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St. Clair Hospital’s 23rd Annual Summer Swing

Friday, July 15 and Monday, July 18

The annual Summer Swing benefitting St. Clair Health is back!

Tickets are available for the multi-day event that kicks off at the St. Clair Country Club with a “Beach Bash” fundraiser featuring gourmet food stations, live entertainment, an auction and more on July 15. The event concludes with a golf outing on July 18.

Relay for Life /Photo: George Mendel

Relay for Life Mt. Lebanon

Saturday, June 11

Run or walk to support the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life Mt. Lebanon returns from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon High School and features entertainment, games and activities for kids of all ages, and a variety of food and refreshments from local vendors.


Welcome to the Palace

Friday and Saturday, June 3-4
Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th year on the throne during Trooping of the Colour, hosted by The Historical Society of Mount Lebanon and Britsburgh. Trooping of the Colour is a tradition, dating back to the 17th century, that commemorates the official birthday of a British sovereign. Stop by the History Center from 7 to 9 p.m. on June 3, or 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 4 to see a large tin soldier display and hear an explanation of the worldwide event by Britsburgh and Historical Society member Dave Frankowski. You can even get a photo with the queen—or at least a cardboard cutout in her likeness.


Greek Village Returns

Tuesday, June 14 to Friday, June 17

Have you tried the saganaki? It’s fried cheese! Many of the fan favorites at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church’s Greek Village summer food festival are back this year! Listen to Greek music, watch Greek dancers and take a tour of the church, at 123 Gilkeson Road, across from The Galleria.

Marco Honores serves up an order to a customer from the Totopo food truck. /Photo:John Schisler

Food Truck Festival

Sunday, June 12
Get ready for an afternoon filled with food trucks, games, face painting and live music. Sunset Hills United Presbyterian Church’s Food Truck Festival runs from 4 to 7 p.m.


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit

Saturday, May 21 to Sunday, September 4
Step into Daniel Tiger’s world and explore the neighborhood with him and his friends at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Use your imagination to transform your surroundings, work together to solve problems, and play along with Daniel’s singable strategies to learn life’s little lessons.


Summer Safari

Saturday, June 11
Get ready for a Rock’n Roar good time at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s Summer Safari. Dance through the decades as you groove through the zoo enjoying themed musical entertainment, libations and delectable dishes provided by Pittsburgh’s premier restaurants, including the zoo’s exclusive catering company, Taste.  Party for a purpose as this event supports the zoo’s animals and worldwide conservation efforts.


Save the Dates

Champions for Children

Thursday, June 2
You’re invited to a garden party! The Homeless Children’s Education Fund hosts its annual gala, Champions for Children, at 5:30 p.m. at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.
Visit or email for more information.


BioBlitz Family Fun Festival

Sunday, June 5

Bring the whole family to Phipps for a free, fun festival celebrating science, art and nature. The annual BioBlitz festival explores the biodiversity of Schenley Park and introduces the community to local scientists and naturalists.


Juneteenth in the ‘Burgh

Friday to Sunday, June 17-19
Head to the Western Pennsylvania Juneteenth Homecoming Celebration at Point State Park and Market Square for live music, speakers, local vendors and African American culture education.