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Happy Hour Honoring pittsburgH getting its H back witH tHe incline and HougH’s

join us for a Happy Hour in Honor of pittsburgH getting its H back on tHis day in 1911. Hone up on tHis Historic Holiday Here. at tHis Happy Hour, Hang out witH tHe incline’s members and staff, History buffs, and tHursday Heroes. Hoopla will include “pin tHe H on pittsburgH” and an H-word spelling bee (sign up at the door to participate). enjoy food and drink specials tHanks to HougH’s and Harpoon.

Where:Hough's Taproom at 563 Greenfield Ave. (Greenfield)

When:July 19, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

How much:Free

Spend an afternoon with poetry

Hear from three poets at an afternoon poetry reading. Kelly Andrews, Don Wentworth and M Scott Douglas will read as part of the Staghorn Poetry Series at a Greenfield coffee shop.

Where:Staghorn Garden Cafe at 517 Greenfield Ave. (Greenfield)

When:December 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy a casual game night

Spend the evening playing games in Greenfield. You can either bring your own or play a house game. Donations go to the purchase of beverages and snacks.

Where:Community Coffee House at 3929 Coleman St. (Greenfield)

When:November 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

Only in Pittsburgh: A party for a bridge

The Greenfield Bridge is back, and — because this is Pittsburgh — there will be a full day of festivities to celebrate. That includes a one-mile Beat the Bridge Fun Run (11 a.m.), food trucks and games (2 p.m. to 7 p.m.) and a ribbon cutting (sunset). You can also take advantage of the free Greenfield Glug shuttle to visit local businesses in the neighborhood.

Where:The Greenfield Bridge at Beechwood Boulevard

When:October 14, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How much:Free admission

See the debut of The Butterfly Project

The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is debuting The Butterfly Project Pittsburgh exhibit, a part of the global Butterfly Project. The exhibit will feature two original art installations showcasing 875 butterflies painted by Pittsburghers from 20 different schools and organizations during 2016-17. The Butterfly Project is a San Diego-based international organization which aims to paint 1.5 million ceramic butterflies — one for each of the 1.5 million children lost in the Holocaust. Hana Kovanic, a local survivor who was in the Theresienstadt camp, will give remarks.

Where:Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh at 826 Hazelwood Avenue (Greenfield)

When:September 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much:$5 suggested donation | students and survivors are free

Caturday in the Park

The dog days of August are going to the cats. Cat owners and their feline friends are invited to attend the First Saturday Pittsburgh event at Schenley Park for a day of "outdoor cat-napping and socializing." The event's goal, according to organizers, is to "reclaim the glory of the outdoors for our feline friends" and maybe make a few human friends in the process.

Where:Schenley Park at Meet at Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain near Schenley Drive (Oakland)

When:August 5, 2017 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How much:Free

Make your own terrarium

Take on a DIY project, and create your own terrarium. Pop Craft will provide all the materials — containers, succulents, decorative trinkets and expert guidance — and Hough's will offer drink specials.

Where:Hough's at 563 Greenfield Ave. (Greenfield)

When:July 17, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How much:$42

An afternoon of pizza and henna

Pizza food truck Driftwood Oven will be at the Staghorn Garden Cafe from noon to 7 p.m. For the first four hours, henna artist Soma Chatterji will also be on hand.

Where:The Staghorn Garden Cafe at 517 Greenfield Ave. (Greenfield)

When:April 15, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much:Free