Community Calendar 8-5-15

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OASIS Tutor Training
AUG. 6—OASIS will host its Intergenerational Tutor Training from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Macy’s Department Store, 11th floor, Fifth Avenue, Downtown. Free training will be given to mature adults who are 50 years old or more and would like to commit to tutoring youth for one-hour, per week. All materials, books and supplies will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, call John Spehar at 412-232-2021 or email jdspehar@oasis.net.

Black Family Reunion
AUG. 8—Community Empowerment Association will host its annual Black Family Reunion & Cultural Arts Weekend at 11 a.m. at the CEA Cultural Arts Center, 7120 Kelly St., Homewood. The theme is “Developing an Action Plan: Educational, political, economic & social justice directions for the Black community.” The two-day event, which runs through Aug. 9, will include children’s activities, ethnic foods, health screenings, a town hall meeting and youth summit on educational reform, justice and equality, a Black family reunion block party and a celebrity basketball game. For more information, call 412-371-7226 or visit www.ceapittsburgh.org.

Suicide Prevention Picnic
AUG. 8—There Is Hope Suicide Prevention and the family and friends of Tyler Lewis will host its 3k Walk and Suicide Prevention Awareness Picnic at 10 a.m. at the Highland Park Reservoir and Rhododendron Shelter, in Highland Park. This is an opportunity to celebrate the life of the late Tyler “Ty” Lewis and bring awareness to suicide prevention and mental health disorders. For more information, call 412-969-7354.

Pittsburgh Style Week
AUG. 12—Style Week Pittsburgh will host Pittsburgh Style Week 2015. Through Aug. 16, the city’s most talented designers, artisans, boutiques, stylists and models will be highlighted during this celebratory week that showcases fashion, glamour and style. There will be designer and boutique fashion shows, a pop up marketplace, a style awards program and a hat fashion show. A portion of the week’s net proceeds will benefit Dress for Success Pittsburgh. For more information, call Wadria Taylor at 412-519-0182 or visit www.styleandsleet.net.

Dedication Ceremony
AUG. 14—Gert’s Coffee Corner will host a Dedication Ceremony at 12:30 p.m. at the Vintage Senior Center, 401 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. The late Gertrude Lewis was a longtime member of the Vintage Center and contributed to the center’s coffee fund. For more information, call 412-361-5003 or visit www.vintageseniorservices.org.

Community Appreciation Day
AUG. 14—Three Rivers Youth will host its Community Appreciation Day from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Three Rivers Youth, 6117 Broad St., East Liberty. This event is part of a yearlong celebration of the organization’s 135-year legacy of helping struggling families, children and youth in Allegheny County. The event will include musical performances, hot dogs, soft drinks, games, a back-to-school fashion show and more. For more information, call 412-441-5020 or visit www.threeriversyouth.org.

Summer Enrichment Academy
ONGOING—5A Elite Youth Empowerment will host a Summer Enrichment Academy from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 7300 Ridgeview Ave., Penn Hills. Every Friday through Aug. 28, youth ages 10-18 will participate in sports training, dance, peace building, personal awareness workshops and dinner. This is free and registration is required. For more information, call 412-867-5889.

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