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Honor fallen Pa. service members

The memorial event starts with a ceremony honoring fallen Pennsylvania service members from the War on Terror and a performance by the 6th Regiment Drum Corps. The event also includes a performance by Brass Roots and activities for kids, including a bounce house, a craft table, caricature artist, and Mike the Ballon Guy.

Where: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum at 4141 Fifth Avenue (Oakland)

When: May 28, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Come together to celebrate music and creativity at Pittonkatonk

Think of it as a house show for the whole city mixed with an outdoor family reunion. Pittonkatonk advocates for creativity and critical thought through music and participatory events. The annual brass BBQ includes a potluck, traveling musicians and more. This year's all-ages event includes 18 bands from Pittsburgh and around the world.

Where: Schenley Park Vietnam Veterans Pavilion at off Overlook Drive in Schenley Park (Oakland)

When: May 5, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Learn what makes a community racially responsive

Hear from speakers about what makes a community racially responsive — especially when it comes to the impact on children and schools. Speakers for this P.R.I.D.E Program speaker series event include Valerie Kinloch, dean of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, and Julia Williams, director of the Leading Teacher PreK-4 program at Duquesne University.

Where: David Lawrence Hall, room 120 at 3942 Forbes Ave. (Oakland)

When: May 1, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much: Free