Saturday, May 23: Yoga + DIY Candle Workshop
What could be more relaxing than yoga and candles? Join Karyna Kerin Yoga & Cycling for a 60-minute online yoga session and then learn to make your own candle. Register here and Kerin will drop off the workshop materials to your home (or arrange for a no-contact pickup).
Saturday, May 23: CMU International Film Festival
Carnegie Mellon’s International Film Festival is giving cinephiles the experience of an opening night celebration. Don’t miss this Pittsburgh premiere of “Sorry We Missed You” by acclaimed British director Ken Loach. The screening event will include opening remarks bt Loach and a live discussion with Roger Rouse, Lisa Frank and Jolanta Lion.
Saturday, May 23: Quarantine Comedy Festival
The South Hills Players are here to lift our spirits with the premiere of their homegrown Quarantine Comedy Festival. The free show will feature skits, monologues and songs and viewers can interact live with the comedians and other audience members.
Sunday, May 24: Parks on the Go with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
Parks on the Go is here to tide you over while facilities and restrooms remain closed. Environmental experiences and digital offerings include virtual tours, health and wellness exercises, creative activities and resources for all ages. Don’t miss the Forest Bathing and Mindful Moments activities, downloadable photos and accessible infographics showing park lovers how to practice physical distancing and wear masks.
Sunday, May 24: 11th Street Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Downtown’s beloved Market Square Farmers Market is moving to a new location near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center to enhance social distancing and pedestrian access. The rain-or-shine weekly market features regionally-grown produce, organic products and small-batch foods from 20 vendors. Read the NEXT guide to Pittsburgh are farmers’ markets here.
Sunday, May 24: Social Distancing Porch Party with the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The front porch has taken on a whole new meaning during the pandemic. If you’re in this beloved East End nabe,
join the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition on Sundays for a communal porch party — and why not whip up some brunch and mimosas while you’re at it — while practicing social distancing.
Sunday, May 24: Online Mindfulness Meditation Class
Wind down your weekend with Awaken Pittsburgh. During this meditation session, you’ll learn practical mindfulness-based tools to help alleviate stress, foster connections and provide emotional support.
Sunday, May 24: Glitter Stellar Cluster
The curtain will still rise for the Pittsburgh New Works Festival. Watch a virtual performance of Lauren Fulton’s play, “Glitter Stellar Cluster” chronicling mysterious events that unfolded at New Mexico’s Sunspot Solar Observatory in 2018. Featuring readers Amy Ellefson and James Shoberg, the event will include a live Q&A with the playwright.
Looking for things to do with kids? Read Pittsburgh parents, keep the kids engaged with these online activities from local groups.