This list is meant to be helpful and somewhat representative, especially for South Oakland Residents and Visitors, but not a complete and exhaustive list of every existing event or organization.  Feel free to suggest others we have missed.

In case you didn’t see the page for the South Oakland Community Day, check out the SOCD Page

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South Oakland Information:

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Community Organizations:

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Community Related Organizations:

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Community Projects:

  • Oakland Green Team – “Putting the ‘Oak’  back in Oakland”
  • JobLinks –  Community-based, job readiness, health care employment and CPR certification and training center.
  • School 2 Career – Provides mentoring, job development and career exploration for high school students.
  • Oakwatch – Oakland Code Enforcement Project, focuses on enhancing resident quality of life by enforcing codes on negligent property owners, disruptive behavior and other issues.
  • Clean Pittsburgh Commision – Works to improve the environmental quality of life of Pittsburgh residents through litter and illegal dumping prevention, clean-up and enforcement.
  • Great American Cleanup Of PA – March 1 – May 31, various programs and events related to cleaning up litter and trash, recycling,  disposing of hard-to-dispose of items, plantings, and removing graffiti to beautify your community
  • GoBurgh – Transit oriented issues
  • Home Lost Project – Trying to help Pgh homeless through awareness and projects like making quilts.
  • Panther Hollow – A brief history of Panther Hollow compiled by Carlino Giampolo

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Religious Organizations:

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Things to do, places to see and be in Oakland:

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Things to do, places to see and be close by in Pittsburgh:

  • VisitPittsburgh – Lots of info on Pittsburgh.  Site run by Greater Pittsburgh Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Schenley Park  –  Hike /Bike trails, public pool, picnic shelters, ice skating and more
  • Phipps Conservatory  – One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • Duquesne Incline – 1197 West Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA  15219  (412) 381-1665
  • South Side Works   Shopping, dining, cinema and other entertainment complex
  • Station Square   – Shopping, dining, sports and entertainment complex
  • Gateway Clipper Fleet – Dining, sightseeing, entertainment, river shuttle,  located adjacent to Station Square West Parking Lots
  • Rivers Casino – 777 Casino Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa 15212  412-231-7777
  • PNC Park – Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Heinz Field – Home of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pitt Panther Football
  • Consol Energy Center Pittsburgh – multi-purpose event center, Home of the Pittsburgh Penguins (866) 459-2035
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium – (that’s the real address) One Wild Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (412) 665-3640
  • National Aviary – Allegheny Commons West,700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212  412-323-7235
  • Carnegie Science Center – 1 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15212  (412) 237-3400
  • The Andy Warhol Museum – 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5890  (412) 237-8300

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