What to do this week in Pittsburgh: June 10-16, 2019

Get outside this week.

Kayak with a cop, play in Market Square, learn to identify trees, do yoga in an apple orchard, practice your atlatl skills, and party in Frick Park.

But first, hope for good weather. This is Pittsburgh, after all.

Here’s what’s on tap for the next seven days.

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Incline event

🤖 Now through June 17: Who’s shaping Pittsburgh’s tech scene? Highlight their work by nominating them for our Who’s Next award. Nominations are due by 10 a.m. on Monday, June 17.

🍎 June 26: Celebrate The Incline’s Who’s Next: Education class, 19 up-and-comers preparing Pittsburgh for the future, at a happy hour in their honor (Downtown)


Partner event

🕸 June 12: Want to disentangle our society from systemic racism? Come discover the Groundwater Approach to building racial equity. RSVP today. (Downtown)

🔥 June 13: Master your grilling skills this summer with Palate Partners’ Wine & Grilling series where you’ll learn some grilling recipes and tips on successful wine pairings. The June class will focus on seafood. (Lawrenceville)

💪 June 15: Join 50’s Finest honorees Emily Peduto and Rachel Mende at Highmark Stadium for a boot camp and food truck rally to support The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. (Station Square)


Other events you’ll love

Monday, June 10

🚣‍♀️ Learn to paddle like a pro in this beginner’s class at Kayak Pittsburgh (North Shore)

🎨 Work on your own creative projects alongside others at The Windmill: An Artist’s Mobile Studio (Oakland)

🖼 Experience art through social games with City of Play at Carnegie Museum of Art (Oakland)

Tuesday, June 11

🍯 Pick up some fresh fruits and veggies at the Green Grocer Mobile Farmers Market (Sheraden)

🙏 Practice Tai Chi in this all-levels class (North Side)

🎶 Enjoy free music in Schenley Plaza at lunchtime (Oakland)

🎳 Bring the kiddos for KidsPlay in Market Square (Downtown)

🍎 Do yoga in the middle of an apple orchard at Soergel’s (Franklin Park)

Wednesday, June 12

🎵 Remember Anne Frank’s 90th birthday at the Pittsburgh Girls Choir concert “Hope and Remembrance” (Squirrel Hill)

♻️ Recycle better with tips from the city and the DEP (Point Breeze)

🚔 Kayak with cops in this free event for North Side and West End residents (North Shore)

Thursday, June 13

🌳 Learn to ID trees at this walk with Tree Pittsburgh (Edgewood)

🌯 Support the neighborhood’s first community food truck round-up (Carrick)

Friday, June 14

⚡️ Experience “There Is Not an Infinite Space between Two Points,” a video opera with an accompanying exhibition of light boxes, window murals, and paintings (Downtown)

💃 Dance it out at Rihanna Ri-Play Night (Lawrenceville)

🖌 Try your hand at graffiti in this workshop at Carrie Furnaces (Swissvale)

🌤 Check out environment-focused workshops, sip drinks, and eat food truck fare at Frick Park After Dark (Squirrel Hill)

📽 Watch a week of films celebrating queer cinema, from “But I’m a Cheerleader” to “Rafiki,” now through June 20 (Lawrenceville)

Saturday, June 15

💪 Practice your prehistoric skills at Meadowcroft Rockshelter’s atlatl competition (Avella)

🛍 Find some new-to-you gems at the Lawrenceville Yard Sale (Lawrenceville)

💬 Explore new words through songs, action rhymes, and stories in both English and Chinese at the library (Squirrel Hill)

🎤 Hear poetry in prose at the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics’ “Won’t You Celebrate with Me” (East Liberty)

🎼 Hear the powerful, soulful songs of Jacquea Mae at this open mic night (Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar)

Sunday, June 16

🚲 Cruise through the city on a bike while learning about Pittsburgh’s glass and steel history (Downtown, South Side)

🚘 Gawk at cool cars during Pittsburgh Cars ‘N’ Coffee’s annual Father’s Day Car Show (Robinson Township)

💄 Pick up some make-up tips at Sephora’s “Classes for Confidence for the Trans & GNC Community” (Bethel Park)


“Other Events You’ll Love” are curated by The Incline’s editorial staff. To have your event considered, send an event link to [email protected] — subject line: Event listing — at least two weeks in advance.

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