School may be out for the summer but there’s still plenty of opportunity to get your learn on. From day-long workshops to weekly evening classes, there’s tons of chances to try something new or pick up long-forgotten hobbies once again.
Whether you’re picking up a pair of needles for the first time, looking to perfect your purling skills, or ready to make the perfect pair of socks, a knitting or crochet class is a great opportunity to pull out the yarn and needles. The following locations offer a variety of classes for all skill levels.
Dyed in the Wool… Read the rest
Community Human Services, a nonprofit in the Pittsburgh area, is introducing an awesome new summer camp for 5th and 6th graders. LEAD Civic Engagement will take place over six weeks and introduce these young students to topics such as leadership, science, arts & music, diversity, environment, and government. The camp will venture into the community for miscellaneous activities, but will primarily be located at the CHS headquarters on Lawn Street. This location is ideal for parents dropping their kids off before going to work in Oakland or downtown. Any student in the age range is encouraged to participate in the… Read the rest
Click here for our post on Election Day Information – Polling Place Locator, Voting Guides and Election Day Discounts.
For the most part – IheartPGH has been a non partisan blog about Pittsburgh. But the truth is that this entire blog started with a couple of conversations between Natalia Rudiak and I, when we met 8 years ago volunteering on Bill Peduto’s first campaign for mayor in 2005.
After seeing that some of the voters who follow IheartPGH on Twitter are still undecided about who would be the best mayor for the city of Pittsburgh – I wanted to share… Read the rest
Tonight at 6:30pm, a whole bunch of organizations (see the list below) will be hosting a Mayoral Candidates Forum at the August Wilson Center.
The forum is called “2013 Mayoral Forum for Young Professionals” but I am sure it will be open to anyone that wants to attend (and in Pittsburgh young is a relative term). The forum is free to attend but you must register online here.
Facebook Event Link – https://www.facebook.com/events/512067268859507/
PUMP, the Urban League Young Professionals of Greater Pittsburgh, the New Pittsburgh Collaborative, Leadership Pittsburgh, and the Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership are co-hosting a Mayoral Candidate Forum… Read the rest