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Admission to Phipps Conservatory is FREE on Monday, August 9, 2010 from 9:30am-5pm. Free Admission day is made possible by the Buncher Family Foundation.
Its great to see free admission days like this – I know that admissions can add up for families and this is a great opportunity to head over to check out Phipps – you can stay for the day or just stop by and check out a few of the rooms.… Read the rest
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You can sample all of these and more in Pittsburgh this weekend – This is the weekend when Pittsburgh wakes up from its long winter nap. Lots of great reasons to get outside and check out the neighborhoods! Lots of good – free (and low costs) ways to check out the city.
Agave Nights @ Phipps Conservatory
The agave plant at phipps is blooming – the agave plant can live for 100 years and only blooms once in its lifetime, currently the plant is growing 12 inches a day
Tequila is made from agave, Phipps… Read the rest
If you guessed orchids you are correct. This is the last week for the orchid show at Phipps Conservatory in Oakland. You can stop by Phipps Conservatory to check out the orchids and learn more about one of Troy Polamalu‘s hobbies. While you are there you can enter to win a football signed by Troy Polamalu too.… Read the rest
This event looks like it is ripe for a fun and delicious afternoon.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, in conjunction with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, presents the 4th Annual Tomato and Garlic Festival: Red, Ripe and Roasted
Sunday, August 17 from, 1 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will take place in Phipps’ outdoor garden on Schenley Drive.
Bring a basket or bag of fresh produce to donate to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and receive FREE admission to the festival!
The festival will include:
local farmers’ market
chef demos and tastings
tomato judging contest
garlic roasting… Read the rest
Traditional fuel. It’s…
Bad for the environment.
A foreign-relations headache.
And getting much more expensive.
But what are our other options?
Join us for Green Drinks this Friday at Phipps Conservatory from 5:30 to 7:30pm for a discussion on the great advances in bio-diesel and other local alternative fuel options with our hosts Steel City Bio-fuels, United Oil Company, and the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection.
And after our discussion, Steel City Bio-fuels will give a live demonstration on how they make bio-fuel!
About This Month’s Hosts:
Steel City Bio-fuels (www.SteelCityBiofuels.org)
United Oil Company (www.UnitedB100.com)
What is Green Drinks?… Read the rest