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Voter ID & Registration

SEPT. 22—Bethel AME Church in Monongahela, Pa., will host a Voter ID & Voter Registration Seminar at 12 p.m. at 715 Chess St., Monongahela, Pa. A representative from the Washington County Board of Elections will facilitate the seminar and answer any questions about the requirements for the November election. For more information, call 724-258-6491.

Domestic Violence Training

SEPT. 25—Family Links will host a Domestic Violence Training from 6-8 p.m. at 250 Shady Ave., Oakland. The event is to celebrate Recovery month. The theme is “Join the Voices of Recovery-It’s Worth It.” The facilitator will be Tricia Underwood, M.Ed., and she will discuss emotional, physical and sexual violence, the warning signs and how to create a safety plan. Registration is requested. For more information, call Deborah Murphy at 412-924-0115 or email dmurphy@familylinks.org.

Domestic Violence DocuDrama

SEPT. 25—Allegheny General Hospital’s Departments of Social Work and Pastoral Care will host the “At the Round Table: Lifting the veil of secrecy on domestic violence” DocuDrama at 6 p.m. at the Allegheny General Hospital Magovern Auditorium, 320 E. North Ave., North Side. This is dedicated to women who are in violent or controlling relationships and are struggling to find a way out. The drama ministry of St. James AME Church will present this performance. Registration is required and seating is limited. For more information, call 412-359-4765 or email swalker@wpahs.org.

Community Meeting

SEPT. 26—The Community Empowerment Association will host the Section 3 Informational Community Meeting from 6-8 p.m. at 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. This is the first in a series of meetings on creating jobs and training economic opportunities. For more information, call 412-371-3689 ext. 33 or visit http://www.ceapittsburgh.org.

Diabetes Symposium

SEPT. 27—Passavant Hospital Foundation will host its 2012 Diabetes Symposium from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center & Legacy Theater, 9100 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh. There will be lectures, free screenings, a resource fair, experts and a keynote address by Kendall Simmons, a former Pittsburgh Steeler and diabetic. He will discuss raising awareness. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-367-6640 or visit http://www.passavanthospitalfoundation.org.

Signature Event

SEPT. 27—Small Seeds Development Inc. will host its Annual Signature Event “12 Years-Planting Seeds and Bearing Fruit” from 5-9 p.m. at the LeMont, 1114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington. Music will be provided by the Kevin Howard Duo, along with dinner and a silent auction. The honorees will be Judge Dwayne Woodruff, Diana Bucco, Orlana Darkins Drewery and Darnell Drewery, Candi Castleberry-Singleton and Robert Hill. Registration is required by Sept. 24. For more information, call Roxanne Epperson at 412-665-2810 or email repperson@ssdipgh.org.

Karate Classes

SEPT. 29—The Penn Hills YMCA will host its New Karate Kid Classes from 10-10:45 a.m. at 11817 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills. This 10-week course for boys and girls ages 4-7 is designed specially for beginners and is taught by Master Mike Matzko. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-795-2600.

125th Anniversary

OCT. 5—The Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation will host the 125th Anniversary Celebration of Wilkinsburg. The celebration will include a community reception on Oct. 5 from 6-10 p.m. at Hosanna House; a community parade on Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at 1230 Park Ave.; a Gala on Oct. 6 from 7-11 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Monroeville; and an Ecumenical Community Worship Service on Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. at Wilkinsburg High School. All are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Ian Faight at 412-323-9320.

(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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