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october parks news

Friend, the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is your non-profit partner in the parks. Join us in your parks this month for engaging events and fall foliage.
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tickets now available for two popular kids' events 

Again this autumn, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy staff is planning special nights out for kids ages 3 - 14 and their adults. Crunch through leaves, drink hot cider, and take part in fun seasonal activities at two special events this fall.

Click here for Bump in the Night tickets (for kids ages 3 - 9) →

Click here for Night Explorers tickets (for kids ages 10 - 14) →

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frick environmental center hosts first naturalization ceremony

Last month, 20 park pals officially became United States citizens at the first naturalization ceremony held at the Frick Environmental Center. Originating from Bhutan, China, India, Iraq, Kosovo, Nepal and Venezuela, we were thrilled to celebrate these new citizens alongside their family and friends at this public event.

See photos from the first naturalization ceremony at the Center here →

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field staff and volunteers hard at work preparing your parks for winter

Parks Conservancy staff and volunteers are hard at work preparing parks for winter. You can find them transplanting perennials, deadheading flowers, planting trees, mulching, and more. Join them in the parks for some of the final volunteer events of 2018.

Click here to find upcoming volunteer events →

october featured events

Free Movie: Searching for Bobby Fischer | October 5

Community Chess Day in Schenley Plaza | October 6

Sustainable Sipping (final for the year!) | October 12

Mazeroski Day | October 13

Family Hike with a Naturalist: Fall Fun (led in English, Mandarin, French & Japanese) | October 13

Family Event: Make Paper | October 14

Discovering Nature Through Journaling | Mondays starting October 15

Hike with a Naturalist: Life in the Litter (led in English, Mandarin & Spanish) | October 20

Bump in the Night | October 19, 20, 26 & 27


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