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Created on Wednesday, 05 September 2012 10:16 Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 19:52 Published on Wednesday, 05 September 2012 10:16 Written by Courier Newsroom Hits: 940
SEPT. 8—The Northside Coalition for Fair Housing will host the 5th Annual Women’s Walk for a Peaceful Community from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Project, 2801 N. Charles St., North Side. The day will consist of a 2-mile walk through the North Side neighborhoods to West Park, where the walk will end with local speakers addressing the peace council. The special guest will be poet and author Patricia Smith, along with a free concert by the Grammy winning hip-hop group Arrested Development. Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-321-5527 or visit www.wowmenswalk.org.
Youth Day Celebration
SEPT. 8—The Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Committee will host its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Day Celebration from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Roundabout Park, Brighton Avenue and Adams Street, Rochester, Pa., Beaver County. There will be food, crafts, games, prizes, entertainment and more. There will be a revue in 4 p.m. All are welcome.
Home Buying Workshop
SEPT. 11—The Family Support Parent Advocacy Committee, the NAACP, the ACLU and One Pittsburgh will host a “Take Back the Vote” Meeting at 11 a.m. at the Kingsley Association, 6435 Frankstown Ave., East Liberty. This meeting is to educate the public about voter registration and the new voter ID law. All are welcomed. For more information, call Maura at 412-244-5447.
SEPT. 11—The NAACP of Pittsburgh will host its General Membership Meeting at 6 p.m. at Freedom Unlimited, 2201 Wylie Ave., Hill District. There will be the conducting of regular business, plus the election of the nominating committee. Also, on Oct. 9 there will be a report of the nominating committee, a receipt of nominations by petition, brief speeches by candidates and the election of the elections supervisory committee at the Hill House. The election will be held Nov. 13. For more information, call 412-471-1024.
SEPT. 15—The Rapp Funeral Home will host the 3rd Annual Fireman Appreciation Day for the Penn Hills and Verona Volunteer Fire Departments from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 10940 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills. There will be free food, music, raffles and more. This is an event for the whole family. For more information, call 412-241-5415.
ONGOING—Citiparks will host its Community Farmers’ Market from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at five locations around the City of Pittsburgh. Monday through Friday, markets will be located in East Liberty, South Side, Carrick, Bloomfield, Beechview, Downtown and the North Side. All markets will sell fresh-fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods. For more information, call 412-422-6523 or visit www.citiparks.net.
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