Events


Greenfield Holiday Parade, Dec 2, 7pm

Greenfield Holiday Parade, 4 Dec 2015

Greenfield Holiday Parade, 4 Dec 2015

Fireworks! Marching bands! Floats! Puppets! Hot Chocolate! and SANTA!

March in the parade with your pet!

The Greenfield Community Association cordially invites you to the

GREENFIELD HOLIDAY PARADE
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2ND, 7:00 PM

The parade begins at Murray and Hazelwood Avenues (line up at 6:00 pm), then proceeds to Loretta to Greenfield Avenue to Lydia.

Residents are encouraged to march in the parade with their pets on leash.  Contact Kristi Heidel at knheidel(AT)gmail.com to let her know you’re coming.

Fireworks provided with funding from Councilman Corey O’Connor, Senator Jay Costa, Rep. Paul Costa, and Rep. Dan Frankel.

 

p.s. We need volunteers to man the parade barricades.  Please contact knheidel(AT)gmail.com if you’d like to help.


In The Run: Green Infrastructure Update

4 Mile Run Green Infrastructure Update

4 Mile Run Green Infrastructure Update

Join us at the church hall of St. John Chrysostom to review an initial concept for Green Infrastructure intended to decrease stormwater runoff in The Run neighborhood and improve ecology of the 4 Mile Run watershed.

In the coming months, consultants will work to refine this concept plan through on-the-ground technical surveys, cost analysis, and continuing community engagement.

This is the first of a series of meetings in The Run and surrounding communities focused on stormwater, the issue that residents have identified as their #1 priority.

After a short presentation we will have plans on display and representatives available to take your questions, comments and concerns, so please stop by and let us know what you think.

If you can’t make it to the meeting, please send any questions or concerns to Community Outreach Coordinator Gavin White at Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, gwhite@paconserve.org or call 412-682-7275.

WHAT:  4 Mile Run Watershed Green Infrastructure Concept Plans Update

WHERE:  St. John Chrysostom church hall
506 Saline Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15207

WHEN:  Tuesday, November 15, 2017
6:30pm-8:00pm

Meeting coordinated by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and GCA.


Learn About Lead In Drinking Water

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PWSA COMMUNITY MEETING

Information on Lead in Drinking Water

WHERE:  Greenfield Magee Senior Center
745 Greenfield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
6:00pm – 7:00pm

PWSA leadership will give a presentation on lead in drinking water and how residents can limit exposure to lead, followed by a question and answer session.

For more information, please contact Will Pickering, Interim Communications Manager, at 412.255.2099 or wpickering@pgh2o.com

Click here to download the flyer.


Tree Planting In The Run, Sat Nov 5

Increase forest canopy and stop runoff into The Run this coming Saturday, November 5, by helping Tree Pittsburgh plant 150 seedlings on the hillside along the Parkway East above The Run.

What:  Plant seedlings on the slope.

When: Saturday, November 5, 9:00am – noon

Where: Park on Saline St. between St. John Byzantine Church and the Parkway East overpass.

How:  Tree Pittsburgh will provide all tools, equipment and safety gear and will show you how to do it.

More information: Click here for the Tree Pittsburgh event announcement or contact jake@treepittsburgh.org or call (412) 781-TREE (8733)

Tree Pittsburgh asks that you register if you plan to attend.


Thanks For Making A Difference!

Twelve of the 47 volunteers who helped clean and weed on 22 Oct 2016 (photo by Melissa Harding)

Twelve of the 47 volunteers who helped clean and weed on 22 Oct 2016 (photo by Melissa Harding)

Despite the wind and rain, 47 volunteers turned out on Saturday October 22 to clean up Magee Field and weed the Ronald Street garden.  37 of them came from the University of Pittsburgh for Pitt Make A Difference Day.

The garden crew, shown above, pulled weeds and dug up huge sweet potatoes. (Mmmm!)  The rest of us cleaned up Magee Field and trimmed the vegetation at the bleachers.  The park and garden look a lot better now.

Thank you, everyone, for coming out on a soggy day.

And thank you, Pitt!  We couldn’t have done it without you!


Volunteers Needed: Sat. Oct 22!

Railings at Magee Park (photo by Patrick Hassett)

Volunteers Needed!  Help “redd up” Magee Park this Saturday.

When: Saturday October 22nd 10:00 – 2:00

Where: Magee Park, Greenfield Avenue

Step 1: Work — cleaning up Magee Park

  • preparing & painting handrails and surfaces throughout
  • cleaning debris in park & bleachers
  • cleanup/winter prep of triangle garden
  • litter pickup & other activities as needed

Step 2: Reward — Pizza Lunch & Drinks

Rialto's Pizza for lunch

This event is sponsored by the GCA Public Space Stewardship Committee in partnership with The University of Pittsburgh Make a Difference Day on 10/22/16.

 

Click here for the flyer.

 

(photo of Magee Park by Patrick Hassett)


Magee Park Cleanup, October 22

Thanks for picking up trash at Magee Park! (April 16, 2016,photo by Patrick Hassett)

Clean-up Day at Magee Park, April 2016 (photo by Patrick Hassett)

The Public Space Committee invites you to beautify Greenfield!

Join us on Pitt Make a Difference Day for the

Fall Cleanup at Magee Park

on Saturday October 22, 10am to noon

 

Pizza lunch will be provided!


Call for Nominations! Greenfield Community Awards

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Now’s the time to nominate outstanding Greenfield residents and businesses to honor at the 31st annual Greenfield Community Awards this November.

The 2016 Greenfield Community Awards Dinner will be held on
– Saturday, November 12th, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at
– Wuerl Hall, Saint Rosalia Church

CALL FOR CANDIDATES!  Awards will be presented to Greenfield residents and businesses in the following categories:

  • Person of the Year
  • Community Service
  • Special Recognition
  • Youth Recognition (11th/ 12th Grades)
  • Hall of Fame
  • Business of the Year

Nominations should include the following candidate information:

  • Category
  • Candidate’s Name
  • Brief summary of service and accomplishments

SEND NOMINATIONS TO:

email: awards@gcapgh.org
Mail: Jim Gregg at 829 Kennebec Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Hurry!  The entry deadline is September 19, 2016.


National Night Out in Greenfield: Tuesday August 2

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Mark your calendars for National Night Out at:

BUD HAMMER PLAYGROUND
BIGELOW AND BRISTOL STREETS
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2
5:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

Bring the whole family. Meet your neighborhood public safety officials.

Enjoy burgers, hot dogs, treats, crafts and games.  The kids will love the FIRE TRUCKS, POLICE CARS, AND MORE!

Click here to download the flyer.

National Night Out 2014, Hammer Field in Greenfield

National Night Out 2014, Hammer Field in Greenfield


Greenfield Glide Results, 5 June 2016

The Greenfield Glide begins, 5 June 2016

The Greenfield Glide begins, 5 June 2016

Race day was a little wet but everyone was enthusiastic.

Mystery runner #877 came in 34th.  Anyone know who that is?

Race results showing mystery runner #877

Race results showing mystery runner #877