Fundraiser/Meet and Greet
JUNE 29—Coalition of Organized Residents of East Liberty will host a Fundraiser and Meet and Greet from 4-7 p.m. at 271 N. Whitfield St., Suite 210, East Liberty. Proceeds will benefit transportation funding for children to access the Tickets for Kids program throughout the summer. For more information, call Ashley Fletcher at 412-378-2358.
JUNE 30—Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. will host an Open House from 3-7 p.m. at 249 N. Craig St., Oakland. This is the community action agency for the city of Pittsburgh and serves residents at or below 125 percent of the poverty guidelines. They will showcase their facility, which houses various organizations under one location. Call for more information, call Annette Condeluci at 412-904-4705 or email email@example.com.
JULY 9—The Josh Gibson Foundation and Massaro Corporation will host its Annual Charity Softball Game from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Josh Gibson Field, 2217 Bedford Ave., Hill District. Registration of teams is still available. Proceeds for the event will benefit the Josh Gibson Academy. For more information, call 412-771-6949 or visit www.joshgibson.org.
Black and White
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULY 10—Oasis Ministries Inc. will host a Vintage Vacation Fantasy Runway Show at 5 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel, 106 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. There will be a full course dinner, a runway fashion show, prizes and vendors. Tickets are $40. For more information, call Lady Kelso at 412-901-6656 or Lady McDavis at 412-607-6660.
JULY 14—Urban Impact Pittsburgh will host a Community Concert at 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church, 255 Washington Rd., Pittsburgh. The concert will feature the legendary bluegrass band The Del McCoury Band. The cost is $20 and proceeds will benefit the Urban Impact and the Brookline Christian Mentoring Program. For more information, visit www.urbanimpactpittsburgh.org.
JULY 22—The Pittsburgh Pirates from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. will host its 2011 African-American Heritage Day Sports Luncheon at PNC Park, Lexus Club, Federal St., North Shore. The keynote speaker for the event will be Herman Boone, whose inspirational story was captured in the Disney film “Remember the Titans.” He will be speaking on Lessons in Diversity. Tickets are $65. For more information, call Chaz Kellem at 412-325-4731 or email email@example.com.
JULY 22—The Fifth Avenue High School Class of 1960 and 1961 Reunion Committee will host a 50th and 51st Class Reunion at the Comfort Inn Hotel, Rodi Rd., Penn Hills. This two-day event will include a dinner/dance and a boat ride picnic. For more information, call Charlie Allison Wylie at 412-362-0573 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host the SummerFood Program. This is a free breakfast, lunch and recreation program for youths and children 18 and under in economically disadvantaged communities. The program will run now through August 19 at more than 100 area locations. For more information, call 412-350-2798.
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