City Calendar: 07/28/14

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DOWNTOWN: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will conduct free self-guided tours of the Allegheny County Jail Museum at 440 Ross St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A portion of one of the cellblocks was preserved when the former jail was renovated to house the Family Division of Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. The tour takes aabout 30 minutes; attendees should arrive no later than 12:30 p.m. For reservations, marylu@phlf.org or 412-471-5808.

TUESDAY

WEST END/​ELLIOTT: Citiparks will screen the movie “Frozen” (PG) at dusk at the West End/​Elliott Overlook.

WEDNESDAY

OAKLAND: Citiparks’ Wednesday Night Concert Series will present Bruce Katz in concert at 7 p.m. at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park. After the concert, the film “42” will be screened as part of the Cinema in the Park series.

THURSDAY

DOWNTOWN: The next program in Citiparks’ Mellon Square Concert series will feature “Shannon and the Merger.” The program will begin at 11 a.m. in Market Square Park, with the concert at noon.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS: The Arlington Heights Community Day will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at the Arlington Heights Community Parking Lot.

BROOKLINE: Citiparks‘‍ Cinema in the Parks film series will screen the movie “Frozen” (PG) at dusk at Brookline Memorial Park, located on Oakridge Street.

FRIDAY

DOWNTOWN: “Bridges & River Shores”" will be a free walking tour offered by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Participants will cross two bridges that connect Downtown with the North Side, and the tour will focus on significant landmarks on both sides of the Allegheny River. The tour will meet at noon in front of the Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel, 107 Sixth St. The tour will also be given on Fridays in August. For information or for reservations, marylu@phlf.org or 412-471-5808.

POINT BREEZE: As part of the First Niagara Presents First Fridays at the Frick concert series, the Jerry Grcevich Tamburitza Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. on the grounds of The Frick Pittsburgh, 7227 Reynolds St. Suggested donation, $5 per adult. The Cafe at the Frick will open at 5:30 p.m. to sell picnic items. For more information, www.TheFrickPittsburgh.org or 412-371-0600.

SOUTH SIDE: The concert “Drunken Moon” will close the 2014 season of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. The program will include works by MacMillan and Schoenberg; featured artists will be Lindsay Kesselman and Timothy Jones. City Theatre, 1300 Bingham St., 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the door; tickets for seniors and students are $12.50 in advance and $17.50 at the door. For tickets, www.pnme.org

LAWRENCEVILLE: “Frozen” (PG) will be screened at dusk at Arsenal Park, 39th and Butler streets, as part of Citiparks’ Cinema in the Parks film series.

SATURDAY

NORTH SHORE: In conjunction with its ongoing exhibit “Blue!,” Carnegie Science Center will present a series of concerts featuring blues and bluegrass performers at 1 p.m. in the “Blue!” gallery. This week’s performers will be the bluegrass group the Allegheny Drifters. Admission to the concert is included with general admission to the Science Center. The concert series continues through Aug. 30. Carnegie Science Center is at One Allegheny Avenue.

‍TROY HILL: Most Holy Name Parish will play host to an oldies dance in the school. Disc jockey Ron Hopkinson will be spinning oldies from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and dancing will follow from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open; the menu will include baked ham sandwiches, pierogies, haluski, hot dogs, etc. The bar will offer draft beer, wine, soft drinks, mixers; BYOB. Reserve seating will be offered. Admission is by advanced tickets, which are $10. For tickets, 412-231-2994, ext. 2, or 412-821-8484.

SOUTH SIDE: “Drunken Moon,” the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble Concert, City Theatre, 1300 Bingham Ave., 8 p.m. See Friday‘s listings for details.

‍MOUNT WASHINGTON: Citiparks’‍ Cinema in the Parks series will screen the film “Frozen” (PG) at dusk in Grandview Park, located on Bailey Avenue. Free.

OBSERVATORY HILL: Poogie Bell will be the featured performer at the next Stars at Riverview Jazz Series, presented by Citiparks. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. in Riverview Park. After the concert, the film “42” will be screened as part of Citiparks’ Cinema in the Parks.

SUNDAY

DOWNTOWN: “Yoga on the Square,” a free yoga practice session sponsored by the Downtown Pittsburgh Partnership and Lululemon, will meet at 10 a.m. in Market Square. This week’s instructor will be Jen Ferris Glick. The sessions will continue Aug. 24.

SHADYSIDE: The Carnegie Brass will perform at the next concert at the Bach, Beethoven & Brunch series, presented by Citiparks, at 10:30 a.m. at Mellon Park, Fifth and Shady Avenues. Free.

OAKLAND: The next recitalist for the summer organ concert series at St. Paul Cathedral will be Chaz Bowers. The recital will be at 4 p.m. in the cathedral, Fifth Avenue and Craig Street. Free, donations accepted. For more information, 412-621-6082.

HIGHLAND PARK: Citiparks’ Resevoir of Jazz Concert Series will open its 2014 season with a performance by Maureen Budway. The concert will begin at 5 p.m. in Highland Park, Highland Avenue and Resevoir Drive. Free.

OAKLAND: The film, “Frozen,” will be screened at dusk at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park as part of Citiparks‘‍ Cinema in the Park.


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