FAITH Gospel Concert
FEB. 3—The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force FAITH Initiative will host an HIV/AIDS Black Awareness Commemorative Gospel Concert at 3 p.m. at Destiny of Faith Church, 3737 Brighton Rd., North Side. The youth gospel explosion will feature youth talent from the Afro-American Music Institute’s Boys Choir, the Hill Dance Academy Theater and more. Refreshments will be served following the concert. This is free and open to the public. For more information, call Shennod Moore at 412-345-0585.
Black History Celebration
FEB. 16—The Rachel Randall Education Department of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host their Black History Month Celebration. The two-day celebration will begin with a College Fair at the Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., for students of all ages; then a special Youth Service at 3 p.m. at the church with the Wilberforce University Choir; a presentation of the William L. Mann Writing Competition winners; followed by an Evening Service on Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. featuring the August Wilson Dance Group, the California University of Pa. Gospel Choir and others. There will also be a presentation of the Men of Distinction Awards. The events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-361-7000.
ONGOING—Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., East Liberty, will host its “Saturday Night LIVE Service” from 7-8:30 p.m. Every Saturday night tune in and get the word either in person or listen online. Rev. Dr. William Curtis is the senior pastor. For more information, call 412-441-1800 or visit http://www.mt-ararat.org.
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