Down in Front!
April Events: Native Plant Garden, Spring Flower Show, Greatest Generation Live, Champions for Children
Editors’ pick: Native Plant Gardens
Wednesday, April 21
Did you know the worldwide bird population has declined by more than 3 billion since 1970? Want to help? Join the Mt. Lebanon Nature Conservancy and Mt. Lebanon Public Library online at 7 p.m. as landscape architect Trish Beckjord teaches you how to incorporate native plants into your garden that will help save the birds. Registration is required.
Canopy of Color
Saturday, March 13 to Sunday, April 11
Spring is in the air at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ spectacular Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color, which brings seasonal blooms to new heights. Tickets must be reserved in advance. All guests 2 and older must wear a mask. www.phipps.conservatory.org
Greatest Generation Live
Tuesday, April 20 and 27
Chat about World War II and hear veterans’ stories during this virtual series, held on Zoom and simulcast on Facebook and YouTube at 7 p.m. Hosted by the Veterans Breakfast Club, Historical Society of Mount Lebanon and Mt. Lebanon Public Library, this series will help build a community of veterans. www.veteransbreakfastclub.org
Champions For Children
Thursday, April 22
The annual Homeless Children’s Education Fund gala has gone virtual to raise funds to help educate homeless children across Southwestern Pennsylvania. This year’s champions are Pittsburgh Child Guidance Foundation and its executive director, Pamela W. Golden, and Mark R. Gensheimer, President, C.S. McKee. Event begins at 7 p.m.