Financial Workshop

APRIL 12—The Penn Hills NAACP and Lincoln Park Community Center will host a free Financial Workshop from 12-1 p.m.

Equal Pay Day

APRIL 13—The Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest PA, New Voices Pittsburgh and the American Association of University Women of Pennsylvania will host Equal Pay Day 2012: Economic Justice for All at Market Square, Downtown. This is a day of awareness and action for equal pay, the elimination of poverty and economic justice for all. For more information, call 412-450-0290 or email equalpayday2012@newvoices­

CAUSE Lecture

APRIL 13—The Carnegie Mellon Center for African American Urban Studies and the Economy will host its Speaker Series 2011-2012 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the university’s Baker Hall, Steinberg Auditorium, 5000 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This will be a lecture and discussion with Michael Honey. He will speak on the topic of “Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign.” Honey will bring life to the magnetic characters that clashed on the Memphis battlefield. Honey is a professor at the University of Washington and a former civil rights and civil liberties organizer. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 412-268-8928.

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, Head Coach and Color Commentator Tony Dungy. This is a Black Tie Affair. For more information, call 724-948-2311 or visit

Spaghetti Dinner

APRIL 14—The Friends of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Hill District Branch will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2177 Centre Ave., Hill District. For more information, call 412-281-3753.

Minority Cancer


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

Absentee Ballot


APRIL 17—The Allegheny County Elections Division must receive all Absentee Ballot Applications for the April 24 Primary Election by 5 p.m. at 601 County Office Building, 542 Forbes Ave., Downtown. Individuals who will be absent from their municipality on Election Day or who cannot get to the poles due to illness or physical disability can send in their vote. For more information, call 412-350-4520 or visit

Community Meeting

APRIL 17—The City of Pittsburgh will host a Community Meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. at the West End Senior Center, 80 Wabash St., West End. 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 May 15 at the Northside Senior Center. For more information, call Sue Scheuring at 412-255-2667.

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 ­

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