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Things to do around Pittsburgh May 1 - 6

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Butterfly Forrest
Where: Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
What: The butterflies have returned! Stop by the butterfly garden for a close encounter with numerous species of butterflies.
Cost: $11 - $15

The Smash Bros: Cory & Chad
When: May 1 - 4
Where: Pittsburgh Improv
What: Enjoy the comedic styling of Cory and Chad, twins raised outside of East LA with their mail lady mother and crazy biker father.
Cost: $15 plus two menu item minimum.

Missy & Friends: Star Wars
When: Friday, May 2
What Time: 8:00 p.m.
Where: Arcade Comedy Theater
What: Missy Moreno and Friends host a regular cabaret series featuring a musical and comedic take on Star Wars in honor of "May the 4th (force) be with you." The cast includes John Freightner, Tressa Glover, Anna C. Reilly, Parag G. S. with music by Jesse L.E.
Cost: $10 plus service fees
Notes: Student rush tickets are available for $5. The theater is a BYOB. Please read the details here.

Hi-Fi Music Improv Mix
When: Friday, May 2
What Time: 10:00 p.m.
Where: Arcade Comedy Theater
What: Enjoy a night of musical improv groups including Yo Gloria, Baby Grand and the High Scores
Cost: $10 plus service fees.
Notes: Student rush tickets are available for $5. The theater is a BYOB. Please read the details here.

Seussical the Musical
May 2 - 11
Where: Byham Theater
What: Transport to the colorful world of Dr. Seuss with a musical filled with fantasy and magic. See some of your favorite stories come to like "Jungle of the Nool" and "Circus McGurkus" and even the Whos. Great for children and adults of all ages!
Cost: $12.25 - $39.75 plus applicable fees
Who: This event is all ages. Pittsburgh Musical Theater shows are also great events to introduce younger children to musical theater.

KidMania Kids Resale
When: May 2 - 4
Where: Washington County Fairgrounds
What: Shop til you drop at for summer kids clothes, shoes, toys and much more. Sunday is half price day!
Who: This event is all ages.

Grand Opening of the Chartiers Community Center
When: Saturday, May 3
What Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Arnold Park, Chartiers, Pennsylvania
What: While the center is mainly for residents of Chartiers, there will be many programs and activities that are open to the public for a nominal fee. Check out all their events this weekend from 10 - 4 which includes demonstrations, kids events, and even a performance from local band Rockin Tacos.
Cost: Free!

Buck Cherry & Fozzy
When: May 6
What Time: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Alter Bar (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
What: Buckcherry is more than a one hit wonder. The band thrives on the fringe and doesn't play by the rules. Merging punk and storytelling, this rebel band is a great live show for any rock fan. Also joining Buckcherry is Fozzy - fronted by WWE star, Chris Jericho, and Rich Ward, the mastermind behind Stuck Mojo.
Cost: $30 - $33 plus applicable fees.
Notes: This event is all ages.