Community Calendar 5-1-13

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College Success 101 Conference
MAY 2—The Pittsburgh College Success Collaborative will host the College Success 101 Conference from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The one-day conference is designed to aid in preparing high school sophomores and juniors in Pittsburgh Public Schools and the surrounding area for the college admission process. For more information, call 412-715-6243 or visit http://www.collegesuccess101.org.

Adult Prom
MAY 3—A Giving Heart will host an Adult Prom from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh, 107 Sixth St., Downtown. The theme is “Celebrating Under the Stars.” There will be a king/queen crowning, live jazz, photos, a Chinese Auction and more. Proceeds will benefit the homeless. For more information, call Kim at 412-607-2681.
Tennis Clinic
MAY 4—The Highland Park Tennis Club will host its 12th Annual Free Tennis Clinic from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Stanton Tennis Courts at Highland Park, 6700 Stanton Ave., Highland Park. The clinic will provide free instruction and ratchets. The clinic will run every Saturday through July 20th. For more information, email Robert Gibbs at gibtennis@yahoo.com.
Baseball Parade
MAY 4—Wilkinsburg will host the Wilkinsburg Baseball Opening Day Parade at 10 a.m. at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building, 605 Ross St., Wilkinsburg. The parade will run from Ross Street to Turner Field. There will be prayer, the National Anthem and games. For more information, call David Reese at 412-657-2411.
Anniversary Reception
MAY 4—The Greater Pittsburgh Area MAD DADS will host its 7th Anniversary Celebration and Reception at 2:30 p.m. at Covenant Church of Pittsburgh, 1111 Wood St., Wilkinsburg. There will be a meeting and reception. ­Refresh­ments will be served. For more information, visit http://www.pittsburgh­maddads.org.
Community Health Forum
MAY 6—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, the Clinical Translational Science Institute and the New Pittsburgh Courier will host a Community Health Forum from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Thelma Lovette YMCA, 2114 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “Take Charge of Your Health Today. Be Informed. Be Involved.” Jeannette E. South-Paul, MD, will be the keynote speaker. There will be an overview on the health status of African-Americans in Allegheny County, a community health panel and more. There will also be a question-answer session and light refreshments. For more information, call 412-624-8139 or email partners@hs.pitt.edu.
Spring Clothes Out
MAY 8—UPMC Health Plan will host the 2013 Clothes Out from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St., Downtown. The cocktail event will feature food, beverages, networking, an awards presentation and more. The event will benefit the Women’s Center & Shelter. For more information, call 412-687-8017 ext. 350.
Seminar Series
MAY 9—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center and Alzheimer Outreach Center of the University of Pittsburgh will host the Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 1 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “Informed Consent: What We Need to Know about Participating in Clinical Research.” Ishan C. Williams, PhD, of the University of Virginia will discuss her current research. Registration is requested. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-692-2722.
Ladies’ Night Out
MAY 10—Allen Place Community Services Inc. will host Ladies’ Night Out from 6-10 p.m. at 227 Bonvue St., North Side. This is a celebration in honor of Mother’s Day and of women. The evening will include medical screenings, topic discussions, a silent auction, line dancing lessons and more. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-231-1531 or visit http://www.allenplacecommunity.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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