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Permitting Hours:   8:30 am – 4:00 pm
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BMX Track (412) 831-3620
Golf Course (412) 835-3545, 9946
Ice Skating Rink (412) 833-1499
Martial Arts Center (412) 854-4633
Naturalist (412) 835-0143 
Oliver Miller Homestead (412) 835-1554
Wave Pool (412) 831-0810

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DATE 

2014 EVENTS 

TIME 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

 
Year Round Volunteers Needed  
World Wide Web Icon Hundred Acres Manor  
 
Until
Mid-March
Ice Skating
Winter Golf 
 
April - Oct World Wide Web Icon South Park Theatre  Varies
Tuesdays
during the
summer
Master Gardeners are available to answer gardening questions throughout the summer at the South Park Demonstration Gardens 4 pm - 6 pm

OCTOBER

 
Most evenings
in October.
Check the website.
Hundred Acres Manor - A Haunting Attraction

Hundred Acres Manor Opening!
Hundred Acres Manor is Pittsburgh's largest and most extreme haunted attraction spanning over 1 mile and ranked as one of the top in the world.

You will come face to face with some of the most terrifying zombies, creatures, monsters and products of your worst nightmares.

Visit the website... if you dare!

Check the website
for dates & times.

Sundays

Open for Tours
Last admission at 4 pm
$1 admission
External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead  

1:30 - 4:30 pm
Mondays South Park BMX Practice
SP BMX Track
World Wide Web Icon Check SP BMX website for more info.
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Wednesdays
Last Race
10/23
South Park BMX Races
SP BMX Track
World Wide Web Icon Check SP BMX website for more info.

Registration 6-7 pm
Race at 7:30 pm

10/4  Mushroom Mania
(Nature Center - Youth & adult)
Learn the lore, see the strange, taste the terrific of local wild mushrooms.
10 am
10/13  Regular Golf
Season End
 
10/13 Directors Golf Tournament
Golf Course
Every year on Columbus Day - Open to the public. Cart, greens fees, dinner, awards and prizes are included.
Benefits Kane Regional Centers 
10 am
10/14  Fall Golf
Season Begin
 
10/15 Friends of South Park Meeting
Buffalo Inn
Open to the public
The Friends of South Park is a citizen's advocacy group focused on park betterment. Their mission is to preserve the rich heritage and resources of the park by identifying areas of the park which need improvement, then acquiring resources to accomplish improvements. They meet on the third Wednesday of the month.
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     7 pm Council
7:30 pm General

10/18  Change in the Weather
(Nature Center - Youth & adult)
Migration, hibernation, and other ways Mother Nature prepares for winter.
10 am
10/18 Hay Day Family Fall Festival
Kids of all ages can enjoy fun fall activities like hay rides, pony rides, petting zoo, face-painting, bounce houses, strolling artists, arts & crafts, food and beverages for sale and more!
Free Admission
Sponsored by
Allegheny County Special Events 

Noon - 4 pm 

10/18 South Park Great Fall Cleanup
Volunteers of all ages or ability may participate. 
Hot dogs, chips and water will be available.
Sponsored by:
World Wide Web Icon Friends of South Park and World Wide Web Icon Allegheny County Parks Foundation  

10 am - 1 pm

10/19 Children's Harvest Festival
(External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead - All ages)
Have your children try their hands at various frontier crafts such as tin punching, corn crafts, games, butter churning and quill pen writing. Bring your cameras for pictures of your children in frontier dress. Tussie-mussies will be sold.
$2 admission
1:30 - 4:30 pm
10/31  Tennis
Season End
 

NOVEMBER

 
Sundays

Open for Tours
Last admission at 4 pm
$1 admission
External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead  

1:30 - 4:30 pm
Mondays
Last Practice
11/24
South Park BMX Practice
SP BMX Track
World Wide Web Icon Check SP BMX website for more info.
 6:30 - 8:30 pm
11/1 and 11/2 Hundred Acres Manor - A Haunting Attraction

Hundred Acres Manor Opening!
Hundred Acres Manor is Pittsburgh's largest and most extreme haunted attraction spanning over 1 mile and ranked as one of the top in the world.

You will come face to face with some of the most terrifying zombies, creatures, monsters and products of your worst nightmares.

Visit the website... if you dare!

Check the website
for times.
11/2 A Twilight Visit
(External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead - All ages)
Enjoy the special atmosphere of the Homestead at dusk with candles and lanterns lighting your way. Hot cider and cookies will be sold.
$2 admission
Special Times:
4:30 - 7:30 pm
 11/6 - Mid-March  Ice Skating Season Start 
Weather & Conditions Permitting 
 
11/9 Wildlife Edible Ornaments
World Wide Web Icon Home Economics Building
An activity for children of all ages.
Children with peanut and peanut butter allergies must have gloves to participate.
Free cookies & water & a free ornament will be provided.
World Wide Web Icon Friends of South Park
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Noon - 1 pm
11/19 Friends of South Park Meeting
Buffalo Inn
Open to the public
The Friends of South Park is a citizen's advocacy group focused on park betterment. Their mission is to preserve the rich heritage and resources of the park by identifying areas of the park which need improvement, then acquiring resources to accomplish improvements. They meet on the third Wednesday of the month.
World Wide Web Icon Friends of South Park World Wide Web Icon Follow us on Facebook  
     7 pm Council
7:30 pm General
11/22  Birdnests: Explained and Exposed
(External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead Parking Lot - Youth & adult)
Discover the many shapes, sizes and materials of these fascinating structures.
10 am
11/23 An 18th Century Thanksgiving
(External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead - All ages)
See a traditional meal for the Miller family being prepared at the open hearth, fire pit, and bake oven with an 18th century frontier feast on display. An 18th century regligious service will be renacted at 2:30 pm.
$2 admission 
1:30 - 4:30 pm
11/26 Family Skate (Weather & conditions permitting)
Two adults and up to four children ages 17 & under skate for one low price:  $10 per family (residents) and $13 per family (non-residents).
4:30 - 7:00 pm
11/30  In-Line Skating/Deck Hockey
Season End
  
11/30  Fall Golf
Season End
 

DECEMBER

 
Sundays
Last Day for Tours
12/7
Open for Tours
Last admission at 4 pm
$1 admission
External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead 
1:30 - 4:30 pm
No Mtg. in Dec. Friends of South Park Meeting
World Wide Web Icon Friends of South Park 
 
12/1 - Mid-March  Winter Golf Season
Weather & Conditions Permitting 
 
12/3 Family Skate (Weather & conditions permitting)
Two adults and up to four children ages 17 & under skate for one low price:  $10 per family (residents) and $13 per family (non-residents).
4:30 - 7:00 pm
12/7 An End & A Beginning: Hogmanay and Scots-Irish Dancers
(External Internet Link Oliver Miller Homestead - All ages)
Celebrate the end of the year with a traditional Scots new year celebration (Hogmanay). Enjoy dancing by the Scots-Irish Dancers in our barn. See a traditional Scots dish (haggis) and puddings being prepared. The house will be decorated in Western Pennsylvania frontier style.
$2 admission  
1:30 - 4:30 pm