We’ve reached the beginning of summer and wow, it’s great to be back. With that joyous statement being said, the calendar is filled with both in-person and virtual events! Step in the sunshine and feel the fresh summer air–Farmers Markets, Arts and Crafts Show, Walk for Childrens, and more!  

Open Forum to Discuss Racism with SHAPE Training

June 10th, 6:00pm

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SHAPE Training will be conducting an Open Forum to discuss racism in our country. This live Q&A is an opportunity for our athletes to share their concerns about recent events with the leaders of SHAPE Training. Coaches Yardon Brantley and James Bryant will be answering questions and sharing their experiences and perspectives. The conversation will begin at 6:00 at our East Liberty location, and will also be streaming live on Instagram. Just DM SHAPE Training on Instagram if you’d like to participate in-person!

Three Rivers Arts Festival

June 5th – 14th

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Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The festival is virtual, the art is real! The virtual event features 350+ artists for all ten days. Nightly performances include music, magic, dance. You’ll even have a chance for festival food. Here’s the Made in PGH preview for all you need to know!

Bonus Bootcamp with SHAPE Training

June 11th, 5:30pm

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Photo Credit: @coach_jb6, Instagram

Made in PGH has partnered with our favs at SHAPE Training again for a bonus workout in the month of June and July. Join Coach JB & friends for one of our favorite classes that Shape offers. The ATM or “Athletic Training Method” is a strength and conditioning class designed to improve your overall athletic performance. This high-intensity, full-body workout will focus on cardio, agility, strength training and conditioning.

Don’t let the description scare you away, you’ll surprise yourself at what you can do!

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

Tuesdays, 3pm – 7pm | Arsenal Park

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Photo Credit: Lawrenceville Farmers Market

The farmers market includes 20 local vendors and follows covid safety protocols. Shopping for higher risk people will be 3-4pm, general shopping 4-7pm. Enjoy fresh produce, local farmers, and a safe environment. Make sure to RSVP!

Art Jam Summer Celebration Wilkinsburg

June 13th 7pm – 11pm | Yingling Mansion

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Photo Credit: Art Jam Summer Celebration

Celebrate art and summer with 20 local artists–stained glass, clay sculpting, wire sculpting, painting, drawing, garment making, body painting, performance art, and more! 

Refugee Day

June 17th, 8am – 8pm

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Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The free virtual event extends to Pittsburgh and beyond with performances, stories from refugees and immigrants, videos from community leaders, featured restaurants, and featured immigrant-owned stores. #WorldRefugeeDayPGH. 

Downtown Pittsburgh Farmers Market

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Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Summer is here! Check out the new location near the Convention Center–11th Street and the Waterfront Place lot–adjacent to the Strip District. You can check out regionally grown produce, organic products, and small-batch foods every Sunday. 

Biceps & Brunch: Bounce Edition with Linda Maus

June 21st, 10am

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Made in PGH is starting to partner with Triple B Farms to bring the brunch to your screen! The monthly series features Linda Maus – also known as YYYYINDA – which is a mix of hip hop & Zumba to get you moving and sweating. Get ready for a great workout, brunch, and prizes. It’s free! 

Pittsburgh Rocks for Wishes

June 27, 12pm – 12am

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Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Rocks For Wishes

The first-ever Pittsburgh Rocks for Wishes festival happens on facebook live. All proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Greater PA and WV. The goal is to raise $4,400 to fund one full wish for a child with a critical illness. The 12 hour fest includes awesome Pittsburgh talent! 

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Josh McCann

Josh McCann is a contributing writer for Made in PGH, where he writes about events and music. He's a Point Park University alumnus, musician, and founder of the music blog Where The Bands Are. His writing on rock and roll has appeared in the Globe and the Northside Chronicle.

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