This weekend, celebrate George Martin’s 92nd birthday at the Allegheny Elks Lodge #339, hear an artist talk with D.S. Kinsel at City Books, learn to laser-cut your Valentine’s Day cards at the Carnegie Science Center, and celebrate Super Bowl 54 at Young Brothers Bar.
Photo: George Martin, one of the oldest regularly scheduled bartenders in the U.S., tends bar at the Allegheny Elks Lodge #339 in Historic Deutschtown. By Tim Colbert
Thursday, Jan. 30
From Tech Champion to Tech Dynasty Pittsburgh’s Next Moves at the Carnegie Science Center
“Have lunch with Molly Wood of Marketplace Tech as she discusses, along with a panel of local experts, the role of Pittsburgh in the future of tech innovation. For more information visit this link.” Event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Industry Night at Mike’s Beer Bar
“Every Thursday evening after work, get an early start on the weekend with half-off a number of draft beers and the same for any appetizers. It’s open to all, so bring along your friends!” 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. More information is available here.
Allegheny City Brewing Trivia Night
“Trivia is last Thursday of every month. Teams up to four. Prizes for the top 2 teams.” Click here for more information.
Friday, Jan. 31
Meet City Of Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert at Kaffeehaus
Come meet City of Pittsburgh Police Chief Scott Schubert and take in his breathtaking photography on display! This is a closing show of his photography so you don’t want to miss it! All of the photography is available for purchase and you will be able to order prints if you seen something that isn’t available this evening. All proceeds are being donated to the Special Olympics; it doesn’t get any better than that! Everyone who comes to the meet and greet will be entered into a drawing to win a mystery print.’ Event is from 4 to 7 p.m. Click here for more information.
George Martin’s 92nd Birthday Celebration at Allegheny Elks Lodge #339
“Celebrate George Martin’s Birthday! Believed to be among the oldest regularly-scheduled bartenders in the United States, he will be serving 92 drinks just days ahead of his 92nd Birthday.” Event is from 6 to 11 p.m. More information available via Facebook.
Saturday, Feb. 1
Artist’s Talk with D.S. Kinsel at City Books
“Join City Books for an intimate discussion with D.K. Kinsel. A renowned Pittsburgh artist, Kinsel with talk about his photographs and street art practice of creating temporary unsanctioned sculptures/installations of public art in urban settings. His exhibition Totems, Shrines, & Sacraments (showing in the City Books IAMB Gallery through Feb. 29) takes the viewer on a journey through cities such as Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Austin, Houston, Miami, Detroit, Providence, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Mayaguez to experience the beauty of his sculptures first hand. The event is free. Light refreshments will be served. Companion book to the exhibition will be available for sale.” Talk is scheduled for 7 p.m. More information is available via Facebook.
Laser-Cut Valentine’s Day Cards at Carnegie Science Center
“Design and create your very own laser-cut Valentine’s Day cards in the BNY Mellon Fab Lab at Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh’s digital makerspace. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who also registers for the workshop. Session times include: 11 am, 12:15 pm, and 1:30 pm. Ages 8+ | COST: $10 per child or adult.” Click here for more information and tickets.
Sunday, Feb. 2
Third Annual Kissing Booth Valentine’s Day Pet Photos at Wagsburgh
“It’s the Third Annual Kissing Booth for your pets. What better way to show your love for your pets than to place them in a kissing booth and giving them a big smooch for Valentine’s Day? Friend and photography enthusiast, Debbie Thomas, will be taking pictures that will be available electronically for order or download. Request is a small donation to help the animals with Great Pyrenees Club of Western Pennsylvania Rescue.” More information and photobooth rules available via Facebook. Event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Super Bowl 54 Party at Young Brothers Bar
“Young Brothers Bar is firing up the grills for the last NFL game of the season, Super Bowl 54. Good Food, Games, Prize giveaways, $1 Long Island Iced Teas and more! You don’t wanna miss this event! (Free food at halftime! Small games of chance.)” Event is from 1 to 11 p.m. Find more information here. Young Brothers Bar is located at 1441 Woods Run Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
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