Wilkinsburg

Apartments Renovation-OPEN HOUSE

 Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation will host an Open House at the new and renovated locations across from our church on Mulberry Street, Wednesday June 15,  beginning at 10:30 am.

The Wilkinsburg Sun – A Free Community Newsletter Bringing You Good News About Wilkinsburg, June 2016

Rita Canton, New Principal at Vincentian Academy

Rita Canton, principal of  Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy in Wilkinsburg since 2010, has been hired as principal of Vincentian Academy in McCandless Township.

We wish Mrs. Canton all the best in her new position.

Stone Soup Garden

Stone Soup Garden is a community garden located on Franklin Ave. (close to Ardmore Blvd.). Gardeners are needed.  Individuals and families are invited to adopt a single raised bed for the season to plant, weed and water.  There are 18 beds total.  Please contact Michael Drohan at 412-271-8414 if you or your family is interested.

 

Wilkinsburg Clean Up

Last month, the Wilkinsburg Community Corporation  partnered with Community Intensive Supervision Program (CISP) on two business district clean ups. The group will continue cleaning up the community this Saturday, May 14. Please consider joining them!

The clean up will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The group will meet at the corner of Penn Ave. in Wood St., by the WCDC office. Email jennifer@wilkinsburgcdc.org or call (412) 727-7855 if you would like to participate!

Stone Soup Garden

Stone Soup Garden is a community garden located on Franklin Ave. (close to Ardmore).  Gardeners are needed.  Individuals and families are invited to adopt a single raised bed for the season to plant, weed and water.  There are 18 beds total.

Please contact Michael Drohan at 412.271.8414 if you or your family is interested.

 

Wilkinsburg Public Library Events for May 2016

The Spring Book Sale is in June at the Eastridge branch library. Watch for details!

The following library programs and events are free and open to everyone.

Reservations can be made in advance at the circulation desk or by calling 412.244.2940.

Adult Programs

  •  General Book Discussion Group, Wednesday, May 25, 1 pm:  Title to be selected. Everyone invited.
  • Crochet with Frankie, Mondays, 2 pm: Beginners and experienced crocheters welcomed. Bring your materials.
  •  Resume & Applications Assistance, Fridays, 10:30-11:30 am: Get help writing resumes and filling out applications especially online. Registration required.
  • Eastridge Knitting, Tuesdays, 1:30 pm: Bring your current work and your questions. Eastridge Crochet, Saturdays, 11 am. Join Frankie to get tips and help.

Children’s Programs

  • After School Art, Thursday, May 5, 3 pm: Make a Mother’s Day card for your mother, grandmother, aunt or other special person. Ages 7 and up.
  •  Yu-Gi-Oh Duelist League, Thursday, May 12, 3–5 pm: Geared for younger and less experienced players to learn the game.Demo decks available. Ages 7 and up.
  •  Video Games, Tuesdays, 3-5:30 p: Open Xbox One and Wii play. Ages 8 and up.
  • Eastridge Family Story Time, Thursdays, 11 am: Stories, songs and play for ages under 6 and caregiver.
  • Eastridge Maker Series: Buttons!, Tuesday, May 17, 3:00 pm: Create your own buttons

The Wilkinsburg Sun – May 2016

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Wilkinsburg Baseball Association Opening Day & Peace parade

Please join the Wilkinsburg Baseball Association (W.B.A), coaches, parents and youth; community action organizations; and residents of Wilkinsburg, past and present, as we all come together as a community to promote and take a stand against violence.

The parade march, on Saturday, May 7, 2016, will begin at 10am at the Wilkinsburg Borough building on Ross Ave and will conclude at Turner Field on Laketon RD.

For more information, please contact David E. Reese at 412.657.2411 or Clifford McCaulley at 412.609.0779.