South Oakland Halloween Party
Friday, October 27, 5PM-7PM
Frazier Fieldhouse 
For Ages 2-15 – Costumes Optional. Games and Activities.
Refreshments and Drinks Provided. Candy Donations Requested.
Sponsored by South Oakland Neighborhood Group (SONG)
​RSVP with Janet, or through our contact page at ​/contact​   
The meeting for the community to address concerns about Oakland Gateway Ventures' proposals for the Oakland Area including the properties in the 3400 block of Bates St ("the porches") will be Tuesday May 2 at 6pm at the Oakland Career Center at 294 Semple St. 
  That would normally coincide with the monthly SONG meeting, but given the importance of that meeting, we have decided to cancel the SONG meeting.

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South Oakland Neighborhood Block Party
Tuesday 9/20/16 5:30-7:30pm
Frazier St near Dan Marino Field
  • Meet your neighbors!
  • Friendly dogs welcome
  • Enjoy FREE FOOD!
  • Any university/college students welcome
  • Mingle with students and other Oakland neighbors
  • Students receive a free Oakland t-shirt

Hosted by:
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Point Park University
  • Oakcliffe Community Organization (OCO)
  • South Oakland Neighborhood Group (SONG)

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South Oakland Community Day scheduled for Saturday August 27 Noon to 7pm.  We still have room for vendors if you know anyone interested.  We hope you will consider volunteering for the event to help show off our great neighborhood! And of course donations are always welcome, either monetary or items for our Chinese auction or as other game prizes. 
For lots more information, please visit

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There have been a few extra challenges getting things ready for implementing our Love Your Block Day for the South Oakland Community Orchard, so we are going with our backup date of Saturday 5/14 starting at 10am. We hope to see you there.

Click here to check out the information page and please contact us if you think you might come so we know how much help we can expect.  Thanks!

Also, mark your calendar for South Oakland Community Day on Saturday August 27.

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  South Oakland Community Day (SOCD),  Noon to 7pm on Saturday August 29, 2015 at Dan Marino Field/Frazier Fieldhouse at Frazier St and Dawson St.
  It will be a family friendly celebration of our community, with food & music, raffles & giveaways, sports, games and activities for all ages.
​   ​See the attached flyer for more description of the event, and let your neighbors know about it.
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If you would like to contribute by donating or volunteering, please get in touch

with us. Also check out the SONG website for more general community information,

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and about how to get involved.

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Tree Pittsburgh is helping the Oakland Green Team educate and prepare residents about fruit tree maintenance to ensure this community orchard in South Oakland is sustainable and successful. Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 am Tree Pittsburgh will lead a pruning and maintenance workshop at the orchard; 3213 Parkview Avenue, all are welcome.
Frazier Farms Community Garden Bed Build and Prep
Join students and South Oakland residents build 5 new garden beds for the Frazier Farms community garden! These beds will increase the number of residents and students who are able to use a bed to grow food, increasing the community’s access to local and fresh produce!
Garden prep for existing raised garden beds. Site prep and build 5 new beds.
Frazier Fieldhouse – 3716 Frazier St
Use the SONG Contact Us page to let us know if you’ll be there or if you have any questions.