Meadville Tribune


August 8, 2013

Events listings from this week's Bravo entertainment guide



RODEF SHALOM BIBLICAL BOTANICAL GARDEN: Open Sundays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 1 p.m.; 4905 Fifth Ave.; free. More information: Call (412) 621-6566 or visit

CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER: Ongoing exhibits: Miniature Railroad and Village; USS Requin submarine, roboworld, SeaScape, Highmark SportsWorks and laser shows: Laser Gaga, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Van Halen, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Hendrix, Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m.; AC/DC, Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.; Led Zeppelin, Friday and Saturday at 11 p.m.; and Pink Floyd, Friday and Saturday at midnight. Omnimax films: ‘Born To Be Wild,’ ‘Rocky Mountain Express’ and ‘Tornado Alley.’ ScienceCenter. Hours: Sunday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, (412) 237-3400.

PHIPPS CONSERVATORY AND BOTANICAL GARDENS: Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. More information: Call (412) 622-6914 for conservatory, (412) 441-4442 for garden center or visit

PITTSBURGH ZOO & PPG AQUARIUM: Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with admission gates closing at 4. More information: Call (412) 665-3639.

BUHL DIGITAL DOME: Ongoing shows include ‘Far Out Space Places,’ ‘Ringworld,’ ‘The Sky Above Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,’ ‘Stars Over Pittsburgh’ and ‘Stars of the Pharaohs’ at Carnegie Science Center. Showtimes and tickets: Call (412) 237-3400 or visit

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