September 22, 2007 -- TODAY!
Blue Print for a Livable Hill
WHAT: Blue Print Community Meeting
WHEN: TODAY! Saturday, September 22, Noon
WHERE: Blakey Program Center, 1908 Wylie Avenue, Pgh PA
A community-driven organization including more than a hundred groups, The One Hill CBA Coalition has a platform designed to make the Hill District a more livable community. Through the Coalition, the Hill District community went through an exhaustive and transparent process to engage residents and stakeholders of the community to give input into this platform for creating a community benefits agreement. These broad platforms will allow the One Hill negotiating team to negotiate in good faith with the SEA to secure a CBA representing the priorities of the community. The Blue Print for a Livable Hill includes: - Master Plan to build a Livable Community, - Livable Hill Community Improvement Fund, - Family Sustaining Jobs and First Source Career Opportunities, - A Community Grocery Store/Economic Anchor, - Community/Multi Purpose Center, - Historic Preservation and Greenspace, - Policy Commitments for a Livable Hill
September 25, 2007
Planned Parenthood Cocktails for a Cause
WHAT: Cocktails for a Cause
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
WHERE: Doublewide Grill, 2339 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh PA 15203
Good drinks, good company, good cause! 70% of all beer sales to benefit Planned Parenthood.
September 27, 2007
Off the Record VII: Blogged to Death!
WHAT: Off the Record VII: Blogged to Death!
WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2007, 8:00 PM
WHERE: Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
The 7th year of a Pittsburgh comic tradition, in which professional performers, journalists and politicians use comedy and song to satirize Pittsburgh newsmakers like Joe Hardy, Luke Ravenstahl and Cyril Wecht. The emcee is Ken Rice and Dan Onorato offers comic rebuttal, all to raise funds for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food. Tickets: 412-456-6666, $60, $40, $20 http://www.offtherecordpgh.com/Off_The_Record/Home.html
September 28, 2007
Council District 6 Night at PNC Park
WHAT: Council District 6 Night at PNC Park Fundraising Program (Pirates vs. Cardinals)
WHEN: Friday, September 28, 2007, 7:05 PM
WHERE: PNC Park, Pittsburgh PA
Visit PNC Park and support Council District 6, the Central Outreach Resource & Referral Center (COC), and Northside Coalition for Fair Housing through a special fundraising program. Join Councilwoman Tonya D. Payne as she welcomes District 6 to the ballpark. A portion of each ticket will go to support the Central Outreach Resource & Referral Center (COC) and the Northside Coalition for Fair Housing. Tickets available by advance sales only through Chaz Kellem at 412.325.4488. L/R Field Grandstand - $9.00 ($2.00 will be donated), Outfield Box - $20.00 ($5.00 will be donated)
October 1, 2007
12th Annual Banned Books Reading!
WHAT: 12th Annual Banned Books Reading!
WHEN: Monday, October 1, 2007, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, Oakland, Pittsburgh PA
The Pittsburgh Chapter of the ACLU, WYEP 91.3FM and Carnegie Library fight censorship on Monday, October 1st, with the 12th Annual Banned Books Reading, 7 pm at Carnegie Library Lecture Hall. This signature event celebrates free speech and fights censorship. We've lined up some of Pittsburgh's best personalities to read from their favorite banned or challenged works including: David DeAngelo, Dayvoe of 2 Political Junkies Blog. For more information call 412-681-7736 or email email@example.com Free & open to the public.
October 3, 2007
Executive Women's Council Ravenstahl/DeSantis Debate
WHAT: Ravenstahl-DeSantis to Discuss the Issues
WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 2007, 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.
WHERE: Duquesne Club, 325 Sixth Avenue (Downtown) Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Cost for all attendees is $28, which includes a full breakfast. Registration is required: http://www.sporg.com/pom/registration?cmd=event_info&event_id=94974 Sponsors: Executive Women’s Council, Women & Girls Fdtn. & Pgh-All. Cty. Women’s Commission
YDAC Meet the Candidate Night: Patrick Dowd
WHAT: YDAC Meet the Candidate Night: Patrick Dowd, City Council Candidate District 7
WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 2007, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
WHERE: Firehouse Lounge in the Strip District
Meet one of Pittsburgh’s most exciting young candidates. Patrick Dowd took a new excitement to the Pittsburgh Public School Board and soon he will take that excitement to City Hall. Join us for a fun night and meet and learn about Patrick Dowd. This event will be held at the Firehouse Lounge in the Strip District and there will be a $5 cover.
Sierra Club 101
WHAT: Sierra Club 101: An Introduction to Exploring, Enjoying, and Protecting our Planet
WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 2007, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
WHERE: The Sierra Club Office 3109 Forbes Ave (Oakland), Pgh, PA
At this introductory workshop, you’ll: learn more about the Sierra Club, what we do, and how we do it. Meet other members and activists. Find out about the many ways that you can get involved in protecting our environment. Share your ideas for how we can build an environmental community in the Pittsburgh area. No matter whether you have 15 min. or 15 hours, you can make a difference, and at Sierra Club 101, you’ll learn how. RSVP by calling 412-802-6161 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
October 12 – 14, 2007
Pennsylvania NOW Annual Convention
WHAT: Pennsylvania NOW Annual Convention
WHEN: Friday - Sunday, October 12 – 14, 2007,
WHERE: Pittsburgh Hilton, 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA
PA NOW is celebrating both their 35th anniversary AND the 35th anniversary of the passage of Title IX, which mandates equal access for women in education and sports programs. Info & to register: http://members.aol.com/panowconvention