Friday, January 14, 2011

Great (and free!) events for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!

Event: Duquesne Light Conservation Day

Location: Carnegie Science Center, Northside, Pittsburgh PA
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Time: 10am until 5pm
Cost: Free
Description: FREE admission to the Carnegie Science Center thanks to generous contributions by Duquesne Light. This day also includes free parking plus a free Omnimax film. Please see website for full details.

Event: Family Fun on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at The Glass Center

Location: Pittsburgh Glass Center, 5472 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Time: 10am until 4pm
Cost: Free
Description: Family friendly event at the Pittsburgh Glass Center featuring glass blowing demonstrations and hands-on activities throughout the day. You can make your own bead or fused tile for $15 (but this activity is not required).

Event: MLK Jr. Day in Schenley Park

Location: Schenley Park Ice Rink, Oakland, Pittsburgh, PA
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Time: 1pm until 4pm
Cost: FREE
Description: Free community event celebrating diversity and the power of each person to make a difference. Enjoy refreshments, ice skating, sledding, arts & crafts, snowshoeing, art projects, educational activities, Tyke Hikes & more. For more information, please visit Venture Outdoors’ website.

Event: Free Admission Day at the August Wilson Center

Location: August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: FREE
Description: Free admission to the Auguest Wilson Center on MLK Jr. Day. Enjoy exhibition galleries, arts and crafts, movie screenings, a special performance from the August Wilson Center Dance Ensemble and more. Details can be found on the AWC website.

Event: East Liberty Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Location: Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Time: 2pm until 4pm
Cost: FREE
Description: The Kelly Strayhorn Theater invites you to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with FREE performances by local arts groups. Join them for an inter-generational showcase of Pittsburgh artists who celebrate the man who helped change America forever. Don’t forget to visit the lobby for FREE activities for kids, including arts and craftmaking.

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