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RACP Recap at the Wilkinsburg Train Station

Photos by Greg Sciulli
Many thanks to our elected officials and supporters who attended our $1.5 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) award announcement earlier this month at the Train Station. This work would not be possible without you!

Stay up to date with the Train Station Restoration Project by following our project Facebook page. You can also be part of this historic project by making a contribution today!
Volunteer at the Sacred Spaces Tour this October
Volunteer docents are needed for the Wilkinsburg Sacred Spaces Tour on October 13.

Docents will share information about the history and architecture of featured churches and other spaces along the tour route.

Check Out the July/August Issue of The Wilkinsburg Sun
The July/August issue of The Wilkinsburg Sun is here! 

Check out all the latest Wilkinsburg news, 
including updates from the Borough, School District, WCDC, and Chamber, as well as community events and meetings taking place this summer.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events
All events and meetings listed below take place in Wilkinsburg, unless otherwise noted.


>> 14th Annual Summer Nights
Presented by Hosanna House
Friday, August 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m. VIP; 6:30 p.m. General Admission
Sherwood Event Center - 400 Sherwood Rd.
Learn More

>> Summer Movie Nights in the Park: Black Panther
Friday, August 10, 8 p.m.  
Penn Avenue Parklet - 739 Penn Ave.
Free! In case of rain, movie night will relocate to Wilkinsburg Borough Building in the 3rd floor auditorium at 605 Ross Ave. 

>> Wilkinsburg Community Day
Hosted by Mayor Marita Garrett
Saturday, August 25, 1-5 p.m.
Penn Avenue Parklet - 739 Penn Ave.

>> Back to School Celebration
Hosted by the 2nd Saturday Grandmother's & Mom's Group
Saturday, September 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wilkinsburg Children's Library - 605 Ross Ave.

>> Save the Date! Wilkinsburg Sacred Spaces Tour
A free tour of historic churches with arts programming at each location
Saturday, October 13, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Save the Date! Big Birthday Bash
Celebrating 10 years of the WCDC
Saturday, November 10, 6-9 p.m.
Yingling Mansion - 1300 Wood St.
Stay tuned for more details!


>> Joseph's Basketball & Bible Camp
Saturdays through August 11, 6-8 p.m. (Elementary)/8:30-11 p.m. (Middle/High School)
Christian Church of Wilkinsburg - 748 Wallace Ave.
Free! Call (412) 377-3069 to sign up

>> Art in the Park Concert Series
Thursdays through August 16, 6 p.m.
Penn Avenue Parklet - 739 Penn Ave.

>> Summer Cookouts
August 18 & September 15, 12-2 p.m.
The Bible Chapel - 754 Ross Ave.

>> Creating Space for Joy
Now through August 31
Percolate - 317 S. Trenton Ave.

>> Wilkinsburg Thursday Open Market
Thursdays through November 15, 3-6:30 p.m.
LifeCare Parking Lot - Corner of S. Trenton & Penn Ave.
Have an event or meeting coming up? 
Send the details to  marlee@wilkinsburgcdc.org , and we'll include it in our next newsletter.

Want to learn more about borough council, commission & authority meetings? 
The Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote the revitalization of Wilkinsburg through business & residential development; organizational & individual civic leadership; and ethnic & cultural diversity.

At the WCDC, we envision Wilkinsburg will be a prosperous and growing community regarded for its strong business district and neighborhoods; historic charm; convenient location; and desirable quality of life.
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