Schedule of Events

Friday, August 19th

  • For anyone who is available, a dinner will be planned at Buca di Beppo at Station Square

  • Saturday, August 20th

  • Have breakfast and then join us for a morning of historical perspective and fun!

  • At 10am
    We'll meet with Nick Lane, Pittsburgh Jewish Historian, at the Heinz History Center on the North Side, who will talk with us about Jewish Pittsburgh in the early 1900's. He is very knowledgeable about his subject and truly delightful! On display in the HCC is the Wylie Avenue Synagogue founded in 1895 and there are archives that we can explore. After we meet with Nick, you will have time to tour the rest of the museum, have lunch at the museum or walk in the Strip District and grab some lunch. Your kids will enjoy the HCC too! (see pghhistory.org for more info). Nick would love to see any historical photos, documents, etc that we have.

    Cost: $8/adult  $5/Under 18 years
    (includes private room rental & admission to Center)

  • At 2pm
    We will meet at the Fox Chapel Racquet Club where we will have the clubhouse at our disposal. There is also a beautiful pool and tennis court so bring the appropriate gear (must wear white for tennis)! We'll have a chance to kibbutz before dinner which will begin at 5:30 pm. After dinner, we'll have some story telling and activities! (This event is being hosted by the family of Jay Weiner in honor of his 80th birthday).

    - Bring your memorabilia for Saturday afternoon and evening!
    - Bring pictures, bring albums, make a slide show or a video ...
    - Just make sure that things are marked so you don't lose them.
    - Let us know ASAP if you need any AV equipment
    - Remember ... Lynn, Susie, and Kathy can't do this all by themselves ...
    - We need your help to make this a great time!

  • Inclement Weather Arrangements for Saturday
    If the weather does not cooperate, the clubhouse at the Racquet Club will be available from 2pm on for those who wish to just socialize. However, if the weather is rainy and you feel that you would like more activity, we have made arrangements to go to:

    Fun Fest Entertainment Center
    Located at 2525 Freeport Road
    Harmarville, PA 15238
    just minutes from the Racquet Club

    There you will find bowling, laser tag, billiards and an arcade.
    If it looks like bad weather, call Kathy DiBiase at 412.749.0999
    to find out if the plan includes going to Fun Fest for a few hours.
    We'll plan to meet there between 1:30 and 2pm and then head to
    the Racquet Club around 4pm to meet the rest of the group!

    Sunday, August 21st

  • We'll meet in a private room at the Grand Concourse Restaurant at Station Square for a wonderful brunch to finish off the weekend.

    Cost: $24.95/adult  $11.19/children (4-12)

  • After brunch activities ...
    Our own Marnie Levine will arrange a wonderful guided bicycle tour of Pittsburgh leaving from Golden Triangle Bikes after brunch (around 11:30) located under 1st Ave. Transit Station on the Eliza Furnace Trail (can walk, cab, drive or take the "T" there!) Helmets, locks and bikes are included in the price

    Cost: $28 for all day
    (Child seats and pull behinds are available)

  • Or
    If anyone is interested, we will make arrangements for you to go on the Just Ducky Tour of Pittsburgh, a narrated land and river tour on an amphibious vehicle. It leaves from Station Square at 12 noon.

    Price: Adults $18 / Students and Seniors $17
    Children 3-12 $13 / Under 2 $2

  • Remember ...

    Hotel reservations can be made at the:
    Sheraton Station Square 412.261.2000

    We did not block rooms but this is a Steelers, weekend so you need to book ASAP!