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Walter Allen Memorial Seminar

JUNE 4—The Alzheimer Outreach Center of the University of Pittsburgh Alzheimer Disease Research Center, along with the Alzheimer Association, Greater PA Chapter will host the Walter Allen Memorial Seminar Series at 2 p.m. at the Hill House Kaufmann Center, 1835 Centre Ave., Hill District. The topic is “Does Physical Activity Help Your Brain?” Kirk I. Erickson, PhD and a professor at Pitt, will be the guest speaker. Reservations are required by May 28. For more information, call Marita Garrett at 412-692-2722.

SisStars Weekend Retreat

JUNE 5—SisStars Gather will host its Weekend Retreat at East End Cooperative Ministries, 6140 Station St., East Liberty. The three-day event, with the theme “Keeping the Magic Alive: The Alchemical Element of Fire,” gives women of all circles an opportunity to gather and unite together to inspire, strengthen, share and nurture each other. There will be various workshops, speakers and more to take place throughout the weekend. For more information, visit http://www.sisstarsgather.com.

Bedford Hill Community Day

JUNE 6—The Bedford Hill Community Day Committee will host the Bedford Hill Apartments 2015 Community Day “Back-in-the-Day Old School Spring Event” at 11 a.m. at the Bedford Hill Apartments, 2129 Bedford Ave., Hill District. The theme is “Families—Going Back to the Good Old Days.” There will be old school games, music, food, vendors, raffles and more. There will also be a “Walk Down Memory Lane” at the corner of Memory Lane and Bedford Avenue. The dress code is old school. For more information, call 412-281-5895, 412-338-0208 or email Deborah.holt@mccormackbaron.com.

Unity in the Community

JUNE 6—Seshemet Community Council & Sankofa Community Empowerment Inc. will host its annual “A Day of Unity in the Community 2015” at 5 p.m. at the Homewood Coliseum, 7310 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. The theme is “Uniting Black Men & Black Women & Strengthening the Black Family.” The event will feature guest Shahrazad Ali. There will also be a pre-event. For more information, email sankofaunited@gmail.com.

PBMF Summer Mixer

JUNE 11—The Pittsburgh Black Media Federation will host its Summer Mixer from 5:30-9 p.m. at Savoy Restaurant, 2623 Penn Ave., Strip District. Individuals are invited to join members of the PBMF as well as other professionals for an evening of fun. Reservations are required. For more information, visit http://www.pbmf.org.

Sickle Cell Walk

JUNE 14—The Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation Inc. will host its 6th Annual “Living Well with Sickle Cell” Walk at Kennywood Amusement Park, 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin. This fundraiser is to support the essential programs that directly affect the lives of children and adults with sickle cell disease. Individuals are encouraged to create a team. There will be weekly prizes given away. Also, on June 18, there will be an Applebee’s Dining to Donate event at the Edgewood location only. For more information, visit http://www.cscfkids.org.

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