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Winter Guide 2015

Don't let the cold keep you inside. Check out CP's Winter Guide for activities and events happening this season.

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The East End Food Co-op has your cure for January blues: Winterfest, featuring music, food and fun for the whole family (from kids' activities to wine and beer). Nosh on light fare while grooving to DJ Selecta, Shelf Life String Band and Union Rye. Jan. 31. Hosanna House, Wilkinsburg. www.eastendfood.coop

Low gas prices tempting you to buy a new car? Check out this year's models at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show, but remember: Choose wisely — gas prices are sure to up again. Feb. 13-16. David L. Lawrence Convention Center. www.pittautoshow.com

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Bronx Obama screens at Faces of Work

First we drink, then we eat. Quench your thirst with malted beverages at the Pittsburgh Winter Beerfest (Feb. 20-21, www.pittsburghbeerfest.com), then prepare for post-winter harvests at the annual Farm to Table Conference (March 27-28, www.farmtotablepa.com), celebrating all manner of local produce and preparations. Both events at David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown

Who doesn't want to make their home more beautiful — or more efficient? Aisles and aisles of products — from shower stalls to patio furniture, track lighting to rain barrels — await your perusal at the annual Home and Garden Show. March 6-15. David L. Lawrence Convention Center. www.pghhome.com

More than a month's worth of interesting American and foreign films at two upcoming annual festivals. First, it's Carnegie Mellon University's International Film Festival: Faces of Work (March 19-April 11, www.cmu.edu/faces), followed immediately by JFilm (April 16-26, www.jfiulmpgh.org), which presents films related to Jewish and Israeli culture and issues.

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The 2024 Pittsburgh Dyke March

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