Celebrate Summer With Upmc Health Plan

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens says
Sat., April 30; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Web: https://phipps.conservatory.org/calendar/detail/celebrate-summer

Calling all families! On Sat., Apr. 30 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., get ready for the sunniest season at Celebrate Summer, the inaugural UPMC Health Plan member appreciation event, plus the Grand Opening of Phipps’ Summer Flower Show: PlayGardens. With the help of UPMC Health Plan and Phipps’ Let’s Move Pittsburgh collaborative, guests can delight in a day of healthy and interactive family fun while enjoying summer displays including Rube Goldberg machines, vintage garden décor and a Butterfly Forest. Be on the lookout for the following nine activity stations set up throughout the Conservatory on this special day – guests who post one photo from each station to Twitter with the hashtag #phippssummer will receive up to nine entries in a drawing to win a free Phipps Family Membership!*

Activities are held throughout the event except where noted.

- UPMC Health Plan Welcome Table
Upon entering Phipps, grab a UPMC Health Plan bag to fill with other giveaways and information at activity stations throughout the Conservatory.

- Rethink Your Drink
Visit with a UPMC Health Plan coach to discover the best ways to stay hydrated this summer.

- Phipps Splash
Learn how to make your own refreshing Phipps Splash drink, just like the ones served in Café Phipps.

- 5-2-1-0 Funky Photo Booth
Take a fun selfie and find out how the numbers 5-2-1-0 can keep you on the path to good health.

- Lucky Leaf | 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Kids “punch” an oversized leaf to reveal a hidden physical activity challenge, then complete the task and write down a new activity for the next player.

- Café Phipps Cooking Demo | 11 a.m. – noon
Learn to make a miso quinoa bowl and spring harvest salad with Café Phipps Head Chef Amy Reed.

- Meet Charlie Batch | 1 – 2 p.m.
The former Steelers quarterback and healthy lifestyle advocate will drop in to talk about fun ways to stay active.

- Origami | 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Upcycle paper into a sculpted flower with help from the Origami Club of Pittsburgh.

- Giant Connect Four and Checkers
Two classic games are now more exciting than ever with our larger-than-life boards and pieces.

All activities are free with Phipps admission. Admission is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and students, and $11 for children (2 – 18). Members and kids under 2 enter free.

*Participants will receive one entry per station photographed and posted with #phippssummer hashtag, for a maximum of nine possible entries per participant. Photos must be posted by 11:59 p.m. on Sat., April 30, 2016.
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