AUG. 12—UPMC St. Margaret Hospital will host the American Heart Association’s “Heart of a Champion” fund-raising event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Freeport Rd., Fox Chapel. There will be opportunities to take pictures with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins championship rings. All proceeds will go toward the association’s 2010 Pittsburgh Start! Heart Walk Oct. 10. For more information, call 412-784-5160.

Class reunion

AUG. 13—The Reunion Committee of Westinghouse High School will host the 35th Reunion of the Class of 1975 at the Courtyard Marriott, 401 West Waterfront Dr., Homestead. The reunion will run through Aug. 15 and include a weekend of various activities. For more information, call Kate Jeter, chairperson, at 412-337-4465 or e-mail

Tennis clinic

AUG. 14—The United States Tennis Association Allegheny Mountain District will host a Tennis Clinic and Coaches Workshop from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Schenley Park, Oakland. The workshop is to help teenagers in middle and high schools become better tennis players by providing professional training instructions by USTPA Professional Tom Sweltzer. The workshop is free and open to all skill levels. For more information, call Frederick Crawford at 724-816-8808.

Heritage weekend

AUG. 20—The Pittsburgh Pirates will host their Heritage Weekend Celebration. The celebration will feature a tribute to the Negro Leagues and players from the Homestead Grays and the Pittsburgh Crawfords. Festivities will run through Aug. 21 and include a sports luncheon and a street celebration. For more information, call Chaz Kellem at 412-325-4761 or e-mail

Car/fashion show

AUG. 21—Alpha and Omega Wheels will host their Summer Madness Car & Fashion Show from 4-9 p.m. at Highland Park. There will be numerous vendors, a car show competition and car show classes. There will also be a VIP tent for those 21 and older. Registration for competition is required. For more information, call 412-342-1099.

Memorial gathering

AUG. 26—The PROMISE Group will host the Jehru M. Donaldson Memorial Gathering for Lost Ones from 12-6 p.m. at West Park, North Shore. This is an event to remember lost loved ones. For more information, call Tonya at 412-452-8594 or Jay at 412-321-1019.

Families united

AUG. 27—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Office of Children, Youth and Families will host their 12th Annual Family United Celebration from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Schenley Park Ice Skating Rink, Oakland. The theme is “Healthy Lives, Healthy Families” and is free and open to all families in Allegheny County. There will be music, pony rides, entertainment, obstacle courses and more. For more information, call Kathleen Burk at 412-350-2777 or visit

Police training

SEPT. 1—The Citizen’s Police Academy will host the Pittsburgh Police Training Academy from 6-9 p.m. at 1395 Washington Blvd., East Liberty. Every Wednesday, for 15 weeks individuals will learn what is needed to become a police officer. All individuals must complete an application and give permission for the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police to conduct a background check. For more information, call 412-665-3600.

Class reunion

SEPT. 3—The Reunion Committee of the Fifth Avenue High School will host their All Classes Alumni Reunion at 6:30 p.m. at Epiphany Hall’s McDowell Hall, Washington Place, Lower Hill. There will be a ’70s themed Meet & Greet, a dance on Sept. 4 at the Holiday Inn in Oakland and a picnic on Sept. 5 at Riverview Park. All tickets must be purchased by Aug. 21. For more information, call 412-725-7030, 310-930-3979 or e-mail

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