Cool Picks Sunday August 19, 2012

1) Hartwood Acres PICK #1 -Third Annual Dog Day Festival, calling all dog people and canines galore to Hartwood Acres with demonstrations, contests, activities and on-the-spot adoptions. Benefits the Animal Rescue League. 1-5 p.m. Free.

2) Hartwood Acres PICK #2 – Allegheny County Hometown Music Fest featuring local bands: New Shouts; Joy Ike; The Patti Spadaro Band; Food. 5 p.m. Hartwood Acres Amphitheater. Free.

3) Jazz great Kenny Blake is appearing in Highland Park as part of Citipark’s Reservoir of Jazz series. 5 p.m.  Highland Park Upper Reservoir. Free.

4) The Steelers play the Indy Colts tonight at 8 p.m. Head out to your favorite sports bar for some beer and wings, or wine and (fried) cheese, or whatever “floats your boat.”

5) The Lumber Jack Jamboree is taking place at the Westmoreland County Fair today at 10 a.m. Pleasant Unity, PA.