Community forum

JUNE 23—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services and Wilkinsburg’s Weed and Seed will host a Community Forum from 4-7 p.m. at South Avenue United Methodist Church, 733 South Ave., Wilkinsburg. The theme is “Everything Counts” and the purpose is to hear from residents about their thoughts regarding the needs, strengths and resources available to Wilkinsburg. For more information, call 412-350-6897.

Food Fridays

JUNE 25—The Allegheny County Special Events Office will host Food Fridays in the Courtyard from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at 436 Grant St., Downtown. This Friday’s featured food will be Soul Food from Jean’s Soul Food. For more information, call 412-350-2528.

Community festival

JUNE 26—Schenley Heights United will host the Schenley Heights Community Festival from 12-5 p.m. at the Robert E. Williams Memorial Park, Milwaukee Street, Upper Hill District. There will be information tables, drummers, dancers, live entertainment, prizes, food and more. Call 412-687-1819.

Genealogy society

JUNE 26—The Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society Pittsburgh Chapter will host their Monthly Meeting from 1-3 p.m. at the Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 7101 Hamilton Ave., 2nd floor, Homewood. Every last Saturday of the month, historians, genealogist and laypersons of all races and ethnicities come together to trace the histories of families.

Basketball tournament

JUNE 26—Perseverance Mentoring will host their first three-on-three Basketball Fundraiser Tournament at the Jefferson Recreation Center, 605 Rednap St., North Side. This is an energetic and family-oriented tournament designed to allow mentees, students and local community residents to play and watch the game. For more information, call 412-894-3194.

Golf and tennis classics

JUNE 28—The National Black MBA Association Pittsburgh Chapter will host its Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Golf and Tennis Classics at 1 p.m. at Montour Heights Country Club, Coraopolis. The proceeds benefit high school seniors and college undergraduate and graduate students through a scholarship fund. There will be a dinner and registration is at 11 a.m. For more information, call Al Valentine at 412-215-4522.

Celebrity basketball event

JULY 3—B. Marshall and the Community Empowerment Association will host the DeJuan Blair and LaMarr Woodley’s Independence Day Celebrity Basketball Extravaganza event at 12 p.m. at the Peterson Event Center. The event will showcase four games that includes City High School Stars vs. WPIAL Stars, media and former pro and semi-pro players. Blair and Woodley will be coaching teams in the final game. For more information, call 412-371-3689, ext. 14 or 15.

Flea market

JULY 10—Citiparks will host a Flea Market from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Brookline Memorial Recreation Center, 1400 Block of Brookline Blvd., Brookline. Space is free, but everyone must bring their own table. For more information, call 412-571-3222.


ONGOING—The Trust Arts Education Center will host the ArtCity Summer Classes from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 805/807 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. All summer long, participants will have an opportunity to take workshops for playwriting, dance, acting, comics and cartoons. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-471-6079.

Open enrollment

ONGOING—Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Pittsburgh Public Schools and Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center will host an Enrollment for their Head Start Program. Children 3-5 years old are provided with flexible programming designed to promote kindergarten readiness. For more information, call 1-866-214-5437.

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