Community Events

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WVCA Holiday Contest

HOLIDAY DECORATION CONTEST

It’s that time of year again, when the streets are adorned with sparkling lights and colorful decorations. To celebrate the holiday season, the WVCA is excited to announce the West View Holiday Decoration Contest!

Prizes include over $800 worth of gift certificates to West View Express Lube, Howard’s Tavern, Center Avenue Slice and more (see link for more details).

See official rules and prizes here

WEST VIEW MEET AND GREET

Join us for a quarterly gathering of businesses and residents to connect and network. Meetings will be held at various locations throughout West View. There is no cost to attend. Donations are welcome!

Lynn Webster

lynnwebster@wvcapgh.org

(412) 760-5914

WVCA Meet and Greet
WVCA Bloom

BLOOM WHERE YOU’RE PLANTED PHOTO CONTEST

Submit photos and information about your flower garden and compete for prizes! The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive gift cards. All gardens will be featured on the West View Community Association website and Facebook page.

Entries due August 1, winners selected August 15. Entry details TBD.

Lynn Webster

lynnwebster@wvcapgh.org

(412) 760-5914

BEAUTIFYING DISTRICT 1 NEIGHBORHOOD

Quarterly community volunteers will clean up the neighborhood and perform minor services for our older adults.

Lynn Webster

lynnwebster@wvcapgh.org

(412) 760-5914

WVCA Clean Up

WEST VIEW BOROUGH ANNUAL EVENTS

WVCA Memorial Parade

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

The annual Memorial Day Parade, hosted by the West View VFW Post 2754, is held on the Monday holiday. The parade typically begins on Highland Avenue and Perry Highway, and proceeds down Perry Highway to the VFW parking lot. A brief ceremony is then followed by refreshments.

West View Post 2754
386 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
(412) 931-9954

HALLOWEEN PARADE

Put on your best costume and come out with the kids for the annual Halloween parade. The parade typically begins at 6:30 p.m. on Highland Avenue at Perry Highway. Candy is given out along the parade route. Sign up in advance to enter the children’s best costume contest by email: info@weboro.com; or visit the below website for an online form closer to the event.

West View Volunteer Fire Department

wvboro.com

WVCA Halloween Parade
WVCA Light Up Night

LIGHT-UP NIGHT

Join the rest of your West View neighbors in commencing the holiday season. Every year, the West View Community Connection hosts Light-Up Night. Enjoy music from local high school choirs, crafts like tree ornament-making, and the lighting of the tree.

West View Community Connection
425 Perry Hwy
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
(412) 931-1258

SANTA VISITS WEST VIEW

West View Volunteer Fire Department hosts Santa for three days around the holiday season. Celebrate with us as Santa passes out candy from his firetruck sleigh, spreading Christmas cheer to the whole community!

West View Volunteer Fire Department

(412) 931-3880

West View Borough

(412) 931-2800

WVCA Santa

SOCIAL EVENTS

WVCA Singles Dance

SATURDAY SINGLES DANCE

Put on your dancing shoes and join in a dance lesson with an instructor on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW in West View. Every week is a different fun theme.

West View VFW

dancetonight.weebly.com

(724) 316-5029

BINGO NIGHT

Join us for weekly bingo night! Dates TBD

West View Volunteer Fire Department

471 Perry Highway

Pittsburgh, PA 15229

(412) 931-3880

WVCA Bingo
WVCA Community Center

OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH COMMUNITY CENTER

This community center offers a variety of activities and events geared toward older adults, such as line dancing and fitness classes, pickle-ball clinic, ukulele lessons, sewing instruction, rosary cenacle, workshops on healthy aging, and senior luncheons.

Seven Chalfonte Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
mountcarmelpgh.org
(412) 585-5575

WEST VIEW HUB

West View Hub is a one-stop location for ongoing programs for the community. It provides access to a variety of resources, including a library with internet, a food pantry and counseling center, and youth programs. To learn more about events or to volunteer, call the number below:

Monday through Thursday, Noon to 6 PM; Saturday, 9:30 AM to Noon

435 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
westviewhub.org

(412) 301-8381

WVCA HUB

COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENTS

WVCA Community Clean Up

COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY

The West View Borough hosts a community clean-up day every spring and fall. Volunteers are welcome to join in helping to tidy up the neighborhood (meet at the VFW on Center Avenue). Breakfast, snacks, gloves, vests and bags are provided, along with pizza and beverages at the end of the day.

(412) 931-2800

FIRE SAFETY DAY

The West View Fire Department hosts a Safety Day every fall at West View Park Plaza. Come learn about fire safety. The department’s fleet of fire trucks, EMS vehicles and more will be on display. Activities for children are available. Contact Fire Chief Justin Assisi at the phone number below for more information.

West View Volunteer Fire Department

(412) 931-3880

WVCA Fire Safety

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Learn more about our events and projects, sign up as a member or volunteer, or get involved as a sponsor! Use our form or contact us directly below:

West View Community Association

97 Beechmont Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Lynn Webster
lynnwebster@wvcapgh.org
(412) 760-5914

Frank Polito
frankpolito@wvcapgh.org
(412) 452-0672