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Adventure In August

rebecca - Monday, August 14, 2017

When the first few days of the month roll around, you know what that means—a whole new events blog dedicated to that entire month! There are a lot of fun events coming up in August, and they deserve celebration, because sadly this is the last month of summer. While we’re not eager to let it go, we have events listed below that are sure to end the month with a bang—why not soak up what’s left of the summer with these amazing activities?

So, without further ado, here are some events we’ve rounded up for this month’s newsletter.

EQT Water Week at the Children’s Museum

  • This event runs all week, so you have plenty of time to check it out. What’s more, it’s located at the Children’s Museum, making it the perfect location for Park View and City View residents (don’t worry Carson Street, we’ve got South Side events listed). Activities during this week will focus on the “wonders of water,” with carnival games, ice sculptures, arts and crafts, and more. To discover more about this, visit https://pittsburghkids.org/events/3585/2017/8/7.

Tours at the Old Allegheny County Jail Museum

  • Pittsburgh is known for its rich history, and there are various historic sites around the city that make for great day trips. One such site is the Allegheny County Jail, where one cell block was preserved as a museum in 2001. Built in 1886, this is sure to deliver some history and stories. Check out the event page at http://phlf.org/event/self-guided-tours-old-allegheny-county-jail-35/. Did we mention it’s free?

Food for Thought

  • Recent Point Park University graduate Flannery Joyce is hosting her senior show at the Gallery on 43rd Street until August 19th. Joyce photographed people’s meals in the environments in which they eat, revealing personality traits and preferences. If you like art and food, this might be the event for you. Visit the Gallery’s homepage at http://galleryon43rdstreet.com to find out more.

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

  • Starting August 3rd, a “pop culture comedy” will make its way to the stage in this post-apocalyptic Simpsons-themed performance. Rife with humor, drama, and excitement, this play will leave you thinking. Visit http://www.12peerstheater.org for more information.

Escape Room Pittsburgh

  • This event takes place year-round, and if you enjoy a challenge, you’ll enjoy this. Teams are tested to use their surroundings, cleverness, and problem-solving skills to “escape the room” by hunting for clues and tools that will lead to their freedom. The different themes are Carnegie’s Millions, Tomb Explorer, Dr. Stein’s Laboratory, and Prison Escape, so you have a choice in which one you want to experience, and if you like the first one, you have three more to try! Escape Rooms have been popping up all over the country, and for good reason—they’re fun, promote teamwork, and heighten creativity. If you’re interested in giving this a try, visit https://www.escaperoompgh.com.

Are you as excited about these events as we are? Share your experience with us on Instagram @farosresidential with the hashtag #CelebrateAugust, and make sure to check our Facebook pages for more residential news at www.facebook.com/CarsonStreetApts, www.facebook.com/CityViewPgh, and www.facebook.com/ParkViewApts. Now go out there and live up the rest of your summer!