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Join the Pittsburgh Police and Chief McLay for a Town Hall Meeting! 
*Meet your Public Safety Zone Council Leadership* 
Share Public Safety Concerns • Review Crime Statistics • Provide Feedback On
Community-Police Relations • Provide Feedback On How the Police Can Better Serve Our Community 
Zone 4: Thursday, September 15 6-9pm
Pittsburgh Firefighters Union Hall, 120 Flowers Avenue, Hazelwood 
Zone 3: Wednesday, August 24, 6-9pm
IBEW Hall, 5 Hot Metal Street, #100, South Side Works 
For more info and other dates, see flyer.

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Join Superintendent Hamlet for his Look, Listen and Learn Tour!  Please attend one of nine listening sessions to share your thoughts on the District’s strengths and areas for improvement. Themes from the listening sessions will be shared at the November 2nd Education Committee Meeting and will help lay the foundation for the District’s 5-year strategic plan. 
To review the 90-day plan, please visit www.pps.k12.pa.us/90dayplan

2016 ALCOSAN Open House
3300 Preble Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA 15233 
Saturday, September 17
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday, September 17 marks the return of ALCOSAN's annual award-winning Open House event, FREE and open to the public rain or shine!  Join us for the region's largest watershed and environmental festival, featuring hands-on environmental exhibits, treatment plant and laboratory tours, microbiology and watershed life demonstrations, and educational activities for all ages!

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stack’d Burgers & Beers
3716 Forbes Avenue 
All Day – 25% of all food & drink proceeds donated 
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.  100% of special drink proceeds donated & meet the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team 
The Oakland Business Improvement District and Stack’d Burgers & Beer in Oakland have joined forces to raise funds for Family House of Pittsburgh as part of an all-day event scheduled for Thursday, August 18, 2016.
September 6, 2016
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
6th Floor, City-County Building 
The Mayor's Office in partnership with the URA will host a complimentary, government focused, Small Business Resource Fair. The purpose of the event is to offer small business owners in-person access to representatives from all relevant departments within city services (zoning, permits, ADA compliance, etc.). You will have the opportunity to have all of your questions answered ― all in one location. This event would be ideal for small business owners such as restaurateurs, retail owners, contractors, etc. 

‘Student Move-in’ for Fall 2016 Term 
Below is a list of local University move-in dates.
  • Carlow University – August 23-24, 28, 2016
  • Carnegie Mellon University – August 20, 24-25, 2016
  • Chatham University – August 24, 2016
  • Duquesne University – August 16, 2016
  • Point Park University – August 22, 25, 27, 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh – August 22-28, 2016 

If you enjoyed OPDC's June storytelling event, check out WordPlay, presented by our friends at Bricolage Production Company at 937 Liberty Avenue.
Part "This American Life", part stand-up comedy, WordPlay brings the art of live storytelling back to the stage! With brazen honesty and creativity, actors, comedy writers, and everyday people read their own funny, and often poignant, stories while a DJ spins a real-time soundtrack. 
Bricolage's next WordPlay is August 26 & 27.  

Century III Mall 
August 20th, 9am to 1pm 
Since 2003, PRC has held Hard to Recycle collections in Southwestern PA with the goal of providing responsible and convenient recycling for items not able to be recycled at the curb. At these events individuals have been able to recycle such item as e-waste, cell phones, polystyrene, compact fluorescent bulbs, alkaline batteries, Freon-containing appliances, tires and more.  Some items like computer monitors and TVs are taken for a fee.