This has just been confirmed! According to Falcon and Dove's source within the Carnegie Science Center, FLIR-the Thermal Imaging film that does so much work with infrastructure, water, homeland security, and yes, ghost-hunting is coming to Pittsburgh with their Mobile Training Unit!!! It is a HUGE RV that can hold 10-12 people at a time, filled with all the latest FLIR toys-thermal imaging, broad spectrum cameras, the works!
Want a peek?! you can have access normally only reserved for corporations, police, fire, security firms. On Friday, March 12, if you are coming to the wonderful SciTech GreenTech Concert, you will have access to the FLIR Mobile Training Unit!
The FLIR vehicle will stay in Pittsburgh through Saturday, March 13 for the public day at the Carnegie Science Center from 10am-4pm.
What a unique opportunity to have access to some really cool gear!
Young people-looking for a career??? Come look at some of this equipment, and be inspired.
These guys are coming all the way from Charlotte, NC just to be in Pittsburgh for SciTech/GreenTech!
To Roy and all the gang at FLIR...big thanks!!!
For details on the fundraiser, please see below.
Concert and delicious light fare for a good cause
Friday, March 12
Carnegie Science Center
7 pm Reception featuring food by Sausalido (a bistro in Bloomfield) and one free drink ticket (beer, wine, and soft drinks)
8 pm Concert
After the concert, the musicians will autograph and sell their CDs.
Guitarists Ken Bonfield, Steve Davison, and Tim Farrell will perform exquisite guitar music ranging from country blues, ragtime, and folk, to traditional Celtic, jazz, classical, contemporary, and even a couple of rock covers! Acoustic guitar fans know that having these three distinguished musicians appear together is a rare event.
A Good Cause
Proceeds from this event will benefit the environmental education programs of Carnegie Science Center and the Allegheny Sierra Club’s Water Committee. These funds will support educational programming and allow students from underserved schools and neighborhoods to participate, become inspired, and learn about career opportunities for their future.
The cost is $60, and tickets are sure to go fast.
Tickets must be purchased online by 4 pm, March 12; no tickets will be sold at the door.
To purchase tickets, just follow this link:
Falcon has enjoyed the offerings of Sausalido and I can tell you, they completely rock! Dove and I saw these gentlemen in concert, and were blown away.
Remember, the St. Patrick's Day Parade is the next morning, so come on into Pittsburgh early Friday do the concert and the parade, come back to the Science Center with the kids, and enjoy a great weekend.
GREEN TECH DAY
Saturday, March 13
10 am to 4 pm
Carnegie Science Center
‘Tis the day for Pittsburgh’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the wearin’ of the green. At Carnegie Science Center, visit Green Tech Day to learn about “green” technologies and careers, and why Pittsburgh is a leader in this field.
Each year, SciTech Days attract thousands of high school and middle school students. Green Tech Day extends the fun to the entire family! Now’s your chance to try first-hand the amazing technologies being developed in the region and learn some of the secrets behind the latest scientific breakthroughs.
See you there,
Falcon and Dove
Friday, February 26, 2010