National Parks: Community Engagement
"THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA"
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2009 AT 4 PM
Join WQED Pittsburgh at South Side Works Cinema on Saturday, September 26 at 4 p.m. to celebrate the premiere of award-winning producer Ken Burns' latest PBS series, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea."
This non-broadcast event, LIVE from Central Park will include: musical performances from talent such as Gavin DeGraw, Alison Krauss and Union Station; a sneak peek at the new six-part series premiering Sunday, September 27 at 8 p.m. on WQED-TV; and appearances from Burns and other performers!
Guests of WQED attending this FREE screening will also receive a $10 dining certificate for McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant and 15% off the purchase of one item from Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) when they show their event ticket at the register, both located at South Side Works.
To make your reservation for this exclusive event, please contact WQED Special Events Coordinator Emily Gallentine at 412-622-1514 by Friday, September 25. Space and dining certificates are limited.
Join the National Park Service at one of the National Parks in western Pennsylvania to celebrate National Public Lands Day on September 26 and preview the new film by Ken Burns, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea." All park entrance fees are waived for the day.
ALLEGHENY PORTAGE RAILROAD NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
FLIGHT 93 NATIONAL MEMORIAL
FRIENDSHIP HILL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
JOHNSTOWN FLOOD NATIONAL MEMORIAL