Community Calendar 6-18-14

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Public Meeting
JUNE 18—The Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation will host a Public Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at 605 Ross Ave., Wilkinsburg. This meeting is being held to get public comment on the WCDC’s application for Main Street Designation through the Pennsylvania Department of Economic and Community Development’s Main Street Program. For more information, visit http://www.wilkinsburgcdc.org.

Hometown Homegrown
JUNE 21—The Senator John Heinz History Center and GoodTaste! Pittsburgh will host the 3rd annual “Hometown Homegrown” Food Expo from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District.  Attendees will sample delicious assortments of food from more than 40 local vendors representing the best of the ‘Burgh’s neighborhoods, live entertainment, fitness activities and cooking demonstrations. For more information, visit http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org.

Garment Soiree
JUNE 21—Jen Rocket Studio will host a Garment Soiree from 1-6 p.m. at Jen Rocket Studio, 5620 Callowhill St., East Liberty. Guests will participate in a fashion swap of lightly used clothing, accessories, jewelry, bags, shoes, books and more. Leftovers will be donated to Dress for Success Pittsburgh. For more information, visit http://www.jenrocket.com.

Kidney Health Check
JUNE 28—The National Kidney Foundation will host a Kidney Health Check from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Ave., East Liberty. The event will feature a kidney health survey, body mass index, blood pressure measurements, an individual consultation with a kidney doctor and a wealth of resources. Must be 18 to attend and no bloodwork will be performed. For more information, call Cherie Peters at 412-261-4115 ext. 12 or email cherie.peters@kidney.org.

Hair/Nail Show
JUNE 29—Magic Palace Hair Salon will host the Love and Peace Hair/Nail Show Spectacular from 6-10 p.m. at the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel, 300 W. Station Square Dr., Station Square. All hair, nail and barber stylists, and vendors are welcomed to join. All participants will receive a trophy and other prizes. For more information, call 412-673-0333.

DHS SummerFood Program
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host its annual SummerFood Program at various locations throughout the count. The program provides a free nutritious breakfast and lunch, along with recreational activities, to children up to age 18 as well as eligible individuals with disabilities on weekdays. For more information, call 1-800-851-3838 or visit http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx#summerfood.

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