9.11 Service & Remembrance in Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - September 6, 2014 8:30 am

Join the Student Conservation Association, Allegheny Commons Initiative, and Pittsburgh Bureaus of Fire and Police to commemorate September 11th through a day of hands-on service.  

Allegheny Commons is Pittsburgh’s oldest public park space and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Since 1867, the park has provided shade trees and open green lawns to the surrounding urban community. Volunteers will complete restoration projects including planting, mulching, and trash cleanup in the park and the surrounding East Allegheny neighborhoods. 

WHEN: Saturday, September 6th, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

WHERE: Allegheny Commons Park East Park, 801 Union Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Please meet SCA representatives at the site of the North Side Farmers Market near Union Ave. Public street parking is available and the park is accessible by bus. 

WHAT: Restore the Commons and adjacent East Allegheny neighborhoods by weeding, mulching, gardening, and clearing litter around the park.

BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and sturdy, closed-toe shoes. Please bring a water bottle. The event will be rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, plan to bring rain gear as well. 

PROVIDED: SCA will provide snacks and lunch all for volunteers as well as work gloves and all project supplies.

REGISTRATION: Please sign up online at SCA911ServicePittsburgh.eventbrite.com to complete the volunteer waiver.

QUESTIONS: Contact Lori Gaido, SCA Regional Program Director, at [email protected] or 412.325.1851.