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Holiday Market

NOV. 24—The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership will host the Peoples Gas Holiday Market at 11:30 a.m. at Market Square. The event, which will follow the Macy’s Day Parade, will run through Dc. 23 and feature local dance groups, choirs and carolers, to showcase the city’s rich cultural heritage and ethnic diversities and create a jolly holiday atmosphere. For more information, call Ida Derrico at 412-325-0153 or email iderrico@downtownpittsburgh.com.

Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors

NOV. 24—Champion Enterprises will host its Annual Champion Celebrates Seniors Thanksgiving Dinner from 12-4 p.m. at Gable Ridge Apartments, 8000 Beacon Hill Dr., Wilkinsburg. Volunteers are needed for cooking, serving and the entertaining of guests. For more information, call Bill Neal at 412-628-4856.

Churchill Area High School Reunion

NOV. 24—The Churchill Area High School Class of 1977 will host its 35th Class Reunion Celebration from 6:30-10 p.m. at Brewstone Beer Company, 3466 William Penn Highway, Wilkins Township. Attendees will enjoy good conversation, memories, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and their favorite sounds from the ‘70s. Registration is requested. For more information, call Jim Kearns at 717-815-1522 or email jkearns@ycp.edu.

Information Session

NOV. 28—The Community College of Allegheny County South Campus will host an Information Session from 6-7:30 p.m. at 1750 Clairton Rd., West Mifflin. There will be information on CCAC’s career and transfer programs, student life activities, student clubs, intramural athletic programs and more. There will also be a discussion of all the phases of the enrollment process. For more information, call 412-469-4301 or visit http://www.ccac.edu.

UN-masked Conference/Festival

NOV. 30—The Deryck Tines Group will host the Bayard Rustin Festival and UN-masked Conference at various locations. This three-day event is in celebration of Bayard Rustin’s centennial birthday and will bring awareness to the life and legacy of Rustin, a Pennsylvania resident and openly gay civil rights leader. There will be a community roundtable, a Bev Smith Town Hall meeting, a festival and musical tribute with Edwin Hawkins and Bishop Carlton Pearson, and more. For more information, call Tines at 412-983-8895 or email derycktinesgroup@yahoo.com.

Tutoring Training Session

DEC. 4—OASIS will host its OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring: An Hour A Week Can Change A Child’s Life program training session from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Macy’s Department Store, 6th floor, 400 Fifth Ave., Downtown. This session is for anyone 50 and over, who is interested in becoming a tutor for children in neighborhood schools. Materials, books and supplies will be provided. For more information, call John Sephar at 412-232-2001 or email jdsephar@oasis.net.

Urban League Gala

DEC. 7—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh will host its Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards Gala at 5:30 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. The gala will feature a silent auction and reception, dinner, award presentations, a dessert reception, dancing and more. The honorees for the evening will be Doris Carson Williams and Dr. Jared Cohon for the Corporate Leadership Awards, and Tim Stevens for the Lifetime Achievement Award. This is a black tie attire event and reservations are requested by Nov. 27. For more information, call 412-227-4802 or visit http://www.ulpgh.org.

Leadership Forum

DEC. 8—The Community Empowerment Association will host its Brother 2 Brother Leadership Forum from 12-3 p.m. at 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. This is an action alert meeting that will focus on ending gun violence in the Black community. For more information, call Rashad Byrdsong at 412-371-3689 ext. 44 or visit http://www.ceapittsburgh.org.

Parents’ Night Out

DEC. 8—The Carnegie Science Center will host Parents’ Night Out from 5-10 p.m. at the Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Ave., North Shore. This is a safe and entertaining location where kids can spend the evening. This is for kids ages 6-12 and will include an evening of scientific fun, pizza, an omnimax movie, science workshops and more. Parents will receive a coupon for slot play at the Rivers Casino and for $10 more they can leave their children until 11 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-237-1637 or visit http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org.

(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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