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Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge

October 29, 2014

Join Sustainable Pittsburgh on October 29 to help kick off the Green Workplace Challenge! K-12 schools, businesses, nonprofits, universities, and local governments—sign up here, It's free!

Carnegie Science Center Miniature Railroad

December 17, 2014

Take a walking tour of western Pennsylvania at the world-renowned Miniature Railroad & Village® open for its 90th season!  Located at the Carnegie Science center since 1992, this year featuring the debut of a model of the historic Buhl Planetarium, in honor of the planetarium's 75th anniversaryInfo here

Become a Tree Tender!

January 7, 2015

January, 2015 - Tree Tenders are making a difference in Pittsburgh by planting trees and caring for existing ones - ensuring a healthy urban forest for generations to come.  Tree Tenders take an 8 hour course and learn about urban forestry practices, tree biology and health, proper planting, pruning, and maintenance, and lead their communities in organizing tree plantings and tree care there.  Courses start early January, 2015.  Additional information/registration:

Spand-Ice Kickstarter Party

January 13, 2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - Join Spand-Ice as they celebrate thier kickstarter party at Bar Marco – The Union Hall, 2216 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.  Spand-Ice is helping people to live a more pain-free life.  Thier products are designed to help you create healthy icing / heating habits to make long-term differences in your pain.  Information:

Moriane State Park Winterfest

January 17, 2015

Jan. 17, 2015 11AM-5PM - Attend the 5th Annual Moraine Winterfest, hosted by the Moriane Preservation Fund!  Ice skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, hiking, ice sculpture and dog sledding demos, crafts, chili cook-off and hot food.  Information here.

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.