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What to do this week in Pittsburgh: June 17-23, 2019

Pittsburgh's three rivers under sunny skies.

Summer arrives this week — for real, for real.

Celebrate the season by getting outside, soaking up the extra daylight, and eating the foods of the season. Try an outdoor yoga session, take a full moon hike, enjoy an outdoor concert, and taste some limoncello.

Here’s what’ else is 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 19: Get ready for the summer solstice with Kimpton Hotel Monaco’s rooftop self-care event, including yoga, reiki sessions, smudging 101, tarot readings, a CBD pop-up shop, and food and drink. (Downtown)

💼 June 20: Looking for a rewarding career? Pittsburgh Mercy is hiring and will conduct open interviews. (South Side)

☀️ June 21: Dance the midsummer night away with all things mystical while enjoying food and drink from some of the city’s best restaurants and bars. (North Side)


Other events you’ll love

Monday, June 17

🌕 Hike under the full moon at Riverview Park (Perry North)

👟 Feel like a kid again at this dodgeball competition (East Liberty)

🚲 Learn to bike safely and with confidence in this Bike Pittsburgh workshop (Lawrenceville)

🌮 Fill your belly with all-you-can-eat tacos and your ears with DJ tunes (South Side)

Tuesday, June 18

🚀 Discover Pittsburgh’s contribution to the Apollo Space Missions (Carrick)

💲 Share your thoughts on how Pittsburgh spends its money (South Side)

💬 Discuss “problems and progress” in Garfield at this state of the neighborhood meeting (Garfield)

🏡 Admire the teeny-tiny work of miniature artist Jim Allan (Pleasant Hills)

🎤 Hear a reading of “For Black Trans Girls Who Gotta Cuss a Motha F***** Out When Snatching an Edge Ain’t Enough” (Downtown)

🎨 Celebrate Pittsburgh’s arts and culture community with Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council’s Arts After-Party (Downtown)

Wednesday, June 19

🍴 Hear a personal narrative of self-discovery through investigative food journalism and mingle with the Appalachian Science Communicators (Bloomfield)

🙏 Wind down on Wednesday with yoga in Market Square (Downtown)

💃 Bust a move square-dancing style at Dancing in the Park (Oakland)

Thursday, June 20

🦈 Watch “Jaws” on the anniversary of its release date … dun dun dun dun (Lawrenceville)

📖 Discuss the book and TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” at Escaping Gilead (Bethel Park)

🏭 Go behind the scenes of Carrie Furnace in this Arts & Grounds tour (Swissvale)

💪 Dance into summer with Pittsburgh Ballet Theater’s barre fitness, ballet, hip-hop, Pilates, and TRX classes (Strip District)

Friday, June 21

🎶 Enjoy local music at Make Music Pittsburgh where “every quiet space in Pittsburgh will be filled with live music” (multiple neighborhoods)

🌎 Celebrate World Refugee Day with food, craft vendors, music, dance, speakers, and kids’ activities, all representing diverse cultural backgrounds (Downtown)

🐝 Play OUTrageous Bingo, sign a 2020 Pride scarf for Dippy the Dinosaur, and learn about “Sex Ed” in nature at Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s “Celebrate Pride After Dark” (Oakland)

☀️ Soak in the extra hours of daylight at Summer Fridays at the Frick (Point Breeze)

⚡️ Grab your best ‘80s look and get to Neon Night at Belvedere’s (Lawrenceville)

Saturday, June 22

🎉 Party in the Strip while learning about Riverlife’s vision for public parks along the Allegheny River (Strip District)

🎁 Turn one person’s trash into your treasure at the Morningside Yard Sale (Morningside)

🍋 Sip limoncello and pretend you’re in Italy at Festa di Limoncello (Downtown)

🛍 Shop for locally made goods at the Squirrel Hill Night Market (Squirrel Hill)

🔥 Be dazzled by the “Some Like It Hot” show by Smokin’ Betties Burlesque (South Side)

Sunday, June 23

👟 Get your steps in at the “Stride for Pride 5K,” a benefit for the Human Rights Campaign (North Shore)

🍕 Eat all the pizza at “PizzaFest! A Slice of Delish” (Strip District)

🌞 Make flower crowns, blow bubbles, dance, and play at the Mattress Factory’s Community Garden Party (North Side)

🌱 Tour the neighborhood’s finest gardens while supporting Grow Pittsburgh (Swisshelm 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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