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Community Organizations

Community Day - Saturday, August 10, Noon at the Playground

Etna Neighborhood Association

In 1989, a group of concerned citizens began meeting to explore ways in which they could enhance and enrich the life of our community. From these beginnings, the Etna Neighborhood Association was formed and eventually incorporated in 1991. In just a few short years since its existence, the Association has made some significant accomplishments in showing the pride and enthusiasm we share for our neighborhood.

The highlight of the year is what has come to be known as the Etna Community Day, celebrated on a Saturday in August at the community playground and swimming pool. Games and activities for all ages, entertainment, food, free swimming, and good neighborly fellowship are the focus of the day. Each year it has grown in interest and popularity and has become a grand time to celebrate our community spirit.

Another Association activity is the -Welcome New Neighbor- program where new residents are presented with the Everything Nice About Etna Handbook to acquaint them with the programs, businesses, organizations, and services available in our town.

The Etna Neighborhood Association meets the fourth Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, Locust and Walnut Streets, for a time of informal sharing of ideas and planning new activities. You are most warmly invited to attend our meetings to learn more about our community and become an important part of helping to make "Everything Nice About Etna" nicer!

American Legion

Elmer E. Krohl Post 597, located at 318 Butler Street was chartered in 1936. Membership is restricted to the men and women who served honorably on active duty in the U.S. Military for at least one day during any of the following periods:

World War I

April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918

World War II 

December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946


June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955


December 22, 1961 - May 7, 1975

Desert Storm

Dates not yet finalized

War Memorial

Veterans of Foreign Wars of U.S.

Etna-Shaler Post 9197 V.F.W., located at 318 Butler Street, is open to men and women who served honorably on active duty in the U.S. Military OVERSEAS during the conflict periods listed under the American Legion. The purpose and activities of the V.F.W. center around the care for those who have borne the battle, their spouses and their orphans.

Jockey Club

The purpose of this men's social club at One Isabella Street is to provide recreational and social facilities to its members.

Ideal Dance Studio

Ideal Dance Studio
403 Butler Street
Phone: 412-782-3623

The talented staff at Ideal Dance Studio teach ballet, tap, jazz and zubara at the Butler Street studio. Classes are for students from three years old to adult.

Martial Arts

Aikido of Pittsburgh
401 Butler Street
Phone: 412-781-2565

Aikido is a non-aggressive Japanese martial art that employs throws and joint locks to subdue an opponent. Classes are conducted in a non-competitive, traditional Japanese manner. Call for more specific information on classes, etc.

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