Community Calendar 4-30-14

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Community Conversation
MAY 1—The Heinz Endowment and its African American Men and Boys Advisory Board will host A Community Conversation from 6-8 p.m. at the Hill House Association, Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “Planting Seeds of Change: The Community as a Garden” featuring Ron Finley, Urban Gardening Crusader. A panel discussion will also take place. Registration and refreshments will take place at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Donna Evans Sebastian at 412-338-2604 or email devans@heinz.org.

Human Rights Dinner    
MAY 1—The Pittsburgh Unit of the NAACP will host its 60th Annual Human Rights Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. The evening will include a keynote address from Compton, Calif., Mayor Aja Brown, along with a presentation of honors to Alma Speed Fox, Cecile Springer, Charles Powell and Sabrina Saunders. For more information, call 412-471-1024 or visit www.http://60thannualhumanrightsdinner.eventbrite.com.

Go Red Luncheon/Conference
MAY 2—The American Heart Association will host its Annual Go Red For Women Luncheon & Conference at 9 a.m. at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. The annual event will offer a free health fair with screenings and breakout sessions from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., followed by a heart healthy lunch and presentation featuring keynote speaker Andrea Metcalf, national healthy lifestyle expert and trainer. Registration is requested. For more information, visit http://www.GoRedForWomen.org.

First Friday Fantasy
MAY 2—Champion Enterprises, The United Rays Corvette Club and the Turning Corners Youth Organization will host the First Friday Fantasy from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Brewstone Restaurant, William Penn Highway, Monroeville. There will be music from Sly Jock and appearances by special guests Jennifer Bruce, B.B. Flenory and J.T. Thomas. For more information, call 412-628-4856.

Mortgages For Mothers
MAY 3—Dollar Bank will host its Mortgages For Mothers Workshop at 9 a.m. at the Sheraton Station Square, 300 W. Station Square Dr., South Side. This free workshop, featuring Lynne Hayes-Freeland, will tell attendees how to own their own home and give information on grant money for closing costs; credit counseling and restoration programs; affordable mortgage and down payment options and more. Registration is required and childcare is provided. For more information, call 1-800-345-3655 or visit http://www.mortgageformothers.com.

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