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South Side branch library has a variety of activities for people of all ages

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- South Side, 2205 East Carson, has a variety of programs for all ages during December. Storytime: Toddler and Preschool Tales takes place on Thursdays at 11 a.m. Get up and get moving with interactive stories, songs...

 

Winter Shelter for homeless returns to Smithfield United Church downtown

Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net® Winter Shelter for persons who are experiencing homelessness has returned to its original location, Smithfield United Church of Christ, 620 Smithfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Downtown. When the...

 

Carrick library has programs in December for toddlers to adults

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick will host a variety of activities during December. Activities and programs include: Family PlayShop - Tuesdays, Dec. 4 and 18, from 10:30 –11:30 a.m. Children learn and grow through play. Laugh, discover...

 

Boro decorating contest on now

Mt. Oliver residents can enter their home in the borough’s annual Holiday Lighting Contest. Nominate your own home or a neighbor’s by calling 412-431-8107 x106 or emailing rick.hopkinson@mtoliver.com. Jusging will occur the week of December...

 

Non-profits can apply for Catalytic Grants from Neighborhood Allies

Neighborhood Allies is calling for letters of intent (LOIs) from local organizations who seek a Catalytic Grant to support neighborhood revitalization projects that promote healthier, stronger communities in Pittsburgh. Catalytic grant requests betwe...

 

South Side Park building a bright future, one bridge at a time

Go for a relaxing hike through South Side Park this holiday season and take in some spectacular views of the city. The hike will be even more enjoyable as one of the park's trails, the Tombstone...

 

St. George calendars on sale in A-town

St. George calendars are now available in Allentown. These 2019 calendars feature a different color photo from St. George Church (St. John Vianney) for each month. Calendars are available for a donation of $10 at Dollar Bank, 820 Warrington Avenue....

 

Carrick will light it up on December 7

Carrick Light Up Night will take place on Friday, Dec 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Dairy District Pavilion 1529 Brownville Road. The evening will feature local school choirs, dancers, Christmas music with local bands and Santa Claus. Father Levi...

 

Carol Sing in Mt. Washington on December 13

Grace Anglican Church in Mt. Washington will hold a Carol Sing on Thursday, Dec. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. Fellowship, hot chocolate, cider and refreshments will follow. All are welcome to attend. Grace Anglican Church is at 319 West Sycamore Street,...

 

Free concert with One Voice ensemble at Grace Anglican

The “One Voice” Christian Vocal Ensemble, directed by David F. Pressau, will present a free concert for Advent on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. “One Voice” is an inter-denominational Christian Vocal Ensemble in the Pittsburgh area. The ensemble...

 

Free Christmas breakfast at HTUM Church

A free pancake and sausage breakfast, catered by Breakfast at Shelly’s, will take place at Hill Top United Methodist Church, 631 E Warrington Avenue, on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 9-11 a.m. The breakfast includes Christmas activities and crafts, plus...

 

Winter heating bill assistance available

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application period for the 2018-19 LIHEAP season is still open. Pennsylvanians who used LIHEAP during the 2017-18 season and who received a pre-season application or green postcard may use a...

 

Allentown decorating contest

Allentown residents will have an opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate to alla Famiglia for decorating their home. The Allentown CDC will award the gift certificate to the resident with the best...

 

Apply for public space recycling bin grants

Applications for the 2018 Keep America Beautiful/Coca Cola Public Recycling Grant Program are being accepted through December 30. Eligible recipients include Keep America Beautiful affiliates, government and public agencies, nonprofit...

 

Changes in some gift card policies

With the holiday shopping season officially beginning this week, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced a major victory in his continuing effort to prevent gift card scams targeting consumers.  Following more than a year of collaboration with the...

 

Upcoming programs for kids, adults at the Carrick library

Wondering what to do now that the cold weather is here? Check out what’s happening at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Carrick over the next month: Kids Club is on Wednesdays, November 21 and 28, from 3:30–5 p.m. Meet new friends, hang out...

 

Shop small businesses in South Side Nov. 24

The Historic South Side Business District welcomes everyone to shop at small businesses in South Side on November 24, Small Business Saturday. Shoppers will find vintage treasures, handmade clothing,...

 

Free parking in Mt. Oliver November 24

There will be free metered parking in Mt. Oliver Borough’s business district on Saturday, Nov. 24, in honor of Small Business Saturday. Check out www.mtoliver.com/for-businesses/shop-local for a complete list of businesses by ca...

 

Gas pipline replacement project in Bon Air

Natural gas customers in Bon Air will soon undergo a Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania gas pipeline replacement project. Starting in mid-November, Columbia Gas will replace more than 3,550 feet of underground pipe along Saw Mill Run Boulevard (US...

 

Name those penguins

Carolyn Holmes and Shirley Wood are having a contest to name two of James Simon's Penguins in their Zara Street garden. The women are offering a $20 gift certificate to the person who comes up with...

 

City upgrades procedures for snow and ice removal

The City of Pittsburgh has unveiled new upgrades to its 2018-2019 snow and ice control programs.  After a review of last year's responses to winter weather, the Department of Public Works is...

 

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