Information Session

NOV. 28—The Community College of Allegheny County South Campus will host an Information Session from 6-7:30 p.m. at 1750 Clairton Rd., West Mifflin. There will be information on CCAC’s career and transfer programs, student life activities, student clubs, intramural athletic programs and all the phases of the enrollment process. For more information, call 412-469-4301 or visit

UN-masked Conference/Festival

NOV. 30—The Deryck Tines Group will host the Bayard Rustin Festival and UN-masked Conference at various locations. This three-day event is in celebration of Bayard Rustin’s centennial birthday and will bring awareness to the life and legacy of Rustin, a Pennsylvania resident and openly gay civil rights leader. There will be a community roundtable, a Bev Smith Town Hall meeting, a festival and musical tribute with Edwin Hawkins and Bishop Carlton Pearson, and more. For more information, call Tines at 412-983-8895 or email ­

Red Ribbon Gala

DEC. 1—Educating Teens About HIV/AIDS Inc. will host the Eighth Annual Red Ribbon Gala at 6 p.m. at the Omni William Penn Hotel, 530 William Penn Places, Downtown. The gala is in observance of World AIDS Day and will honor Dr. Marian G. Michaels and Rod Doss, editor and publisher of the New Pittsburgh Courier. For more information, call 412-973-9524.

Tutoring Training Session

DEC. 4—OASIS will host its OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring: An Hour A Week Can Change A Child’s Life program training session from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Macy’s Department Store, 6th floor, 400 Fifth Ave., Downtown. This session is for anyone 50 and over, who is interested in becoming a tutor for children in neighborhood schools. Materials, books and supplies will be provided. For more information, call John Sephar at 412-232-2001 or email

Urban League Gala

DEC. 7—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh will host its Ronald H. Brown Leadership Awards Gala at 5:30 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center Hotel, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. The gala will feature a silent auction and reception, dinner, award presentations, a dessert reception, dancing and more. The honorees for the evening will be Doris Carson Williams and Dr. Jared Cohon for the Corporate Leadership Awards, and Tim Stevens for the Lifetime Achievement Award. This is a black tie attire event and reservations are requested by Nov. 27. For more information, call 412-227-4802 or visit

Leadership Forum

DEC. 8—The Community Empowerment Association will host its Brother 2 Brother Leadership Forum from 12-3 p.m. at 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. This is an action alert meeting that will focus on ending gun violence in the Black community. For more information, call Rashad Byrdsong at 412-371-3689 ext. 44 or visit

Parents’ Night Out

DEC. 8—The Carnegie Science Center will host Parents’ Night Out from 5-10 p.m. at the Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Ave., North Shore. This is a safe and entertaining location where kids can spend the evening. it will include an scientific fun, pizza, an omnimax movie, science workshops and more. Parents will receive a coupon for slot play at the Rivers Casino and for $10 more they can leave their children until 11 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-237-1637 or visit

Willie Stargell Memorial Banquet

DEC. 9—Champion Enterprises and Five Starr Corporation will host the 37th Annual Willie “Pops” Stargell Memorial Pittsburgh & Allegheny County MVP Awards Banquet at 6:30 p.m. at 3 Lakes Golf Club, 6700 Saltsburg Rd., Penn Hills. The theme is a “Nite of the Champions.” The evening will honor Michael Moore, Coach Terry Smith, Coach Harvey Smith, Master Jacquet Bazemore, Donna Bey and others. Special guests will include Yolanda Barber and Chanel Smith. Proceeds benefit the Christmas Party and summer youth program. For more information, call 412-628-4856.

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