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5 ways to make the most of your week in Pittsburgh

5 ways to make the most of your week in Pittsburgh
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By Hoodline - Published on May 06, 2019.

From a showcase of youth artists to a wine walk, there's plenty to enjoy in Pittsburgh this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Youth Voices Live Showcase

From the event description:

As part of Remake Learning Days, the Homewood YMCA will be hosting Youth Voices Live. This youth art and media showcase will feature music performances from YMCA Lighthouse Project youth, in collaboration with Alia Musica Pittsburgh and The Brass Roots; a live podcast by A Plus Schools Teen Bloc; DJ sets from Lighthouse's teen DJs; and maker-art by the Y Creator Space Kids.

When: Thursday, May 9, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: Homewood-Brushton Branch YMCA, 7140 Bennett St.
Admission: Free
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Nerd Nite Pittsburgh

From the event description:

Nerd Nite Pittsburgh is a monthly lecture event that strives for an inebriated, salacious yet deeply academic vibe. It's often about science or technology, but by no means is it limited to such topics. If you like alcohol, learning about random and interesting things and meeting other nerds, this is the event for you.

When: Thursday, May 9, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Spirit, 242 51st St.
Admission: $5
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NeighborHOOD Conversations Series

From the event description:

The NeighborHOOD Conversations Series recognizes local heroes in Pittsburgh's historically African American neighborhoods and brings positive media attention to a Pittsburgh neighborhood that is often flooded with negative press. This event will be a live interview show featuring Fred Brown, President and CEO of Forbes Fund, and Dr. John Wallace of Bible Center Church. Hosts Michelyn Hood and Brian Cook will dialogue with these local heroes as they share their personal and private lives, challenges and benefits of being an entrepreneur in Pittsburgh and more. Hors d'oeuvres will be available.

When: Friday, May 10, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Everyday Cafe, 532 N. Homewood Ave.
Admission: Free
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Rooftop Yoga Benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 

From the event description:

Head up to the rooftop at Skybar for a one-hour, all-level energizing yoga flow with instructor Catherine Gignac. Attendees will receive one complimentary mimosa and 20% off brunch at Local, located directly next door. Please bring your own yoga mat. All ticket proceeds will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to help with research, innovative medicine and finding a cure.

When: Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Skybar, 1603 E. Carson St.
Admission: $25
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Mother's Day Wine Walk

From the event description:

Join Uncover Squirrel Hill for its annual Mother's Day Wine Walk, a self-paced wine tasting experience. Enjoy approximately 15 different wines, food samples and exclusive discounts at participating host merchants.

When: Saturday, May 11, 4-8 p.m.
Where: Squirrel Hill Business District, Forbes and Murray avenues
Admission: $30 (Single Admission); $55 (Couple's Admission)
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