Living Pittsburgh’s Free & Affordable Mother’s Day

May 6, 2011 6:41 AM

Living Pittsburgh, Free & Affordable Fridays

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It’s our favorite day of the week: “Free & Affordable Friday!” The ladies of, Heather Walsh and Rachel Booth, are sharing their picks for the best deals in town. This week, the bargainistas are celebrating Mother’s Day 2011!


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Affordable Mother’s Day 2011

Various locations and events around Pittsburgh
Find the listings here!

From free admission days, to flower-filled festivals, to dinner deals – there are loads of ways to wow Mom this weekend without breaking the bank!



Lawrenceville Blossom Tour

Along Butler Street in Lawrenceville
Blossom Tour’s Website

Celebrate Spring at this FREE annual event in Lawrenceville by seeing what all the local artisans, craftmakers, businesses, bakers and more, have to offer! Click here for more information!

Children Play

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International Children’s Festival

Festival grounds in Oakland – Schenley Plaza and the Cathedral of Learning’s Lawn

Hands-on educational & cultural activities, an outdoor stage, roving artists and much more at this affordable annual children’s festival starting next Wednesday! Click here for more information!

Comic Book

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Free Comic Book Day

Various participating comic book stores around Pittsburgh

Get your FREE comic book at a participating comic book stores near you! Click here for more information!

Phipps Conservatory


May Market at Phipps Conservatory

1 Schenley Park (the lawn outside the Conservatory)
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213

Free event on the lawn at Phipps Conservatory featuring loads of garden plants, Phipps’ Master Gardeners, cooking demonstrations and so much more! Click here for more information!

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