IN Sewickley Spring 2022 - Page 18

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22 . Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer – Pittsburghers love their sports teams ! Head to Station Square and the Highmark Stadium to enjoy a view of the city while watching a game of Riverhounds soccer ! Season opens March 11 ; riverhounds . com
23 . Community Spring Cleaning – Keeping our community clean is up to us — organize a community cleanup in your neighborhood ! Each year , Pick Up PA hosts a spring event in support of the Great American Cleanup . Free work gloves , safety vests , and trash bags are available to those who register their group . March 1 – May 31 ; keeppabeautiful . org
24 . Fish Fry Days During Lent – Nothing screams Pittsburgh more than a fish fry during Lent ! Many churches , fire halls , and community buildings host a fish fry on Fridays throughout the season , but not all are created equal ! There are even polls done each year to determine the best fish fry in the area ! Lent begins March 2 ; Easter is April 17 .
25 . Eggstravaganza at the National Aviary – Celebrate spring at the National Aviary ! This egg-themed scavenger hunt takes you through the immersive habitats of the birds of the aviary with story time , the chance to meet one of the inhabitants of the aviary and opportunity to take home a special prize ! April 15 ; aviary . org
26 . Brunch with Mom – Don ’ t forget the one who gave you life ! Pittsburgh has myriad hot brunch spots perfect to visit with your mom for Mother ’ s Day . With so many oldies and several new restaurants opening in and around the city , you ’ re bound to find somewhere delicious to take your mother , grandmother , or mother figure . Mother ’ s Day is May 8 .
27 . Pittsburgh Botanic Garden – Visit one of the top 10 largest American botanical gardens right here in Pittsburgh ! Located in Settlers Cabin Park , Pittsburgh Botanic Garden offers 452 acres of display gardens , woodlands , and exhibitions . Spring hours begin April 1 ; pittsburghbotanicgarden . org
28 . Pittsburgh Marathon – Runners and walkers of all ages are gearing up for the 2022 Pittsburgh Marathon ! With options for the whole family ( yes , even Fido !) including a full marathon , half marathon , marathon relay , 5K , kids marathon , toddler trot , and pet walk , everyone can get involved and participate in marathon-weekend events . April 29 – May 1 ; thepittsburghmarathon . com
29 . Farmers Markets – When the chill is finally out of the air , farmers markets return with fresh , local produce from farms across the region . Find your favorite farmers market close to home , or visit one of the markets around the city to enjoy fresh fruits , vegetables , and prepared goods for the whole family .
30 . Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival – Closing out the spring , visit the iconic free music and art festival in the city ! Live performances from local artists , handmade fine art and crafts for sale , and visual art gallery exhibitions will leave you in awe of the talent in and around Pittsburgh . June 3 – 12 ; traf . trustarts . org n
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