OPDC is partnering with PittServes to organize two off-campus collection events on Saturday, July 28 and Saturday, August 11 from 10 AM - 5 PM in the Sennott Square parking lot to encourage a greener student move-out. All off-campus student renters are encouraged to bring the following items to be reused/recycled, instead of contributing to the landfill.
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation and City Councilperson Erika Strassburger invite community members to learn more about the new apartment building, ONE on Centre (372 N Craig Street), at a public meeting. Please join us on Tuesday, July 31 at 6 PM at the Western PA School for Blind Children Early Education Center (250 N Bellefield Ave, Pgh, PA 15213).
Thank you for supporting our work at An Evening of Oakland Storytelling!
Special shout out to the partners who made this event possible. Venue provided by Fanny Edel Falk Laboratory School, event design by Thommy Conroy and 4121 MAIN, illustrations by House of Pingting and Randie Snow Design, photos by Peeler Photography, food and cocktails by Legume*Butterjoint*Pie For Breakfast, and wine by Engine House 25 Wines. Thanks also to our host committee, sponsors, storytellers, and Master of Ceremonies.
The City of Pittsburgh will soon launch City Cuts, a city wide grass cutting program specifically designed to help senior citizens, those with a disability, or military veterans avoid fines by offering assistance with lawn maintenance. This service will be available every two weeks from July to September and operates on a first come first serve basis.
OPDC's annual fundraiser, An Evening of Oakland Storytelling is this Friday, June 8, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:30 PM in our new venue, the Falk Laboratory School (4060 Allequippa St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261). Join us for a celebration of OPDC's work and enjoy food and cocktails by Legume/Butterjoint/Pie for Breakfast, live stories curated by The Moth in Pittsburgh, music by LowDown Brass Band, and magnificent views from atop Oakland.