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News & Events

Aspiring Tree Tenders - Save the Date(s)!

June 14, 2014

Upcoming TreePittsburgh Tree Tender classes run June 14 to October 8, click here for info and to register:

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Cool Off at the Spray Park!

June 14, 2014

All Citiparks Spray Parks open daily 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. (weather permitting). You don't need swimming skills to enjoy the spray parks. From the tiniest toddler to a pre-teen adventurer, and even those using wheelchairs, children of all ages and abilities enter with equal enthusiasm.

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Free Friday Walking Tours

June 27, 2014

June through Sept, Every Friday at Noon, PNC Triangle Park

On any Friday in June, meet our Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation docent at Noon in PNC Triangle Park (Fifth and Liberty avenues, across from the Fairmont) and enjoy a guided walk of the Market Square area.

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Jazz at Riverview

July 5, 2014

FREE Saturdays, Jun. 7-Aug. 30, 7:00-8:30pm, Riverview Park · Concert Map, info here.



The Pittsburgh Comedy Festival

August 21, 2014

Thu., Fri., Sat. – Aug. 21 through 23

at the Henry Heymann Theater in Oakland. Info here.



Reuse It and You Could Win Prizes!

August 21, 2014

If you have recently finished a project using reused building materials, submit it to CJ for a chance to win a prize, because we have two contests running right now. If you submit your entry by August 31st, you will be entered into both contests.

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Alfresco Italian Garden Dinner

August 22, 2014

Aug. 22, 6:00pm, Fern Hollow Nature Center
Please join Fern Hollow Nature Center, Local Goodness, and The Italian Garden Project for the 4th Annual Alfresco Italian Garden Dinner benefiting the educational programs at Fern Hollow Nature Center.

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A to Z Safety Day at the Zoo

August 23, 2014

Aug. 23, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us along with the City of Pittsburgh EMS, Sgt. Glenn Young and his K.I.D. car, Allegheny County Health Department, and the Pittsburgh Police to learn about everything from school bus safety, stranger danger, and internet safety.

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Family Outdoors Festival

August 23, 2014

Aug. 23, noon - 4:00pm, Allegheny Commons. Join us for an afternoon of outdoor fun for the whole family! The Venture Outdoors Family Outdoors Festival at Allegheny Commons has free beginner-friendly activities for everyone to experience.

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Steel City Big Pour

September 6, 2014

The Steel City Big Pour will be held on Saturday, 6 Septembeer, 2014. Tickets will go on sale in mid-July. Watch the BP website here, and/or @CJBigPour on Twitter. Want to secure tickets? Consider becoming a sponsor, details are here.



Friends of the Watershed Cookout

September 14, 2014

Sun., Sept. 14, 1:00-5:00 pm at Summerset at Frick Park Community Center. Please join us for this family friendly event featuring live music, picnic fare, and light libations, to benefit the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association. Help preserve Frick Park and the Nine Mile Run restoration! Click here for info & tickets.