Voter Registration Drive

APRIL 19—Wilkinsburg Councilwoman Marita Garrett will host a Voter Registration Drive from 12-3 p.m. at Giant Eagle, 9001 Frankstown Rd., East Hills. The drive is to get individuals registered to vote in the May 20 election. For more information, call 412-723-2320 or email

Vocal Health Seminar

APRIL 22—UPMC Voice Center will host a free Vocal Health Seminar from 5-8 p.m. at UPMC Mercy Hospital, Clark Auditorium, 1400 Locust St., Uptown. UPMC otolaryngologists and speck pathologists will offer worship leaders, choir directors and vocal teams customized education on the anatomy and physiology of voice production, essential vocal wellness and techniques to ensure a healthy speaking and singing voice. For more information, email

Gubernatorial Forum

APRIL 22—The African American Gubernatorial Forum Coalition will host the Gubernatorial Candidate Forum at 6 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 2200 Wylie Ave., Hill District. This is an opportunity to address the political concerns of the African-American community with gubernatorial candidates. For more information, call Sala Udin at 412-600-6090 or email

12 Ward Town Hall Meeting

APRIL 22—Nabhi Christian Ministries, the 12th Ward Democratic Committee, Faith Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh Community Services Inc. and Senator Ferlo’s Office will host the 12th Ward Town Hall Meeting 2014 from 6-8 at Faith Lutheran Church, 7060 Lemington Ave., Lincoln-Lemington. The conversation will include the topics of stormwater, Washington Boulevard facilities and rain barrels for business and homeowners. For more information, email Jacque Fielder at

Be Inspired

APRIL 30—Bethlehem Haven will host An Evening with Elizabeth Smart: Be Inspired! at 6:30 p.m. at the IBEW Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal St., South Side. There will be dinner, a program and a VIP reception. All proceeds benefit the work of Bethlehem Haven. For more information, call Caroline Woodward at 412-391-1348 or email

Human Rights Dinner    

MAY 1—The Pittsburgh Unit of the NAACP will host its 60th Annual Human Rights Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Westin Convention Center, 1000 Penn Ave., Downtown. The evening will include a keynote address from Compton, Calif., Mayor Aja Brown, along with a presentation of honors to Alma Speed Fox, Cecile Springer, Charles Powell and Sabrina Saunders. For more information, call 412-471-1024 or visit www.

First Friday Fantasy

MAY 2—Champion Enterprises, The United Rays Corvette Club and the Turning Corners Youth Organization will host the First Friday Fantasy from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Brewstone Restaurant, William Penn Highway, Monroeville. There will be music from Sly Jock and appearances by special guests Jennifer Bruce, B.B. Flenory and J.T. Thomas. For more information, call 412-628-4856.


ONGOING—The Pittsburgh Chapter of the Girl Friends Inc. is accepting applications for its 2014 Scholarship. Girl Friends Inc. is a national civic and social organization. The scholarship is open to both men and women, and will be awarded for up to four years. For more information, call Darlene Jeffries-Schaller at 412-681-5070 or visit

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