Thursday, August 2, 2012

Upcoming Activities Announced for GlobalPittsburgh Members - Now's the Time to Join the GlobalPittsburgh Network!

Here's a list of activities and events planned this Fall for members of the GlobalPittsburgh Network. (If you're not a member yet, or you know somebody who would like to become a member, CLICK HERE or go to

Thursday, August 2—GlobalPittsburgh First Thursdays Networking Event. This month we are celebrating the first anniversary of GlobalPittsburgh's First Thursdays! Join us for an evening of friends, interesting conversation and good spirits with an international flair.

Sunday, August 19—Reservoir of Jazz. Annual concert series in Highland Park. Bring blankets and relax on the lawn while one of the Pittsburgh’s most talented musicians, Kenny Blake, serenades you.

Sunday, August 26—Cinema in the Park. Watch “The Smurfs” outdoors this evening on Flagstaff Hill at beautiful Schenley Park.

Thursday, September 6—GlobalPittsburgh First Thursdays Networking Event. Meet GlobalPittsburgh members, friends & visitors from many countries, and network with globally-minded people from Pittsburgh and all over the globe.

Friday, September 28—Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. The Gallery Crawl is a showcase of art and entertainment in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District downtown that takes place at a variety of different galleries and art spaces.

Saturday, Date to be announced—Bowling at Fun Fest Entertainment Center. Bowling is great fun and can be enjoyed by everyone, no matter their age or ability!

Thursday, October 4—GlobalPittsburgh First Thursdays Networking Event. Meet GlobalPittsburgh members, friends & visitors from many countries, and network with globally-minded people from Pittsburgh and all over the globe.

Saturday, October 13—Downtown Beautification. We will volunteer as a group with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Clean Street Team for their Saturday projects to help beautify downtown Pittsburgh.

Saturday, October 27—Fall Fest & Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin. We will visit a local farm to pick pumpkins, apples, have a hayride and more. Enjoy acres of healthful, locally-grown food and fun for everyone!

Thursday, November 1—GlobalPittsburgh First Thursdays. First Thursdays is a regular monthly night of networking and socializing with different themes, different activities and different locations - but always with an international flavor - on the first Thursday of every month.

Saturday, November 10—Market District Cooking School. We will attend a cooking class to learn about food, cooking trends, tips and techniques — a place where cooks of all levels can go to explore new food ideas! Afterward, we will savor the delicious meal we just made.

Saturday, November 17—Ice Skating. Every winter, the city constructs a festive ice skating rink in the courtyard of the beautiful glass PPG building. As a GlobalPittsburgh team, we will learn, practice, or present a master class in ice skating!

Thursday, November 22—Thanksgiving hospitality Dinner. Enjoy and share the traditions of Thanksgiving during hospitality dinner with American families.

Saturday, December 8—Celebration of Lights. The Hartwood Celebration of Lights is a breathtaking 3.2 mile stretch of holiday light displays leading up to the mansion at Hartwood. More than two million lights are used to illuminate the holiday-themed displays that stand 3- to 40-feet tall.

Monday, December 17—GlobalPittsburgh 2012 Annual Dinner.

Additional activities and events will be scheduled as the season progresses—check your e-mails for the updates. We will be distributing FREE tickets to cultural events, and we will partner with PASA and Venture Outdoors to hold fun events and activities together.

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