Earth Day Weekend is up and coming and our great City, and its suburbs are all set to Green Up the Burgh, with fun things to do all weekend.


4/19-4/21  A Weekend of Earth Day Activities  at the Frick Environmental Center
2005 Beechwood Boulevard, Squirrel Hill

4/19 –  FEC at Beechwood Blvd A campfire from 6-9p  You will be given fire sticks, marshmallows and a cup for cider!

4/20 – Lower Frick Parking Lot. 9a-1p Volunteer and help with hands-on tree planting(you have to pre-register here –

4/21 – If you love nature walks, you will love this daY, it is all nature walks every hour from 12n-3p Every walk is themed!

Want more info check out their website



IKEA – has so much going on  it is hard to get it all in!  Sunday April 21!

How about entering the IKEA Earth Day Twitter picture hunt for a chance to win a $50 IKEA gift card!   You can get your official Earth Day picture hunt list at the store or here  -IKEA will choose 3 winners at random for a $50 IKEA gift card, winners will be notified via Twitter direct message on Monday April 22nd.

Do Our Planet good and show the Earth Day Check IN Desk on Sunday your great photo of Earth Day support between 1-2p on 4/21 Ikea Robinson and you will get $10 IKEA bucks (limitations and rules apply see site for details.)


For the Kids, IKEA is having you draw up some pictures in Smaland and the restaurant and then when you turn it in a FREE TREAT!

And what would would Earth Day at IKEA be without Free Food Samples that are organic, , responsibly sourced and UTZ certified foods available at our Swedish Food Market from 1-4pm.



Many local towns are getting in on the Earth Day Celebration and Cleaning Up, and Planting Trees! Heidlberg, Carnegie, Neville and Scott, all free, all fun, and all lending a hand to our great earth.  Make sure to check site for sign ups – Plant trees, Eat donuts, Pick up the Trash, Help Keep the towns in the Burgh clean, green and litter free!

How about free recycling – Live in Butler County?  Here is the news for free electronic recycling! We love this because electronic recycling often costs you, and this one is FREE! Happy Earth Day!The Boy Scout Troop 400 of Mars has joined forces with eloop!  Eloop is a Pgh-based electronics recycle center.  This event is FREE to the public but——-only acceptable electronic devices will be accepted.. Need to know more, check our provided link..   Saturday, April 20, 2013 – 10a-4p 700 Adams Shoppes, Mars, PA 16046



Have you heard of the Tireless Project?  Here’s the scoop.

Free light pizza lunch.. MUST REGISTER –

This is the Cleanup of riverfront of the Carrie Furnace property.  A chance to access the riverfront along the site.  Volunteers must be 12y of age, and 12-18 must be accompanied by an adults.  If you complete the day you receive a voucher good for one free admission to ONE of the 2013 group tour opps by Rivers Of Steel.  April 20th, 2013 9 AM  through 1 PM @Ohio Street, Rankin, PA 15104


Have Old T Shirts. UpCycle  them at Michael’s with a Free Class  4/20  1-3


AN e-cycle on the patio – Saturday  4/21

Whole Foods has partnered with eRevival, LLC to bring you this great E-Cycle.  11a-4p Bring your old electronics and they will be handled in a safe & environmentally friendly manner!  Want to know more, check their website to see if your item can go o email them.


Target will be giving out a Whopping 1.5 million in free shopping bags! Sunday 21, 2013 at 10am – supplies limited… This is a national deal.



Ball Jar Planters –  Stop by —- FREE Make It-Take It from 2-3pm this Sunday and learn how to craft this Ball Jar Herb Planter :) It’s in all stores!






ALL events are subject to change, check with each event before attending.


*Carnegie Museum Of Natural History, Andy Warhol, Carnegie Science Center – Active Military, 50% off Admission for up to 4 people per Military ID! **********

August Wilson Center

Fort Necessity

Duquesne Incline

Lemoyne House

Forbes Field

Zelionople Historical Society

Old Economy Village

Meadowcroft Village

Heinz History center

Heinz Memorial Chapel