Archive for : Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh boasts a hot lineup of community and cultural events this week

This article was originally published on Hoodline on June 5, 2019.

By Hoodline

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From a community art studio ribbon-cutting party to an interfaith panel discussion, there’s plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Pittsburgh this week. Read on for a rundown.

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PJ Library and Repair the World Present Family Gardening Night

This article was originally published on Shalom Pittsburgh.

Join PJ Library East End families and Repair the World for an evening of gardening at the Sheridan Avenue Orchard. We will spend the first hour working in the garden then head back to Repair the World for dinner (Milky Way pizza), story time and reflection.

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Food events: See, sniff, sip, swish, swallow (or spit) 500 wines at Heinz Field

This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 24, 2019

By Rebecca Sodergren

Upcoming festivals, charity events, and classes including Garfield Community Farm Spring Benefit: Music, hors d’oeuvres by Chef Csilla Thackray of Legume, drinks, art and a presentation about Garfield Community Farm. 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Repair the World, East Liberty. $50. facebook.com (search for Garfield Community Farm Spring Benefit).

Pittsburgh Interfaith leaders plan vigil for Sri Lanka victims

This article originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 22, 2019.

By Peter Smith

Pittsburgh-area religious leaders are planning an interfaith vigil on Wednesday at Heinz Memorial Chapel in Oakland to commemorate the nearly 300 victims of the Easter Sunday bombing massacres in Sri Lanka.

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Pittsburgh and Parkland survivors help each other turn their grief into action

This article originally appeared on The JTA on April 12, 2019.

By Mike Elk

PITTSBURGH (JTA) — For many in this city’s Jewish community, after suffering through a long winter following the Tree of Life synagogue massacre in October that killed 11 worshippers, the return of the professional baseball season has been a welcome mental health relief.

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Who’s Next: Community Leaders & Activists; Meet 20 people making change in Pittsburgh

This article originally appeared on The Incline on February 14, 2019.

By Colin Deppen

Our 2019 Who’s Next: Community Leaders & Activists class is shaping Pittsburgh neighborhoods and driving the search for social justice here.

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Here are 4 events in Pittsburgh this week — indoors

This article originally appeared on Hoodline on January 29, 2019.

Looking to mix things up this week? From a happy hour to a dance workshop, here are a few top options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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What to do this week in Pittsburgh: Jan. 14-20, 2019

This article originally appeared on The Incline on January 13, 2019.

By Rossilynne Culgan

Several important community conversations are planned for this week, from a talk with Trayvon Martin’s mom to a discussion about racial inequity in local schools to a meet-up about women in the workplace.

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Religious Leaders Say Pittsburgh’s ‘Spiritual Steel Curtain’ Will Stand Firm In 2019

This story originally ran on 90.5WESA on January 2, 2019.

By Megan Harris & Kiley Koscinski

Nearly 10 weeks ago, Pittsburgh was shaken by a deadly mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Squirrel Hill. The city’s resilience in the face of tragedy gripped the nation.

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4 ways to make the most of your week in Pittsburgh

This article originally appeared on Hoodline on December 19, 2018.

There’s a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From marathon prep to holiday hijinks, here’s a roundup of options to help you get out and about in the days ahead.

Cocktails with a Conscience: Housing Justice

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