SEPT. 8—The Northside Coalition for Fair Housing will host the 5th Annual Women’s Walk for a Peaceful Community from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Project, 2801 N. Charles St., North Side. The day will consist of a 2-mile walk through the North Side neighborhoods to West Park, where the walk will end with local speakers addressing the peace council. The special guest will be poet and author Patricia Smith, along with a free concert by the Grammy winning hip-hop group Arrested Development. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-321-5527 or visit http://www.wowmenswalk.org.
SEPT. 8—The Message Carriers of Pennsylvania will host the 7th Annual Rally for Recovery Walk/Run at 10 a.m. at Frick Park, Edgewood. This will be a celebration of recovery with five local organizations that focus on addiction and recovery. There will be fun, fellowship, speakers, healthcare information, games, prizes and more. Registration is requested and there is no cost. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Day Celebration
SEPT. 8—The Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Committee will host its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Day Celebration from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Roundabout Park, Brighton Avenue and Adams Street, Rochester, Pa., Beaver County. There will be food, crafts, games, prizes, entertainment and more. There will be a revue in 4 p.m. All are welcome.
Home Buying Workshop
SEPT. 10—The Pittsburgh Housing Development Association Inc., the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation and Dollar Bank will host a free Home Buying Workshop at 6 p.m. at the Landmarks Housing Resource Center, 744 Rebecca Ave., Wilkinsburg. Attendees will learn about credit counseling and restoration programs, grant money for closings, affordable mortgage and down payment options, and more. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-242-2700 or email email@example.com.
SEPT. 11—The Family Support Parent Advocacy Committee, the NAACP, the ACLU and One Pittsburgh will host a “Take Back the Vote” Meeting at 11 a.m. at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Ave., East Liberty. This meeting is to educate the public about voter registration and the new voter ID law. All are welcomed. For more information, call Maura at 412-244-5447.
SEPT. 11—The NAACP of Pittsburgh will host its General Membership Meeting at 6 p.m. at Freedom Unlimited, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District. There will be the conducting of regular business, plus the election of the nominating committee. Also, on Oct. 9 there will be a report of the nominating committee, a receipt of nominations by petition, brief speeches by candidates and the election of the elections supervisory committee at the Hill House. The election will be held Nov. 13. For more information, call 412-471-1024.
SEPT. 15—The Rapp Funeral Home will host the 3rd Annual Fireman Appreciation Day for the Penn Hills and Verona Volunteer Fire Departments from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 10940 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills. There will be free food, music, raffles and more. This is an event for the whole family. For more information, call 412-241-5415.
ONGOING—Citiparks will host its Community Farmers’ Market from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at five locations around the City of Pittsburgh. Monday through Friday, markets will be located in East Liberty, South Side, Carrick, Bloomfield, Beechview, Downtown and the North Side. All markets will sell fresh-fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods. For more information, call 412-422-6523 or visit http://www.citiparks.net.
(To have items listed on Community Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.)