This weekend, join the Steel City Road Runners for a Thursday Night Run, try out Sahaja Meditation at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny, learn how to make a winter wreath at MuseumLab, and more.

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Thursday, Dec. 26

Live Performance: The MCG Jazz Band

“Join the MCG Jazz Band in the Assembly Hall of MuseumLab for live Jazz Music! At this all ages show, you’ll hear instruments like the trumpet, saxophone, and bass guitar, and learn how each musician uses their body to play their instrument. Discover the music of influential Jazz Musicians from the past that helped define the genre. Learn how their legacies continue to shape music we hear and play today!” Showtimes at 11-11:30 a.m. and 1-1:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

Steel City Road Runners Thursday Night Run

“Join Steel City Road Runners for a Thursday night group run.” Meet at the SCRR Garage, 810 River Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Three and five-mile options. Run starts at 6:30 p.m. Register for free by clicking here.

Friday, Dec. 27

Lotus at Stage AE

Electronic jam band Lotus performs at Stage AE with opener, lespecial. Find our more information and purchase your tickets here.

The Shameless Hex Returns to the Park House

The Shameless Hex performs their last show of 2019! They’re returning to the Park House after two years to do up Friday night right! No cover; Show runs from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Click here for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 28

Sahaja Meditation at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Allegheny

“Sahaja Meditation has been shown to reduce stress, increase wellness and help people to become more centered, focused, and balanced. Anyone can do it.” Held at CLP – Allegheny, 1230 Federal St., Pittsburgh, PA 15212 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. More information is available here.

Dandy Andy: Warhol’s Queer History

Join artist educators for Dandy Andy, a monthly tour that focuses on Warhol’s queer history. Held the last Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. Click here for more information. Event is also listed on Facebook.

Sunday, Dec. 29

Family Workshop: Winter Wreath Making

“Indulge in the sights and smells of the season and create your very own evergreen wreath or simple centerpiece. Join local herbalist and educator Annie Derek for some winter wonder and learn how to brighten up your home with the magic of the outdoors. This workshop is for children ages 8+ and their caregivers. Located in MuseumLab. An adult must register with children as this workshop is meant to be a family activity. Each adult/child pair will create one wreath. MuseumLab admission is not required. Advance registration is required. Cost: $5 per participant.” Runs from 2 to 4 p.m. Click here for more information.

Laser Holiday Magic at Carnegie Science Center

“Want to take your holiday music obsession to another level? Jingle all the way to Carnegie Science Center for Buhl Planetarium’s Holiday Magic Laser Show! It features holiday hits from across generations, all set to vibrant, festive laser choreography.” Show starts at 2 p.m. For more information and complete list of showtimes, click here.

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