Film Showing

JUNE 10—One Vision One Life will host “A War For Your Soul” from 6-8 p.m. at the Letter Carrier’s Building, 841 California Ave., North Side. There will be a showing of the film “A War For Your Soul,” a film exploring the social issues that plague urban communities. There will be a question and answer sessions with filmmaker and public speaker Reggie Bullock. For more information, call El Gray at 412-996-1626.

Scholarship Luncheon

JUNE 11—Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund of Western Pennsylvania will host their 21at Annual High School Scholarship Awards Luncheon at 11 a.m. at Churchill Valley Country Club, 800 Beulah Rd., Churchill. David Allen of Allstate Insurance Company will be the guest speaker and jazz music will be presented by Wayne and Friends. The organization will give away several scholarships. For more information, call Chauncey Smith at 412-456-2471.

Dinner Fundraiser

JUNE 11—The Together Chapter of the Harriet Tubman Guild Inc. will host their Chicken and Fish Dinner Fundraiser from 12-4 p.m. at the K. Leroy Irvis Towers, Multipurpose room, 720 Mercer St., Hill District. The chicken and fish dinners include a roll, potato salad, string beans and soda. For more information, call Carolyn Jefferson at 412-728-1311.

Book Presentations

JUNE 11—The Aurora Reading Club of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Homewood Branch will host a Book Presentation and Reception from 2-3 p.m. at 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Two of the African-American reading club members and authors, Vivian Ann Davidson Hewitt and Beatrice Vasser, PhD., will present signed copies of the books they have written to the library for its collection. For more information, call Pam Golden at 412-281-0995.

Anniversary Celebration

JUNE 11—The Guys and Dolls Social Club will host their 19th Anniversary Celebration from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. at St. Lawrence O’Toole, 5323 Penn Ave., Garfield. DJ Tricky Ricky will be the entertainment. For more information, call Will Thorn at 412-471-5972.

General Meeting

JUNE 14—The Pittsburgh Branch NAACP will host its monthly General Membership meeting/Executive Committee Meeting at 6 p.m. at the Freedom Unlimited Building, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District. There will also be a presentation from Curtis Page, president of the Veteran Affairs Committee. For more information, call 412-471-1024 or email

Youth Symposium

JUNE 16—Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center and the Manchester-Bidwell Corporation will host The Symposium on Reducing Youth Violence: Models for Success at Manchester-Bidwell Corporation, 1815 Metropolitan St., North Side. This two-day symposium is structured to develop and support a learning atmosphere and will include stimulating presentations by experts, panel discussions, and question and answer sessions. Attendees will learn what factors are important in reducing youth violence and how to implement them. The event is free and registration is requested. For more information, visit


JUNE 16—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center, the Alzheimer Outreach Center and the University of Pittsburgh will host the Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 2 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, Conference Room A, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The theme is “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Is It Better the Second Time Around?” Willa Doswell, RN, PhD., will be the guest speaker. Refreshments will be served. It was incorrectly stated in a previous issue as June 6. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-692-2722.

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