Education/Recreation/Art -City Community Centers

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Open year-round, most centers are open weekdays from 3-10 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. However, operating hours, program schedules and fees vary. Call your local center for details. Many of these places have pools, gyms, sport courts, computer rooms, playground, craft programs and lunch programs for kids.

Magee, Greenfield 745 Greenfield Avenue 412/422-6546 Bus: 56E
Paulson, Lincoln-Lemington 1201 Paulson Street 412-665-3627  Bus: 81B
West Penn, Polish Hill 450 30th Street 412-622-7353  Bus: 54C; 77A; 77B
North Jefferson 605 Rednap Street 412-323-7268 
Arlington, South Side 2201 Salisbury Street 412/488-8397 Bus: 51A
Brookline, Brookline 1400 Oakridge Street 412-571-3222  Bus: 41D
Ormsby, South Side 79 S. 22nd Street  412-488-8306  Bus: 51B; 51C
Phillips Park, Carrick 201 Parkfield Street 412-885-7445  Bus: 51C
Warrington, Beltzhoover 329 E. Warrington Avenue  412-488-8369 Bus: 51A; 46K; 41E

Movie in the Park . Info line: (412) 937-3039 Free movies outside!  Locations: Flagstaff Hill/Schenley Park, Riverview Park, Grandview Park, Arsenal Park, Brookline Memorial Park, East Liberty or West End/Elliott Overlook
City Parks  Normal operating hours are from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Ballfield Permits and Shelter Permits 412-255-2370 (free I think you just need to reserve for a park pavallion)     

                                                                      
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh  412-622-3131.
City Paper Events Listing Find this free paper on the street or in a restaurant, café, or bookstore.  Find weekly listings for: Art Gallery/Exhibits, Benefits/Fundraisers, Comedy, Dance, Exhibits, Festivals, Holiday Happenings, Kid Stuff, Outside, Politics, Volunteers, Spoken/Written Words, Theater/On-stage.  Also available online: http://www.pittsburghcitypaper.ws/gyrobase/Events
Post Gazette Events ListingsYou gotta pay for the paper but it’s free online:http://www.post-gazette.com/events/
This is Happening – an online events calendar and email list serve http://www.thisishappening.com/NewsBrowse.php 
Join email announce list:  http://www.thisishappening.com/userJoin.php

Pittsburgh Public Theater  Public Exposure is your chance to hear new play readings of the newest, freshest plays in America for the first time anywhere. Public Exposure is held in the O’Reilly Theater and is free and open to the public.
Mondays with The Public is a series of lectures and discussions held at 7:00 p.m. in the O’Reilly Theater’s Helen Wayne Rauh Rehearsal Hall and is free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling the Box Office at 412.316.1600.

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