Make this West End Lot SHINE

Volunteer work day on the Together We Shine lot in central Sheraden. Tasks include landscaping, picket fence painting and construction, pebble mosaic craft for kids. Something for everyone. Wear sturdy shoes and clothing ready for painting. The lot will be a Green Playce that encourages kids to move and play. RSVP and learn more by contacting Rebecca at rebecca@groundedpgh.org or 412-361-2099 x 2#. Location: 1111 Fairdale St, Pittsburgh, PA 15204

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Hazelwood Green Space Build

Join the Hazelwood Platoon in collaboration with Morningside Baptist Church and Grounded, in honoring the legacies of George Thomas; Army Veteran, and community advocate, Min Rena Fuller. Help us to uphold their commitment to leadership and service. The Hazelwood Platoon alongside Hazelwood volunteers will complete 2 memorial service projects, one of which is reviving a vacant lot. Join us in planting shrubs, building an outdoor activities space, constructing pathways, building benches and more! Help us to bring in the Spring Season the right way!…

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Vacant Lot Beautification in Larimer

Support our CommunityCare stewards as they work to stabilize and beautify vacant lots throughout Larimer. We need extra hands to help us with some particularly overgrown vacant lots that are encroaching on the sidewalk. Help us uncover a safe walking path for pedestrians and pick up debris on site. Please come equipped with sturdy footwear (no open toes), as well as clothing that you don't mind getting dirty. RSVP and learn more by contacting Anna at anna@groundedpgh.org or 412-361-2099 x 6#. Location: 558…

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Free NorthSide Land Lab

Come to the Free Northside Land Lab Hosted at the Colab 18 for a great time! We will dine and have a discussion around advocacy, participatory budgets, and forming peoples assemblies. If you have an idea or a suggestion for your local councilman and women in regards to the "Vacant Land Epidemic" Please RSVP to attend the sessions 412-361-2099.

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Celebrating Black Community Stewards

The work Grounded does stretches over the broad landscape of Allegheny County, but we recognize a large amount of vacancy is condensed in certain neighborhoods throughout the region. We have been fortunate to have strong partners in all of the work that we do and we could not be successful in making a community impact without community. There are so many individuals and organizations that we work with who are making a positive impact in their own neighborhoods, but for…

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Phipps feature: Deepening Roots: Our Growing Connections to the Botanical World

Deepening Roots: Our Growing Connections to the Botanical World At Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens through March 17, an amazing new series of "plant profile" paintings by celebrated local artist Ashley Cecil will capture your imagination and challenge your perceptions of the relationships between people and plants. Thursday, March 7, 2019 5:30 PM, Artist Talk at the Biophilia: Pittsburgh meeting Café Phipps (at the main entrance) 7-9 PM, Closing Reception Phipps’ Welcome Center Gallery (at the main entrance) Attendance is…

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