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 chaz.kellem@pirates.com.

Old-fashioned picnic

AUG. 21—Fairview Park will host its 10th Annual Old Fashion Picnic from 12-6 p.m. at Fairview Park, Fairview. There will be old fashion games for all ages, pony rides, a bake off, entertainment and more. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 412-553-6450.

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. There will be 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 http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs.

Community celebration

AUG. 28—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh East Liberty branch will host a Community Celebration from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 130 S. Whitfield St., East Liberty. The theme is “Celebrate a New Beginning.” There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by the doors opening to the new facility. You can enjoy free family activities, entertainment, crafts and more. For more information, call 412-622-6270.

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. Call 412-725-7030, 310-930-3979 or e-mail msbeybey@hotmail.com.

Reunion celebration

SEPT. 11—The Whiteside Road Committee will host the Community Day Reunion Celebration from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Josh Gibson Field, 2217 Bedford Ave., Hill District. There will be a memorial tribute, music, refreshments and more. There will also be a parade at 11 a.m. from St. Benedict the Moor school.Call Charlene Scott at 412-867-0676.

SummerFood program

ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host their SummerFood Program at various locations. Breakfast, lunch and recreation will be provided for disadvantaged children and youths under 18. The program will run through Aug. 20. For more information, call 1-800-851-3838 or http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.

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