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Created on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 10:14 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:44 Published on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 10:14 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 1172
DEC. 17—The EastLiberty Shoeboxes will host a Community event at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. This is a non-profit organization that provides Christmas gifts for children and families. For more information, call 412-361-0463 or visit www.ashoeboxchristmas.com.
DEC. 18—Lori Hollis with Little Angels Learning Academy will host the Heavenly Sounds at Christmas Dinner, Concert and Family from 3-7 p.m. at Dave & Busters Showroom, 180 E. Waterfront Dr., Homestead. The theme will be “Celebrating the Family.” The concert will feature Heavenly Sounds and special guests Francie Lucas of WORD FM and the Hamilton Singers. Dinner will be served at 3 p.m. and the concert will begin at 5 p.m. For more information, call 412-680-1600 or 412-953-3837.
DEC. 30—The Community Empowerment Association will host its Kwanzaa 2011 Celebration from 6-9 p.m. at the Cultural & Learning Institute, 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. There will be African dancing, children’s activities, specialty vendors, food and more. Guests are required to bring a covered dish. For more information, call 412-371-3689.
ONGOING—Allegheny County Parks Department and UPMC will host the Hartwood Acres Park Celebration of Lights from 6-10 p.m. at 200 Hartwood Acres, Pittsburgh. This is a park consisting of 629 acres of land, decorated with lights. The proceeds benefit project Bundle Up and other local charities. The cost is $12 per car and $3-$5 per person, per bus. For more information, call 412-767-9200.
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Office of Community Services and Pittsburgh Mercy Health System’s Operation Safety Net will host its Severe Weather Emergency Shelter from 7 p.m.-7 a.m. at Smithfield United Church of Christ, 620 Smithfield St., Downtown.This is a safety shelter for people who are homeless when the temperature drops below 25 degrees. For more information, call 412-779-1329.
ONGOING—The Allegheny County Health Department will host its Influenza Vaccination Clinic at 3441 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The clinic will offer flu vaccines, while supplies last, Mondays through Fridays. Appointments are not needed. Fore more information, visit www.achd.net.
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