Youth Football Camp
JUNE 1—Brandon Marshall and the Pittsburgh Public Schools will host a Youth Football Camp from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pittsburgh Obama Academy, 129 Denniston St., East Liberty. This is a non-contact skills camp free to the first 500 boys and girls, ages 7-14, who sign up. Pre-registration is requested. For more information, visit www.thebrandonmarshall.com.
JUNE 7—The University of Pittsburgh’s Center on Race and Social Problems will host its 10th Anniversary Celebration with NAACP President Benjamin Jealous at 5 p.m. at Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Jealous will address racial profiling and the Trayvon Martin case with a lecture titled, “Trayvon Martin: Racial Profiling and the Urgent Need to Heal America.” There will also be a reception to follow. Registration is required. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
JUNE 7—Northside Leadership Conference will host its 29th Annual Scholarship & Awards Dinner at 7 p.m. at Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side. There will be a cocktail hour that begins at 6 p.m. Reservations are required by June 1 and the cost is $40. For more information, call Kelly MacKay at 412-330-2562.
Heritage Day Celebration
JUNE 8—The Pittsburgh Pirates will host its African American Heritage Day Celebration Sports Luncheon at 12 p.m. at the PNC Park Lexus Club, 115 Federal St., North Shore. The keynote speaker will be Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin. There will also be appearances by other Pirates celebrities. Registration is requested by May 28, tickets are $65 and space is limited. For more information, call Chaz Kellem at 412-325-4731 or email email@example.com.
Wine and Cheese Soiree
JUNE 8—The YMCA will host its 3rd annual Wine and Cheese Soiree at 5:30 p.m. at 114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington. This is a fundraiser. For more information, email Shannel Givner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mad Hot Ballroom
JUNE 10—Pittsburgh Mercy Health Systems will host Mad Hot Ballroom Pittsburgh from 5-9 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. Teams from local companies and organizations will compete before judges in a friendly ballroom dance competition. There will be dinner, cocktails, live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and more. Tickets are $100. For more information, call 412-321-4139.
JUNE 14—The Pittsburgh African American Leadership Association will host the 4th Annual African American Leadership Summit from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. The theme for the two-day summit is “Mission Possible with Leadership.” The keynote speaker will be Jacquie Hood Martin, a nationally recognized author and wife of CNN contributor, Roland Martin. There will also be a reception on June 13 from 6-8p.m. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-295-1935 or email info@AALApgh.org.
Men of Impact
JUNE 15—BCC Ministries will host a Men of Impact Symposium at 7 p.m. at 1400 Boyle St., North Side. This three-day symposium will tackle issues faced by African-American makes and to encourage, empower and educate young males. There will be a concert; workshops covering topics such as finances, family relationships, youth violence prevention and more; and a special father/Men’s Day banquet at Allen Place Community Services. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-321-2240.
ONGOING—Citiparks will host its Community Farmers’ Market from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at five locations around the City of Pittsburgh. Monday through Friday, for the next five months, markets will be located in East Liberty, South Side, Carrick, Bloomfield, Beechview, Downtown and the North Side. All markets will sell fresh-fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods. For more information, call 412-422-6523 or visit www.citiparks.net.
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