White Party

SEPT. 8—Five Starr Corp. and The Soul Pitt will host its 3rd Annual White Party at 6 p.m. at the Fox Chapel Yacht Club, 1366 Old Freeport Rd., Fox Chapel. The event will feature The Fabulous Diamond Models. The cost is $20. For more information, call 412-628-4856 or email soulsis@thesoulpitt.com.

Anti-bullying Rally

SEPT. 9—The Wilkinsburg School District will host “See Something, Say Something” Anti-Bullying Rally from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wilkinsburg Penn Avenue Parklet, 718 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This is the kick-off event for the 2011-2012 school year. There will be a rally, games, activities and media personalities. In the event of inclement weather, the rally will be held at Wilkinsburg High School. The deadline for interested participants is Aug. 31. For more information, call Katie Hruska or Benjamin Rettig at 412-371-9500 ext. 2355.

UpHill Walk/Run

SEPT. 10—The Uptown and Hill District Communities will host the UpHill 5k Walk/Run and One Mile Fun Walk at 9 a.m. at the Upper Mellon Arena Parking Lot, Hill District. Proceeds from the event will go towards community development and green initiatives in the Hill District and Uptown. Following the walk, there will be a Community Appreciation Day at Kennard Field from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-945-0180 or visit http://www.uphill5k.org.

Card party/Luncheon

SEPT. 10—The Pittsburgh Chapter Pinochle Bugs Social and Civic Club Inc. will host its Annual Card Party and Luncheon at 11 a.m. at Churchill Valley Country Club, 800 Beulah Dr., Churchill. There will be pinochle, whist, spades, bingo, vendors, prizes and more. The donation is $30 and proceeds will benefit their annual scholarship. For more information, call Marsha Clay at 412-782-5281.

Peace Walk

SEPT. 10—The North Side Coalition for Fair Housing will host its Pre-Walk Peace Poetry Slam and “Sign Makin” from 6-8 p.m. at 1821 Brighton Rd., North Side. Prizes will be awarded to the individual who brings the best poetry relating to street and domestic violence. There will also be a Community Dialog and sign making event on Sept. 14 from 6-8 p.m. that will focus on the healing principles for individuals, families and communities and the Women’s Walk for Peace on Sept. 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Project, followed by a concert at West Park by artist 21:03. For more information, call 412-321-5527 or email Ronell Guy at ronell@northsidetenants.org.

Adoption Webinar

SEPT. 13—Adoptions From the Heart will host an Online Webinar on Adopting African-American Infants at 7 p.m. The webinar will focus on the urgent need for African-American applicants and their Domestic Adoption Program, which is open to couples and singles living in the United States and places African-American infants with families directly from the hospital. Registration is required. For more information, call Ali Peters at 610-642-7200 or email alexandrap@afth.org.



SEPT. 15—The Center for Organ Recovery& Education and the University of Pittsburgh will host its 2nd Annual Transplant Symposium “Transplantation Disparities: Current Trends and Future Prospects” at 7:30 a.m. at the University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. This is designed for physicians, surgeons, nurses, transplant professionals, social workers, and prevention/wellness organizations, the symposium will focus on trends in minority transplantation, maximizing kidney transplantation, alternative options (presumed consent panel discussion), health challenges unique to the minority community and more. For more information, visit http://www.core.org.

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