FEBRUARY News & Updates
Shake off the winter blues and head outdoors! Discover a county park you've never visited before. We've got 9 of them! Click here for details about all our Allegheny County Parks! 
Clear and Sunny is the forecast for Saturday, Feb. 4 for our third ALLEGHENY 9 race! Meet us at NORTH PARK at 9 a.m. for a 10K road race and enjoy a hot breakfast in the Rose Barn at the finish, courtesy of
There's still time to register
The ALLEGHENY 9 RACE SERIES features a variety of races in all 9 Allegheny County Parks. Our next race is the ALLEGHENY 9 BOYCE PARK on April 22. Find out more and register here: 
Save the Date 
Mark your calendars! POUR AT THE PARK is back! 
Friday, September 8, 2017 on the shores of 
We're featuring delicious micro brews from the region and tasty bites from a variety of restaurants. And of course, live music! All for a great cause, supporting the Allegheny County Parks Foundation and its many improvement projects in all 9 County Parks.  
Interested in getting on our vendor list? Click here
Upcoming Events

Ever wondered how animals survive the winter? Join the Park Rangers at Harrison Hills Park 
on Feb. 18 from 2-4 p.m. for their Animals in the Winter Indoor Program and learn how some animals stock up on food while others hiberate. The same program is offered at Round Hill Park on Feb. 19 from 2-4 p.m. Program are free but please register
Or if you're looking for a more active program, consider snowshoeing! There are lots of opportunities (providing there's snow!) at several parks. Here's a quick guide: 
Beginner Snowshoeing:  
Round Hill Park on Feb. 4 from 2-4 p.m. 
Deer Lakes Park on Feb. 12 from 2-4 p.m.
South Park on Feb. 18 from 2-4 p.m.
Hartwood Acres Park on Feb. 26 from 2-4 p.m. 
Pre-registration and payment is required for these events. Rentals for 11 and up is $10 and $5 for ages 10 and under. Or bring your own for free! 
Register here!   
Special Folks Indeed

It takes a very special person to volunteer. But volunteering at 6 a.m. on a February morning for a 10K??? We think that's VERY special. 
The Allegheny County Parks Foundation gives a HUGE shout out to the following hearty souls for offering their help for our Feb. 4 Allegheny 9 10K at North Park:
The North Allegheny High School Drum Line under the direction of 
Stevie Pachesky, 
Tom Merrick, Beth Lott, Pat DiRienzo, Mike Kissel, Heather Bittner, Heather Duncan, David Wolf and Brendan Taylor.  
You help keep our Foundation "running." 
If you are interested in helping at an upcoming event, contact us! 
Our Board of Directors
James Mitnick, 
Richard (Rick) Rose, 
Thomas W. Armstrong
G. Reynolds Clark
Pat Getty
Laura Karet
John Mascaro, Jr.
Todd Owens
John Surma  
Ellen Still Brooks, 
Sally McCrady,  Secretary
Chester R. Babst, III
Carol R. Brown
Karen Wolk Feinstein
Jonathan Kersting
Nancy Knauss
Daniel A. Onorato
Margaret M. Petruska

Ex Officio:
Rich Fitzgerald, John DeFazio, William McKain, Andy Baechle, Stephen Shanley, Caren Glotfelty

Allegheny County Parks Foundation | 724-327-7627 | info@acparksfoundation.org  | www.acparksfoundation.org