News & Events
June 13, 2013
Not exactly an event... more an update on one we've highlighted before. The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), and partners Alcoa Foundation, Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center, Petco, and the City of Pittsburgh, encourage you to show your support for local homeless pets by recycling your clean, empty aluminum pet food cans. For every aluminum pet food can collected, 5 cents will be donated to the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center. Click here for more info!
CJ has one or two staff who volunteer and foster for the ARL... and it all makes a kind of nice fit with reuse, don't you think?
December 6, 2013
Friday—Sunday, December 6, 7 & 8 and
Friday—Sunday, December 13, 14 & 15
The holiday season is approaching quickly, and the Four Frozen Farmers are gearing up for their annual Christmas tree sale at Construction Junction! Soon they’ll be where you've always found them… standing around a campfire in the CJ’s parking lot, surrounded by hundreds of beautiful, locally grown, freshly cut Christmas trees in an assortment of sizes (3' to 9').Read more...
December 10, 2013
Sustainability EXPOsed: Rediscovering sustainability – ideas and innovations that are making business, governance, and community better for our region. Tuesday, December 10. Keynote provided by globally renowned sustainability leader, Paul Hawken. For info click here.Read more...
December 14, 2013
The 114th Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count will take place Dec 14, 2013 to January 5, 2014. The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Christmas Bird Count provides critical data on population trends. Tens of thousands of participants know that it is also a lot of fun. Data from the over 2,300 circles are entered after the count and become available to query under the Data & Research link. Participation is free.
December 21, 2013
Free! Saturday, December 21, 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children are invited to decorate a gingerbread house at Homewood Library. All you need is a creative mind, we will supply all the rest. Registration required: call 412-731-3080 or click here.
December 27, 2013
Free! Friday, December 27, 2013, every 20 minutes starting at 11:00 am (last 'game' begins 12.40 pm, ends 1:00pm)
Make the holiday season special and join in the tradition by playing the life-size version of the board game Candyland! You'll marvel at the Candy Castle and get a surprise once you pass through it. All ages welcome! Location: Children's library in CLP Main in Oakland. Registration required. Call 412-622-3122 or click here.