Community march

APRIL 6—House of Manna Urban Faith Community & Homewood Renaissance Association will host the 3rd Annual Prayer 4 Peace at 10 a.m. at Westinghouse High School, 1101 N. Murtland Ave., Homewood. The theme is “Renaissance ‘God Loves Homewood’” and the purpose is to spread hope in the community and show that God loves Homewood. For more information, call 412-996-3303 or visit

Trayvon Martin Motorcycle Ride

APRIL 8—Motorcyclists, Clubs and Independents will host “A Nationwide Motorcycle Ride for Trayvon Martin” at 12 p.m. at the North Side Sunoco, 310 Cedar Ave., North Side. There will be rides taking place in cities around the country in honor of the slain Florida teen. The ride will go from the Sunoco to Joker’s Wrath Clubhouse, 2601 Market St., Youngstown, Ohio. Kickstands will be up at 12:40. For more information, call Detail at 412-287-8089 or Happy Feet at 412-403-9251.

Community meeting

APRIL 10—The City of Pittsburgh will host a Community Meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Homewood Senior Center, 7321 Frankstown Rd., Homewood. There will be an “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice” report and will be creating a plan to address identified housing products. There will be another meeting on April 17 at the West End Senior Center and May 15 at the Northside Senior Center. For more information, call Sue Scheuring at 412-255-2667.

Membership/Executive Meeting

APRIL 10—The Pittsburgh Branch of the NAACP will host its Monthly General Membership/Executive Committee Meeting at 6 p.m. at the Freedom Unlimited Building, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 412-471-1024.

Celebrity roast

APRIL 13—The Mel Blount Youth Home will host its All-Star Celebrity Roast 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown, 600 Commonwealth Place, Downtown. There will be a roast and tribute honoring former NFL player, former head coach and color commentator Tony Dungy. This is a Black Tie Affair. For more information, call 724-948-2311 or visit

Minority cancer awareness

APRIL 14—Gilda’s Club Western Pennsylvania will host a National Minority Cancer Health Awareness Month Celebration from 12:30-3:15 p.m. at 2816 Smallman St., Strip District. There will be an open house for those who have been touched by cancer to learn and experience what Gilda’s Club has to offer, along with a cooking demonstration, workshops and more. Registration is requested by April 11. For more information, call 412-338-1919 or email colleen Dwyer at colleen@gildasclub­

Day trip

APRIL 19—Veterans Breakfast Club will host a Day Trip to Flight 93 Memorial and Chapel from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Shanksville, Pa. The cost is $89 and includes transportation, a continental breakfast and a lunch buffet. There will be several pick-up locations. For more information, call Chris at 412-881-4100, Todd at 412-623-9029 or email todd@veteransbreakfastclub.­com.

Free prom tuxedo rental

ONGOING—The Department of Human Services’ Project Prom for Gentlemen will give Free Prom Tuxedo Rental Vouchers from 5-8 p.m. at One Smithfield St., Downtown. Every Thursday in April, vouchers will be given to those who are in need of a tuxedo for prom. There will also be an etiquette-refresher dinner and tips given on how to treat their date with dignity. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-350-3428 or email

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