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    JULY  

 

May 1st - September 30th (Ongoing Event)
National Bike Challenge - League of American Bicyclists
 

Bike for Recreation
Bike for Health
Bike to Commute and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 

Sign Up Today!  

 
May - October
Multiple Farmer's Market Times & Locations in the Region

Click here for an Interactive Regional Map! 

Click here for Markets in the Pittsburgh Area! 

 

July 8
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE 

PHAUS: Cities Discover Energy & Water Disclosure 

33 Terminal Way, Suite 331

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

CMU Professor, Vivian Loftness, will discuss Passive House concepts and the impact that mandatory requirements and disclosure laws are having in the US.  Sharing energy & water data can increase investment in best practices.

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register!  

 

July 8
6 pm - 8 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE & KAYAK PGH 

Kayak with Mike 

Meet on the Northshore at Kayak Pittsburgh! 

Mike Schiller, the GBA's fearless CEO, will lead a tour of the green buildings in the region while enjoying the river and river-life.

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register! 

 

July 9
11:30 am - 1 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

Energy Experts: Solar 

33 Terminal Way, Suite 331

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Fred Kraybill, Solar United Network of Western PA (SUNWPA), will discuss residential solar installations, how you can afford to install, and the science behind solar energy.

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register! 

 

July 9
12:15pm
 

Solar Concert Series 

Buhl Community Park 

10 Children's Way

Pittsburgh, PA  15212

Brewer's Row - a unique alternative rock quintet with tight three-part harmonies


Click here for additional information! 

 

July 10
8:00pm
 

Movies Under the Stars: Disneynature Bears 

Chatham University, Eden Hall Campus
Hilda M. Willis Amphitheater 

This movie, which was released for one day on Earth Day, chronicles a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life's most important lessons.


Click here for additional information!  

 

July 11
9:30 am - 10:30 am
 

Wise Walk 

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Sheraden Location 

Take a 1-mile walk around the Sheraden Neighborhood while you learn about the neighborhood and the library!
Receive a T-shirt & Pedometer to track your steps.
Sponsored by the Allegheny County Library Association in collaboration with AARP and Highmark PALS.

Register by calling 412-331-1135 or by visiting the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh website.

Free + Water & Snack Provided!

 

July 12
8 am - 1 pm
 

The Market at Hartwood 

Hartwood Acres Park @ Middle Road 

Browse Quality Antiques & Local Farm Goods
Second Saturday of Each Month
Sponsored by the Friends of Hartwood 

Call 412-767-9200 for additional information! 

 

July 12
1 pm
 

Plant-Healthy Diet Program 

Western Allegheny Community Library

181 Bateman Road

Oakdale, PA  15017

Click here to register! 

Learn how you can eat healthy, using plants, and how a plant-healthy diet can alleviate chronic disease symtoms.

 

July 16
12 pm - 1 pm
 

Global Links Lunch + Learn 

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
One Schenley Park (700 Frank Curto Drive)
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Improving Health Through Gardening: Phipps' Homegrown Program
Learn about fresh produce, healthy food choices, and how vegetable gardening can benefit underserved neighborhoods with Charity Grimes Bauman

Remember to bring your lunch!  Light snacks will be provided!

Call 412-361-3424 or Click Here to Register! 

 

July 16
12 pm - 1:30 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

Energy Experts: Wind 

33 Terminal Way, Suite 331

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Deanna McPeak, GBA Membership Director, will discuss the growth of wind: at different scales, how wind turbines work, myths and misconceptions, availabiltiy of the resource in PA, the cost of the technology, how to incorporate wind into energy efficient buildings, and the synergy of wind and LEED credits.

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register! 

 

July 16
12:15pm
 

Solar Concert Series  

Buhl Community Park  

10 Children's Way

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Josh and Gab - a musical comedy duo with an anti-bullying message.


Click here for additional information!  

 
 

July 16
3 pm - 4:30 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

EPA's Sustainability Tour of Consol Energy Center 

1001 Fifth Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Join GBA's Emerging Professionals for a behind-the-scenes tour!  Happy Hour at the Blue Line Grille in the Uptown Rooftop Lounge following the tour!

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register!  

 

July 17
11:30 pm - 1pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

Life Cycle Assessment Lunch & Learn 

33 Terminal Way, Suite 331

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Brandie Sebastian, LCACP, will explain the ins and outs of life cycle assessment.

Bring your Lunch!

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register! 

