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Town Hall Meeting

JUNE 28—The New Deal Coalition for Economic Party and Justice will host a Town Hall Meeting on the Addison Terrace Development from 6-8 p.m. at the Elise Hillman Auditorium, 1825 Centre Ave., Hill District. This is an opportunity for residents to come out and hear how economic and community government funds are being used for housing, employment and business opportunities in the Hill District and City of Pittsburgh. For more information, call 412-371-3689 ext. 14.

Community Health Fair

JUNE 29—East Liberty Presbyterian Church and The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force will host its Third Annual East End Community Health Fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Penn Avenue and South Whitfield Street, East Liberty. The fair is to promote health awareness and HIV testing. There will also be games, music, free HIV testing, health screening and more. For more information, call 412-345-0585 or email smoore@patf.org.

Community Day Fair

JUNE 29—The Lincoln Park Community Center will host a Lincoln Park Community Day Fair from 2-7 p.m. at the Family Center, 7300 Ridgeview Ave., Penn Hills. There will be free food, arcade games, prizes and line dancing with Roland Ford. For more information, call 441-6150.

Health Forum

JUNE 30—The Gateway Medical Society and Alpha Kappa Alpha Society Inc. Alpha Alpha Omega Chapter will host its “Gateway to Wellness: Our Healthy Journey” Health Forum from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Herberman Conference Center, 5150 Centre Ave., Oakland. The fair is to provide the African-American community with information and resources to help them be healthy. There will be workshops on Aging Wisely, Cancer No Longer a Dirty Word, Be Your Own Best Advocate and more. The forum is free. For more information, call Tamara Reese at 412-281-4086.

Urban Agriculture

JUNE 30—The Homewood Agricultural Project will host Urban Agriculture Connecting the Dots: Building local food systems one community at a time from 9 a.m.- 1p.m. at the Homewood YMCA, 7140 Bennett St., Homewood. This is an opportunity to join the National Black Urban Farmers and learn how to revitalize and change the community. Karen Washington will be the keynote speaker, along with guests Lorri Clevenger and Suzanne Babb. For more information, call Kevin Amos at 412-50-0206 or email sonyaboyd7@yahoo.com.

Walk 4 Life

JUNE 30—The Kierra Keeps Caring Foundation will host its 3rd Annual Walk 4 Life Fundraiser at 10 a.m. at the Schenley Park Trails, Oakland. The Foundation was established in 2009 after the tragic killing of ShaVaughn Kierra Wallace, she was 18. The organization works to eliminate violence and provide scholarships. After the walk there will be a Celebration Cookout at the Vietnam Veterans Pavillion of the Park. For more information, call 412-287-1318 or visit http://www.kierrakeepscaring.com.

Genealogy conference

JUNE 30—The Afro American Historical & Genealogical Society of Pittsburgh will host its Genealogy Conference from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Tony Burroughs, author and professional genealogist, will be the featured speaker. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-431-5849.

Awards Brunch

JUNE 30—The National Organization of Black Women in Law Enforcement will host an Awards Brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Honorees will include Ophelia “Cookie” Coleman, Shirley Moore Smeal and Lilian Allen. There will also be a special recognition, a historical presentation and more. For more information, call Christine Williams at 412-670-8974.

(To have items listed on Community Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or email: newsroom@newpittsburghcourier.com.)

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