From meditation to Manhattans, comedy to a cruise, there’s a little something for everybody this week in Pittsburgh. Plus, don’t miss salsa dancing night, a Caribbean party, Open Streets, grown-up Prom, and a pride pageant.
Here’s what’s going on in Pittsburgh for the next seven days.
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🦁 Join us on May 30 to celebrate our first-ever Who’s Next: Animal Advocates class if you love animals (who doesn’t?!) and want to be more involved in helping those who help animals. This pet-friendly event will offer snacks for both humans and dogs, along with a chance to make some new friends (both humans and dogs).
Other events you’ll love
Monday, May 20
🙏 Meditate in salt cave (East Liberty)
🍸 Learn to make the perfect Manhattan, you classy person, you (Downtown)
🎞 Be awed by the documentary “Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders” (Allegheny Center)
🔬 Pick up a pint of beer and a pint of science (Squirrel Hill)
Tuesday, May 21
⚙️ Learn about aluminum casting with Rivers of Steel (Swissvale)
🤣 Laugh out loud at Comedy Sauce, featuring new and veteran comedians (Bloomfield)
📃 Listen to the work of local poets at Hemingway’s Summer Poetry Series (Oakland)
Wednesday, May 22
🐉 Put your GoT knowledge to the test at this themed trivia night (Lawrenceville)
💃 Dance it out with spirits and salsa (Strip District)
🖼 Tour the Golden Triangle’s public art on this bike tour (Downtown)
🎵 Share your poetry, songs, or stories with accompaniment from a live band (Mt. Oliver)
Thursday, May 23
💫 Peek into a “Laboratory for Other Worlds,” the opening of the Mattress Factory’s latest installation (North Side)
👕 Pick up some basic sewing skills in this intro workshop (Larimer)
🖌 Paint while listening to rap, trap, and R&B at BOOM Concepts (Garfield)
🐥 Laugh and cry while learning about the adorably sad lives of baby animals (Bloomfield)
Friday, May 24
🤣 LOL at Arcade Comedy’s Sketch Festival (Downtown)
🚢 Cruise the three rivers while learning about history, eating great food, and sipping drinks (North Shore)
👗 Break out your old prom dress or tux for Carnegie Science Center’s 21+ Prom (North Shore)
🔮 Explore the history of tarot and make your own oracle deck (Garfield)
Saturday, May 25
🚲 Get outside for Open Streets — the longest-ever route (Homewood, Larimer, East Liberty, Shadyside, and North Point Breeze)
🦀 Learn how to cook hard-shell crabs from the experts at Wholey’s (Strip District)
👑 Cheer on the contestants at the Mr. Pgh Pride Drag King and Ms. Pride Femme Fatale Pgh pageants (Downtown)
👜 Shop local for art, jewelry, and more at the Saturday Night Market (Downtown)
💃 At this DanceCRUSH party, support Mental Health Awareness Month (Lawrenceville)
Sunday, May 26
💬 Talk about mental health, write, and then practice yoga at this workshop with “Listen, Lucy” (South Side)
🎉 Party at KayaFest, which promises “Caribbean-inspired food and great vibes” (Strip District)
🥃 Try a mystery taste test at Wigle — if you dare (Strip District)
🛍 Score some vintage finds and oddities at the PGH Flea (Lawrenceville)
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