Seminar Series
    MAY 9—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center and Alzheimer Outreach Center of the University of Pittsburgh will host the Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 1 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “Informed Consent: What We Need to Know about Participating in Clinical Research.” Ishan C. Williams, PhD, of the University of Virginia will discuss her current research. Registration is requested. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-692-2722.
Ladies’ Night Out
    MAY 10—Allen Place Community Services Inc. will host Ladies’ Night Out from 6-10 p.m. at 227 Bonvue St., North Side. This is a celebration in honor of Mother’s Day and of women. The evening will include medical screenings, topic discussions, a silent auction, line dancing lessons and more. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-231-1531 or visit
Absentee Ballot Application Deadline
    MAY 14—Applications are due for Absentee Ballots by 5 p.m. to the Allegheny County Elections Division for the May 21 primary election. Ballots are available to registered voters who will be absent from their municipality on the day of the election or who cannot get to the polls due to illness or disability. For more information, call 412-350-4520 or visit
Monthly NAACP Meeting
    MAY 14—The NAACP Pittsburgh Unit will host its monthly Executive/ General Meeting at 7 p.m. at Freedom Unlimited, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 412-471-1024.
Get Out the Vote
    MAY 18—The Black Political Empowerment Project, The Western Pa Black Political Assembly, Talk Magazine and others will host the Get Out the Vote Non-Partisan Rally and free Concert from 1-4 p.m. at the Hill House Auditorium, Hill District. The event will feature various artists, vocalists, choirs and various community leaders speaking.
A Sure Bet
    MAY 18—Gwen’s Girls will host A Sure Bet from 6-10 p.m. at the American Eagle Outfitters Corporate Office, 77 Hot Metal St., South Side. This will be an evening of food, drink and games with a chance to win prizes. For more information, call Nakia Beasley at 412-904-4239 ext. 44 or email
Mom Prom
    MAY 19—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Charter School will host the “Date with an Angel” Mom Prom from 5-8 p.m. at the Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Oakland. The special guest will be children’s author Sharon Flake, along with DJ Mac Daddy. For more information, call 412867-5457.
Miss Black Pageants
    MAY 19—The Committee of the Miss Ebony Teenage and Miss Princess Pageants will host the Annual Miss Ebony Teenage & Miss Princess Pageant at 5 p.m. at Obama Academy of International Studies, 515 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. For more information, call 412-727-1092 or email
Fashion Show
    MAY 19—Willie Gee’s Designer Collection will host their 4th annual Redline Fashion Show at 6:15 p.m. at the Priory Hotel, the Pittsburgh Grand Hotel, 614 Pressley St., North Side. Designs from Malcolm Anthony Williams, Cherie Jackson and Sofiya Mozley will be displayed. The show will benefit the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. For more information, call 412-254-3570.
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