Community Calendar

Flea market
JULY 10—Citiparks will host a Flea Market from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Brookline Memorial Recreation Center, 1400 Block of Brookline Blvd., Brookline. Space is free, but everyone must bring his or her own table. For more information, call 412-571-3222.
Home buying workshop
JULY 12—Dollar Bank and the Pittsburgh Housing Development Association Inc. will host a Home Buying Workshop at 6 p.m. at the Wilkinsburg Borough Building, Auditorium, 605 Ross Ave., Wilkinsburg. Counselors will be on hand to show individuals how one can own their own home and about grant money for closing costs. Affordable mortgage and down payments, programs for public housing residents, credit counseling and a free credit report will be given. Registration is requested and the workshop is free to all. For more information, call 412-687-1197 or visit
Day of peace
JULY 17—The Workforce Development Global Alliance will host a Day of Peace at 12 p.m. at West Park, North Side. The daylong event will include a peace march; a peace concert featuring local artists and a peace vigil to honor families that have lost loved ones to violence. For more information, call 412-281-9250.
JULY 19—The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will host a Community Brainstorming Session from 7-9 p.m. at the Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave., East Liberty. This session is to discuss what can be done to ensure the library remains operationally and financially healthy. Registration is not required and light refreshments will be served. Kids are also welcome to attend. For more information, visit
JULY 30—The August Wilson Center will host an Evening with Artistree from 6-10 p.m. at 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Tim Stevens will be the master of ceremonies and special guests for the evening include Rodney McCoy, Flo Wilson and The Old School Band and Vanessa Campagna. General admission is $15 and $1 from every ticket sold will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more information, call 412-414-1039.
society meeting
JULY 31—The Afro-American Historical & Genealogy Society Pittsburgh Chapter will host their Monthly Meeting from 1-3 p.m. at the Homewood Branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 7101 Hamilton Ave., 2nd floor, Homewood. Every last Saturday of the month, historians, genealogist and laypersons of all races and ethnicities come together to trace the histories of families. For more information, e-mail Paul Jacobs at
Baby classes
AUG. 3—The Children’s Community Pediatrics will host a Baby Basics Class at 6:30 p.m. at CCP-GIL Pittsburgh, 6343 Penn Ave., Suite 201, East Liberty. These are free classes for expectant parents. Topics will include routine care, feedings, helpful hints, common problems and more. Attendees will receive a free gift bag. Registration is requested. There will be classes at various locations in the area. For more information, call 1-877-449-PEDS or
Black family reunion
AUG. 6—The Community Empowerment Association will host the 7th Annual Black Family Reunion & Cultural Arts Weekend. The celebration will begin with a Peace N the Hood Basketball tournament and slam dunk contest at Kenard Field. There will also be a hip-hop symposium and African American film showcase, family activities on Aug. 7 at Schenley Park, a concert with Bobby V, an Old School Cabaret and more. For more information, call 412-371-3689 or visit
ONGOING—The Trust Arts Education Center will host the ArtCity Summer Classes from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 805/807 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. All summer long, participants will have an opportunity to take workshops for playwriting, dance, acting, comics and cartoons. Registration is required. Call 412-471-6079.

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