Schenley Park is one of our city’s treasures, but even longtime residents may not be aware of the many incredible statues, sculptures and memorials that dot the trails of the park. Lost amid the trees and nature is the story of Pittsburgh as recognized by public art. Next week, you can rediscover our history, our art and our parks. Please join me and Venture Outdoors for “Pedal, Paddle, Peduto” on Saturday, October 6th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on a hike through the park to learn more about these works of art and the Pittsburgh legends that inspired them.
Pedal, Paddle, Peduto returns in 2011 with the City Lights Paddle on Wednesday, September 21 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Pedal, Paddle, Peduto Hike and Learn Series consists of three educational, outdoor adventures. Pedal, Paddle, Peduto is hosted by Venture Outdoors — Pittsburgh’s premier outdoor experiences organization. During each outing, you’ll learn about our city’s history and the vision for its future with Councilman Bill Peduto and special guests.
On September 6th, Pittsburghers joined Bill Peduto and special guests on a leisurely bike ride around Oakland and Pittsburgh’s East End as part of the Pedal Paddle Peduto Hike and Learn Series. Peddle Paddle Peduto is a series of three hiking, biking, and kayaking trips around Pittsburgh. Participants learn about Pittsburgh’s history and the vision for its future by key organizations involved in building the city’s next renaissance.
The last session of Pedal, Paddle, Peduto took place on Sunday, as participants were led through Schenley Park for a City Parks Walkabout. Nineteen people, and one dog, came out to walk 4 miles around the park, while learning about the ecosystem and plants around them, and the history and future plans for the park. [...]
The second session of Venture Outdoors Pedal, Paddle, Peduto took place on Sunday July 5, as Councilman Bill Peduto and participants went on a bike ride through downtown Pittsburgh. Louise Sturgess from Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, Don Carter from Urban Design Associates, and Eve Picker from no walls productions joined Councilman Peduto to speak [...]
On June 14th, outdoor activity and policy discussion were united in the first session of Venture Outdoor’s Pedal, Paddle, Peduto summer program. For the first session, 42 people joined Councilman Bill Peduto for a kayaking trip with an informative twist. As the group kayaked on Pittsburgh’s rivers, they also learned about the Pittsburgh’s riverfront [...]
This summer, outdoor activity and public policy discussion will be combined into one new program from Venture Outdoors Pittsburgh. Venture Outdoors and Councilman Bill Peduto are teaming up to create Pedal, Paddle, Peduto – and you can get in on the fun! Join Councilman Peduto and local experts for the Three Rivers Kayaking Tour, the [...]