Check out these events and more around the Northside this summer.
Pittsburgh Park Conservancy
317 East Carson St. West Tower, Suite 230 Pittsburgh PA. 15219 pittsburghparks.org/summerguide
Pittsburgh’s parks are fun for all! Year-after-year, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy’s Visitor Experience, Education, and Community Outreach teams work hard to create a robust schedule of free programs for people of all ages to enjoy. Join us in Allegheny Commons Park all summer long for free fitness and nature-based programs!
Calvary United Methodist Church
971 Beech Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 | 412-231-2007 | CalvaryPgh.com Vacation Bible School 2023 — Hero Hotline Sunday, June 25 thru Thursday, June 29 Sunday will be 1:00-3:00pm and the rest of the week will be 6:00-8:30pm.
Ready for some fun with the ultimate hero team? We invite you to join the fun! Visit CalvaryPgh. com for more details.
The Roving Art Cart
Activities are best suited for children ages 5 to 12. Though all children should be supervised, children younger than 5 MUST have a caregiver present while they participate in activities. Tuesdays & Fridays 10 AM to 1 PM at the following Northside locations: June 20 – Allegheny Commons Park (West Commons) Near National Aviary • July 11 – Troy Hill Spray Park • July 21 – Riverview Park at the Observatory Entrance
CitiParks Spray Parks & Playgrounds with Spray Features
Spray park hours (weather permitting) are open 10 AM to 8 PM Daily • Troy Hill Spray Park 1200 Goettman Street (15212)—Spray Park is located next to the ballfield.
• Marmaduke Playground – Spray Feature 3915 Oswald St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212
• Spring Hill Playground – Spray Feature 1308 S Side Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
City of Pittsburgh Farmers Market
Allegheny Commons Park, East Ohio St. & Cedar Ave. on Fridays from 3 – 7 PM Season runs May 26 – November 17, 2023 Satisfy your appetite for fresh-picked fruits and vegetables by visiting farmers markets presented by CitiParks. All markets sell farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods, while several locations also sell flowers, small gifts and hot prepared foods to go. All markets accept food stamps (SNAP), credit and debit cards as part of Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program.
Tennis & Pickleball Courts
Outdoor courts are open to the public for use at any time, free of charge, provided no permitted group has a reservation. Private groups wishing to utilize the courts for season use, tournaments, clinics, etc. must apply for a permit.
• Allegheny Commons (West Commons) Park – on West Ohio St., next to Gus & Yiayia’s Ice Ball Stand. 3 tennis courts are available.
• 2 tennis courts available in Manchester Park – at Columbus Ave. and Fulton St. with
• 2 tennis courts available in Riverview Park – behind the Observatory, down from the dog parks.
• 2 pickleball courts available in Allegheny Commons Park – on N Commons Ave at the lower end of Richie McCabe Field.
• 2 pickleball courts available in Fineview Park – at Lanark St. and Fineview Ave.
Citiparks Summer Food Service Program
Available to children up to 18 years old, and those with intellectual disabilities up to 21 years old. For additional information please contact Citiparks Food Programs Office at 412.571.3291. Begins on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at Jefferson Rec Center: 605 Rednap St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Senior Community Centers – Healthy Active Living (HAL)
Healthy Lunch is available Monday through Friday at Healthy Active Living Senior Centers. Register with staff by Noon the day before going to the center. Suggested donation for lunch is $0.50. pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/seniors-lunch-program
• Brighton Heights HAL Senior Center – 3515 McClure Ave. (412) 766-4656
• Northview Heights HAL Senior Center – currently closed.
Stars at Riverview Series
Saturdays from 7:00 – 8:30 PM | June 10 – August 26, 2023 | Riverview Park, Observatory Hill | Sponsored by Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) June 10 – Trio Nova • June 17 – Charelle Unique & Soul Drip •June 24 – Ken Karsh Trio • July 1 Louie – Castle & the Rooks • July 8 – Lee Robinson & ISKA • July 15 Roger Humphries & the R.H. Factor Band • July 22 – R.E.D. Experience • July 29 – Rick Finkelstein • August 5 – Ronni Weiss & Friends • August 12 – Thomas Wendt Quartet • August 19 – Steel City Calypso • August 26 – NASH.V.ILL
Dollar Bank Cinema In The Park
Movies begin at dusk. The free movie series kicks off with a month-long schedule of popup movies at a variety of CitiParks locations. Visit pittsburghpa.gov/events/cinema for full schedule. Riverview Park will host movies following the Stars at Riverview Concert Series: June 10 -Jurassic World: Dominion (PG-13) • June 17- Elvis (PG-13) • June 24 Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (PG-13) • July 1- Jaws (PG) • July 8 – Fall (PG-13) • July 15 – Top Gun (1986) (PG-13) • July 22 – School of Rock (PG-13) • July 29 – The Batman (PG-13) • August 5 – Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (PG-13) • August 12 – Batman (1989) (PG-13) • August 19 – Back to the Future (PG) • August 26 – Cave Rescue (PG-13)
Live, Local Music + More
Allegheny City Brewing’s Beer Garten. Visit alleghenycitybrewing.com for details.
6/1 Mosey Beat • 6/3 Six Ways Market • 6/4 The Hoffman Road Band • 6/7 Firewater Tent Revival • 6/8 Grateful Dead Night • 6/9 Roam Free • 6/10 Free Comedy w/ James Phelps (Adult content) • 6/14 Matt Jennings & Friends • 6/15 Open Mic with El Jefe • 6/16 Norside Organ Trio • 6/14 Free Yoga with Kayla • 6/17 Steel Folk Variety Show presented by Bman • 6/20 Dave Matthews Night • 6/21 Elkhound • 6/23 TrailHeads • 6/28 Fermented Beats • 6/30 Sweaty Already String Band
Bicycle Heaven Annual Bicycle Show & Swap Meet!
August 24 & 25, 2019 | Swap Meet both days 9AM – ??? – Rain or Shine!
Vendor Fee $25. Set Up begins at 7AM.
FOOD, DRINKS & MUSIC!! • Bike Groups Welcome! • Antique/Classic Bicycles and Parts • New Bicycles and Bicycle Dealers welcome to set up for display RJ Casey Industrial Park at 1800 Columbus Avenue on corner of Metropolitan & Columbus. Right off of the Northshore Bike Trail, just blocks from the Rivers Casino. For more information: Craig Morrow 412-716-4956 or 412-734-4034.