 

July 17
6:30pm
 

Rain Barrel Workshop 

Chatham University, Eden Hall Campus

Presentation by Tony Miga, Roof Run-off: Rainwater Harvest and Usage.

Rain barrels and parts kits will be provided by Chatham at the event, and the registration fee is $25 per person.

Click here for more information! 

 

July 20
1 pm - 3 pm
 

Nine Mile Run Watershed Association 

Photography & iNaturalist Walk

Fern Hollow Parking Lot

1901 Glen Mitchell Road

Sewickley, PA 15143

Free to NMRWA Members!  $10 for Non-Members.

Call 412-741-6136 for more information.

 
July 22
7:30 pm

ECO Opera Workshop
The Opera Theater of Pittsburgh
Twentieth Century Club
4201 Bigelow Blvd (Oakland)
Pittsburgh PA 15213

Free to attend but registration is required.

Please contact the Opera Theater of Pittsburgh Box Office (412) 326-9687.

 

July 23
8:30 am - 4 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

LEED v4 Green Associate Prep Course 

33 Terminal Way, Suite 331

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Janel Everly will lead this course which features newly-developed content related to LEED v4.

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register!  

 

July 23
12:15pm
 

Solar Concert Series  

Buhl Community Park  

10 Children's Way

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Mike Why - beatboxer, vocalist, and maker of funny sounds


Click here for additional information!  

 

July 24
8:30 pm - 4pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

Meat & Greet Cookout & Hyatt House Tour 

Hyatt House - South Side 

2795 S Water Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Enjoy burgers, dogs & live music while enjoying the view of the new SouthSide Works Marina! 

The Hyatt House was constructed on a former brownfield and includes a number of best practices, in-room energy saving measures and green housekeeping.  A tour of the LEED-Certified hotel will include the salt-water pool, the bike storage and the access to the Great Allegheny Passage.

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register!  

 
 

July 30
11:30 am - 1 pm
 

GREEN BUILDING ALLIANCE  

Energy Experts: Renewable Energy Policy 

33 Terminal Way, Suite 331

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Evan Endres, Project Coordinator at PennFuture, will answer your questions about what it takes to install various forms of renewable energy: connection regulations, residential incentives, PA renewable energy policy. Join Evan to gain a greater understanding of the "PA Renewable Energy Policy Roadmap".

Call 412-431-0709 or Click Here to Register!  

 

July 30
12:15pm
 

Solar Concert Series  

Buhl Community Park  

10 Children's Way

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Eve + Tracy - acoustic duo with timeless melodies and lyrics that often are more like witty repartee


Click here for additional information!  

 

July 31
6:30pm - 8:30pm
 

Sustainable Lawn Workshop  

Chatham University, Eden Hall Campus

Presentation by Dr Molly Mehling & Kristen Spirl on creating ecologically sensitive green spaces that support a healthy environment.


Click here for additional information!  

 


    AUGUST  

 

May 1st - September 30th (Ongoing Event)
National Bike Challenge - League of American Bicyclists
 

Bike for Recreation
Bike for Health
Bike to Commute and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 

Sign Up Today!  

 

August 2
9 am - 1 pm @ Boyce Park (ski lodge parking lot)
 

Household Chemicals Collection
(Recycling & Waste Collection Around the County)
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August 8th - 24th 
Bike Fest Pittsburgh
 

Beginning on August 8th with a VIP Event & Fundraiser Party .
Wrapping up on August 24th with Pedal Pittsburgh.  
Watch for updated information! 

 

August 16
9 am - 1 pm @ Allegheny County Airport (front parking lot)
 

August 24th
Pedal Pittsburgh

 Stay tuned for bike tour options!!! 

 


    SEPTEMBER  

 

September 8 - 11
@ David Lawrence Convention Center
 

Pro Walk / Pro Bike / Pro Place Conference
World Wide Web Icon More Info  

 

September 13
9 am - 1 pm @ Settlers Cabin Park (wave pool parking lot)
 

September 25
Evening Event
 
Green Building Alliance - EMERALD EVENING 2014 - Legacy & Luminancy Awards
Carnegie Music Hall - Oakland
More information to follow 
 
September 27
11 am - 4 pm
 
Allegheny Green & Innovation Festival
Hartwood Acres Park
More information  
 
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September 30th
NATIONAL BIKE CHALLENGE - League of American Bicyclists - Drawing to a Close ...

Bike for Recreation
Bike for Health 
Bike to Commute and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 

Sign Up Today! 

 


    OCTOBER  

 

October 4
9 am - 1 pm @ Mall at Robinson