Community Calendar 5-15-13

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Get Out The Vote
    MAY 18—The Black Political Empowerment Project, The Western Pa Black Political Assembly, Talk Magazine and others will host the Get Out the Vote Non-Partisan Rally and free Concert from 1-4 p.m. at the Hill House Auditorium, Hill District. The event will feature various artists, vocalists, choirs and various community leaders speaking.

Peace Workshop Series
    MAY 18—Grown Men Entertainment and 737 Entertainment will host the Endless Peace Saturdays Workshop Series from 12-3 p.m. at the Hill House Association, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The May topic will be “A Mother’s Voice.” Every third Saturday of the month, until November, workshops will be held to foster change in affected communities, encourage cohesiveness/ growth of the family and more. There will be presentations, networking opportunities, open forum discussions and more. For more information, call Andre Scott at 412-969-2390.

Summer Speaker Series
    MAY 18—The McKeesport Heritage Center will host the Summer Speaker Program at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 1832 Arboretum Dr., McKeesport. The topic will be “Portrait of McKeesport in 1894.” Michelle Wardle and John Barna will present a slide show and discuss all the changes occurring McKeesport as it is growing. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-678-1832.

A Sure Bet
    MAY 18—Gwen’s Girls will host A Sure Bet from 6-10 p.m. at the American Eagle Outfitters Corporate Office, 77 Hot Metal St., South Side. This will be an evening of food, drink and games with a chance to win prizes. For more information, call Nakia Beasley at 412-904-4239 ext. 44 or email nbeasley@gwensgirls.org.

Mom Prom
    MAY 19—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School will host the “Date with an Angel” Mom Prom from 5-8 p.m. at the Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Oakland. The special guest will be children’s author Sharon Flake, along with DJ Mac Daddy. For more information, call 412867-5457.

Miss Black Pageants
    MAY 19—The Committee of the Miss Ebony Teenage and Miss Princess Pageants will host the Annual Miss Ebony Teenage & Miss Princess Pageant at 5 p.m. at Obama Academy of International Studies, 515 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. For more information, call 412-727-1092 or email missebonyteenage@yahoo.com.

Fashion Show
    MAY 19—Willie Gee’s Designer Collection will host their 4th annual Redline Fashion Show at 6:15 p.m. at the Priory Hotel, the Pittsburgh Grand Hotel, 614 Pressley St., North Side. Designs from Malcolm Anthony Williams, Cherie Jackson and Sofiya Mozley will be displayed. The show will benefit the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. For more information, call 412-254-3570.

Home Buying Workshop
    MAY 20—Dollar Bank, the Pittsburgh Housing Development Association and Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will host a Free Home Buying Workshop at 6 p.m. at the Landmarks Housing Resource Center, 744 Rebecca Ave., Wilkinsburg. The workshop will include information on credit counseling and restoration programs, grant money closing costs, and more. There will also be a free credit report including an evaluation. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-242-2700 or visit http://www.phdainc.org.

Alpha Weekend 2013
    MAY 24—The Alpha Omicron Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will host Alpha Weekend 2013. The four-day event will include a Happy Hour at James Street Gastropub; Alphas vs. NPHC at the Thelma Lovette YMCA; Church with the Alphas at Mulberry Community Church; the All Black Everything Party at 3 Lakes Golf Course; and the Alpha Cookout at the Westinghouse Lodge.

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