A quick post of a call for volunteers to help build a Kaboom playground in Brighton Heights this Saturday. Join the Brighton Heights Citizens Federation to build a playground on the campus of the Pittsburgh Morrow Middle School.
They need at least 200 volunteers to make this a success! Donate a few hours of your Saturday to help make this playground happen.
When: Saturday, November 7, 8am-3pm
Where: Brighton Heights Community Playground at Morrow Elementary School, 3530 Fleming Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
What’s Provided: Breakfast, lunch and plenty of water will be provided. Gloves and other safety materials will be… Read the rest
Image by striatic via FlickrLast week, I listened to something on NPR about what the future of libraries will look like (I can’t find a link to the story anywhere – if you remember what program this was on let me know). It was pretty exciting to hear about ideas for how libraries will function in the future – think less books, more shared tools like podcast studios and meeting spaces.
I back in October, as this group organized a photo scavenger hunt as part of their research on playgrounds.
Learn more about what Carnegie Mellon University‘s ETC program is… Read the rest