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Summer Events are comprised of a slate of programming that takes place during the summer months for students who are on campus to explore the diverse opportunities available in Pittsburgh and here at Carnegie Mellon throughout that time. This slate of programming includes Kennywood, Sandcastle, Pirate Games, Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium and other exciting adventures at a discounted rate

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2013 Summer Events Schedule:                                 

                                                                                                         

Star Trek Into Darkness
Saturday, June 1st
6:55 pm
Southside Works Cinema
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise take on a new enemy who's threatening the galaxy with a weapon of mass destruction. This ticket will include a food and drink voucher. Purchase tickets at the UC info desk beginning Thursday, May 23.
Transportation not provided.
$5; Limit 2 per student

Visit Kennywood -    Sold Out
Saturday, June 8th
Purchase tickets at the UC Info Desk beginning Tuesday, May 28.
Transportation not provided.
 $10; Limit 2 per student

Of Monsters and Men   Sold Out
Wednesday, June 12
7:00 pm
Stage AE
Of Monsters and Men are an indie folk band which formed in 2010 in Reykjavík, Iceland. The band released their debut album “My Head Is an Animal” in September 2011. The album’s single “Little Talks” peaked at #1 in Iceland, and became successful in the United States after extensive airplay on Philadelphia rock station WRFF and subsequent word of mouth. In April 2012 the tune became their first entry on the US singles chart, when it entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #92.
Purchase at UC Info Desk beginning Monday, June 3.
Transportation not provided.
$15; Limit 2 per student

Pirates v. Dodgers  Sold Out
Saturday, June 15
4:05 pm
PNC Park
Visit PNC Park to take in an afternoon of baseball!  Blues Traveler will perform after the Pirates take on the LA Dodgers.
Purchase tickets at the UC info desk beginning Wednesday, June 5.
Transportation not provided.
$10; Limit 2 per student

Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium  Sold Out
Saturday, June 22
Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium to relax and look at a variety of wildlife. Spend the day wondering the area and taking in the scenery with friends. Purchase tickets at the UC info desk beginning Monday, June 10.
Transportation not provided.
$5; Limit 2 per student


Shop at the Grove City Premium Outlets
Saturday, June 29
10:00 – 6:00
UC Turnaround
Enjoy a day of shopping and additional discounts. Limited number of tickets available at Student Activities, UC Suite 103, beginning on Tuesday, June 11. Bus departs from UC turnaround at 10 am. More information available at premiumoutlets.com
$5; Limit 2 per student

CMU Pirate Night  Sold Out
Friday, July 12
7:05 pm
Head downtown for an evening at PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates and watch CMU Pre-College students sing the National Anthem!! The Pirates face the Mets for this evening of classic baseball, set against the stadium's incredible view of downtown Pittsburgh. Purchase tickets at the UC info desk beginning Monday, June 24.
Transportation not provided.
$10 includes voucher for a free hat; Limit 2 per student

Disney's The Little Mermaid Sold Out
Sunday, July 21
2:00 pm
Benedum Center
Broadway’s Under the Sea Spectacular!
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, it’s a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. Come fall in love with the magic for the first time—or all over again! Purchase tickets at the UC info desk beginning Monday, July 8.
Transportation not provided.
$15; Limit 2 per student
   
Laurel Caverns Spelunking - lower cave     Sold Out
*Saturday July 20th and Saturday, July 27th
12:00 pm – approx. 7:00 pm
Caving is the more contemporary term for what is popularly called spelunking.  It refers to going into a cave completely in its natural state.  Due to its conservation mission, Laurel Caverns is the only developed cave in the world having its largest rooms and passages completely in their original state.
Limited number of tickets available at Student Activities, UC Suite 103, beginning on Wednesday, July 10. Bus departs from UC turnaround at 12:00 pm. More information available at http://www.laurelcaverns.com/content/spelunking-caving
$15; Limit 2 per student                                                                                                                                                                    *Additional date added due to high volume of inquiries

Visit Sandcastle Water Park   Sold Out
Saturday, August 3
Purchase tickets at the UC info desk beginning Monday, July 22.
Transportation not provided.
$10; Limit 2 per student

Should you have questions about the program or any of these events, please email Dawn Sienko.

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All programming is sponsored by Enrollment Services and Student Activities.