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Test Ground Breaking @ Gianna Via's
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Test Ground Breaking @ Gianna Via's

Enjoy free live music outside in the sunshine at Buhl Community Park at Allegheny Square. Bring your lunch and enjoy family-friendly concerts on a solar-powered sound system Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. in July and August. This year’s lineup and links where you can learn more about each artist/band:

  • July 6 – Truth and Rites – TnR is a Roots Reggae band based in Pittsburgh
  • July 13 – Mike Why – Beatboxer, vocalist, and maker of funny sounds
  • July 20 – City Dwelling Nature Seekers – City Dwelling Nature Seekers is a folk/rock band that has been performing locally and touring for the past 8 years
  • July 27 – Meeting of Important People Acoustic! – Pittsburgh-based rock and roll band with a new album called Troika
  • August 8 – SLB All Stars – Musicians from the Saturday Light Brigade playing your favorite songs
  • August 10 – Lee Robinson and Iska – Exciting, powerful musical journey through jazz styles of contemporary funk, classical and original compositions.
  • August 17 – Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers – The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music.
  • August 24 – Heather Kropf – Pittsburgh-based artist Heather Kropf has forged a reputation as a talented, dedicated songwriter and performer, producing albums with attention to details that feature some of the city’s best players.
  • August 31 – Ben Shannon – Ben Shannon is a performing songwriter in the American folk music tradition.
Fall Fest @ Transverse Park
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fall Fest @ Transverse Park

This will be our 2nd Annual Fall Fest! There will be food, beer, corn hole, entertainment, and kid’s activites. We will also be having an apple bake off contest. If you are interested in entering, please use the contact email below, If you are interested in being a craft vendor or vendor, please use contact email below. Vendor space is free.

Restoration Tree Planting Along Saw Mill Run @ Seldom Seen Greenway
Nov 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the Sawmill Run Watershed Association and Tree Pittsburgh to plant native trees along the Sawmill Run Stream. We will plant in the Seldom Seen Greenway and the Ansonia Place floodplain. These restoration trees will help improve water quality and prevent erosion by stabilizing the stream banks in these two critical areas.

Bring the entire family, a friend and your rubber boots for this fun watershed event.
*Some planting will occur on steep slopes*
Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Registration is requested.
Visit Tree Pittsburgh online to register today!

Up On the Hilltop 2016 @ Mt. Oliver Borough
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Up On the Hilltop is a free event and will be held on the 100-200 blocks of Brownsville Road in Mt. Oliver Borough.



Watershed Day @ Whitehall Borough Community Room
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Saw Mill Run Watershed Association and the Borough of Whitehall for this FREE family friendly event!

  • Find out about water in new and unexpected ways
  • Explore the stream during Stream Side Discovery
  • Play Watershed Games and other hands-on activites
  • Become a Water Reporter using our interactive mobile app
  • Learn about rain barrels and rain gardens
  • And much more!

Bring the entire family, a friend and your rubber boots for this fun watershed celebration!
Lunch will be provided.  Registration is requested.
Visit watershedday.eventbrite.com online to register today!

This event is supported with funds from the Allegheny County Conservation District CLIP Grant.

MOKNP Commercial Property Tour @ The Pet Shop Collaborative Space
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


We are having a vacant commercial property tour on July 20th.  This event will foster networking amongst property owners, business owners, developers, and real estate professionals that would be interested in Mt. Oliver and Knoxville.  The event will be a day time event where we will be meeting then doing a walking tour of the business district; providing folks with information about the vacant properties.

Corridor Communities Golf Outing @ South Hills Country Club
Sep 18 @ 11:30 am – 8:00 pm
Corridor Communities Golf Outing @ South Hills Country Club | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

It has never been more important to create vibrant communities to increase residential and business growth. The Corridor Communities Golf Outing presented by UPMC is a fundraiser to support projects throughout our communities along the Route 51 and neighboring corridors.

By supporting this event, you are helping our communities become tremendous places to live, work, and play!

There are several ways you can get involved…

  • Golf with us. Register yourself, or organize a foursome to play our shamble-style outing.
  • Come for dinner. All golfers receive dinner with registration, however, if you don’t golf, you can join us during our dinner, which celebrates our communities.
  • Become a sponsor. We have wonderful sponsorship packages that provide added support to our cause, while promoting your business or organization.
  • Donate prizes. We are accepting prize donations from local businesses to share with our attendees. 
  • Share the word. Please tell others about our event so we can continue to grow our effort.

Schedule of Events

11:30 – 12:30     Registration & Buffet Lunch

12:30                 Shotgun Start, Shamble
                          (best ball off tee, individual stroke play to hole)

5:00 – 6:00         Cash Bar

6:00                   Dinner & Raffle

EDS is currently winding down operations. For more than 20 years, we have served the neighborhoods south of Pittsburgh, focusing on collaboration and community growth. We appreciate the opportunity to have served these diverse communities and wish them the best for years to come.

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