This weekend, learn how to become a producer at PCTV21, spin your favorite records at The Park House, and attend the annual Manchester House Tour. All of this and more this weekend in the Northside.

Photo of PNC Park by Clifton Loosier

Thursday, August 1

Northside Public Safety Council Meeting

Head to Manchester Citizens Corporation (MCC) at 1319 Allegheny Ave., 15233, for the monthly NPSC meeting. NPSC meets on the first Thursday of every month. For more information, call NPSC at 412-321-0295 or email

PCTV21 Orientation and Producer Prep

Orientation is the starting point for anyone wishing to become a PCTV producer. This workshop gives you an introduction to PCTV and the tremendous opportunities it offers. Orientation is Free and from 6 to 9 p.m. PCTV is located at 1300 Western Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15233. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

“Final Wappen” on the “Wappen Wall” at Teutonia Mannerchor

A Celebration in the Biergarten for the “Final Wappen” placed on the “Wappen Wall.” Program starts at 7pm. Free admission to all members and guests
Featuring : · German Songs by Schweizer Männerchor Helvetia of Allegheny City (possible appearance by Teutonia chorus ) · Connie Ostertag accompanying on his accordion for a singalong of German favorites and Teutonia Singers to join · Chef Mike’s German food selections for purchase · The story behind the Wappen Wall and the Mueller Wappen · The Display of a scale model of the National Register Building created by Quaker Valley High school student Jack Scott as a self -directed project · The usual excellent selection of German Biers and great view of the city. Biergarten opens at 5pm with “Happy Hour“ Prices – Program begins at 7 PM.

Friday, August 2

Studio B Comedy

Studio B Comedy is located at 900 Middle St. on the Northside. Tonight’s comedians are Tim Ross, Stacey Fleurime, James Phelps, James J Hamilton, and Zachary Cieply. Hosted by Cassi Bruno. Doors at 7:30; Show at 8. Cost is $10. More information available via Facebook.

Crooked Ghost, Death Instinct, Silver Car Crash at The Government Center

Start your Midsommar off from right with some live music in the shop! 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Stacked lineup with: Asheville dream-punks Crooked Ghost, Noise rock stalwarts DEATH INSTINCT, Artsy post-punk from Silver Car Crash. Doors @ 7, music @ 8, $5 door, BYOB More information available via Facebook.

Saturday, August 3

Italian Night at PNC Park

Join the Pirates to celebrate Italian Heritage! Each ticket includes an Italian Night T-shirt. Arrive early to check out pregame Italian music, specialty food items, and more on Federal Street. Plus stay after the game for Zambelli Fireworks! Pirates vs. The Mets. Game starts at 7:05 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets. For more information or groups of 10 or more, please contact

Pghrecordnight at The Park House

Record Night is back in action and your hosts will be bringing the sounds that make you get down. Stop on out at The Park House at 403 E. Ohio St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212, between 8:30 and 1:30 to sign up and dj your very own half-hour set! All sets are first come, first served. #pghrecordnight is an inclusive party that is all about the music! So bring out your favorites and lets party! No Cover. 21+ Fine food and drinks provided by Zamir Zahavi and Matt Enright. More information available via Facebook.

The Fifth Allegheny High School ALL CLASS Reunion

FOREVER FRIENDS: 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. “A night to reunite.” Live music, dancing, exquisite cuisine, and t-shirts! The Old School Band featuring Flora Wilson will provide live music. Event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m.  Tickets available on PAYPAL: Early Bird Tickets through July 29, 2019 — Please enter the amounts below when purchasing on PAYPAL. Single ticket is $56.90 Includes PayPal Fees. Couples – $108.35.00 Includes PayPal Fees. No PayPal Tickets or checks after July 29, 2019. Fees apply. Tickets also available in Pittsburgh by emailing or Facebook inboxing Sandi Mason Hall –; Renee Marshall –Richards –; Emily Wiggins –; Donna Williams Turner –; or Kimberley Tatton Bell – ORthrough the mail by sending your check or money order made payable to Edith Thorpe, 708 Miss Coral Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Your tickets will be mailed back to you. No PayPal Tickets or checks after July 29, 2019.

Sunday, August 4

Aquatic Jamboree at The Pittsburgh Project

Bring your group, friends and family to a casual, summertime, fun, social event at the pool with Coach Mark at 2 pm on the weekends. Get some fitness, swim tips, and play well with others in a non-contact, competitive, aquatic disk game. Events are slated for 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting, on the Northside at the outdoor pool of The Pittsburgh Project, located at the corner of North Charles Street & Wilson Ave., at Fowler Park. This is the last date for this event. Play SKWIM with Coach Mark and others. Equipment provided with the support of a grant from Pittsburgh Play Collaborative. Cost is $3 at the gate, or free with your 2019 Citiparks Pool Pass. All ages and abilities welcome. Play happens in the shallow water. Pool hours: 1 to 7 pm to August 8, 2019. Questions? Contact Coach Mark Rauterkus at 412-298-3432. Visit and for more information.

Showcase Manchester

Manchester Historic Society invites you to Showcase Manchester, an annual tour of homes, gardens — and this year, even more — in this historic North Side neighborhood. Scheduled for Sunday, August 4, from 11 am to 5pm. Discounted tickets are available for $15 until Friday, August 2. Tickets can be purchased at City Books, 908 Galveston Avenue, during normal business hours, or any time at After August 2, tickets will be $20. A limited number of tickets for a special, guided tour led by neighborhood residents will be available, online only, for $30. The tour starts at the Colonel James Anderson House at 1423 Liverpool Street. All visitors should stop there to pick up tour maps and tickets for entry to the nine tour stops. For more information, please call MHS at (412) 447-8692 or send an email to

R.O. Kwon at Alphabet City

Join City of Asylum for a reading with R.O. Kwon as she presents her award winning novel The Incendiaries. The reading will be directly followed by a discussion led by author Anjali Sachdeva. Event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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