Absalom Jones Day
FEB. 12—The Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh will host its 2016 Absalom Jones Day Celebration at Trinity Cathedral, 328 Sixth Ave., Downtown. The theme is “Race to Reconciliation: Prayer.” The two-day event, which will be held Feb. 12-13 to celebrate Absalom Jones, the first African American to be ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church, will include a WORD War Movement and a Holy Eucharist with Bishop McConnell and Rev. Randy Callendar. Registration is requested. For more information, visit http://www.episcopalpgh.org/ajd
FEB. 12—The Center for Urban Biblical Ministry, 7418 Penn Ave., Point Breeze, will host a Bowling Party from 9 p.m.-12 a.m. at Swissvale Lanes, 7518 Dickson St., Swissvale. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-247-9010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEB. 13—CSSS will host the Kingdom Sons & Daughters Valentine’s Ball at the Georgetown Centre, 526 E. Bruceton Rd., Pittsburgh. Ladies are asked to wear their best dress or gown and gentlemen should sport their best suit or tuxedo. This will be a night full of fun, food, laughs and dancing. Reservations are required. For more information, email Vivian Queen at email@example.com.
FEB. 13—Brown Chapel AME Church, 1400 Boyle St., North Side, will host a Kick Boxing Class at 10 a.m. Every Saturday, instructor Melodye Gay will teach the fundamentals of kick boxing. Guests are encouraged to bring a mat or towel, bottled water and a friend or two. Registration is requested. For more information, call Julia Smith at 412-417-2139.
Urban League Sunday
FEB. 14—The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh will host its Urban League Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at Wesley Center AMEZ Church, 2701 Centre Ave., Hill District. The evening’s special guests will be Rev. B. DeNeice Welch of Bidwell Presbyterian Church and the Pittsburgh Combined Male Choir, under the direction of Rev. Deryck Tines. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.ulpgh.org.
FEB. 20—The Allegheny Union Baptist Association’s Congress of Education will host its annual William A. Arvin Scholarship Tea at 12 p.m. at Morningstar Baptist Church, 307 Shaw Ave., Clairton, Pa. The theme is “The Music From The Word.” For more information, email Susie Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEB. 21—Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Place, Oakland, will host its Music in a Great Space Concert Series at 3 p.m. The event will feature Chatham Baroque performing Antonio Vivaldi’s “Stabat Mater” and a piece from Johann Sebastian Bach. For more information, call 412-682-4300 or visit http://www.shadysidepres.org.
FEB. 26—Salaam Aliakum will host “The Guide to Spiritual Development” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Homewood-Brushton YMCA, 7140 Bennett St., Homewood. The lecture, given by Abdul Hakeem Saalih, will include topics, such as: What is spiritual development, and its benefits and extent; what is the path to spiritual development and how it’s identified; obstacles to achieving spiritual development; and more. There will also be a question and answer session. For more information, email email@example.com.
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