Events



Upcoming 2018 Events:
* Events Subject to Change *

Robin Hill Lunchtime Concert Series - Third Wednesday of the Month from May thru September- Noon-1:00p.m. at the Robin Hill Park Gazebo.
Bring your lawn chair or blanket and listen to relaxing music.  Concerts are free.  Hot dogs, drinks and snacks are available for purchase.  Concerts are held on the third Wednesday of each month from Noon – 1:00p.m. at the Robin Hill Park Gazebo as follows:
May 16              John Wiatrak (Guitar)
June 20             Steel Pan Dan (Caribbean Steel Drums)
July 18              Doo-Wop All-Stars
August 15         Dick Tady Orchestra
September 19   Dixie Spirit (New Orleans)

Memorial Day Commemorative Services - Sunday, May 27 - 11:00a.m.-12:30p.m. outside of the Moon Township Municipal Building
Moon Township is please to join Keith-Holmes Post 402 V.F.W. and its Auxiliary in honoring deceased veterans on Memorial Day weekend. The V.F.W. will perform commemorative services at 10 cemeteries and honor rolls throughout the area on Sunday, May 27. These services include tributes by the Post and Auxiliary offices, a salute by the Color Guard ad Rifle Squad, and end with a solemn rendition of Taps. The public is invited to attend these services. The program begins at 11:00a.m. with touch-a-truck display, which will pause at 11:30a.m. when the memorial ceremony begins. The V.F.W. memorial detail will arrive at approximately 11:45a.m. Following their departure, residents are invited to continue exploring the vehicles on display until 12:30p.m. This event is free to attend.

Friday Fun Nights - Live entertainment starts at 7:30p.m. and movies start at dusk unless otherwise stated.
More information coming soon for our fun Friday night activities, including concerts, movies and special programs located at the Moon Park Amphitheatre.   Live entertainment starts at 7:30p.m.  Movies start at dusk.  This is a free event!
June 15        West Hills Symphonic Band
June 22        Finally Free (Classic Rock)
June 29        Nationality Night - Kevin Solecki (Accordionist), Slovin Irish Dancers, & Gypsy Stringz - Starts at 7:00p.m.
July 13         Dark Side of Moon Park - Pink Noise (Pink Floyd Tribute Band)
July 20         Wild World of Animals followed by Harry and the Hendersons (PG)
July 27         Spiderman Homecoming (PG-13)
August 3      My Little Pony Movie (PG)
August 10    Coco (PG)
August 17    Wonder (PG)
August 24    Pittsburgh Tamburitzans
August 31    Ghostbusters (PG)


Sunday Concerts - See below for times.  Concerts are held at Moon Park Amphitheater and free!
June 3          Moon Area High School Concert in the Park - 5:30p.m.  - Enjoy a night of band, orchestra, and choir music.
July 8           Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic - 7:00p.m.


Battle of the Bands - Monday, July 2 @ 5:00p.m. at Moon Park Amphitheater
Back by popular demand! Last year, Pittsburgh-area unsigned bands rocked out their best sets and put it all on the line at the first-ever Battle of the Bands competition. The contest returns to the Moon Park amphitheater with a panel of local music legends judging the competition and selecting the winner.  This event is free to attend.


Firecracker 5K Glow Run & Walk - Tuesday, July 3 @ 9:15p.m. at the Cherrington Corporate Center
Light up Moon Township at our Firecracker 5K Glow Run & Walk! Runners and walkers are welcome to join in for an evening filled with glow sticks, a black light photo booth, great music, and an after party sure to keep you dancing into the night.

Pre-Party – 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy free music, neon face painting and more while you pick up your race packet. Race night registration is open from 8:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

5K Run/Walk Start – 9:15 p.m.

Light Up the Moon After Party
Immediately following the race. Once you cross the finish line, be sure to stick around to rock Moon Township into the July 4th celebration with music, dancing, entertainment, food and the awards presentation.

Awards
All 5K runners and walkers will receive a custom glow-in-the-dark finisher’s medal after crossing the finish line. 5K Run Award Categories
· Overall Male and Female – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place
· Top Male and Female Masters
· Age Group Divisions Male and Female (13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+)

REGISTER
5K Run                         5K Walk
$20 before June 1        $10 before June 1
$25 after June 1          $15 after June 1

Register before June 1 to guarantee your t-shirt size and glow run kit.

Online Registration: Online Registration - www.moonparks.org/5K
Mail-In Registration: Mail-In Registration

Each registered participant receives the following items to keep glowing on the course and at the after party:
· Custom glow-in-the-dark finisher’s medal
· Firecracker 5K Glow Run & Walk t-shirt
· Glow sticks
· Free neon face painting
· Entry to the Light Up the Moon After Party

Please see the following brochure for additional information and mail-in registration form:
Glow 5K Run & Walk Brochure


Independence Day Celebration - Wednesday, July 4 @ 4:00p.m. at Moon Park
This year’s celebration features more kidfriendly activities including inflatables, a magician, balloon artists, a train ride, a dunk tank and more! Get a bite from the many food trucks and have a great time listening to oldies from the Doo-Wop All-Stars, country sounds from NoMad and retro 70’s and 80’s music from Dancing Queen. Fireworks by Pyrotechnico cap off the night. This is a family-friendly, free event.


Wizarding Festival  - Saturday, September 8 - Time TBD at Moon Park


Polka Fest - Sunday, September 16 (tentative) - Time TBD at Moon Park


BBQ with a Side of Blues - Saturday, September 22 at Moon Park


Halloween Spooktacular- Wednesday, October 24 at Moon Park
This event is free to attend.


Light Up Night - Thursday, November 29 at the Moon Township Municipal Building