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july parks news

Friend, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your non-profit partner in the parks. Join us in celebrating and exploring Pittsburgh's parks this month!
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we've got the best seat in the house for july fourth fireworks

Pittsburgh's parks are some of the best places to celebrate America's birthday. Pack up your folding chair and head to parks for this once-a-year extravaganza.

Click here for our list of park places for fireworks watching →

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enjoy a tick- and poison ivy-free summer with these simple tips

Ticks and poison ivy sound scary, but they shouldn’t keep you from enjoying your parks. Much like wearing a seat belt while driving in a car, taking simple precautions like doing tick checks and avoiding contact with poison ivy will help keep you healthy and happy this summer.

Click here for information about poison ivy →
Click here for information about ticks →


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dig in to allegheny commons northeast fountain project details

The Parks Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny Commons Initiative, and Northside Leadership Conference, is thrilled to be rebuilding the historic Northeast Fountain in Pittsburgh's oldest park. Follow along with our regularly posted updates.

Click here for updates on this exciting project →


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free exhibit at frick environmental center delivers important message

On display at the Frick Environmental Center public gallery from June 28th through August 31st, EDGED OUT is a series of paintings and sculptural works about human influence on nature.

Click here for more information →

july featured events

Art in the Park in August Wilson Park | Thursdays

First Friday Nature Walk | July 6

Kids' Day in Schenley Plaza | July 8

Garden Volunteering in Highland Park | July 11 & 25

As You Like It Shakespeare Performance | July 13

Sustainable Sipping | July 13

Junior Garden Buds Story Hike (led in English, Spanish, Russian & Mandarin) | July 14

WYEP Final Fridays in Schenley Plaza | July 27

There's so much to do in your parks! Join us for regularly scheduled Dancing in the Park events, tai chi and yoga classes, volunteer events, and much more!


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