Community Calendar 3-13-13

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Project Prom Shop
MARCH 13—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host the Project Prom Shop from 3-7 p.m. at the Century III Mall, 3075 Clairton Rd., West Mifflin. The shop will make free prom dresses available to eligible high school girls. The shop will be open through March 14 from 3-7 p.m. and March 16 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 412-350-3428 or visit http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/projectprom.
Arts & Health Awareness
MARCH 14—ACH Clear Pathways will host its Arts & Health Awareness United Way Funding Campaign from 6-8 p.m. at Savoy Lounge, 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. The theme is “Physical Hearts of the Arts.” The evening will include guest speaker from the American Heart Association and Artists of the ACH Clear Pathways Organization, along with health information. For more information, visit http://www.achclearpathways.org.
Women’s History Panel Discussion
MARCH 14—The Senator John Heinz History Center will host a Panel Discussion on the Women’s Liberation Movement in honor of Women’s History Month at 6 p.m. at the 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The panel, “Sisterhood in Pittsburgh: Women’s Liberation from the 1960s to Today,” will be moderated by Patricia Ulbrich and include Alma Speed Fox, Molly Rush, Sister Patricia McCann and Jeanne Clark. For more information, visit http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org.

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship
MARCH 15—The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program of the Kohl’s Department Store will close nominations for its Kohl’s Cares Scholarship. Through March 15, the program will accept nominations of youth ages 6-18 who have made a positive impact on their communities. For more information, visit http://www.kohlskids.com.
Orientation/
Registration
MARCH 16—The committee of the Miss Ebony Teenage & Miss Princess Pageant will host its 4th Annual Miss Ebony Teenage & Miss Princess Pageant Contestant Orientation& Registration at 10 a.m. at Crossroads United Methodist Church, 325 Highland Ave., East Liberty. Rehearsals will begin on March 23 for the May 19 event. This is for ages 10-17. For more information, call Penny Walker at 412-727-1092 or email MissEbonyTeenage@yahoo.com.
Blue Jean Cabaret
MARCH 16—Lemington Community Services will host the Line Dance Blue Jean Cabaret from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Greater Homewood Coliseum, 7310 Homewood Ave., Homewood. The evening will include DJ Mighty Man on the 1’s and 2’s, a special presentation by Brotha Ash and Roland Ford “Line Dance King.” For more information, call 412-362-7301 or visit http://www.lemingtoncs.org.
Public Meeting
MARCH 21—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Board of Trustees and Staff will host a General Public Meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the East Liberty Branch, 130 S. Whitfield St., East Liberty. The meeting will include a “State of the Library” presentation, a question and answer session, and more. For more information, call 412-622-8877 or visit http://www.carnegielibrary.org/ ­meeting.
Speaker Series
MARCH 22—CAUSE of Carnegie Mellon will host their Speaker Series 2012-2013 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Mellon University, Baker Hall, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The topic will be “The Condemnation of Blackness: Ideas about Race and Crime in the Making of Modern Urban America” with Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library. Refreshments will be served at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.hss.cmu.edu/cause.
(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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