Beechview’s Big Flea


Saturday, September 25, 2010

9 AM to 3 PM

Beechview & Broadway Avenues

Do you have too much stuff? Are you looking forward to some cooler weather in the fall? Here’s a chance to make some money, have fun and make room in your living space all at the same time!

The Beechview Area Concerned Citizens proudly presents Beechview’s own “Steel Impressions” Steel Drum Band at Beechview’s Big Flea. They will perform on Saturday, from 12 noon to 1 pm in the parking lot at the corners of Beechview & Broadway Avenues. There will be activities and a “candy store” for kids. So call your friends and neighbors to come on out to enjoy some great music and support our local entertainers!

Table spaces along Broadway and Beechview Avenue will be available for $5.00. (bring your own table). Anyone interested is welcome to participate, including crafters, local organizations and businesses, so please spread the word.

This event is sponsored by BACC, The Beechview Area Concerned Citizens. We will be advertising this event widely, and space will be limited, so for more information or to reserve your table today. Call (412) 341-8768 or e-mail

Reserve your table now – deadline to register is Saturday, September 11, 2010.

August 22, 2010 at 5:03 pm Leave a comment

Fall Soccer Sign Up

Fall Soccer Sign-ups Are Scheduled

Saturday, June 5th, 2010 10 AM – 2:00 PM Vanucci Field

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 10 AM – 2:00 PM Jim Rawe/Alton Field

Saturday, July 10th, 2010 10 AM – 2 PM Jim Rawe/Alton Field


Ages 4 – 18

(December 31st used for age cut-off)

Fall Soccer begins with practices for the week of August 2nd, 2010.

• 2 – 1 hour practices per week during August, 6 – 8 PM

• 1 – 1 hour practice per week after 1st game

In-House Games will begin Saturday, August 28th, 2010.

• 10 game season

• Games will be Saturdays, 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM

No Games for the weekend of Sept. 4th – 6th (Labor Day Weekend).

Travel League Games (ages 11 – 18) will start during Labor Day Week. Days and Times are not known at this time. We will participate in the Citi-Parks Program again this fall.

Season ends on Saturday, November 6th, 2010.

• Regularly Scheduled Games will take place

• Trophies will follow

• Parent vs. Coaches Game @ 1:00 PM (due to cost restrictions, pre-registration is required and limited to PARENTS only).

May 13, 2010 at 9:34 am Leave a comment

Community Meeting With Library Officials


DATE: Thursday, November 5th, 2009

TIME: 7:00pm The Beechview Area Concerned Citizens and Block       Watch Mtg. will be combined to address this important issue

PLACE: Beechview United Presbyterian Church,

1621 Broadway Avenue, Pgh. PA 15216 (across from Foodland)

Come and be a part of what’s going on in Beechview!

Library Officials Attending: Mary Francis Cooper, Deputy Director

and Mary Monaghan, Neighborhood Libraries – Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

October 30, 2009 at 4:02 pm 1 comment

Beechview Library Happenings

Friends of the Beechview Library Customer Appreciation Day Book Sale/Author Event with special guest Brian O’Neill!

The Friends annual Customer Appreciation Day and Book Sale will take place on Saturday, November 7th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Beechview Library, 1910 Broadway Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216. All are invited to stop in for refreshments and to browse the book sale. At 1:00 pm, Brian O’Neill, award-winning columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will sign copies of his new book, being released November 15th, “The Paris of Appalachia: Pittsburgh in the 21st Century”. The books will cost $17.00 including tax. Brian will donate $5.00 for each book sold to help save the Beechview Library. Please stop by to purchase a book, say hello and thank him for supporting our cause.

New this year is the Members Only Preview Sale at 9:30am before the doors open for the regular book sale hours.

Donations of “gently used” books will be accepted at the library until November 5th.

For more information, please call the library at 412-563-2900.


If you haven’t yet signed, there is a petition to the Mayor and the Library Board online at to stop the closure of the neighborhood libraries in Beechview, Hazelwood, Lawrenceville and West End. You can read the signatures and messages already posted, and preview any message you write before approving your signature. If you care about our communities, sign it. We need lots more signatures, so please pass this link on.

October 26, 2009 at 1:03 pm Leave a comment

Appraisal Fair TODAY!!

Don’t forget tonight’s appraisal fair at the Beechview Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh!

June 16, 2009 at 11:11 am 1 comment

Take The Survey!

Click HERE to learn about the great work some communtiy members are doing to bring a Boys & Girls Club to Beechview. Please take the survey on this page to help their efforts!

May 20, 2009 at 2:08 pm Leave a comment

New Neighborhood Websites

Two neighborhood websites have been added to the links on the right.

First up is a community website with information about community groups, a great community calendar, and an online version of the Beechview Summit!

Secondly, you can join and follow the Beechview Walking Club online as well! You can see great pictures of their walks and the community on their website.

May 8, 2009 at 9:29 am Leave a comment

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