Healthy living seminars

NOV. 16—Passavant Hospital Foundation and UPMC Passavant will host its 2011 Healthy Living Seminars at 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, Cranberry Township Municipal Building, 2525 Rochester Rd., Suite 400, Cranberry. This is part of the Extending the Care ETC program series and the topic is “Healthy Living with Diabetes.” The guest speaker will be Patrick McCarthy, RN, director of the Healthy Lifestyles Center and diabetic educator for Passavant. The session is free and open to the community. For more information, call Jean Wagner at 412-367-6640.


NOV. 18—The Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE) of Carnegie Mellon University will host its Lecture and Discussion Speaker Series 2011-2012 from 5-6 p.m. at the university’s Baker Hall, Steinberg Auditorium, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The guest for the series, Nick Salvatore, will speak on “Singing in a Strange Land: The Politics and Theology of C.L. Franklin’s Preaching.” Reverend Franklin was the pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church in Detroit from 1946-1984 and was a force in the Detroit’s Black church life and in the politics of the entire city. Refreshments will be served at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Radio/music conference

NOV. 19—The Black Music Education Project and other will host the Each One Teach One Radio and Music Conference from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave., East Liberty. Registration is requested. For more information, visit hhtp://

FAME fair

NOV. 19—The Fund for Advancement of Minorities through Education (FAME) will host an Informational Fair from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Ave., East Liberty. The theme is “Have you considered Private School for your child?” Attendees will learn about scholarships for PK-12 Private Schools; education options in and around Pittsburgh; college preparatory curriculum; and how FAME can help to make a private school education financially possible for your child. This is open to all families of African-American children. For more information, call 412-363-5553.

AAHGS award

NOV. 19—The Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society of Pittsburgh will host its 2011 AAGHS Award Recipient from 1-3 p.m. at the Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Homewood, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. The New Pittsburgh Courier will be honored and Samuel Black will be featured speaker. A reception and light refreshments will follow the ceremony. For more information, visit

Queen’s Luncheon

DEC. 3—The Harriet Tubman Guild Inc. will host its Queen’s Luncheon from 12-3 p.m. at Churchill Country Club, 800 Beulah Rd., Penn Hills. The Honorable Judge Kimberly Clark will be the mistress of ceremonies and entertainment will be provided by the Center of Life and Mt. Ararat Dance Ensembles. There will also be a fashion show. For more information, call Carolyn Jefferson at 412-728-1311.

Weather shelters

ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Office of Community Services and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Operation Safety Net will host its Severe Weather Emergency Shelter from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. at Smithfield United Church of Christ, 620 Smithfield St., Downtown. This is a safety shelter for people who are street homeless when the temperature drops below 25 degrees Fahrenheit. For more information, call 412-779-1329.

Clinic opening

ONGOING—The Allegheny County Health Department will host its Influenza Vaccination Clinic at 3441 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The clinic will offer flu vaccines, while supplies last, Mondays through Fridays. Appointments are not needed. Fore more information, visit

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