Attack Theatre Summer Happy Hour June 28th!
Saturday, July 9 – Softball Tournament to Benefit the Josh Gibson Foundation
Massaro Corporation » 2nd Annual Josh Gibson Foundation and Massaro Corporation Charity Softball Tournament- July 9, 2011
Josh Gibson 1911-2011- Centennial Celebration kicks off with the 2nd Annual Josh Gibson Foundation and Massaro Corporation Softball Tournament, scheduled for July 9, 2011 at the Josh Gibson Field. Massaro Corporation is partnering with the Josh… Read the rest