community + cultural info

Artists wanted for F4 Festival (May 12)and Penn Avenue Festival Rocks Against Racism (August 23):

The Friendship Folk and Flower Festival is quickly approaching.  It is scheduled this year for Saturday, May 10th from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  If you haven't pre-ordered your herbs, veggies, potting flowers, baskets, flats or perennials....time is running out.  The deadline for pre-orders is Friday, May 2nd.  

Don't wait, mail your order TODAY!!

If you haven't received an order form, please contact Dana Smith at (412) 441-6147 or

If you would like to volunteer at the festival, please email Holly King at  Let us know what you think you might like to do--set up flowers, tents, books, raffle tickets, clean-up, or help fill pre-orders of flowers.

We are still in need of raffle items, so if you know of a cool item that you could have donated, please contact Martha Terry at

This year I am requesting the support of the artists along Penn Avenue.  If you can donate your time, piece of artwork, a gift certificate to your studio, mucho gracias!!!

Call for Artists, Vendors, and Volunteers for Penn Avenue Festival Rocks Against Racism, Saturday August 23rd, Noon-8PM.
Artists contact Jeffrey Dorsey: 412-441-6147 or
Vendors contact Bill Brocco: 412-441-6950 or
Activists contact Marie Skoczylas:
Volunteers call 412-441-6147 and leave your name and phone number.