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4 ways to make the most of your week in Pittsburgh

Looking for something to do this week? From a running clinic to a murder mystery, here are some solid options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

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Running Technique

Training for the Pittsburgh Marathon in May? Improve your form with advice from physical therapist Jenna Daly. She will demonstrate proper running technique and show what you can do at home to prevent injury.  

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 7-8 p.m.
Where: East End Food Co-op, 7516 Meade St.
Admission: Free
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Safe Families Host Family and Family Friend Training

Come to this free training session to learn how you can serve as a Host Family and Family Friend within the Safe Families for Children movement. The organization is looking for compassionate people willing to give their time to  help other families in crisis. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Where: North Way Christian Community - East End, 5941 Penn Ave.
Admission: Free
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Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble

Head down to the Soldiers and Sailors Hall on Saturday afternoon for a free concert by the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble. The group of wind, brass and percussion musicians will perform concert band standards as well as more modern compositions. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 4-6 p.m.
Where: Soldiers and Sailors Hall, 4141 Fifth Ave.
Admission: Free
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Valentine's Day Murder Mystery Dinner

Bring a group of pals to Gaetano's Saturday night to find out why "Dating Can Be Murder." This special Valentine-themed murder mystery dinner starts with an Italian buffet. Then sit back and try to figure out who killed the host of a local TV dating show.   

When: Saturday, Feb. 9, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Gaetano's Banquet Center & Restaurant, 1617 Banksville Road
Admission: $37.50
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Location
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 5th Ave