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MAY 29-31

Allegheny County Marbles Tournament.
One ring to rule them all ... the County Courthouse Courtyard hosts the finals for the county's marbles competition. Winners head to the national competition in June. Downtown. 412-260-7278 or


Artists Image Resource Fundraising Party.
An annual family-friendly event to support this local printshop, which provides numerous opportunities for individual students and organizations throughout the summer. North Side.


Fizz, Boom, READ @ Your Library.
The Carnegie Library main branch's 14th annual summer reading extravaganza features science-related games, crafts and other free family activities from noon to 5 p.m. Oakland.

JUNE 14-15

Deep Blue Sea Weekend.
Coinciding with the launch of its BLUE! exhibit, the Carnegie Science Center offers a weekend of hands-on activities and children's books focused on ocean exploration.

JUNE 17-AUG. 8

Citiparks Roving Art Cart.
The Art Cart provides free art-creation projects from around the world — like Amazon rain sticks and Chinese dragons — for kids at different city parks each Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Opening celebration at Highland Park Super Playground June 17. 412-665-3665 or

JULY 28-30

Pittsburgh Technical Institute Summer Camp 2014.
2014 and 2015 high-school grads can attend an overnight career-discovery camp at PTI campus for fields including design and crime-scene investigation. Oakdale.

Palestine supporters protest at Pitt
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Palestine supporters protest at Pitt

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