What to do this week in Pittsburgh: April 15-21, 2019

Cheer on Pittsburgh’s roller derby team, have brunch with bunnies, and admire some cool cars.

Dahntahn.

Dahntahn.

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Celebrate this week.

Celebrate spring by taking a ride on the carousel at Schenley Plaza or learning how to be a pro gardener. Celebrate the work of two Who’s Nexters. And even celebrate the cuteness of bunnies and cats.

Here’s what’s going on in Pittsburgh for the next seven days — let’s have some fun.

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Incline events

🐶 10 a.m. Monday: Deadline to nominate under-40 Pittsburghers for our Who’s Next: Animal Advocates class.

💬 6 p.m. April 24 (Downtown): Celebrate 18 people giving a voice to Pittsburgh’s stories at our Who’s Next: Communicators happy hour.


Events you’ll love

Monday, April 15

🎠 All day Monday (Oakland): Take a spin on the carousel in Schenley Plaza on the ride’s opening day for the season.

Tuesday, April 16

🌱 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (Garfield): Grow a green thumb at this “How NOT to kill your plants” workshop with Shadyside Nursery.

Wednesday, April 17

🍷 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (Strip District): Wine + yoga on a Wednesday? Wine not.

Thursday, April 18

🍺 6 p.m. Thursday (Allegheny Center)Sip beer and support the work of women brewers at the Pink Boots Society’s tap takeover at Federal Galley.

Friday, April 19

📒 7 p.m. Friday (Strip District): Celebrate the launch of the Black Business Directory by Cocoaprenuer, the work of Who’s Nexter Khamil Scantling.

Saturday, April 20

😻 Multiple showtimes Saturday (North Shore): Cat videos? Lol yes. Cat videos on the biggest screen in Pittsburgh? Oh, heck yes. Enjoy 80 minutes of feline antics at Carnegie Science Center’s giant screen theater.

🐰 9 a.m. Saturday (Ohio Township): Brunch is great. Brunch with bunnies is even better. Head to Animal Friends for a vegetarian brunch and “BunRun.”

🎉 11 a.m. Saturday (Downtown): Visit the August Wilson African American Cultural Center for AW Community Day, featuring dance, live music, and educational experiences about the late playwright August Wilson.

🚘 4 p.m. Saturday (Station Square): Gawk at cool cars during the Fast Track PGH Fundraiser (the work of Who’s Nexter Morgan McLane) and then stick around for the Riverhounds match.

🏁 9 p.m. Saturday (Cheswick): Root for the home team as the Blitzburgh Bombers roller derby team kicks off its season.

Sunday, April 21

🛍 All day Sunday (East Liberty): Shop for something special at the Made+Found Market, featuring vintage gems and handmade goods.


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