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Meetings & Events

This is a listing of meetings and events hosted by Hazelwood Initiative or in conjunction with our partners.


For other events happening in the neighborhood, please visit the Making A Greater Hazelwood digital community bulletin board, or the event page for Hazelwood Local, which promotes and organizes events for Hazelwood Green Plaza and the Greater Hazelwood community.

Nov. 22, Nov. 27, Dec. 6, Dec. 9

Giant Eagle Mobile Market (Glen Hazel)

Nov. 22, Dec. 6 | Wednesday @ 1:30am-3:30pm

Giant Eagle Mobile Market (Hazelwood)

Nov. 25, Dec. 9 | Wednesday @ 10:30am-12:30pm

We are so happy to be partnering with P.O.O.R.L.A.W, GH-CARED, Arts Excursions Unlimited, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, and AHRCO to bring this resource to the community! Get food conveniently every Saturday morning from the Giant Eagle mobile market, stationed next to our office (4915 Second Ave.). Produce is half off! WIC accepted!


CARDS ONLY, NO CASH, so bring your debit, credit, EBT, gift card or checkbook to buy. 

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Dec. 4

Hazelwood Light Up Night(TM) 

Dec. 4 | Monday @ 5pm-8pm

Get Pictures with Santa and The Grinch, decorate cookies, make a holiday ornament, eat pizza, win a Christmas tree, march in a parade, drink hot chocolate, take a horse and buggy ride, and more!

Location: Spartan Community Center, Elizabeth Pharmacy, Italian Village Pizza, Hazelwood Cafe, and Tecumseh Plaza

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Dec. 12

Greater Hazelwood Monthly Community Meeting, hosted by Hazelwood Initiative 

Dec. 12 | Tuesday @ 6pm-8pm

Give your feedback on proposed developments that will shape our neighborhood! This month, we'll learn about plans for Hazelwood Green, the City of Pittsburgh's new equity initiatives around public art, and budget changes toLewis Playground.


Location: HYBRID - in person at Community Kitchen Pittsburgh (107 Flowers Ave.), or RSVP for the Zoom Link HERE

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Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

Installation of Public Art: "Crossing Beacon"

Nov. 27 - Dec. 1

Hazelwood Local and Hazelwood Initiative have teamed up to deliver a sculptural art piece to the second and third floor exterior walls of 4800 Second Avenue, a historic building at the entrance to the neighborhood's commerical corridor, and former home of a beloved neighborhood restaurant, Josza's Corner. The artwork will welcome passersby to the district, marking the nexus of the corridor and Hazelwood Green. Learn more HERE.

Starting November 27th, follow along as awarded artist and steel fabricator Ben Grubb installs his Gateway art piece: "Crossing Beacon"! Stop by in person, or follow @hazelwoodlocal on Instagram and Facebook for daily updates.

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Dec. 9

"Crossing Beacon" Craft Walk

Dec. 9| Saturday @ 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Join Hazelwood Local and Hazelwood Initiative for a family friendly celebration of the neighborhood's newest art installation: "Crossing Beacon."

The event will kick off with an introduction by Pittsburgh artist Ben Grubb, followed by a walk down 2nd Avenue with Hazelwood historian JaQuay Edward Carter to view the installation.

We'll then head back to Community Kitchen PGH to enjoy complimentary bites, warm drinks, and crafts.

See the full schedule of activities and register HERE.

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Nov. 11

Veterans Day Tree Planting for Climate 

Nov. 11 | Saturday @ 10am-12pm

Join Hazelwood Initiative, Tree Pittsburgh, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, and the City of Pittsburgh Forestry Department in planting trees to reduce flooding and heat below the tracks.

Lunch will be provided by The Mission Continues. 

Location: Intersection of Courtland and Lytle streets

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