Seminar Series

MAY 3—The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Alzheimer’s 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, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “A Look into the Future of Dealing with Dementia: The Role of Technology.” Judith Tabott Matthews, PhD, MPH and RN, will facilitate this seminar and discuss her research on emerging technologies aimed at enhancing independent living and quality of life among adults and persons with disabilities. Registration is required by April 27. For more information, call Maurita Garrett at 412-692-2722.

May Day for Seniors

MAY 7—The Women’s Committee of Carnegie Museum of Art will host a May Day Celebration for Seniors from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This is an annual celebration for seniors that offers docent-led tours and refreshments while the museums are closed to the public. For more information, call 412-622-3325 or email

Home Buying Workshop

MAY 7—The Pittsburgh Housing Development Association Inc. will host a Free First-Time Home Buying Workshop at 6 p.m. at the PHLF Housing Resource Center, 744 Rebecca St.,Wilkinsburg. There will be counselors on hand to provide information on credit counseling and restoration, grant money for closing cost, affordable mortgages and more. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-241-2700 or

NAACP Meeting

MAY 8—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. For more information, call 412-471-1024 or visit

Community Meetings

MAY 8—Sustainable Pittsburgh will host Community Meetings on Bus Rapid Transit from 6-8 p.m. at UPMC Mercy Hospital, 1400 Locust St., Uptown. The meeting is to provide an opportunity for the public to review and comment on potential alternate alignments for the proposed bus rapid transit system connecting Downtown Pittsburgh, Oakland and other eastern neighborhoods. For more information, visit or call John Clark at 412-973-9285.

Financial Workshop

MAY 10—The Penn Hills NAACP and Lincoln Park Community Center will host a free Financial Workshop from 12-1 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 7300 Ridgeview Ave., Penn Hills. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call Joyce Davis at 412-628-3200 or email

Town Hall Meeting

MAY 11—The Institute of the Black World 21st Century will host a Town Hall Meeting at 6 p.m. at Pittsburgh Obama, 129 Denniston Ave., East Liberty. This is a meeting to address the devastating impact of the “War on Drugs” on the Black community. George Curry will be the keynote speaker, along with several guest panelists. For more information, call 412-508-8084.

Mother’s Day Gala

MAY 12—The Rankin/Mon Valley/Pittsburgh PA Section of the National Council of Negro Women will host a Mother’s Day Gala from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Westwood Golf Club, 825 Commonwealth Ave., West Mifflin. The theme is “Women and Girls Changing the World.” The afternoon will include lunch, musical entertainment, and a fashion show. For more information, call Joyce Thompson at 412-901-4756.

Young Men’s


MAY 16—Adonai Center for Black Males will host the 2nd Annual Young Men’s Conference from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Point Park University, 201 Wood St., Downtown. This conference is to inspire, increase and develop the leadership talents of young men as emerging and future leaders. Saleem Ghubril, executive director of the Pittsburgh Promise, will be the guest speaker. Registration is requested. For more information, call Kayla Bowyer at 412-969-8172.

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