April Community Calendar

Community News & Events

Compost & Wood Chipping

Beginning April 15, 2018, through November 15, 2018, Crafton Borough offers chipping service for tree branches and limbs (excluding hedges/bushes). Wood chips and leaf compost are available to Crafton Residents for pick-up by appointment, or can be delivered for a fee. For more information contact the borough Public Works Office at (412) 921-0752 x 16.

Recycle Days

Trash collection is every Tuesday and recycle collection is every other Tuesday. Trash can be placed at the curb, no sooner than 4PM, on the day prior to pickup. Recycle dates for the current month are April 10, and April 24. Please have ALL recycle containers CLEARLY marked. Cardboard should be broken into 14” x 14” and stacked at the curb. Missed pickups should be reported to Waste Management @1.800.866.4460
Questions regarding the E-Waste collection program can be directed to 1.800.449.7587 or AtYourDoor@WM.com

Easter Egg Hunt

When: March 31st promptly at 2pm
Where: Crafton Park
Who: 8 years and under
Sponsored by CVFD and Girl Scout Troop 50254

Mini Golf

Peter Cottontail Golf Trail
When: Following the Easter Egg Hunt until 3:30
Adults: $3 Children 12 and under: $2
Benefits Ambassador Girl Scout Blair Finlay’s Gold Award Project “Crafton Creekside Trail”

Crafton Public Library

For April events, click here.

Flea Market Fundraiser – Knights of Columbus

Saturday/Sunday in April: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM – Dates to be announced.
10 W. Crafton Avenue, Crafton PA 15205
Knights of Columbus are hosting an indoor flea market. Proceeds to benefit building improvements. For information contact Chester at 412.928.0975.

Crafton Awake – Fall Poetry Series

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Crafton Public Library
Upcoming dates are May 9, 2018 and June 13, 2018.
Stop down at the library for more information.

Spring Shredding Event!

Saturday, April 14, 2018 – 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Crafton Park, W. Steuben Street, Crafton, PA.
Event sponsored by Representative Dan Deasy, Senator Wayne Fontana, along with Crafton Ingram Boroughs.
Residents can bring documents for ONSITE shredding.

Carlynton Little Cougars Football/Cheer Registration

Thursday, April 19, 2018 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Carlynton Jr/Sr High School Gym Lobby
Registration open to Carlynton School District residents, ages 6 through 12.
Questions? Contact John 412.377.1488 (football) or Carissima 412.498.2053(cheer).

Community Farm Spring Planting

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
(Rain Date 4/28/2018)
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! No experience needed!!
Regular Volunteer Hours- April through October
Tuesdays: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursdays: 5:00 PM to Dark
Sundays: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

Senior Citizen Dinner

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Doors Open at 5:00 PM.
Community Center Room, 140 Bradford Avenue, Crafton, PA.
Menu: Meat or Vegetable Lasagna, Tossed Salad and Meatballs plus Desserts and Drinks*
Entertainment: To be announced
RSVP By: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to 412.921.0752 x 10.
Upcoming Dinner Dates: May 19, 2018
* Menu subject to change.

CVFD Night at the Races

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Door Open at 6:00PM @ the Crafton Volunteer Fire Department
Tickets are $20 for one, or $35 for a pair. Includes a buffet dinner, beer, drinks and mixers and a fun filled night of gaming and races. BYOB. For Tickets or Questions contact Jim Bloom 412.670.2000

Property Tax Collection

Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Monday, April 30 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jordan Tax Service Inc. will be in the Borough to collect tax payments. Please enter through the Community Center Doors and take the elevator to the 2nd Floor.

Spring Clean up Event

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Crafton Park, Steuben Street Entrance
** Open to Crafton Residents ONLY**
Please bring proof of Residency!!

Crafton Community Potluck

Sunday, May 6, 2018. Community Potluck Lunch – Bring a dish to share and enjoy the company of your neighbors! Everyone is welcome! 1pm-3pm in the Community Room. For more information contact Holly at 412.979.2381 or CraftonCommunityPotluck@gmail.com.

Borough Information

Administrative Office Closed

Friday, March 30, 2018 – Good Friday

Crafton Borough Council

The Crafton Borough Council will meet Monday, April 9th and Monday, April 23rd at 7:15 pm in the Council Chambers. Meetings can be viewed on YouTube by following the link on our website at www.crafton.org. Meeting minutes are also available on the Crafton Borough website.

Crafton Organization Meetings

Recreation Board – Monday, April 9th at 6:00 PM
Crafton Performing Arts – Monday, April 9th at 7:00 PM
Crafton Celebrates – Tuesday, April 10th at 6:30 PM