This week kicks of Pride month in Pittsburgh with a queer art show, two marches, a Big Gay Game Show, and a cabaret show.
Also this week: go on a scavenger hunt, embrace your feline fandom, shop for some punk items, make a suncatcher, eat strawberries, and learn about everything from black holes to bridges. Yes, there’s a little something for everybody.
Here’s what’s on tap for the next seven days.
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💼 June 6: Seeking a fulfilling career? Come to Pittsburgh Mercy’s Open Interview Day to learn about opportunities and meet hiring managers. (Chateau)
📚 June 9: Enjoy a family-friendly outdoor festival for all ages, featuring music, crafts, games, activities, and storytelling, at Carnegie Library’s Summer Reading Extravaganza. (Oakland)
Other events you’ll love
Monday, June 3
🚀 Learn how black holes work and how we can use them at Cafe Sci (North Shore)
🎵 Move your hips to the beat at Trap n Twerk Yoga (East Liberty)
🤤 Shuck and suck at Merchant Oyster Co.’s monthly “Shuck n Suck” competition (Lawrenceville)
Tuesday, June 4
❤️ Donate blood at Kimpton Hotel Monaco with the reward of mocktails, music, and good karma (Downtown)
🎼 Kick off Pride Month with a Haute Gaiete Cabaret show (East Liberty)
Wednesday, June 5
🎤 Watch puppets, moppets, and marionettes perform karaoke in a night of “mayhem” at BOOM Concepts (Garfield)
😻 Embrace your love of feline friends at this Crazy Cat People Party, including cat-themed crafts, snacks, and trivia (Millvale)
👑 Get competitive at Couch Brewery’s 70’s Drag Queen Bingo (Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar)
🤖 Network at Wine & Robots — get a T-shirt and maybe find a new job (Strip District)
💃 Be captivated by 3,600 seconds of solos at the pearlPRESENTS Dance Festival (Allegheny Center)
Thursday, June 6
🇺🇸 Commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at Soldiers & Sailors (Oakland)
🎖 Hear the stories of local D-Day veterans at the History Center’s “D-Day at 75” event (Strip District)
🌳 Enjoy indie-folk music, beer, and pizza on the porch at Tree Pittsburgh’s new site (Stanton Heights)
🎬 Watch 11 never-before-screened Greer Lankton films at the Mattress Factory (North Side)
Friday, June 7
👑 Play GAYmes at Liza Minnelli’s Big Gay Game Show, hosted by Queen of the Arcade Schwa de Vivre (Downtown)
🎉 Check out Workshop’s Queer Art Show and stick around for a wig dance party (Garfield)
☠️ Score some one-of-a-kind finds at the Pittsburgh Punk Rock Flea Market (Polish Hill)
🎨 Explore art at the June Unblurred Penn Avenue Arts Crawl — and don’t miss “an ode to Black American hair culture” at Assemble (Garfield)
🖼 Kick off the first day of the Three Rivers Arts Festival, which runs through June 16 (Downtown)
Saturday, June 8
👟 Move your body in this movement workshop with performance artist duo slowdanger at Carnegie Museum of Art (Oakland)
🔎 Get competitive at this scavenger hunt, which promises trivia, activities, cocktails, and fun at each stop (Strip District)
☀️ Make garden crafts and suncatchers at this Art Car pop-up workshop (Millvale)
🍓 Indulge in sweet strawberry treats at Soergel Orchards’ Strawberry Festival (Franklin Park)
✨ Practice self care with healing workshops and healthy living tips in this event by Sisters PGH & True T (Bloomfield)
Sunday, June 9
🏳️🌈 March in or cheer on the People’s Pride March, hosted by SisTers PGH (Multiple locations)
🌈 Attend the annual Pittsburgh Pride Equality March, hosted by the Delta Foundation (Downtown)
🎽 Get your exercise at the PUMPed to Run 5K, which helps our neighbors experiencing homelessness (Highland Park)
🛍 Shop for vintage goods and handmade items at the Neighborhood Flea (Strip District)
🚲 Learn about Pittsburgh’s bridges on this bike tour with an expert (Downtown)
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