Pittsburg Events for August 2018

City of Pittsburg August 2018 Events

Wednesday, August 1:

New Session Water Aerobics , 9:00 am – 10:00 am Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center, 708 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Ages: 16 years and older. Cost: $12.50 per session. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
Walking Wednesday , 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Robert W. Plaster Center, 1701 S. Homer St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
Corporate Challenge Finale , 6:00 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Ashten Clark at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
New Session PM Zumba , 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Mondays and Wednesdays, at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.

Thursday, August 2:

New Session AM Zumba , 5:30 am – 6:45 am, Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
New Session Summer Dance Classes , 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Thursdays at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Sessions: August 2 – 23 (4 weeks). Cost: $20 per session, per student. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.

Friday, August 3:

Senior Citizens Club – Dog Days of Summer , 1:00 pm, at Pittsburg Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Open to those 55 years and older. Cost: $0.50 per member; $0.25 per bingo card. Contact Angelo Fears at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.
Libraries Rock Wrap Party , 6:00 pm, in the Lower Level of the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Kids and teens can enjoy free brownies and ice cream, plus a free book! Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.

Saturday, August 4:

Knitting Circle , 9:30 am – 11:30 am, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Open to all ages. Kids under age eight must be accompanied by an adult. All knitters need to provide their own supplies. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.
Scrabble Club, 1:00 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.
Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.

Sunday, August 5:

Schlanger Pool Closes for the 2018 Season. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.

Monday, August 6:

Airport Advisory Board Meeting , 11:00 am, at City Hall, 201 W. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Cameron Alden at (620) 231-4170.
Friends of the Library Board Meeting , 5:30 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.

Tuesday, August 7:

Pittsburg Young Professionals Paint Party , 6:00 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Cost: $25 includes all painting supplies and one drink. Contact Dani Gosch at the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce: (620) 231-1000.

Wednesday, August 8:

Walking Wednesday , 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Robert W. Plaster Center, 1701 S. Homer St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
Alzheimer’s Association Remote Learning Series , 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm, in the Tech Lab at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.
Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
Memorial Auditorium Advisory Board Meeting , 4:00 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Chris Patterson at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.
Pittsburg Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting , 6:00 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.

Thursday, August 9:

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting , 1:00 pm, at Lincoln Center, 710 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.

Saturday, August 11:

Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
Burn Site Open , 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1.5 miles east of Rouse St. on Quincy St. The City of Pittsburg burn site is open once a month to residents needing to discard tree limbs and brush. No household trash, landscape timbers, treated wood accepted. Wood must be in natural form. Call (620) 232-PARK (7275) to check site status. Cost: Free. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.

Sunday, August 12:

Back to School Swim , 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center, 708 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Families are invited to celebrate the last day of the season at the aquatic center with our Back to School Swim! School-aged kids can swim for just $1. This is the final day the Pittsburg Aquatic Center will be open for the 2018 season. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.
Just off Broadway Musical Theatre Camp Begins , for students in grades six – 10. Camp runs August 12 – 26. This two-week intensive theatre workshop is designed for young dancers and actors. Directed by Pittsburg High School Theatre Director Greg Shaw. Contact Jenna Spencer at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.
Monday, August 13:

Victory Life Church Back2School Event , 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at Victory Life Church, 681 S. HWY 69, Pittsburg, KS. Contact Pastor Donnie Talent at Victory Life Church: (620) 232-1150.
Pittsburg Community Theatre Auditions for The Balcony Scene , 7:00 pm, at Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Directed by Joey Pogue. Performances: October 4 – 6, 2018, at 8:00 pm. Contact Jason Huffman at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

Tuesday, August 14:

Pittsburg City Commission Meeting , 5:30 pm, at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center, 201 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. To receive a copy of the meeting agenda, contact City Clerk Tammy Nagel: (620) 231-4100.
Pittsburg Community Theatre Auditions for The Balcony Scene , 7:00 pm, at Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Directed by Joey Pogue. Performances: October 4 – 6, 2018, at 8:00 pm. Contact Jason Huffman at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

Wednesday, August 15:

Walking Wednesday , 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at Pinamonti Wellness Center, 1014 Mt. Carmel Pl., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.

