Welcome to your Hey Pittsburgh bulletin board — a virtual space to share volunteer opportunities, fundraisers, workshops, and more things that help you and your neighbors.
🌧️ Learn How To Use Rainwater
Register with the Pennsylvania Resources Council to get a tutorial on how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it, and use it to irrigate your landscape on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Phipps Conservatory. Plus, learn how to practice watershed protection and reduce your contribution to sewer overflow, flooding, and polluted urban runoff. It’s $80 for the workshop and rain barrel; $20 for the workshop only.
📈 What’s Going On With Your Water Bill?
🚘 SCAN Drivers Needed
Steel City Access Network is looking for volunteers to provide supportive and comfortable transportation for folks traveling to Western Pennsylvania to access reproductive health care. Apply to drive here.
📣 Call For Art
Casey Droege Cultural Productions and the Keystone Progress Education Fund are seeking art that creates a dialogue around democracy and the current political climate amid a local election year. The art should explore how democracy impacts censorship, reproductive justice, workers' rights, economic justice, and most importantly, what a healthy democracy should look like. The deadline to submit is Aug. 14; accepted art will be in an exhibition running September to October.