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Created on Thursday, 17 December 2009 12:25 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:20 Published on Thursday, 17 December 2009 12:25 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1206
DEC. 21—Family Hospice and Palliative Care, in cooperation with Bidwell Presbyterian Church, will host a Grief Support Group from 7-8:30 p.m. at 1025 Liverpool St., North Side. Every third Monday of each month there will be a 90-minute session that is designed to help those coping with the loss of loved ones by finding support from professional bereavement specialists and fellowship with those going through similar experiences. The sessions are free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-572-8809.
DEC. 26—IVY Charitable Endowment of Pittsburgh, an affiliate of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., will host the Second Annual Precious to Cultured Pearls Presentation Ball at 6 p.m. at the Churchill Valley Country Club, 800 Beulah Rd., Churchill. The ball will feature special guests and honorary co-chairs Judge Dwayne Woodruff and his wife, Joy Maxberry Woodruff. There will be cocktails, hors d’ouvres, a special presentation and dinner and dancing. Tickets are $85 and proceeds will benefit programs and services to assist the community. Call 412-242-4179.
DEC. 30—The Young Men and Women’s African Heritage Association board of directors will host Kwanzaa: A Pledge for Change Using the 7 Kwanzaa Principles from 4-8 p.m. at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Banquet Space, 302 W. North Ave., North Side. The evening will feature a drum circle, African dance, raffles for children and adults, the history of kwanzaa, food, vendors, a fashion exhibit, and a scavenger hunt. There will also be event photos available for $5 each. The event is free and open to the public. Call 412-322-4008.
DEC. 30—The Jazz Workshop Inc. will host the Culture of Kwanzaa and Jazz from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Homewood Carnegie Library, 7101 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. Call 412-244-0480 or 412-731-3080.
Celebration of lights
ONGOING—Allegheny County Rite Aid and WTAE-TV will host The “Rite Aid Celebration of Lights” at 6 p.m. at Hartwood Acres, 215 Saxonburg Blvd., Pittsburgh. There will be holiday themed characters and displays. The cost is $12 per carload and the proceeds benefit the Salvation Army’s/ WTAE-TV’s “Project Bundle Up.” Call Ashley Flower at 717-975-5718.
ONGOING—PPG Place will host their Annual Gingerbread House Display and Competition at the PPG Place Wintergarden, 2 PPG Place, Downtown. The houses will be on display and are available for purchase. The proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund. For more information, call 412-831-8253 or visit www.ppgplace.com.
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