"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect..." -- Alice Walker | Read below to see what's coming to your park this month!
 
 

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To explore all of the events coming to your parks this month, read below.
Click here to explore our full events calendar.

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uncommon companions artist talk 

Uncommon Companions is one portraitist's look at small-scaled beauties. Join photographer Jacquelyn Cynkar and meet with Park Naturalists to learn more about the exhibit, our planet's most diverse organisms and their role in the web of life. 

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learn how to make your home more energy efficient

Conservation Consultants, Inc. will join the Parks Conservancy at the Frick Environmental Center on Sunday, February 9 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for the third annual Home Energy Efficiency Fair. Join us to learn how you can make your home more energy efficient and cut down on those Winter heating bills.

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explore frick park in a new way with a full moon hike

Enjoy a moonlit stroll through Frick Park led by one of our Naturalists. This relaxing one-hour hike is designed to connect participants to the cycles in nature and the seasonal phenomena each month brings. Because this particular hike is a fan-favorite, registration is required and can be completed at the link below.

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get your heart pumping with heart rate hikes

Every other Saturday, hikers are invited to meet at the Braddock Avenue parking lot (near the clay tennis courts) in Frick Park for a vigorous guided hike lasting between 2-2.5 hours. These hikes have a registration limit of 15 individuals and are designed to increase overall health and wellness.

Learn more and register here →

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biophilia book club returns with gathering moss

Join us on February 11 at the Frick Environmental Center for Biophilia Book Club! We'll enjoy a potluck dinner and afterward, a discussion on Robin Wall Kimmerer's Gathering Moss. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites readers to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses.

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find peace of mind and body with family yoga

During Family Yoga, participants will explore movement, stillness, and enjoy sound-healing with crystal singing bowls. Participants will also be instructed on how to mindfully rest and will learn new tools to use in their daily lives. All individuals of all ages and abilities are welcome.

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2020 summer camp registration opens on February 9

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy's popular summer camps are unique, age-specific programs held in beautiful Frick Park. Led by Parks Conservancy educators, these five-day camps encourage children to learn, play, and grow in our city's biggest classrooms: parks!

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learn how pittsburgh can have a more sustainable future

To date, the Parks Conservancy has successfully completed more than 10 green infrastructure projects in our city and has planted more than 10,000 trees in order to create a brighter and healthier Pittsburgh. Click the link below to see what more we can do, together. 

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wake up with a walk through frick park

What better way to begin Valentine's Day ❤️ than taking a crisp, Winter walk through Frick Park? Join us on Friday, February 14 as we spend an hour enjoying and exploring the woods of Frick Park! 

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follow us on social media

To access unique photos from your fellow park-lovers and the latest information on park projects, follow the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. You can also follow the Schenley Plaza and Frick Environmental Center pages on Facebook. Have a photo you'd love to share with us? Tag @pittsburghparks

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