Wilkinsburg News + Events
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Show Your Love for Wilkinsburg this Weekend
Join the Pittsburgh Young Preservationists Association (YPA) for their annual heartbomb install in Wilkinsburg this Saturday! 

YPA will be crafting handmade valentines to post at historic sites in our community, including the Wilkinsburg Train Station, Hunter Building, and Lohr Building. All are welcome to participate!

2017 Heartbomb Install
>> When: Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
>> Where: Crafting begins at 10 a.m. at the YPA HQ (700 River Ave.); install begins at 12 p.m. at the Wilkinsburg Train Station (Hay St. at Ross Ave.)

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Help Select Wilkinsburg's Next Gateway Sign
The Wilkinsburg Community Art & Civic Design Commission will host a public meeting for the Wilkinsburg Gateway Sign Project next Thursday.

Plan to attend to view potential sign designs, meet the artists, and share your feedback.

All are welcome -- we hope to see you there!

Wilkinsburg Gateway Sign Project Public Meeting
>> When: Thursday, February 16, 6 p.m.
>> Where: Borough Building - 605 Ross Ave., 2nd Floor Council Chambers

We're Hiring!
We're seeking qualified candidates to apply for our new Vacant  Property Coordinator position, which focuses  on providing strategic oversight and day-to-day management of our land recycling activities in Wilkinsburg Applications are due by March 5.   Learn More
Events & Meetings


Hearts of the Homeless
Thursday, February 9, 6-9 p.m.
Fashion Fix - 1039 S. Braddock Ave.

YPA Heartbomb Install
Help install heartbombs at historic sites in Wilkinsburg
Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Public Meeting: Gateway Sign Designs
Hosted by Wilkinsburg Art Commission
Thursday, February 16, 6 p.m.
Borough Building - 605 Ross Ave., 2nd Fl.
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Workshop: Exterior Woodwork Maintenance and Repair
Thursday, February 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
LPRC - 744 Rebecca Ave.

Designing Kitchens for Older and Historic Houses
Tuesday, February 21, 6-7:30 p.m.
LPRC - 744 Rebecca Ave.

AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup
Tuesday, February 21, 6-8 p.m.
TechShop Pittsburgh - 192 Bakery Sq. Blvd.
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Remodeling for First Time Home Owners
Thursday, February 23, 6-7:30 p.m.
LPRC - 744 Rebecca Ave.
Spring Fling with the Wilkinsburg Chamber
Tuesday, March 21, 6-8:30 p.m.
Istanbul Sofra - 7600 Forbes Ave.
Work for Yourself @50+
Wednesday, March 22, 5-7 p.m.
The Energy Innovation Center - 1435 Bedford Ave. Suite 135B
PSO Wilkinsburg Community Concert
Thursday, March 23, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium - 747 Wallace Ave.
Save the Date! Two-Way Street Fest
Saturday, May 20, 12-4 p.m.
Stay tuned for more info!


Support Our Station at Salvatore's
February 1-28 during business hours
Salvatore's Pizza House - 612 Penn Ave.

Wilkinsburg Chamber of Commerce Meeting
Third Thursday each month, 8 a.m. 
Borough Building - 605 Ross Ave., Fl. 3

Free Store Wilkinsburg
Store Hours: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Donation Hours: Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
619 Penn Ave.

Have an event or meeting coming up? 
Send the details to  [email protected] , and we'll include it in our next newsletter.

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