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Free and Affordable Pittsburgh for 1/27: Food and Fitness and Fun… Oh My!

January 26, 2012 6:00 AM

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Photo Credit: Bistro To GO & Co

Photo Credit: Bistro To GO & Co

By Rachel Booth

There’s a lot going on in Pittsburgh this weekend, and you’ll be enjoying it all for a lot less dough – no pun intended! Today we’re talking about some great free food events and discounts, a fitness fair to burn off the calories from those great free food events, kids discounts at World of Wheels, and more!

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Bakery’s Best

Bakery Square

6425 Penn Avenue
1st Floor of Google Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Saturday, January 28, 2012
Hours: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Free To Attend

How delicious! Head to Bakery Square on Saturday for Bakery’s Best – a free family-friendly afternoon featuring samples from the city’s best bakeries. You’ll find out the winners of Pittsburgh Magazine’s Best Bakeries Readers’ poll before their February issue hits the stands. While you’re there, you can cast your vote for the ‘People’s Choice Award’ after sampling all the goodies! Enjoy live music, beer for the 21+ crowd, and children’s activities hosted by the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.

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JCC Youth and Family Fitness Fair

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

5738 Forbes Ave
Kaufmann Gymnasium
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 521-8010

Sunday, January 29, 2012
Hours: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Free To Attend

Head to the Kaufmann Gymnasium at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, otherwise known as the JCC, for a Youth & Family Wellness fair. This event is absolutely free and open to everyone! You’ll find different fitness classes like family yoga, hip hop for all ages and hula hoops, as well as other interactive games. Take advantage of youth fitness assessments, in addition to various health and wellness vendor displays, prizes, giveaways and games!

2012: A Culinary Adventure at the Bistro

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Bistro Event Room

415 E. Ohio Street #A
Behind Bistro Soul
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412-231-0218

Friday, January 27, 2012 (the last Friday of every month)
Hours: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Price: Free To Attend

Bistro To Go and Company is home to both Bistro To Go and Bistro Soul – two restaurants in the Deutschtown neighborhood of Pittsburgh known for their use of fresh, local ingredients (their menus change every week)! They will be hosting a complimentary open house tonight, and on the last Friday of every month, previewing their upcoming cooking classes with free tastings and demonstrations. Enjoy Asian and German fare, as well as delights from the sea!

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World of Wheels

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-565-6000

Friday, January 27 through Sunday, January 29, 2012
Hours: Friday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: $15 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, 5 and under are free. Coupon for free kids admission on Friday. Discounted tickets available online.

This national custom car show rolls in to Pittsburgh this weekend! Check out all the custom cars and special guest appearances from Liz Cavalier from TV’s “Swamp People,” WWE superstar Rey Mysterio, Deena Nicole from “Jersey Shore” and Billy The Exterminator. They’ll aslo have BMX extreme stunt shows, live music, and kids activites, including learning how to pinstripe! A Free Kids Friday coupon is valid for one child admission with a paying adult. Purchase your tickets on line, and it’s only $13 for adults and $4 for kids 6-12!

CBS Local Offers

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CBS Pittsburgh offers great deals everyday, anywhere from 50-90% off the retail value. You still have today to take advantage of 50% off at Levelz Sports Lounge in the South Side. You pay $10, and you get $20 worth of scrumptious eats. Levelz features three floors of bars, music and TV’s to enjoy the big game! Sign up for this deal and more on CBS Pittsburgh’s website. Hurry – these deals are limited in both time and quantity!

What We’re Talking About In Best Of

Everyone starts the new year with the best of intentions, but have you already veered a little of track? Don’t fret! This week in Travel & Outdoors, you’ll find 5 Habits to Kick Off a Healthy New Year. You’ll find some of the best habits healthy people have, and incorporate them into your lifestyle.

Pittsburgh offers a plethora of amazing local restaurants. If you’re looking for even more Pittsburgh deliciousness, check out Fresh & Local: 2 New Restaurants To Try in Pittsburgh in our Food & Drink section. Both offer reasonable prices and feature local and seasonal ingredients… but with very different styles!

Rachel Booth is the bargainistas behind Living Pittsburgh.com, Pittsburgh’s go-to bargain website for free, affordable & discounted events, activities, products & services. Visit Living Pittsburgh for even more great ‘Burgh bargains!

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