Open House
MARCH 28—Virtuous Academy will host an Open House from 6-8 p.m. at One Library Place, Duquesne. Interested guests will be able to meet staff and administrators, along with information about financial assistance. For more information, call 412-896-6701 or visit
Diabetes Management/Screenings
MARCH 30—UPMC East will host its “Advances in Diabetes Management and General Health Screenings” program from 7-11 a.m. at the UPMC East Conference Center, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville. Guests will have the opportunity to learn more about diabetes and will be able to participate in a general health screening and more. Health coaches will also be available. For more information, call 1-866-737-0910.
Egg Hunt
MARCH 30—The Carnegie Museum of Natural History will host its 7th Annual “Egg-cellent” Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Children 12 and under will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt, interact with nature experts and more. For more information, call 412-662-3131 or visit
Health & Wellness Fair
MARCH 30—The Pittsburgh Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc. will host its Health & Wellness Fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District. Attendees will receive important information, meet health specialists, receive free screenings and learn about healthy living. The event is free and open to the public.
Legacy Awards Luncheon
MARCH 30—The Rankin, Mon Valley and Pittsburgh Section of the National Council of Negro Women will host the 4th Annual Legacy Awards Luncheon from 12-3 p.m. at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. The theme is “Women United: Activate the Legacy.” Honorees will be Jean Bryant, Alma Speed Fox, Beatrice Morrison Melo Myers and Mary Savage. Shirley Moore Smeal will be the guest speaker and Sabrina Saunders will be the mistress of ceremonies. For more information, call Flora Jackson at 412-351-2885.
Gun Violence Forum
APRIL 2—The Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee will host “Stop the Killing: A Forum on Ending Gun Violence” from 7-9 p.m. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. The forum will feature local, state and federal leaders; community members; and experts on gun violence. Attendees will have the opportunity to contribute, learn about and get involved with issues affecting gun violence. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Deborah Fidel at 412-605-0816 or email
Health & Awareness Brunch
APRIL 6—Enhanced Creativity and the Lupus Foundation will host the Health & Awareness Brunch from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 5th Ave., Oakland. The brunch will include guest speakers, a day of pampering, delicious food and more. The event benefits the Lupus Foundation. For more information, email Rae Coleman at ­enhancedcreativity2009

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