Category: Culture

2020 SHUC Treasure Awards

We would like to thank our Sponsors, Treasures and guests for making this virtual event a success! Also thank you Hidden Harbor for our Signature cocktail/mocktail. We appreciate Dalia Belinkoff & the Cohen Chiropractic Trigger Point Center for sponsoring Jasmine Cho’s adorable squirrel cookies for the event! Even during unprecedented times, we were able to
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Wightman Park Renovation

On Wednesday, October 28th, Squirrel Hill’s Wightman park re-opened after years of planning and significant renovations. This renovation project has been a significant investment by Mayor Peduto’s administration, the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works, former Councilman Gilman and Councilperson Strassburger, PWSA, ALCOSAN, and other partners. View the press release here. The following elements are featured within Wightman Park:   Significant green
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Murray the Squirrel: 1st Day of In-person Learning for Sunday School

Rodef Shalom and Beth Shalom Sunday School invited Murray the Squirrel to a socially distanced celebration of the first day of in-person learning. Rabbi Larry Freedman, the director of a joint religious school between Rodef Shalom and Beth Shalom, requested Murray the Squirrel for a fun surprise for everyone at dismissal on Sunday, October 25th.
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Lunar New Year 2020

Happy Lunar New Year! Squirrel Hill celebrated the Year of the Rat this year with a few Lunar New Year events! The 5th Annual Pittsburgh Community Lunar New Year Cultural Festival at St. Edmunds Academy featured music, lion dancing, martial arts, taiko drumming, and other cultural performances alongside arts and crafts activities and delicious food!
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