FEB. 4—The South Hills Coin Club will host its 52nd Anniversary Coin Show from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Pittsburgh South Hills, 164 Fort Couch Rd., South Hills. The show will also be held Feb. 5 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be free admission and hourly door prizes. For more information, call Dale Abel at 412-854-4022.
FEB. 6—Adoptions From the Heart will host an Informational Meeting at 7 p.m. at 1225 S. Main St., Suite 207, Greensburg. The topic will is “Learn About Domestic Adoption.” The meeting will cover the adoption process, adoption myths vs. facts, financial assistance and more. For more information, call 724-853-6533.
National College Fair
FEB. 8—The National Association for College Admission Counseling will host its Pittsburgh National College Fair from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd., Downtown. Representatives from more than 300 colleges and universities will be on hand to meet with students and parents about academics, student life, athletics, scholarships, financial aid and more. There will also be a session from 6-9 p.m. and on Feb. 9 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration is requested. For more information, call 703-299-6856, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nacacnet.org.
FEB. 10—Allegheny Family Network and Providence Family Support Center will host a Father/Daughter Dinner Dance from 6:30-9 p.m. at Brighton Rd., North Side. There will be fun, food and dancing. Registration is required. For more information, call Chris Rather at 412-246-2030 ext. 152.
FEB. 11—West Penn Allegheny Health System’s STAR and CCAC’S Public Safety Institute will host a Heartsaver CPR and AED Training from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the STAR Center, 4900 Friendship Ave., Bloomfield. Courses are free and completion cards will be given out. For more information, call 412-578-5476.
Town Hall Meeting
FEB. 11—Community Empowerment Association will host a Call to Action Town Hall Meeting on Educating Black Children from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Pittsburgh Obama School, 129 Denniston Ave., East Liberty. The theme is “Whose Educating Our Black Children? ‘The Culture of Silence.’” There will be a panel discussion and workshop sessions. For more information, call 412-371-3689.
Black History celebration
FEB. 11—The Hill District Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host its Black History Month Celebration at 2177 Centre Ave., Hill District. There will be a Black History Bowl at 1 p.m. for ages 6 and up. There will also be a Taste Off: Best Sweet Potato Pie on the Hill competition on Feb. 18 at 11 a.m. and on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. a Book Talk and Signing with the authors of “August Wilson: Pittsburgh Places in His Life and Plays,” Laurence Glasco and Christopher Rawson. For more information, call 412-281-3753.
ONGOING—Kohl’s Department Store is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program at www.kohlskids.com. This is to honor kids, ages 6-18, who have made a positive impact on their communities. More than 2,200 young volunteers will receive scholarships and prizes. Nominations must be made by individuals 21 years old and will be accepted through March 15. For more information, visit www.kohlskids.com.
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Office of Community Services and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Operation Safety Net will host its Severe Weather Emergency Shelter from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. at Smithfield United Church of Christ, 620 Smithfield St., Downtown. This is a safety shelter for people who are street homeless when the temperature drops below 25 degrees Fahrenheit. For more information, call 412-779-1329.
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