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Everything on board with NEXTransit, the port authority’s long-term planning effort
Allegheny County’s Port Authority is seeking community contributions to the future of public transportation, including expanding its light rail systems and creating transportation hubs and community circulators. Here is your chance to attend one of four public sessions on February 25th at 10am and 5pm and on March 2nd at 11:30 am and 6pm. You can register online or call 1-855-925-2801 (enter code 9120). participate in the conversation.
Roast Fish in aid of Community Kitchen Pittsburgh
It’s frying time and Community Kitchen Pittsburgh is cooking a whale of an event. The nonprofit organization, which provides culinary training to disenfranchised people and helps them find stable employment in the food service industry, hosts Fish Fry on Fridays from February 19 to April 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The order is opened every Friday morning and can be ordered online. All orders can be placed on the roadside or at 107 Flowers Ave. to be picked up in Hazelwood.
St. Patrick-or-Treat at Haunted Hills Estate Scream Park
If you’re a Halloween fan who craves a good fear, you’re in luck. From March 12-13, the Haunted Hills Estate Scream Park in Uniontown is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day massacre with two spooky attractions. Leprenomicon is a house filled with terrifying creatures from Irish folklore, while The Shamrock Experiment sends you on a death-defying quest for gold. Buy tickets online … and carve a lantern!
Art and coffee collide in Sewickley
The ZYNKA Gallery in Sharpsburg and the Crazy Mocha Coffee Company have teamed up to bring art to coffee drinkers. Through March 1, Crazy Mocha’s store at 417 Walnut Street in Sewickley doubles as a pop-up gallery with a curated collection of works inspired by the pandemic. 20/20 is Hindsight speaks about the pressures and fears of the past year and looks to the future with optimism.
Pittsburgh playwrights help their own
The Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater Company is designed for artists who have contributed to the organization since it was founded in 2003. The Artist Assistance Fund, which is preparing for its third round of Covid scholarships, is distributing $ 500 in cash to selected applicants. Those associated with the company can apply online. Donations are also accepted via PayPal.