Events.

Upcoming events and information sessions about Hello Neighbor.

Mentor applications are currently closed. Sign up for more information here

Friends and Family Potluck Picnic

Saturday, July 8 at 2PM-5PM
Locust Shelter, Riverview Park
Riverview Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
This is a special friends and family potluck to celebrate the 4th of July. You are welcome to invite any friends or family that would like to learn more about Hello Neighbor and come out and join us for a fun potluck. Please bring one food item (bought or made) with enough to share. We’ll have relay races, a crafting area, a visit from a firetruck, and live music. RSVP here →

Hello Neighbor @ The Pirates!

Tuesday, August 1 at 5:30PM (Tailgate), 7:30 (First Pitch)
PNC Park
115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Hello Neighbor and the Pirates have teamed up for the first annual Hello Neighbor Night at the Pirates. We are buying tickets for mentors and mentees (RSVP REQUIRED) and tickets are also available for purchase in a special section for Friends of Hello Neighbor. Your friends can buy tickets for $20 (includes a free hat!) by using the code “NEIGHBOR.” We’ll provide more details, as we get closer to game day. For more information and to have friends purchase tickets, visit: http://atmlb.com/2sHUXaT! Facebook event can be found here →

Summer Fridays @ The Frick

Friday, August 11 at 5:30PM-7:30PM
The Frick
7227 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Come join us for Polynesian music, hula dancers, kids' activities and more! Summer Fridays are a special program at the Frick where the grounds are free to the public, including the Car and Carriage Museum, main museum and first floor of the main house. Everyone is invited to sit on the lawn, bring a picnic dinner (or there are food trucks on-site to purchase food) and enjoy an evening together. Hello Neighbor will arrive early to reserve a space on the lawn for our group. Facebook event coming soon!

End of Summer Carnival

Saturday, August 26 at 4PM-7PM
Anderson Shelter, Schenley Park
Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
This potluck is open to the community. We’re excited to have one last potluck this summer to invite anyone who wants to come and hang out with Hello Neighbor’s Class of 2017! Invite friends to come out and join us! Please bring one food item (bought or made) with enough to share. We’ll have a sports-themed activity, a crafting area and live music. More information coming soon!

Heinz History Center Visit

Sunday, September 10
Invite Only
Mentors and mentees are invited to The Heinz History Center. Enjoy free admission and a special tour for Hello Neighbor. We also have a fun art activity for families! More information coming soon.

Dinner and a Movie

Saturday, September 23
Invite Only
Mentors and mentees are invited for a really fun dinner and a movie night. We’ll provide the food and the movie (likely a Disney film), you provide the families and kids! More information coming soon.

Graduation!

Friday, October 6
Invite Only
We are so excited to congratulate the Class of 2017 and very first graduates of Hello Neighbor’s Mentorship Program. We’ll all gather one more time to celebrate each other. Food will be provided. More details to follow!

 

Past

Andy Warhol Museum Visit

Saturday, June 24 at 10AM-12PM
Andy Warhol Museum
117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Mentors and mentees were invited to visit The Andy Warhol Museum. We enjoyed free admission and a special tour. We also had a really fun screen-printing activity planned where everyone was able to create a souvenir to take home. See photos here →

Program Kickoff and Picnic

Saturday, June 10, at 12PM-3PM
Shelter at Brookline Park
1400 Brookline Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Our first event of the season brought together all mentors and mentees. There was a soccer clinic, a crafting area, live music and a food/drinks for all! See photos here →

How To Be A Muslim Ally Training

Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 PM - 8 PM
Frick Fine Arts Building
Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
We learned how to interact with Muslims in America to ensure comfort and to convey solidarity. This dynamic diversity training provided the insight and resources necessary to be an ally. We learned to alleviate misconceptions that revolve around the Islamic faith and culture today.

Immigration Journeys: Old and New

Saturday, April 1st from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whitehall Public Library, 100 Borough Park Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Digital storytelling and community conversations event.

Hello Neighbor In-Person Info Session

Wednesday, March 29 at 6 PM - 8 PM
The Shop - Homewood
621 N Dallas, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15208
We are hosting two information sessions to share more details about Hello Neighbor, the mentorship program and to help answer any questions you might have. This invite is for the in-person info session. More information and to RSVP →

Hello Neighbor Application Launches!

Monday, March 27 at 9 AM
Hello Neighbor is a new style of mentorship program launching in Pittsburgh! The application to join Hello Neighbor goes live March 27th and we'll be celebrating with a Facebook Live event and opportunity for Q&A. More information →

Green Building Alliance Green City Remix

Wednesday, February 22 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Featured speaker on a roundtable of activists talking to local high school student about how we define activism, the different kinds of strategies we use in our work and exploring how our work connects to sustainability issues.

Global Minds Meetup

Tuesday, February 21 from 3 PM - 4PM
First guest speaker invited to talk at Global Minds, an afterschool club at Taylor Allderdice High School that works to build friendship between ESL and native English speaking students.

Valentine's Day Card-Making Party

Saturday, February 11 at 9 AM - 12 PM
The Shop - Homewood
621 N Dallas, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15208
Come get crafty with us for a Valentine's Day Card-Making Party. This is an ALL AGES & FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY event and all crafting supplies will be provided. There will also be free food and coffee. We are going to make Valentine's Day Cards for refugee, immigrant and any other children in need of a little love and attention. It's been a really tough January and we want to show ALL Pittsburgh kids that we care, they are welcome here, and they are not alone. Details and Images →

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