Community Calendar 8-26-15

FACE Benefit Banquet
AUG. 27—Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center Inc. will host its 5th Annual Friend of Children Benefit Banquet at 6 p.m. at the Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Squirrel Hill. The non-profit social service agency, which serves hundreds of individuals and families, will honor Pittsburgh Promise Executive Director Saleem Ghubril. All proceeds will benefit Macedonia FACE community programming. Reservations are required. For more information, call Linda Parks or Tinisha Hunt at 412-281-2573 or visit
Redevelopment Kickoff
AUG. 27—KBK Enterprises will host the MWBE Kickoff for the Redevelopment of Addison Terrace Phases II and III at 6 p.m. at Ella Mar Hillman Center, 385 Elmore St., Hill District. This is an opportunity for local minority and women business owners to explore the phases’ design, schedule and contract opportunities associated with this redevelopment project. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-363-4401 or email
Old School Reunion
AUG. 29—Clarion University will host an Old School Reunion from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at the Monroeville Convention Center, 209 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. Clarion Alumni, family and friends are welcome to enjoy a night of old school fun that benefits the Black Student Fund. Registration is required. For more information, email Clifford Simon at
Candlelight Vigil
SEPT. 1—The Alliance for Police Accountability, New Voices Pittsburgh and other local community organizations will host the Allegheny County Jail Health Justice Project Candlelight Vigil at 4 p.m. at the Allegheny County Jail, 950 2nd Ave., Downtown. This is a protest in solidarity with those who have lost their lives, loved ones or suffered needlessly at the ACJ from medical neglect. There will also be a press conference at 2 p.m. at the Courtyard of the Courthouse, 436 Grant St., Downtown. For more information, call New Voices Pittsburgh at 412-450-0290 or email
Know Your Legal Rights
SEPT. 1—NeXtPgh along with the ACLU Pittsburgh Chapter, Kingsley Center and Soul Pitt Media will host the “Know Your Legal Rights” Open Discussion from 6:45-8:30 p.m. at the Kingsley Community Center, 6435 Frankstown Ave., East Liberty. There will be an open discussion surrounding this important topic. For more information, visit
Appreciation Luncheon
SEPT. 5—Purpose of Life will host its 2nd Annual Appreciation Luncheon from 12-5 p.m. at the Monroeville DoubleTree Convention Center Hotel, 101 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. This event is to recognize special individuals who serve the needs of disabled and senior citizens. For more information, call Darlene Thorton at 412-583-5803.
Senior Fitness
ONGOING—The Vintage will host its Zumba Gold Fitness Program at 1 p.m. at the Vintage, 401 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Every Tuesday this fitness program takes exciting Latin and International dance rhythms created in the original Zumba fitness program and brings them to the active older adult and beginner participants that may need modifications for success. This is a safe and effective total body workout. For more information, call Tom Sturgill at 412-361-5003 ext. 104.
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