Kick off this week by remembering Memorial Day with parades and a flag-folding ceremony. Later this week, listen to jazz, learn Tai Chi, sip tea with a drag queen, and get a psychic reading.
Here’s your first reading of the week: What’s in the cards for the next seven days? Read on.
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🦁 Join us on May 30 (this Thursday!) to celebrate our first-ever Who’s Next: Animal Advocates class if you love animals (who doesn’t?!) and want to be more involved in helping those who help animals. This pet-friendly event will offer snacks for both humans and dogs, along with a chance to make some new friends (both humans and dogs).
💫 Saturday, June 1: Love stars? Learn about light pollution at CMU’s Dark Skies Conference — free and open to the public (and includes lunch!). (Squirrel Hill North)
Other events you’ll love Monday, May 27
🎖 Pay tribute to fallen service members in this Memorial Day event at Soldiers Sailors (Oakland)
🇺🇸 Help unfold and refold a 38-foot American flag at Heinz History Center (Strip District)
🎺 Watch the South Hills Memorial Day Parade (Brookline, Dormont, and Mount Lebanon)
🥁 Attend the annual Lawrenceville Memorial Day Parade, which stretches from Butler Street to Allegheny Cemetery (Lawrenceville)
Tuesday, May 28
🎤 Listen to some poetry at the Steel City Slam (Lawrenceville)
🎷 Chill out with an evening of jazz (Downtown)
✏️ Make your own zine while learning about the importance of zines in the feminist movement (North Oakland)
💪 Learn Tai Chi in this all-levels class (North Side)
🎲 Compete in a friendly board game competition (Lawrenceville)
Wednesday, May 29
🙏 S-t-r-e-t-c-h out with Yoga on the Square (Downtown)
🍷 Support women winemakers by learning about wines owned, made, and created by women (Lawrenceville)
🧀 Eat French cheese paired with Threadbare cider (Spring Garden)
Thursday, May 30
🎶 Celebrate the works and lives of black women composers at Sirens Queens (East Liberty)
🎨 Join artist and Who’s Nexter Njaimeh Njie for a conversation about the public art project “Homecoming: Hill District, USA” (Crawford-Roberts)
🎸 Rock out at Women Who Rock, a benefit for women’s health (North Shore)
🚲 Strip down for the Pittsburgh Underwear Ride (Multiple locations)
Friday, May 31
🎤 Don’t miss “The Girlie Show,” featuring music, protest songs, and live painting (Lawrenceville)
🔮 Get a tarot reading at Black Cat Market’s Psychic Faire (Lawrenceville)
🎧 Move and groove at “Be Humble,” inspired by Kendrick Lamar (Lawrenceville)
💖 Love your reflection at this body casting and craft night (Brookline)
🥁 Hear local bands Beauty Slap and Funky Fly Project (South Park)
Saturday, June 1
🛍 Score some fabulous finds at the Mexican War Streets Yard Sale (North Side)
👟 Get outside and explore at Open Streets Sharpsburg (Sharpsburg)
👑 Sip afternoon tea with Drag Queen Kierra Darshell (Downtown)
💻 Celebrate 10 years of making with HackPGH (Bluff)
🔎 Check out some cool shops at the Allentown Night Market (Allentown)
Sunday, June 2
🏡 Tour exquisite, vintage houses on this annual house tour (Observatory Hill)
📽 See “D-Day: Normandy 1944” on the giant screen (North Shore)
➡️ Honor Holocaust survivors and remember Holocaust victims at A Walk to Remember (Squirrel Hill)
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