Community Calendar 6-26-13

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Downtown Tour
JUNE 28—The Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation will host a Downtown Tour from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Grant Street entrance of the Omni William Penn Hotel, 520 William Penn Place, Downtown. There will be a 90-minute walking tour of downtown Pittsburgh and its more than 25 architectural landmarks, interiors and significant urban spaces. For more information, call 412-471-5808 or marylu@phlf.org.

 

Babysitter’s Training
JUNE 29—The American Red Cross will host a “Babysitter’s Training” from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at 225 Blvd. of Allies, Downtown. The class will give students information to ensure children stay safe in the protection of their caretakers. The class will prepare students ages 11 and older with the basics of babysitting. Registration is requested. For more information, visit http://www.redcross.org/babysitting.

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.

Hair Show
JULY 14—Magic Palace and Luxurious Looks will host the Show Up & Show Off Hair Xplosion 2013 from 5:30-10 p.m. at the Sheraton Station Square, 3000 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. This is a platform for barbers and stylists to advertise their establishment and skills. For more information, call Rita Wallace at Magic Palace at 412-673-0333.

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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