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Neighborhood Clean Up dates

With over 100 neighborhoods and communities participating in the October 12-14 Redd Up weekend, it's a litter picker-upper's paradise. If your group is organizing a formal gathering, email us and we'll include it on our schedule.

For a quick overview of where things are happening, check out our event map. Maps to each location are also included with all summaries.

Ambridge/Harmony Township

When: Sunday, 10/14 at noon
Where: Ambridge Regional Distribution & Manufacturing Center, South Gate
Contact: Debi Leopardi, 724-266-4661

Sign-up begins at 11:00 am. All families, groups and individuals are invited and encouraged to help. Citizen involvement is a vital component of the initiative. Bus transportation by Rhodes Transit will be provided to locations along Duss Avenue and surrounding areas.

Sponsored by Value Ambridge Properties at The Ambridge Regional Distribution and Manufacturing Center, The Committee to Clean and Beautify Ambridge, Beaver County Project Greensweep, RJ Rhodes Transit, Silkhouse Café, and Vocelli Pizza.

Aspinwall

When: Friday, 10/12
Where: Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy
Contact: Lucille Bishop

Banksville

When: Friday, 10/12 at 8:30 am, rain or shine
Where: Days Inn parking lot
Contact: Carol Knox

Pick-up will occur along Banksville Road. PennDOT will assist by closing lanes with cones, flashing lights and several trucks.

Gloves, bags, litter grabbers, and fluorescent vests will be provided. Coffee, hot cider, sweet rolls, fruit and water will also be served. All are welcome.

Beaver

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Beaver Gazebo
Contact: MaryAnne Peluso

Cleanup will focus on the Route 60 interchange at Exit 13A. Coffee at Cafe Kolache afterwards.

Beechview

When: Saturday, 10/13 9:00 am
Where: Beechview United Presbyterian Church
Contact: Sue Pfeuffer

Brookline

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: 755 Brookline Boulevard, rear
Contact: Keith Knecht

Carnegie Mellon University

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Between Hunt Library and Baker Hall
Contact: Sarah Strano, Sustainable Earth VP

Central North Side

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 10:00 am
Where: Mechanic's Retreat Park
Contact: John Engle

Dormont

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 11:00 am
Where: Potomic Avenue and Espy Avenue
Contact: Sarann Fisher (412-561-7692), Colleen Lehman (412-302-7361) or John Maggio (412-344-2958)

Friendship

When: Saturday, 10/13 5:00 pm
Where: Baum Grove
Contact: Michael Amick

Garfield

When: Sunday, 10/14 at 10:00 am
Where: Garfield Community Center
Contact: Jennifer Quinio

Greenfield

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 8:00 am
Where: Magee Field
Contact: Patrick Hassett

Highland Park

When: Saturday and Sunday
Where: All over
Contact: Bob Staresinic

Several small groups will be cleaning around the neighborhood on both days. Feel free to bring your own bag and join in on the fun.

Homewood

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: PNC Bank parking lot, 618 North Homewood Avenue
Contact: Call Operation Better Block at 412-731-1908

Mexican War Streets

See Central North Side.

North Point Breeze

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Westinghouse Park
Contact: Cheryl Hall

Park Place

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Forbes Avenue and South Braddock Avenue
Contact: Deb Savelli

Perry Hilltop

When: Saturday, 10/13 (Rain date Sunday)
Where: Charles Street and Perrysville Avenue
Contact: Janet Gunter

Polish Hill

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am and Sunday 10/14 at 3:00 pm
Where: Polish Hill Civic Association
Contact: Stephanie Tecza

Saturday: Clean lots on Dobson, Herron, and others.
Sunday: Walk the streets and pick up litter.

Shadyside

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 8:00 and 10:00 am
Where: Walnut Street Parklet (8:00), Centre Avenue (Pep Boys and Whole Foods) (9:00 am), 5707 Walnut Street (10:00)
Contact: Shadyside Chamber of Commerce, Trib Against Litter, Peter Kurzweg

Sheraden

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Langley High School lower parking lot
Contact: Sam Palobina (412-921-0883) or Dawn Dugger (412-331-5737)

South Point Breeze

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 10:00 am
Where: Mellon Park parking lot
Contact: Hope Feldman

South Side Flats

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Brashear Association
Contact: 412-431-4449 ext. 236

Spring Hill

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Homer Street Firehouse
Contact: Ben Soltesz (412-231-0303)

Squirrel Hill

When: Sunday, 10/14 at 9:00 am
Where: Forbes Avenue and Murray Avenue
Contact: United Jewish Federation or call Lisa Premo at 412-992-5214

Strip District

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Heinz History Center
Contact: Barb DeTemple

Troy Hill

When: Sunday, 10/14 at 9:00 am
Where: 1619 Lowrie Street
Contact: Troy Hill Citizens, Inc.

Verona

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 10:00 am
Where: Verona Borough Building
Contact: Lisa Ashbaugh

Westwood

When: Saturday, 10/13 at 9:00 am
Where: Westwood School
Contact: Theresa Smith

Sponsored by the Westwood/Oakwood Athletic Association and the Westwood Community Council.

And everywhere else...

Of course, if you can't make it to one of these events, don't let that stop you from forming your own one-person anti-litter army and redding up your neighborhood. Together, we can all make a difference.

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