Summer Fun With Rivers of Steel

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
June 2012
Take a Photo Safari At Carrie Furnaces

In partnership with Silver Eye Photography, sign up for a photo safari June 23 at the Carrie Furnaces
complex to enjoy time on your own to contemplate and capture Pittsburgh's steel heritage via camera!

For more information or to find out other photo safari dates, click here or call 412.431.1810.
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Rivers of Steel is looking for a few good volunteers for the Carrie Blast Furnaces.
Click here for more information.

 Battle of Homestead Foundation

Events at the  

Historic Pump House 


 "When Jobs Disappear"

presented by  

Robert W. Bednarzik, 

Visiting Professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute  

1:30 PM (Sat.) June 23  

at the

Historic Pump House & Water Tower

880 E. Waterfront Drive,

Munhall in

The Waterfront  



Battle of Homestead

Free Movie Programs


"Food Stamped"   


Shirah & Yoav Potash

Entertainingly educational documentary about the U.S.' food stamp program 

7:30 PM (Thurs.) June 28

at the  

Historic Pump House


 A gift for Dads! A Free* Carrie Furnace Hard Hat Tour June 16
Plus I Made It! Market @ Carrie the same day!

 Celebrating fathers of all ages, Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area is offering a free Carrie Furnace Hard Hat Tour, valued at $25, for every father, * with the purch
ase of two or more tour tickets for accompanying family members or friends. Celebrate dad with the gift of steel heritage and an unforgettable adventure at the Pittsburgh region's only blast furnace open for tours! Tour start times begin at 9 AM and run every half hour until 11:30 AM with the site staying open until 2 PM. Free admission is only valid on June 16 and cannot be combined with any other offer.
Also enjoy I Made It! Market - a popular local artisan vendor group from 9 AM to 2 PM June 16 near the Carrie Furnace site. Enjoy a 10% same day discount for a Carrie Furnace Hard Hat Tour with any IMI purchase @ the blast furnace complex.Plan now for Father's Day weekend with a Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat tour and an I Made It! Market @ the Carrie Furnaces June 16. Celebrate dads with Rivers of Steel! 

For more tour information or to purchase your tickets, click here or call 412.464.4020, ext. 32.
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Celebrate Father's Day at the Sunday Heritage Market in the Historic Pump House June 17

Looking for a creative way to spend time with dad on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17?
Then visit the artist market from 10 AM to 2 PM this Sunday at The Historic Pump House & Water Tower, 880 E. Waterfront Drive, Munhall! Visit the Sunday Heritage Market and explore The Historic Pump House, while also enjoying and supporting local artisans, food vendors, businesses, and music! Conveniently located just past Lowe's Home Improvement Store in The Waterfront shopping complex and right along the Great Allegheny Passage. Bring your bikes and ride the trail after you shop! For more info, click here.   
                                                                                                                                                  Looking for a uniquyogae way to keep limber this summer? Then try out the free Yoga at the Labyrinth offered 10:30 AM every Sunday throughout the summer at the Labyrinth, adjacent to the Historic Pump House, 880 E. Waterfront Drive, Munhall. Offered by YogaHouse Studios, the Yoga class is offered in conjunction with the Rivers of Steel Sunday Heritage Market. Enjoy a relaxing experience right beside the Monongahela River! 
In partnership with Lenzner Tour & Travel, Rivers of Steel is offeringbabushka it's Babushkas & Hard Hat Tour- an historical mix of industry and immigrants! Interactively learn the story of Pittsburgh steel and the immigrants and industrialists that made this country great! Stops include the Carrie Blast Furnaces, Historic Pump House & Water Tower and much, much more! The full day shuttled & guided tour is only $69 and includes lunch and a treat from the cookie table!! For more information, click here.
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Current or former steel employees with proper ID can receive 20% off the Carrie Furnaces Hard Hat Tours - a $5 discount - normally $25 per person. Sign up now to take a tour of the region's only blast furnace complex open to visitors!! To purchase, contact Stacy Drane at 412.464.4020, ext. 32 and mention the E-newsletter coupon.
Offer Expires: June 30, 2012
Sherris Moreira
Director of Marketing and Tourism Development
412.464.4020, ext. 46