August is around the corner…but if you haven’t found time to enjoy an outdoor concert or movie this summer, there’s still plenty of time. Whether you love jazz – or watching movies under the stars – you’re bound to find the perfect free event presented as part of Citiparks’ various summer series.
All four Citiparks concert series continue in August. Or grab a blanket and head out for an evening of cinema under the stars at numerous locations for “Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park.” For information, visit www.Citiparks.net.
“Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park”
Spread a blanket on a summer evening and enjoy a great movie at the “Dollar Bank Cinema in the Park” series. Free movies take place at 7 locations throughout the summer.
Upcoming movies in August include “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” (PG), “Jumanji” (PG), “The Avengers” (PG-13) and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (PG-13).”
“Stars at Riverview” Jazz Series
Saturdays, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Observatory Hill, Riverview Park
August 3 Kevin Howard
August 10 Elevations
August 17 Marty Ashby Quartet
August 24 Salsamba
August 31 Kenny Blake
Bach, Beethoven and Brunch
Sundays, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Mellon Park – Fifth and Shady avenues, Point Breeze/Squirrel Hill
August 4 Cincopation
August 11 East Winds Symphonic Band
“Reservoir of Jazz”
Sundays, 5 – 7 p.m.
Highland Park – Highland Avenue & Reservoir Drive
August 4 Kenia
August 11 Jamie Moore
August 18 Flexure
August 25 Michele Bensen
Mellon Square Concert Series
Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (music begins at Noon)
Mellon Square, Downtown Pittsburgh
August 1 Mia Z
August 8 The East Enders
August 15 Hugo Down
August 22 The Williams Band
August 29 Highway 4