4th Annual Allegheny Green Innovation Festival

Come and visit us at the 4th Annual Allegheny Green Innovation Festival on Sat., Sept. 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Hartwood Acres Park.  There will be fun activities for the whole family. Learn how to reduce your carbon footprint and green your community.  Enjoy delicious local food, interactive demonstrations and more.  Admission and parking are free.  Please use the middle road entrance.  For further information, visit  their website.


Purely Pittsburgh – October 11

Join us for a Community Conference celebrating business, education, recreation, and social service from the Pittsburgh region.

If you are looking to network, gather resources, promote your business or learn more about some of Pittsburgh’s finest contributors to our community, then this unique fast-paced event is for you.

The conference will be held on Fri., Oct. 11, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Hyatt North Shore Hotel, 260 N. Shore Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Admission is free.

For further information, call 412-321-3000 or visit their website: www.communitybridge-buildingnetwork.com.

Tree Planting & Dedication

On Sat., Oct. 5 at 2 p.m., Penn Forest will hold a tree planting and dedication at the cemetery. If you would like to donate a tree in memory of a loved one or volunteer to help us that day, it would be much appreciated.  Further information about this event will soon be available and published on the website.

This will be an annual event.  We look forward to seeing you there.

2013 Restoration Volunteer Days at Penn Forest

We would like to invite you to continue to be part of our restoration efforts this summer as we remove invasives and promote the growth of native plants.

Our next volunteer day is scheduled for:

Thursday, May 16 5:00pm-9:00pm 

So we can take advantage of the light in the evening! Another volunteer day will follow on:

Saturday, May 18 9:00am-1:00pm 

For folks who more available on weekends. If neither of these work for your schedule, please join us later in the summer on the third Thursday and the following Saturday of each month:

Thursday, June 20     5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, June 22     9:00am-1:00pm

Thursday, July 18      5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, July 20      9:00am-1:00pm

Thursday, August 15 5:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, August 17 9:00am-1:00pm

Please bring your own drinking water and wear clothes and shoes suitable for the outdoors.