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Wallflowers & Wildflowers: Alternative Homecoming for Pittsburgh Teens!

Saturday, November 10, 2012  
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Maybe your school has no football team. Or maybe you're not allowed to bring your date. Or maybe you don't have a school you call home but have a home you call school. Or maybe you just want to go to a really awesome party? The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the City of Pittsburgh Mayor's Youth Council are teaming up to offer the coolest teen dance of the fall!

On Saturday, November 10th, 2012, Pittsburgh teens of all kinds will invade the Hall of North American Wildlife and Botany Hall. In addition to bears and ferns, here are all the different wild things you'll find:

* food and drink
* sweet jams provided by your favorite librarian deejay
* a silent screening of Perks of Being a Wallflower, to celebrate the hidden wallflower in us all
* a free raffle for signed Perks of Being a Wallflower movie posters, provided by the Pittsburgh Film Office
* lots of cool arts activities, provided by the Carnegie Museum of Art
* a literary live green screen "Homecoming Portrait," provided by The Labs @ CLP

You MUST have a ticket to enter! Tickets can be bought in advance at the TEEN desk at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (in Oakland), located at 4400 Forbes Ave. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 the day of the dance (provided they don't sell out).

Tickets are no longer available online. Tickets can still be purchased at the Main Library's Teen Desk in Oakland or at the door on Saturday night, given that they aren't sold out.

Go stag! Bring one, two, three, four or more dates! Dress as formal and fabulous as you want! Feel free to come in casual wear or your favorite cosplay! We will be handing out superlatives based on your unique style.

***Wallflowers & Wildflowers is strictly for teens in grade 9-12 or age 14-17.***
Event fee: $3/$5
Sponsor: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Museum of Art, City of Pittsburgh
Location:
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact:
CLP - Teen @ Main
teensmain@carnegielibrary.org