HPCC September Virtual Community Meeting 09/21/2023 @ 7:00PM


The September Community Meeting will be virtual. Please join us on Zoom! Please register online using the link below the agenda. You will get an email with the actual meeting link.  

Looking forward to ‘seeing’ everyone!


  1. Update from Zone 5
  2. Pittsburgh Regional Transit will discuss to discuss bus route changes and plans affecting the neighborhood. If you have any questions you’d like to ask about bus access, we invite you to share them ahead of time here: https://forms.gle/S3nHjAj114UYDepaA
  3. Pittsburgh Food Policy Council will share grant opportunities available through the new Food Justice Fund. Neighbors are invited to complete and share this Food Justice Fund Survey

What: September HPCC Community Meeting  

When: September 21, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

You MUST Register in advance for this meeting by clicking this link.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Note: This email is being sent out to the Highland Park ListServ.  You may also receive an email invitation directly to you from our membership system.  Please only register once.

Back to School Fest at the Super Playground

HPCC Kids Committee Back to School Fest – Saturday 9/9 from 10-12pm!

Come celebrate the return of school and the autumn season at the HP Super Playground! Enjoy meeting new neighbors and seeing old friends while crafting, playing games, and enjoying our beautiful park. A special appearance by Early Bird Bagels and Periwinkle Fox will round out the fun! 

*School Uniform Swap – If you have new or gently used uniforms that you no longer need, please consider donating them to this event. Drop items off at 1317 North Sheridan Ave by 9/8/23.

A Note from Commander Vinansky – Police Shooting Training Scheduled for this Week

Dear Highland Park Residents,

There will be shooting training for our SWAT team this week during the evening hours.

The schedule is Monday August 21 through Thursday August 24, and the times will be from 5 PM until no later than 9 PM.

Please know that know low-light training is required for our SWAT members annually, and that there will be around 10 Officers each day.

I apologize for any inconvenience.


Commander Stephen Vinansky
Zone 5

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

1401 Washington Boulevard

Pittsburgh, PA 15206



HPCC August Virtual Community Meeting – Zoo Renovation Presentation – 7pm!

The August HPCC Community Meeting will include a presentation about the proposed renovations to the Zoo entrance (specifically the ticketing area).  Attendees will be able to ask questions and the HPCC will summarize community feedback for the Civic Design Commission. Please review the project plans below and plan to attend on Aug 17, 7 pm, on Zoom. Register for the meeting by clicking here.

Below are a few images and PDFs that will be discussed in the meeting.

Reservoir of Jazz Kicks off Aug 6th

Is there any better way to wrap up a summer weekend than with free jazz and a picnic in the park? No! Reservoir of Jazz returns to the Highland Park entry garden on Aug 6th and is sponsored by the HPCC, RAD, and WZUM Jazz Pittsburgh. Concerts last from 5 – 7 pm.

Be sure to stop by the HPCC table for your membership sticker – or to join! – and to buy 50/50 raffle tickets (winners are drawn at the end of the show). The HPCC Children’s Committee will have its own tent with activities each week. 

August 6:  Roger Humphries & the R.H. Factor Band
August 13:  Deanna Witkowski Trio
August 20:  Aurora
August 27:  Reggie Watkins Quartet