For helping in the cemetery, please bring gardening gloves and be ready to get dirty. Also, please bring hand tools if you own them including trimmers, loppers, rakes for leaves, tarps, flat shovels, or power equipment for trimming or leaf blowing. In the event of heavy rain or lightening, these sites may be cancelled, so please check your email before you leave your house.
From Squirrel Hill:
Take Shady Ave to Fifth Ave. Fifth Ave becomes Washington Blvd (corner is Washington/Penn Ave and Fifth Ave). Go on Washington Blvd to the 3rd Light . This is Frankstown Ave. Turn Right on Frankstown Ave. Continue on Frankstown Avenue to Blackadore Street. Turn left onto Blackadore Street and continue forward. The cemetery is on the right side.
Cross the Highland Park Bridge and go to Allegheny River Blvd. towards Oakmont. Continue to second light, Sandy Creek Road. Turn right on Sandy Creek Road to Verona Road, a three light intersection. Turn right on Verona Road. Proceed for approximately one mile to Mt. Carmel Road. Turn right on Mt. Carmel Road. Continue past the Mt. Carmel Cemetery to the “Y” in the road. Turn left down the hill on Blackadore Ave to either the B’nai Israel Cemetery entrance around the bend on Blackadore to the main driveway of the cemetery.
A maximum of 25 participants can be accepted.
If you require accommodations, please contact Bex Frankeberger with needs at firstname.lastname@example.org.