Summer Fun Fest
AUG. 9—The Pittsburgh Chapter of NOBLE will host its Hot Summer Fun Fest from 12-8 p.m. at the Sherwood Event Center, 400 Sherwood Rd., Wilkinsburg. There will be swimming, line dancing, card games, food, a scavenger hunt and more. This is a BYOB event for adults only. For more information, call Ted Johnson at 412-287-4153.
Enrichment Lecture Seminar
AUG. 9—Seshemet Community Council will host its Enrichment Study Group Lecture Series 2014 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the CCAC Homewood Brushton Center, 701 N. Homewood Ave., Homewood. The topic will be “Building and Sustaining an Economic Base in the Black Community.” Gerald Ferguson, co-founder of the Seshemet Community Council will be the facilitator. This event is free and open to the public, and seating is limited. For more information, call 412-370-4693 or visit http://www.seshemet.com.
Suicide Prevention Picnic
AUG. 9—There is Hope Suicide Prevention will host a Suicide Prevention Picnic at Mellon Park. The family event will include basketball games, a memorial motorcycle and car ride by Coston Funeral Home, and representatives from Resolve Crisis Center and counselors from Mt. Ararat Baptist Church. For more information, email email@example.com
AUG. 12—The Pittsburgh Unit of the NAACP will host its Executive/ General Meeting at 7 p.m. at Freedom Unlimited, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District. There will be important community issues discussed. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 412-471-1024.
AUG. 15—Sisters Saving Ourselves Now will host its 3rd Annual Summit at the Community College of Allegheny County South Campus, 1750 Clairton Blvd., West Mifflin. The theme for the two-day event is “Enhance Health and Well-Being of the Black Family: Committed to Healing, Education and Empowering.” There will be a keynote speech by Pittsburgh Police Ass. Chief Maurita Bryant; presentations by Melanie Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, and Dr. Tony Mitchell; a special report on Black women in the U.S.; a book signing by Lueana Coward; and entertainment by gospel rapper Real LIMS. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-303-4888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Flea Market
AUG. 16—East-Tri Borough Neighborhood Association will host its annual Flea Market and Membership Drive from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Homewood Salvation Army, 8020 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. The event will take place rain or shine. For more information, call 412-247-4093 or email email@example.com.
Bowling for Evan
AUG. 17—Kiana Slaughter will host Bowling for Evan from 12-4 p.m. at Fun Fest Entertainment Center, 2525 Freeport Rd., Harmarville. This fundraiser is to raise money for Evan who is an 8-month-old battling Pulmonary Vein Stenosis and is scheduled to have his third open-heart surgery. The event will benefit the Radiant Warrior Spirit Fund. For more information, visit http://www.radiantwarriorspirit.wordpress.com.
DHS SummerFood Program
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services will host its annual SummerFood Program at various locations throughout the count. The program provides a free nutritious breakfast and lunch, along with recreational activities, to children up to age 18 as well as eligible individuals with disabilities on weekdays. For more information, call 1-800-851-3838 or visit http://www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx#summerfood.
(To have items listed on Community Calendar, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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