Friends 18+

Social opportunities for our alumni adult group continue to grow! 

Friends on the Town

alumni friends ages 18+

Book Club
Our Book Club meetings are led by our local librarian incorporating hands-on activities relating to the book of the day.

Trips
Friends hit the town each month for a fun outing together.

Cafe
At this full culinary experience, we cook, setup, host and serve dinner for friends and guests. 

Dinners
We catch up monthly for dinner and coffee with friends old and new at eatery and coffee shops.

Art Nights
Tap into your creative side at Art Night as we make various forms of art under the instruction of an art professional.

Movie Nights
Kick back with friends as we enjoy some of our favorite movies.

Fit
Stay fit and healthy while having fun with friends as we try things such as bowling, zumba, and cardio.

Rock Climbing 
Join us at ASCEND in South Side as we reach new heights rock climbing. See how high you can scale the wall with friends.

i-Volunteer

ages 18+

Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with other agencies in the community while also providing a service of need.


I-Volunteer is a partnership between the Jewish Federation Volunteer Center and The Friendship Circle. Young adults between the ages of 18 and 45 of all abilities combine entertainment with community service in a comfortable social setting. Each month, The Friendship Circle partners with a different young adult organization; including Repair the World, Shalom Pittsburgh, J’Burgh, Hillel JUC, and Moishe House. Together, they perform meaningful work within the Pittsburgh community.

Interested in joining iVolunteer? Contact Us!

FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE PROGRAMMING UPDATE

The Friendship Circle’s hybrid programming model, developed to address the challenges of the pandemic, includes a variety of virtual activities, as well as safely distanced in-person events and shared experiences:

  • Drive-in events in our parking lot & the park
  • A range of online clubs with to-go activity kits
  • Evening hangouts for moms to unwind online
  • Birthday deliveries to our members at home
  • Get-together opportunities for young adults
  • Pen pals program to connect via letter writing
  • Sharing books via a community “Story Stroll”
  • Virtual learning & leadership trainings
  • Teen engagement & behavioral health support
  • And more!
Programming Update

Recent blog posts

Fan Fiction Blog Review: May 2020-March 2021

Hey all, it’s been almost a year since this blog became active, So let’s take a look back before I write the next attraction. First we had to learn what fanfiction is, As well as some basic terms in the biz. So I wrote a basic summary, and added some dos and don’ts I hope the readers were smart, and… Read More

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The Friendship Circle Spring and Summer Member Survey 2021

Dear FC Members & Families, Please take a few minutes to complete a survey by clicking here. As we look forward to offering opportunities for in-person outdoor activities in the spring and summer, The Friendship Circle would like your input in making these activities as comfortable and meaningful as possible for our members and families. Please note, we will continue… Read More

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Matzah Madness

We can’t wait for our next Family Event, Matzah Madness on Sunday, March 21st, with a variety of options to join your way! Choose to attend the drive-through or virtual events — or both! Just let us know your preference when you sign up below.   *Kit pickups for this event will be Wednesday, March 17th and Thursday, March 18th.… Read More

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