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Summer Junior Tennis Camp cancelled at Schenley Park Oval this morning

Due to inclement weather: Today, Friday, June 23, Citiparks Summer Junior Tennis Camp at Schenley Park Oval is cancelled this morning. Any pre-paid days are credited towards another camp day. Junior Tennis Camp to resume at Schenley Park Oval on Monday, June 26, 9:00am .

posted July 5, 2016 at 7:40 am by parkadmin
ROVING ART CART CANCELLED FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 23

Due to inclement weather, the Roving Art Cart appearance on Friday, June 23 at the Schenley Oval, has been cancelled.  ROVING ART CART APPEARANCES WILL RESUME ON TUESDAY, JUNE 27 at TROY HIL SPRAY PARK.

posted June 23, 2017 at 8:00 am by parkadmin
UPCOMING EVENT -- CITY OF PITTSBURGH BLACK HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE
Feb. 3 reception opens monthlong exhibition in City-County Building lobby

EVENT:
"Beyond the Funny Pages:  The works of art and life captured in comics”
Exhibit displayed in City-County Building throughout Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, the City of Pittsburgh will collaborate with Toonseum to present a monthlong exhibition in the lobby of the City-County Building titled "Beyond the Funny Pages:  The works of art and life captured in comics.”

Throughout February, the free exhibit will feature artwork, photographs and other memorabilia to highlight the overwhelming contributions of three artists with ties to Pennsylvania:

  • Orrin C. Evans (born in Steelton), the first African American comic publisher;
  • Jackie Ormes (raised in Monongahela), the first African American woman cartoonist;
  • Clarence Matthew Baker (raised in Pittsburgh), a talented African American comic artist who crossed racial barriers and thrived in an era when comics and culture held strong prejudice against African American artists.

WHERE:
City-County Building lobby
414 Grant Street, Downtown Pittsburgh

WHEN:
February 3 - 28, 2014 weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SPONSORS:
The 2014 celebration of Black History Month is presented by Citiparks in partnership with Toonseum and is sponsored by BNY Mellon and WAMO 100.

INFO:
Call Citiparks at 412-255-2391 or visit www.Citiparks.net

PUBLIC INVITED TO EVENING RECEPTION TO CELEBRATE EXHIBIT OPENING

The public is invited to attend a reception in celebration of the opening of "Beyond the Funny Pages" on Monday, February 3, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

The ceremony in the City-County Building lobby will include refreshments, musical entertainment featuring Roger Humphries and remarks by Mayor William Peduto and other individuals involved with the City’s Black History Month celebration.

Link directly to Black History Month information: http://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/black-history-month

Published:
Friday, January 24, 2014
Contacts
Mary Beth Mueller
Citiparks Publicist
Office: 412-351-7702
Email
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