Photos from our 2015 Community Festival

It was a perfect day in Stanton Heights last Saturday as the neighborhood gathered to unveil our new gateway sign, and celebrate community together. We couldn’t have asked for better weather, or better neighbors to share the day with us!

2015 Community Festival!

FestivalPlease join us for our 3rd annual Stanton Heights Community Festival on Saturday, August 22nd from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm in the parking lot of Sunnyside Elementary. This year promises to be bigger and better than before with food, games, and music for the whole family!

Sign Unveiling: We will kick off the celebration at 11:00 am with a ceremonial ribbon cutting to unveil our new “Welcome to Stanton Heights” sign. We are thrilled that our neighborhood will finally have its own gateway sign!

Food: Both Franktuary and the Pittsburgh Smokehouse food trucks will be serving up delicious meals, which you can finish off with a refreshing Italian Ice.

Fun for the Kids: Activities for the kids will include a bounce house, balloon sculptor, face painter, robotics activities, and games – from water balloons to hula hoops!

Hourly Giveaways: We will be giving away gift certificates & gift cards each hour thanks to generous donations from the community. Thank you to our generous donors, including: Animal Elegance Pet Grooming, Coldwell Banker, Costco, Giant Eagle Market District, Gus’ Café, Home Depot, Kids Robotics Camps, McDonalds, Nieds Hotel, Sam’s Club, Shop n Save, Sports Clips, Target, Walmart, & Wendy’s,

Music: We are excited to welcome local musical acts at this year’s festival! Donna O (acoustic pop) will keep things jamming during the event, along with the Healthy Together Marching Band.

More! Multiple organizations will host tables including Job Corps, Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety, the Lawrenceville Library, and Lawrenceville United Pep Rally.

All residents & families of Stanton Heights and our neighboring communities are welcome to join us. Please share this information with your neighbors to help us spread the word!

Bring Public Art to Stanton Heights!

Have you ever seen public art around Pittsburgh and thought it would be great to enjoy it right in your own neighborhood? Public art comes in many forms, from sculptures to murals to interactive elements that engage the community. All Stanton Heights residents are invited to join us for a meeting & presentation by the Pittsburgh Office of Public Art Director, Renee Piechocki. We hope this event will help launch an interested group of community members to pursue making public art a reality in the neighborhood. Public Art

Please join us!!

What: Community meeting & conversation to discuss bringing public art to Stanton Heights

Who: ALL residents are invited to join us for a presentation by Pittsburgh’s office of Public Art

When: Wednesday, June 17th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Where: The Neighborhood Academy – 709 N Aiken Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

June Happy Hour – In the Neighborhood

June Happy Hour
What: June Neighborhood Happy Hour

When: Thursday, June 25, 2015; 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Where: 4415 Stanton Avenue and the alley at Price Way

Come out and share some food and drink and meet your neighbors. For the last six months, The Stanton Heights Neighborhood Association has been organizing neighborhood happy hours at local bars and restaurants. We decided to bring the happy hour to the neighborhood for the summer months. In June, we will be meeting at the home of Michael and Jennifer Sturges for smoked pulled pork and drinks. The festivities will spill into the alleyway at Price Way and Woodbine St. for cornhole and other backyard games. Feel free to bring food or drink, but you do not need to bring anything to join us.

 

May 28th: Happy Hour at the Bulldog Pub

SAMSUNG CSCJoin us for our next monthly neighborhood happy hour on Thursday, May 28th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. We will meet at the Bulldog Pub in Morningside for food, drinks, and great conversation with your neighbors. If the weather cooperates, we will meet on their back patio! Share this invitation with your neighbors – we hope to see you there!

June 13th – Stanton Heights Neighborhood Yard Sales

Time to clean out your closets! The 5th annual Stanton Heights Neighborhood Yard Sales will be held on Saturday, June 13th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, rain or shine! This year, residents have the option to set up space in the Sunnyside Elementary School parking lot. We hope this change will increase traffic for those in a centralized location, as well as attract even more bargain hunters to the neighborhood.

yard sale picThere are two ways to sign up:

  1. Download and complete the attached form, and mail it to the address provided along with your payment.
  2. Fill out the online form here or below and submit your payment to the address provided

The deadline to register and submit your payment is June 10th.

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