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News & Events

Countdown to Earth Day, April 22nd

March 23, 2015

Pittsburgh Earth Day is a citywide celebration dedicated to educating, inspiring, and celebrating sustainability in the region. Honoring the transformation from Pittsburgh’s Steel City past to a thriving home for green innovation, LEED certified development, farm to table initiatives and environmentally-friendly events.  For an up-to-date listing of all the events going on for Earth Day in Pittsburgh, click HERE.

Workshop: Masonry Restoration Techniques

April 7, 2015

Tues., April 7, 6:00-7:30pm -  Stephen Shelton will give a hands-on demonstration of masonry restoration techniques and tricks of the trade. He will also elaborate on the different materials used in the art of masonry and restoration and how that applies to specific projects. Landmarks Preservation Resource Center in Wilkinsburg.  More information and registration, click HERE.

GTECH - The Inspire Speakers Lecture

April 9, 2015

Thursday, April 9 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm - Sponsored by GTECH, The Inspire Speakers Series is a monthly lecture circuit featuring nationally renowned experts in various fields of sustainability, as well as local specialists who can share experiences of promoting environmental quality, social equity, and economic vitality in Western Pennsylvania.  The theme for our 2014-2015 Inspire Speakers Series is: Creating the Most Livable Places for All.  This means healthy and regenerative buildings, schools, neighborhoods, and cities; thriving communities and economies; socially just places to live; and so much more.  Additional information:  HERE

Pittsburgh International Children's Theater

April 10, 2015

Starting April 10 - The Citizens Bank 2015 Family Series is packed with five imaginative, live performances that are full of creativity and fun.  Most performances debut at the Byham Theater and then travel to a location near you in the suburbs. Shows travel to community venues North, South, East and West of the city, and into Butler County.  Additional information:  HERE

Illegal Dumping: Pittsburgh’s Dirty Little Secret

April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30pm - Pittsburgh has been named the Most Livable City six times since 2000. We also pride ourselves on being one of the greenest cities. There is another side of Pittsburgh that we don’t talk much about—the pockets of blight scattered throughout the hillsides and along our lovely rivers. Myrna Newman will discuss a particular type of blight: illegal dumping. Join us to learn about the environmental, social, economic, and health costs associated with illegal dumping and how you can help Allegheny CleanWays reverse the damage.  This event is FREE; just call 412-242-3598 to reserve your spot!

Nine Mile Run Spring Stream Sweep

April 18, 2015

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Fern Hollow parking lot, bottom of Lancaster Avenue. Every time it rains or snows, trash & debris from the upper watershed communities washes into Nine Mile Run. Come help NMRWA keep the stream clean & beautiful by helping pick up trash in honor of Earth Day! For more info, call Sara on 412-371-8779 x.123, or email her.


Tech Fluency for Teaching & Learning Conference

April 21, 2015

CONTEXT 2015, Apr. 21-23, 2015, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. The CREATE Lab Satellite Network and The Sprout Fund are excited to announce registration is now open for the first annual CONTEXT: Tech Fluency for Teaching & Learning Conference.