Tarentum Recreation Board

Front (L to R): Lorraine White, Gina Landa, Becky May, Barbara Magnetta
Rear (L to R): Hugh Fox, Carrie Fox

The Tarentum Recreation Board is made up of nine board members. The Board is responsible for hosting a number of community events including the Summer Concert Series, Senior Bingo, holiday parade events and much more! The Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month. 

Contact Info:
Board President, Carrie Fox (cfox@tarentumboro.com)

Recent News:

Just Released: Tarentum Borough Magazine – Second Edition (Fall 2020)

The Tarentum Recreation Board has just released it’s second edition of the Tarentum Borough Magazine. The magazine contains articles, upcoming events, business information and community history. Hard copies are available at the Tarentum Borough building and surrounding local businesses. If you have an idea or recommendation for an upcoming magazine

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Spray Park Closed

UPDATE: Effective today, Monday Sept. 28, 2020, the Tarentum Spray Park is now closed for the season. Bathroom facilities are also closed for the season. Thank you to everyone who came to the spray park this summer! We hope to see you next year! 

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Halloween Events

NEWS: Halloween 2020 events. Trick or Treat will be held on Saturday, October 31 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Additionally, on October 17, 2020 the recreation board will be hosting a drive thru Trick or Treat event. The flyer can be found below. The event will take place from

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Forms:

For park event requests and more information, please contact the Borough Manager (mnestico@tarentumboro.com) for more information.

Park Event Request Forms:
Event Application (Word)
Event Application (Fillable PDF)

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News and Media:

On June 6, 2019, Recreation Board members planted flowers in West Tarentum at the “Welcome to Tarentum” sign and in the park at the Gazebo!

Upcoming Events:

Please see the Borough calendar for a full list of Borough events.
For Summer Concert events, the snack shack opens at 6PM. Concerts start at 7PM.

2020

2020.10 – Scarecrow Contest
2020.10.17 – Halloween Drive Thru Event
2020.11 – Christmas Parade (Cancelled)
2020.12 – Business Window Decoration Contest

Past Events:

2020

2020.02.14 – Valentines Day Luncheon | 1pm | Brackenridge Salvation Army
2020. – Senior Bingo Spring Event | 1pm
2020.04.11 Easter Egg Hunt and Pictures with the Easter Bunny | 9am
2020. – Spring Trash to Treasure
2020.06.11 – Butch and the Roadrunners | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre
♦ “Sounds from the 60s and 70s’
2020.06.25 – Murphy’s Music Center Band | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre
♦ “Sinatra singer John Noble brings you back to the ‘good old days’
2020.07.16 – Daniel’s & McClain | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre
♦ “One of the Burgh’s best sounding two-man bands” playing the 70s, 80s and 90s
2020.07.30 – Jim Felix as Elvis | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre
♦ “All your favorite Elvis hits”
2020.08.13 – 56 East with Mary Ann Mangini | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre
♦ “Playing the hottest dance, funk, disco and rock hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s”
2020.08.27 – American Pie | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre
♦ “Pittsburgh’s favorite oldies band for 50s, 60s and 70s hits”

2019

2019.12.20 – Business Window Decoration Contest
2019.12.10 – Senior Bingo Fall Event – 1PM
2019.11.23 – Christmas Parade – 1PM

2019.10.12 – BooFestival at Riverview Memorial Park – 3PM

2019.09.12 – 2019.09.14 – Summit Hose FallFest in Riverview Memorial Park

2019.09.07 – Health Fair – 11AM to 3PM

2019.08.29 – American Pie (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.08.15 – Classic Brew Band (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.08.04 – Risen to Save (Sunday Concert) at Magnetta Ampitheatre (12PM)

2019.08.01 – The Free Agents (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.07.25 – Daniels & McClain (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.07.18 – The Original Class Act (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.06.30 – Dick Tady Orchestra (Sunday Concert) at Magnetta Ampitheatre (12PM)

2019.06.27 – Mike Huston & Jeff Conner (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.06.20 – Sounds of Elvis (Summer Concert Series) at Magnetta Ampitheatre

2019.05.19 – Trash to Treasure Event – 8AM to 2PM (TribLive Article)

2019.04.20 – Easter Egg Hunt/Pictures with Bunny – 9AM

2019.04.09 – Senior Bingo Spring Event – 1PM
2019.03.19 – Casino Bus Trip – 8:45AM to 2:45PM

2019.03.09 – Tour of the Water Plant/Sewage Plant – 10AM (TribLive Article)
2019.02.14 – “Love Me Tenders” Elvis Luncheon at Tarenbee

Past Events:

2018
2018.12.04 – Senior Bingo Fall Event (1PM)
2018.11.17 – Christmas Parade (1PM)

2018.10.20 – Boo Festival at Riverview Park (1PM)

2018.10.11 – Historical Ghost Tour at Prospect Cemetery (Contributor)
2018.09.13 – 2018.09.15 – FallFest in Riverview Memorial Park (Contributor)
2018.08.29 – Summer Concert: Maryann Mangini Trio (7PM)
2018.08.22 – Summer Concert: Daniels & McClain (7PM)
2018.08.12 – “Music for a Cause” (12PM)
2018.08.08 – Summer Concert: Kardacz Brothers (7PM)
2018.08.01 – Summer Concert: WannaBeatles (7PM)
2018.07.11 – Summer Concert: The Shiners (7PM)
2018.07.03 – 4th of July Fireworks (10PM)
2018.06.20 – Summer Concert: American Pie (7PM)
2018.06.09 – Walking Tour of Riverview Memorial Park (11AM)

2018.04.24 – Meet and greet event with local municipal officials at the Tarentum Masonic Lodge #502. The event was headlined by special guest speaker Michelle Wright of WTAE.

2020 Board Meetings:

The Recreation Board meets at 6:00 PM on the last Tuesday of each month in Borough Council Chambers.

Board Members:

Member:Term Expiration:
Carrie Fox12/31/2022
Vacant12/31/2022
Gina Landa12/31/2021
Becky May12/31/2023
Vacant12/31/2023
Timothy Rapp12/31/2024
Lorraine White12/31/2024
Hugh Fox12/31/2020
Barbara Magnetta12/31/2020
2018-2019 Tarentum Rec Board
2017 Tarentum Rec Board

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