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combined with Service.”

The Shriners.
The premier fraternal organization for men of good character, providing quality programs and services for its members, fostering self-improvement and serving mankind through the resources of its great philanthropy, the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

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Grab tickets to our upcoming events below!

Valentine's Oldies Dance with DJ FRANKIE DAY!
Treat your Valentine to a grand night out at the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Ballroom, Saturday, February 11! You'll start with a sumptuous Valentine Buffet Dinner from John Marshall. Then, you'll dance to the oldies as only FRANKIE DAY can play them! Your first drink is included in the price of your ticket. You get ALL of this for the inflation-busting price of only $35! Get your tickets CLICK HERE

Glitz Anti-Valentine's Party!
Tired of fighting the long lines at your favorite restaurant on Valentine's Day? Buying $10 greeting cards that see the trash the following week? Dried-up dead flowers creating a fire hazard on your mantle?? How about you say "NO" to Valentine's Day this year and instead come to the first annual Glitz Anti-Valentine's Day Party! Early entry tickets include your first drink on the house, at $25 in advance, $30 at the door. General admission tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  Get your tickets CLICK HERE

Syria Shriners Potentate Stag
includes a very special guest, Steelers Legend...
Will receive the Noble Robert F. Prince Jr. "The Gunner" Award for Lifetime Achievement!

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Saturday, March 18th at The Comfort Inn & Suites in Blawnox 180 Gamma Drive. Festivities begin at 12pm, Buffet dinner at 6pm. We have a limit of 200 guests, so act fast! Tickets: Only $40.00 Includes Dinner + Gift, and your choice of Roast Beef or Parmesan Crusted Cod. Dress: Potentate shirt, uniform shirt, casual. Rooms: Only $89.00 a night! Use the links below, or call 412-963-0600 and be sure to specify ‘mainstay suites' or 'Comfort Inn'. Mention the Shrine and receive the special rate! Room reservations deadline is Friday, February 17th. 
Comfort Inn Booking link  | Mainstays Suites Booking link

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Syria Shriners Moonlight Serenade Ball
featuring William Dell and Wee Jams
Join us as we honor Illustrious Sir Jerry Sciullo & First Lady Ida at the Syria Shriners Moonlight Serenade Ball, Saturday, April 22, in the Pittsburgh Shrine Center Ballroom! Doors open at 6pm. THIS IS A SEMI-FORMAL EVENT. PROPER ATTIRE IS REQUIRED. Dancing to the music of William Dell and Wee Jams. Enjoy a five-course dinner! Your all-inclusive ticket includes open bar for only $75.00, or opt for the non-drinker ticket at $65.00 Tables of 8 or 10 available. Click here for tickets!

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2023 Shriners Sportsman's Bash!
Outdoorsmen and sportsmen of all kinds! Dust off your gun rack, gas up your pickup, and join us on Saturday, June 17th, 2023 as our yearly pavilion party is back! Get your tickets CLICK HERE

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  • Winter 2023 - Fri. December 23rd, 2022
  • Spring 2023 - Fri. March 24th
  • Summer 2023 - Fri. June 23rd
  • Fall 2023 - Fri. September 22nd

2023 Syria Shriners Events & Dates

4th Wednesday of every month Game Nights
3rd Friday, March -November Stage Band Dance/Concerts
Every Thursday, June 1 - October 12 Thunder Thursdays

January 7th Kick - Off Celebration
February 11 - Valentines Oldies Dance
February 18 - Glitz “Anti-Valentine’s Day” Show
February 25 - Nied’s Hotel Band
March 12 - Highlanders Bar Crawl
March 17 - Stage Band
March 18 - Potentate Stag Testimonial Banquet Comfort Inn RIDC
March 26 - Tinsley Ellis and Marcia Ball
April 1 - Night at the Races
April 2 - Bunny Bash
April 3 - Quarterly Meeting
April 22 - Syria Shriners Moonlight Serenade Ball
April 27-30 - Spring M.A.S.A.
May 20 - Ceremonial
May 20 - First Choice Wine Festival
June 11 - Ladies' Luncheon
June 17 - Sportsman's Bash
July 1 - 6 - Charlotte, NC Imperial Session
August 6 - Friends & Family Picnic
August 7 - Quarterly Meeting
August 26 - North Hills Home Brew Fest
September 6-10 - Virginia Beach, VA Masa Convention
September 16 - Ceremonial
September 16 - Oktoberfest
October 2- Quarterly Meeting
October 6-11 - Santa Fe. NM Santa Fe Balloon Fiesta Trip
October 13 - 15 - Ligonier, PA Ft Ligonier Days
October 21 - Night At The Races
November 26 - Prelude To Christmas Concert
December 10 - Children's Christmas Party
December 27 - Youth Dance
December 31 - New Year's Eve
January 2, 2024 - Annual Meeting

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Syria Shriners News

July 26, 2022

"It was a great day brewing with Penn Brewery." Photo Courtesy of Penn Brewery Adam and Laurie Bashline won the 2021 North Hills Home Brew

North Hills Home Brew Fest Reigning Champion ‘Bash Brew’ Talks About Getting Started, the Pittsburgh Home Brew Scene, and being Showcased at Penn Brewery

January 20, 2022

Nobles and Ladies across the Oasis! Enjoy footage and exciting announcements from the 2022 annual kick-off party for Pittsburgh's Syria Shriners' newly installed Illustrious Potentate,

2022 Pittsburgh’s Syria Shriners Kick Off Party for Illustrious Sir, Terry N. Steinheiser

September 15, 2021

Shriners Hospitals for Children patient and Pittsburgh resident Mariela Benitez recently shared her inspiring story with Pittsburgh's Syria Shriners."As a kid, Shriner's Hospital in Tampa,

Determined Shriners Hospitals Patient Overcomes Incredible Odds Following Lumbar Spinal Surgery to Accomplish Goal of Running a Marathon

June 21, 2021

Above: KDKA Sports Anchor Rich Walsh is flanked by Pittsburgh Syria Shrine members (left to right) Todd Green, Al Tedeschi, Randy Hobaugh, Illustrious Potentate Don

KDKA’s Rich Walsh Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

May 7, 2021

Your 2021 summer just got a whole lot hotter.. The Pittsburgh Shrine Center, Western Pennsylvania’s most flexible special event and entertainment venue, is thrilled to

Live Music Set to Sizzle All Summer at The Pittsburgh Shrine Center

February 8, 2021

TAMPA, Florida — Feb. 7–13, 2021, is Burn Awareness Week. During this time, Shriners Hospitals for Children® launches its annual burn awareness and prevention campaign.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Wants Everyone to “Be Burn Aware” Burn Awareness Week Kicks Off Annual Campaign

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