School may be out for the summer but there’s still plenty of opportunity to get your learn on. From day-long workshops to weekly evening classes, there’s tons of chances to try something new or pick up long-forgotten hobbies once again.
Whether you’re picking up a pair of needles for the first time, looking to perfect your purling skills, or ready to make the perfect pair of socks, a knitting or crochet class is a great opportunity to pull out the yarn and needles. The following locations offer a variety of classes for all skill levels.
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Even if the weather outside isn’t so frightful – we have hit the long winter slump. But there is a weekend full of comfort food events from BBQ to Mac & Cheese to Chili to help you make it through. Here is a round up of the events we shared on the WDVE morning show today.
Two New BBQ Joints in the Burgh
Union Pig & Chicken opens on Highland Ave
YinzBurgh BBQ now open on Baum and Morewood
Bistro to Go Culinary Open House – Learn to Cook German Food for Free
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I know there are a few folks that read this blog that LOVE mac and cheese. The Carnegie Library in East Liberty is hosting a Mac & Cheese Cook-off on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
Think you have the best mac & cheese recipe in town – you can enter to win fame and prizes too.
Registration is required.
Judges for the event include:
Danielle Brendel: Retail Manager of Sweet Tammy’s Bakery
Megan Lindsey, Co-owner of the Franktuary Hot Dog Truck
More details and registration information available here.
The World’s Best Mac and Cheese (whitehothair.com)
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One of my all time favorite movies is Clue – yes the Clue with Mrs. White, Professor Plum and the singing telegram – so I love that the upcoming fundraiser at the Carnegie Library includes a live action version of Clue. This Friday, September 23, its After Hours @ the Library. The Carnegie Library has been hosting these occasional fundraisers at different Libraries around town – this week the After Hours party is at the library in Oakland. For $25 you can support the library, have some snacks, enjoy some drinks, listen to the musical stylings of Joy Ike AND… Read the rest
Yes, the Library with books – the actual Carnegie Library on Carson St. – which should not be confused with the bar named “The Library” which is also on Carson St. just a block away. The bar has drinks but not many books.
On May 20 you will be able to drink in the actual library library – for their Deconstruction Party. A fundraiser to benefit the library and a chance to check out the acutal library building which is over 100 years old.
Late Night @ The Library: Deconstruction Party
Friday, May 20, 2011, 7 – 10 PM
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