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What to do this week in Pittsburgh: May 27-June 2, 2019

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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Incline event

🦁 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).

Partner event

💫 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)

“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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