Each year the folks who plan all of the Urban Hikes end the season with a huge scavenger hunt around a Pittbsurgh neighborhood. I have competed in the past – it is tricky, educational and a ton of fun all at once. There are some serious competitiors and lots of folks who are just there to explore a new neighborhood.
Previous UH Scavenger Hunts have visited East Liberty, Squirell Hill, Lawrenceville and Bloomfield. The 2012 Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt will be tackling the neighborhood of Regent Square. This is a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon – plan for… Read the rest
The Western PA Orienteering Club sent us an email about the upcoming scavenger hunt at Raccoon Creek State Park on March 25. I know there are quite a of our readers who have participated in previous scavenger hunts, the Urban Hike folks organize one every fall. This looks like a neat way to check out Raccoon Creek state park and patricipate in a scavenger hunt. Raccoongaine III is limited to 150 entries – according to the facebook group for the event – 115 have registered thus far so there is still room to enter.
In a rogaine-style format, individuals or… Read the rest
Most Friday mornings at 6:45 am, you can listen to IheartPGH talk live with Jim and Randy on the WDVE morning show about things to do in Pittsburgh on the weekend. Here is our list of events and links to more information for this weekend….
Redd Up Weekend
3 days of cleaning for the city of Pittsburgh
10,000 volunteers, including 2000 Pitt Students, will help get this city clean
55 different Neighborhoods in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County
Clean ups take place Saturday around 9am
To volunteer contact – firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-688-9120.
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Image by ryanrocketship via Flickr
Those crazy kids from Urban Hike like to wrap up the hiking season with an annual scavenger hunt. This year the hunt heads to Lawrenceville.
Spend the afternoon hunting for clues and answering trivia questions with your friends. Take funny photos and compete for awesome prizes while checking out one of Pittsburgh fine neighborhoods.
Urban Hike Lawrenceville Scavenger Hunt
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Image by Cvalentine via Flickr
Apple Fest 2009
4th Annual Celebration of Apples
Saturday, October 24, 2009, 11am-2pm @ Union Project in Highland Park
Pie Baking Contest, Apples, Kids Activites, Performances by the Mother/Son Juggling Team “All In Jest”
RiverQuest Spirits of the River Haunted Boatride
Friday October 23 and Saturday October 24, 7pm
Cruise the Pittsburgh rivers on RiverQuest’s green boat while listening to ghost stories about Pittsburgh’s river past.
Urban Hike Scavenger Hunt – Bloomfield
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Meet at the Friendship Parklet at 1pm
Teams of up to 5 people
Bring a digital camera
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