What to do this week in Pittsburgh: May 27-June 2, 2019

Listen to jazz, learn Tai Chi, sip tea with a drag queen, and get a psychic reading.

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

Rossilynne Culgan / The Incline
Rossilynne Culgan

Kick off this week by remembering Memorial Day with parades and a flag-folding ceremony. Later this week, listen to jazz, learn Tai Chi, sip tea with a drag queen, and get a psychic reading.

Here’s your first reading of the week: What’s in the cards for the next seven days? Read on.

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Incline event

๐Ÿฆ Join us on May 30 (this Thursday!) 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).

Partner event

๐Ÿ’ซ Saturday, June 1: Love stars? Learn about light pollution at CMU’s Dark Skies Conference — free and open to the public (and includes lunch!). (Squirrel Hill North)

Other events you’ll love

Monday, May 27

๐ŸŽ– Pay tribute to fallen service members in this Memorial Day event at Soldiers & Sailors (Oakland)

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Help unfold and refold a 38-foot American flag at Heinz History Center (Strip District)

๐ŸŽบ Watch the South Hills Memorial Day Parade (Brookline, Dormont, and Mount Lebanon)

๐Ÿฅ Attend the annual Lawrenceville Memorial Day Parade, which stretches from Butler Street to Allegheny Cemetery (Lawrenceville)

Tuesday, May 28

๐ŸŽค Listen to some poetry at the Steel City Slam (Lawrenceville)

๐ŸŽท Chill out with an evening of jazz (Downtown)

โœ๏ธ Make your own zine while learning about the importance of zines in the feminist movement (North Oakland)

๐Ÿ’ช Learn Tai Chi in this all-levels class (North Side)

๐ŸŽฒ Compete in a friendly board game competition (Lawrenceville)

Wednesday, May 29

๐Ÿ™ S-t-r-e-t-c-h out with Yoga on the Square (Downtown)

๐Ÿท Support women winemakers by learning about wines owned, made, and created by women (Lawrenceville)

๐Ÿง€ Eat French cheese paired with Threadbare cider (Spring Garden)

Thursday, May 30

๐ŸŽถ Celebrate the works and lives of black women composers at Sirens & Queens (East Liberty)

๐ŸŽจ Join artist and Who’s Nexter Njaimeh Njie for a conversation about the public art project “Homecoming: Hill District, USA” (Crawford-Roberts)

๐ŸŽธ Rock out at Women Who Rock, a benefit for women’s health (North Shore)

๐Ÿšฒ Strip down for the Pittsburgh Underwear Ride (Multiple locations)

Friday, May 31

๐ŸŽค Don’t miss “The Girlie Show,” featuring music, protest songs, and live painting (Lawrenceville)

๐Ÿ”ฎ Get a tarot reading at Black Cat Market’s Psychic Faire (Lawrenceville)

๐ŸŽง Move and groove at “Be Humble,” inspired by Kendrick Lamar (Lawrenceville)

๐Ÿ’– Love your reflection at this body casting and craft night (Brookline)

๐Ÿฅ Hear local bands Beauty Slap and Funky Fly Project (South Park)

Saturday, June 1

๐Ÿ› Score some fabulous finds at the Mexican War Streets Yard Sale (North Side)

๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Get outside and explore at Open Streets Sharpsburg (Sharpsburg)

๐Ÿ‘‘ Sip afternoon tea with Drag Queen Kierra Darshell (Downtown)

๐Ÿ’ป Celebrate 10 years of making with HackPGH (Bluff)

๐Ÿ”Ž Check out some cool shops at the Allentown Night Market (Allentown)

Sunday, June 2

๐Ÿก Tour exquisite, vintage houses on this annual house tour (Observatory Hill)

๐Ÿ“ฝ See “D-Day: Normandy 1944” on the giant screen (North Shore)

โžก๏ธ Honor Holocaust survivors and remember Holocaust victims at A Walk to Remember (Squirrel Hill)

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