Town Hall Forum
OCT. 2—The Allegheny County Department of Human Service’s Allegheny Link to Aging and Disability Resources, the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Social Work and Law, and the Allegheny County APPRAISE Program will host a Town Hall Forum on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. There will be a panel discussion by experts and a question-answer session. Registration is required by Sept. 30 and seating is limited. For more information, call William McKendree at 412-661-1438 or email


Walter Allen Memorial Series
OCT. 3—The Alzheimer Disease Research Center’s Alzheimer Outreach Center of the University of Pittsburgh will host the 2013 Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 2 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic will be “How Proper Planning Can Avoid the Need for Guardianship” and will be presented by Lawrence A. Frolik, JD, of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Law. Frolik is a national expert on legal issues facing older Americans and have authored several books. Registration is required. For more information, call Maurita Garrett at 412-692-2722.

Light the Night Walk
OCT. 3—The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Chapter will host its 2013 Light the Night Walk at 5:30 p.m. at Heinz Field, 100 Art Rooney Way, North Shore. The evening will include pre-walk festivities and food, a 1.9-mile noncompetitive walk, fireworks and more. Proceeds will benefit the organization’s programming and its mission to find a cure for blood cancer. Registration is requested. For more information, visit

Heritage Day Parade
OCT. 5—The Committee for the African-American Heritage Day Parade will host the African-American Heritage Day Parade from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Downtown. This is a rain or shine event, and it will take place throughout the streets of downtown Pittsburgh. The parade will begin at the Boulevard of the Allies and Stanwix Street and end at the August Wilson Center, where there will be activities to follow from 1-4 p.m. Nationally acclaimed sculptor Thaddeus Mosley will be the grand marshal. For more information, call 412-392-0322.

Let’s Talk About It
OCT. 10—Kings Not Kids will host “Let’s Talk About It!” Part 3 at 8 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Improv, 166 E. Bridge St., Homestead. This is a show formatted for mature adults to talk candidly on relationship related subjects. The featured participants will be Vanessa Doss, Carlotta Zachary, Kevin Ellerbe, Deon Smalley, Greg Lovelace, comedian White Mike and DJ Chevy of Square1Nation. For more information, call 412-623-9467 or visit

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