Summer Speaker Series
JULY 21—The McKeesport Heritage Center will host its Summer Speaker Series at 2 p.m. at 1832 Arboretum Dr., McKeesport. This is the second part of the series and will feature a special presentation on the life of Sophie Loeb by Ellen Show. Loeb was a McKeesport High School graduate and an activist for child welfare. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-678-1832.
Voter ID Forum
JULY 23—The Pittsburgh Social Justice Roundtable will host a Voter ID Forum at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center, 5738 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. There will be a roundtable discussion of the implications of Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law, a variety of perspectives on how the law will impact the upcoming presidential election and an education for members of the public to ensure they are eligible to vote. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-605-0816 or visit http://www.pajc.net.
JULY 23—Champion Enterprises will host the 37th Annual Connie Hawkins Basketball League from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Penn Hills YMCA, 11817 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills. Every Monday and Tuesday through Aug. 7, middle school aged boys 14 and younger will have the opportunity to compete against each other and sharpen their skills. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-628-4856.
CEA Open House
JULY 25—The Community Empowerment Association will host an Open House from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. This is an opportunity for interested individuals to find out about the organization’s programs, services and facilities. Registration is requested by July 20. For more information, call 412-371-3689 ext. 32 or visit http://www.ceapittsburgh.org.
JULY 25—The Jakim Donaldson PROMISE organization will host a Basketball Camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Perry High School, 3875 Perrysville Ave., North Side. This is a free camp for boys and girls ages 8-18 and will run through July 27. Space is limited and registration will take place at The North Shore Community Alliance, North Franklin St., North Side. For more information, call 412-321-1019 or visit http://www.promiseonthemove.com.
CORE Motorcycle Ride
JULY 28—The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) will host its 2nd annual “Operation Pledge-for-Life” Motorcycle Ride at 9 a.m. at the Hot Metal Harley-Davidson, 1122 Lebanon Rd., West Mifflin. This is a motorcycle ride to raise awareness of the need for organ, tissue and cornea donors. Riders will depart at 11 a.m. and ride to the MountainFest Motorcycle Rally in Morgantown, W. Va., for a day of activities. Registration is requested. For more information, visit http://www.core.org.
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host their SummerFood Program at more than 100 sites through Allegheny County. From now through Aug. 17, the program will offer free breakfast, lunch and recreational programs to children up to 18 years old, as well as eligible individuals with intellectual or physical disabilities 19 year or older. For more information, call 1-800-851-3838 or visit http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx#summerfood.
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 http://www.citiparks.net.
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