Pittsburgh’s Steps

N. Pacific Avenue steps in Garfield

The Sprout Fund has issued a Request for Proposals for projects involving the steps of Pittsburgh – one of our city’s most interesting features. Find out which projects might qualify and how to apply here.

Council to Go

City Council Member Patrick Dowd (District 7) hosts a mobile district office at locations throughout the district each month. Dowd and staff are available to hear concerns, respond to questions about city services, and give information about legislation in Council. This month, Council to Go is in two neighborhood venues:

Lawrenceville

Friday, Feb. 17, from 7:30 to 9 am

Perk Me Up, 4407 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Bloomfield

Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Big Idea Bookstore, 4812 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

For more information, call 412-255-2140.

UPMC job positions available immediately!

Looking for a job in a growing field?
 
Due to positive changes at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Oakland and UPMC Hospital in Shadyside, there are now full-time, part-time, and casual support positions available in a range of areas, including transportation, housekeeping, and food services, etc.
 
The following jobs are available now and need to be filled:

Transporters
Housekeeping Aids
Food Service Workers

To apply for these positions, you must submit a resume and completed application.

Staff members at the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center, 5321 Penn Avenue, will be available throughout this week and over the weekend to assist you in the application process, help you polish your resume, and answer any questions you may have. When you stop by the center, our experienced staff will work with you to ensure that your application successfully highlights your strengths.

Staff will be available in the employment center during the following times:

Wednesday, Feb 1: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, Feb 2: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, Feb 3: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, Feb 4: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

For more information, stop by the office or call 412-362-8580.

ProMusica Pittsburgh Presents “Make Them Hear You” on February 25

Bass-Baritone singer Michael Jackson of Pittsburgh  will perform in concert at The Eastminster Presbyterian Church on FEBRUARY 25, 2012 at 7:30PM.

Tickets for the event are $10.00 general admission, $15.00 priority seating, and $5.00 students
(at Box-Office only) and can be purchased in advance at http://www.showclix.com/event/
MakeThemHearYou
or by calling 1(888) 71-Tickets

The concert is sponsored by The Eastminster Presbyterian Church.

African Americans have made strides in the world of classical music and continue to
do so today. This Concert honors African-American advancement in classical music and features
Pittsburgh native Michael Jackson singing music in the African-American spiritual tradition. He will be joined by Soprano Anqwenique Wingfield, and students from the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in an evening of wonderful music pulled a culture from Slavery to Freedom and beyond.

Michael Jackson is rapidly gaining recognition for his exciting performances. As a sought-after Bass-Baritone and actor in the Southwestern Pennsylvania area, Jackson appears with various companies as well as education outreach partnerships and organizations throughout the region. Working with various companies including Pittsburgh Opera, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Undercroft Opera, Pittsburgh Playwrights Theater, August Wilson Center for African-American Culture, Kuntu Repertory Theater and many others.

Free Tax Returns

Low-to-moderate-income city residents can get their taxes done for free by the Money in Your Pocket Coalition from now through tax day in April. East End locations include Goodwill Southwestern Pa. in Lawrenceville and Family Resources in East Liberty. Check out the website for details and location.