Phipps feature: Deepening Roots: Our Growing Connections to the Botanical World

Deepening Roots: Our Growing Connections to the Botanical World At Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens through March 17, an amazing new series of "plant profile" paintings by celebrated local artist Ashley Cecil will capture your imagination and challenge your perceptions of the relationships between people and plants. Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:30 PM, Artist Talk at the Biophilia: Pittsburgh meeting Café Phipps (at the main entrance) 7-9 PM, Closing Reception Phipps’ Welcome Center Gallery (at the main entrance) Attendance is…

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Health Access Community Discussion

Join the Steel Rivers Council of Governments and the Allegheny County Health Department for a talk about health care access in your community. The Steel Rivers COG and ACHD are hosting a discussion about what health care access looks like in your town. Come share your thoughts and experiences about what works and what could be better about going to the doctor. This talk is open and welcome to all. Refreshments will be provided. RSVPs are required. To RSVP, select…

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KIDAPALOOZA 2019

Giant Eagle Kidapalooza Family Festival 2019 It's the Giant Eagle Kidapalooza Family Festival! Make plans to stay indoors on Saturday, February 2! Rides, Games, Inflatables, a Sports Zone, Mascots and Princesses and SO MUCH MORE! It's fun for the entire family! Costs are $12.26 Adults / $7.97 ages 2-11. There are no refunds for this event. PLEASE NOTE: Tickets day of are $13 for ages 12+ and $8 for children ages 2-11.

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A Story of Vacant Land (Part 2): The Evolution

Have you ever wondered why or how the vacant lot next to your home got there?  Obviously, a series of events had to happen to create that neglected space. Vacancy didn’t show up overnight.  A combination of macro forces and micro decisions, each of which is interrelated led to what you see in so many of Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods today.  With over 27,000 vacant lots in the City of Pittsburgh, something has happened at a massive scale. Understanding the history and…

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