Community Calendar 6-19-13

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Bikinis and Martinis
JUNE 19—Racheallee Lacek and My Backyard Productions will host the “Bikinis and Martinis” Leukemia and Lymphomia Society Benefit from 6-9:30 p.m. at Skybar, 1601 E. Carson St. South Side. There will be complimentary drinks, appetizers, a bikini fashion show by Chelsea’s New York and more. Proceeds raised will be used by LLS to fund life-saving research. For more information, email Racheallee.Lacek@gmail.com.

 

March Against Murder
JUNE 22—The Clergy and Citizens of Clairton will host the March Against Murder at 1 p.m. The theme is “Rallying for Righteousness.” The march will begin at the top of Miller Avenue, by Clairton High School, and finish at the end of the street. There will be music, entertainment and food. For more information, call 412-945-0853.

Friendraiser
JUNE 22—The Reformed Presbyterian Home will host its Senior Living Northside Friendraiser from 4:30-7 p.m. at 2344 Perrysville Ave., Northside. This is a celebration of the North Side community. All proceeds will benefit the Gracious Giving, Grateful Living Benevolent Fund. For more information, call 412-321-4139.
Saturday

Speaker Series
JUNE 29—The Senator John Heinz History Center will host its Saturday Speaker Series from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The topic will be “Gun Shoot at Bay Point: The Civil War, Port Royal Experience & The Making of the Gallah/ Geechee.” For more information, visit http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org.

Stop the Violence
JUNE 29—B. Marshall Productions, American Eagle Outfitters and the Pittsburgh Pirates will host the Juneteenth Stop the Violence Community Awareness Day from 12-5 p.m. at Stage AE, 400 N. Shore Dr., North Shore. There will be motivational speakers, live entertainment, resource information, various presentations and more. There will also be a “Gone But Not Forgotten” commemoration segment. For more information, call 724-205-9376 or email stoptheviolencepgh@gmail.com.

Health Fair
JUNE 29—The Central Outreach Resource and Referral Center will host the National HIV Testing Day Health Fair from 12-4 p.m. at 1860 Centre Ave., Hill District. There will be free health screenings, vendors, music, food and more. For more information, call 412-471-9806 or email centraloc@verizon.net.

Pitch for Hope
JUNE 30—The Pittsburgh Pirates will host the 3rd annual “Pitch for Hope” Women’s Baseball Clinic at 8 a.m. at PNC Park, 115 Federal St., North Shore. Women ages 14 and over will participate in an instructional clinic with Pirates coaches, a special question/answer session, a catered brunch and a Pirates game. Proceeds benefit A Glimmer of Hope. For more information, email Michelle Mejia at michelle.mejia@pirates.com.

Wilkinsburg Farmers’ Market
ONGOING—The Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation will host the Wilkinsburg Farmers’ Market from 3-6 p.m. at the Parking Lot, between 732 and 744 Ross Ave., Wilkinsburg. The market will be held every Thursday through Nov. 21.

History Study Group

ONGOING—The Mind of Elevation Lecture Series will host the African History Study Group from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Duquesne University, College Hall, 600 Forbes Ave., Uptown. Every Saturday, through Aug. 17, guests can explore the attributes of the history, arts and culture of people of African decent worldwide. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-969-1273.

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