Community Calendar 6-25-14

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Public Meeting
JUNE 26—Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar will host a Public Meeting for Zone 2 Residents on the Search for a New Police Chief at 6 p.m. at Teamsters local 249, 4701 Butler St., Lawrenceville. During this forum, residents will have the opportunity to share their ideas about how to improve policing in Pittsburgh, identify their priorities and suggest the qualities they believe are essential in a new chief. There will be a Zone 5 meeting on July 8 at the Kingsley Association. For more information, visit http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/mayor.

Rib Fest
JUNE 27—Simon Event Management will host the Western Pennsylvania Rib Fest at the Westmoreland Fairgrounds, in Greensburg. This event will roll out its special brand of fun by featuring local and national grill-masters serving up their freshest and finest ribs, chicken and other barbequed delicacies. The event will run through June 29 and also include live entertainment. For more information, call 1-800-747-5599 or visit http://www.paribfest.com.

Enrichment Lecture Seminar
JUNE 28—Seshemet Community Council will host its Enrichment Study Group Lecture Series 2014 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the CCAC Homewood Brushton Center, 701 N. Homewood Ave., Homewood. The topic will be “Urban Gardening & Agriculture.” Community organizer Celeta Hickman will be the facilitator. This event is free and open to the public, and seating is limited. For more information, call 412-370-4693 or visit http://www.seshemet.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.

Moral Monday Speaker
JUNE 28—The United Steel Workers, Fight Back Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Unit of the NAACP will host the Moral Monday Movement organizer Rev. William Barber at 12 p.m. at Wesley Center AMEZ Church, Centre Avenue, Hill District. Reverend Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in North Carolina, will discuss with labor, community and clergy leaders how to use his example to make Pittsburgh the most livable city for Pittsburghers. For more information, call Jamaal Craig at 412-562-2449 or email jcraig@usw.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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