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Public Discussion

JUNE 22—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services and Juvenile Justice will host a Public Discussion at 5 p.m. at DHS building, Liberty Conference Room Lower Level, One Smithfield St., Downtown. The discussion is to hear recommendations from County residents about how to coordinate services for children and youth in Allegheny County. Attendees will be able to speak directly with Director Mark Cherna, Juvenile Probation staff and administrators. For more information, call Elizabeth Rekowski at 412-350-5482 or email Elizabeth.Rekowski@AlleghenyCounty.us.

Health Fair

JUNE 24—The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force along with other organizations will host the East End Community Health Fair from 12-3 p.m. at the corner of Penn Avenue and South Whitfield St., East Liberty. The fair will feature Tae Kwon Du, Yoga, fire safety, blood pressure screenings and more. There will also be children’s activities. This is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-345-0585 or email aanderson@ptf.org.

Party

JUNE 24—The Central State University Alumni will host Party With a Point at 8 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriot, Pittsburgh. There will be stepping, line dancing and music by DJ MacDaddy. The cost is $15 at the door. There will also be a Captain’s Dinner Dance Cruise on June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gateway Clipper’s Majestic, featuring the Twice as Nice Band. The cost is $50 and reservations are required. Proceeds will benefit the Central State University Scholarship Fund. For more information, call Valerie Johnson at 412-352-8918.

Housing Seminar

JUNE 25—The Mon Valley Initiative will host a Pre-Purchasing Housing Workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 305 E. 8th Ave., Homestead. Participants that successfully complete the Housing and Urban Development curriculum will receive a certificate, which is required to obtain community development mortgage loans. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided and registration is requested. For more information, call Mike Mauer at 412-464-4000 ext. 4008 or visit http://www.monvalleyinitiative.com.

Walk 4 Life

JUNE 25—The Kierra Keeps Caring Foundation and Lekurion Salon will host the 2nd Annual Walk 4 Life “Take A Step, Save A Soul” at 10 a.m. at the Schenley Park Trails, near Anderson Grove, Oakland. Proceeds from the walk will benefit the foundation, which reaches out to parents and children to promote a positive quality of life for youth. It was started in memory of 412-287-1318 or visit http://www.kierrakeepscaring.com.

Scholarship Luncheon

JUNE 25—The Association of Pittsburgh Black Nurses will host the 3rd Annual Evelyn Paige Parker Scholarship Luncheon from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Churchill Valley Country Club, 800 Beulah Rd., Churchill. The scholarship will be given to a nursing student in Parker’s name. Jerome Taylor, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh will be the keynote speaker. For more information, call 412-672-2447.

Graduation

JUNE 26—The Muslim Women’s Association and Masjid Mu’Min will host the annual City-Wide Muslim Graduation /Promotion Recognition Program from 2-4 p.m. at Masjid Mu’Min, 537 Paulson Ave.,Wilkinsburg. This is a celebration of Muslim milestones that acknowledge educational achievements. The guest speaker will discuss “Contributions of Muslims in the 21st Century.” For more information, call Maryam Hakim Martin at 412-953-6689 or email taundi@aol.com.

Black and White Reunion

JULY 9—The Black and White Reunion will host a Cookout from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Schenley Park, the Overlook Shelter, Oakland. This is a family friendly event and will include raffle games, great food and more. For more information, call 412-441-3800 ext. 32 or email info@blackandwhitereunion.org.

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