Saturday, February 18, 2017
Fiddlesticks Family Concert - Around the 'Burgh!
Fiddlesticks loves the music from his hometown of Pittsburgh! Explore the rich musical history of our city with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Your toes won’t stop tapping to music by Henry Mancini, Billy Strayhorn and more. Fiddlesticks will also welcome some of his favorite local artists to the stage to celebrate Pittsburgh!
PNC Pops: Broadway Standing Ovations
The biggest showstoppers – from nearly two dozen smash Broadway hits! It's a tribute to "Broadway's Standing Ovations." Jack Everly leads the Pittsburgh Symphony's PNC Pops in your favorites from Oklahoma!, Camelot, South Pacific, West Side Story, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and more.
Tropical Forest Congo Festival
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join us on Sat., Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. for a celebration and exotic fun at our Tropical Forest Congo Festival. The Festival will feature family-friendly activities, entertainment, food and more inspired by one of the world’s most botanically and culturally rich rainforest regions. Pot plants, make crafts, enjoy live entertainment and African inspired food samples from Café Phipps. The activities are free with admission.
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
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