Friday, August 17:

Senior Citizens Club – August Birthday Celebration , 1:00 pm, at Pittsburg Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Open to those 55 years and older. Cost: $0.50 per member; $0.25 per bingo card. Contact Angelo Fears at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.
Saturday, August 18:

Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
Scrabble Club , 1:00 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.

Monday, August 20:

12th Annual Dog Swim , 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Pittsburg Aquatic Center, 708 W. 9th St., Pittsburg, KS. Attendees must provide a copy of up-to-date pet vaccination records prior to entering the pool. All dogs must remain on a leash during the event. Admission: $4 per dog. Contact Sara Vacca at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.
Tuesday, August 21:

Third Tuesday Book Discussion , 6:30 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.

Wednesday, August 22:

Walking Wednesday , 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Robert W. Plaster Center, 1701 S. Homer St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.

Thursday, August 23:

The Pain Behind the Badge – Winning the Battle , 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Cost: $35 per registrant. Significant others/spouses of first responders are free. Contact Brent Narges the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 235-0400.

Friday, August 24:

Senior Citizens Club – Movie Day , 1:00 pm, at Pittsburg Presbyterian Church, 520 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Open to those 55 years and older. Cost: $0.50 per member; $0.25 per bingo card. Contact Angelo Fears at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 231-8310.
Artist Reception for SEK Art Fest during the Pittsburg Art Walk , 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, at the Beverly Corcoran Art Gallery inside the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Jenna Spencer at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

Saturday, August 25:

Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
Fame Jr. the Musical , performed by PHS Off Broadway Theatre Camp, 7:00 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Cost: $5 general admission, at the door. Contact Jenna Spencer at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

Sunday, August 26:

Fame Jr. the Musical , performed by PHS Off Broadway Theatre Camp, 2:30 pm, at the Memorial Auditorium, 503 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Cost: $5 general admission, at the door. Contact Jenna Spencer at the Memorial Auditorium: (620) 231-7827.

Monday, August 27:

Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting , 5:30 pm, City Hall, 201 W 4th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Dexter Neisler at (620) 230-5517.

Tuesday, August 28:

Pittsburg City Commission Meeting , 5:30 pm, at the Beard-Shanks Law Enforcement Center, 201 N. Pine St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact City Clerk Tammy Nagel: (620) 231-4100.

Wednesday, August 29:

Walking Wednesday , 10:00 am – 11:00 am, at the Robert W. Plaster Center, 1701 S. Homer St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Kim Vogel at the Parks & Recreation Department at (620) 231-8310.
Pittsburg Farmers Market sponsored by Live Well Crawford County, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, at the Farmers Market Pavilion, East 11th Street Pittsburg, KS. Contact Adam Vickery at the Parks & Recreation Department: (620) 687-9492.
XM Book Discussion , 6:30 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.

Thursday, August 30:

Land Bank Board of Trustees Meeting , 8:00 am, at City Hall, 201 W. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS. Contact Quentin Holmes at (620) 230-5550.

Friday, August 31:

Little Balkans Festival Begins (Friday, August 31 – Sunday, September 2), at various locations. Discover the History and Fun of the Little Balkans! Contact the Little Balkans Festival Association at (620) 231-7561. http://littlebalkansfestival.com .
Preview Book Sale for Friends Members , 5:30 pm, at the Pittsburg Public Library, 308 N. Walnut St., Pittsburg, KS. Beat the crowd and shop early. Not a member? No problem – purchase a membership for as little as $5. Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale set for Saturday, September 1, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Contact AnnDee Peterson at the Pittsburg Public Library: (620) 230-5567.