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April Events: Native Plant Garden, Spring Flower Show, Greatest Generation Live, Champions for Children


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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 logo surrounded by flowersCanopy 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.



Old photo of two men with text in background: Greatest Generation live: WWII RoundtableFive-part series, 7pm, Tuesdays, Feb 23, March 16, 23, April 20, 27. Presented in partnership with Veterans Breakfast club, and The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon

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.


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.

To submit your organization’s fundraiser or event, please email Submissions only accepted via email.