16th Annual Victorian Tea

8/16/2020 @ 12:30pm - 12:00 AM Sojourner House\'s Facebook & Youtube Channels

Sojourner House is thrilled to be hosting its 16th Annual Victorian Tea virtually on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Facebook and Youtube. Pre-Tea Time will take place 12:30 until 1 p.m., when registrants can enjoy the wonderful music of Brazilian jazz singer Kenia, while viewing photos of Sojourner House events during the past year, AS WELL AS photos of registrants wearing tea hats and fascinators! Then, starting at 1 p.m., emcee and award-winning journalist Brian Cook will host a one-hour program highlighting the award-winning work of Sojourner House and Sojourner House MOMS. This year\'s Honorary Chair is Leah Lizarondo, CEO and Co-Founder of 412 Food Rescue, while Chatham University\'s Words Without Walls creative writing program is being honored as this year\'s Pearl of Hope Awardee. Please help us celebrate the successes of our families, and support us as we continue our fight to keep families together so they can become healthy, productive citizens of our community. Since this event is 100% virtual, registration is free! Please register to receive updates. Sojourner House greatly encourages registrants to submit photos of you wearing your favorite Tea fascinator or hat… you’ll be entered into a drawing to win one of four prizes! Please email your photo with a caption to Lindsey Hayakawa, Development & Communications Coordinator, at, by Wednesday, Aug. 12 , to be entered into a drawing to win one four of Sojourner House\'s ever-popular baskets. ALL registrants have the chance of winning one of an additional four baskets. In summary: there will be EIGHT baskets up for grabs! Winners\' names will be announced throughout the Tea! If you would like to make a donation to benefit the families of Sojourner House, please go to: https:\/\/\/payeezy-donation\/ Thank you for your generous support of Sojourner House!

Free Event Open House at New Carnegie Performing Arts Center Location

8/23/2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 AM Carnegie Performing Arts Center

Performing Arts Center will host a Free Open House on Sunday, August 23, at its new studio located at 500 Chestnut Street in Carnegie. The Carnegie Performing Arts Center was invited to utilize the 1st floor of the Ahavath Achim Congregation after spending many years at the Masonic Hall in Carnegie. The public is invited to see the new dance space and children can try sample classes for the upcoming fall semester. Free Sample dance class will be offered from 11am-3pm for children age 3 and up. Sample dance classes will include pre dance and ballet classes, hip hop fun for ages 3 - 9 and ballet, jazz andCarnegie lyrical for ages 10 and up. There will also be children\'s crafts as well as giveaways. Past performance costumes will be on display and a chance to see pointe shoes up-close, meet some of our talented CPAC dancers, and participate in some dance fun! There are three dance studios with new flooring plus a music studio for piano lessons, children and teenage acting and musical theater. Registration for the fall semester will be held the following Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 24, 25, and 26 from 5 - 8 p.m. While RSVPs are not required, you can call or email in advance to receive a fall brochure. New this year will be a dance competition class offered for students of the school for ages 7 - 18. Team Forte director, Melissa Moore, who has led the competition team to many gold and platinum awards will teach the class. The class will be held on Wednesdays during the school year with competitions held in April and May. Participants must be students currently taking dance classes at the Carnegie Performing Arts Center. As in past years, the Carnegie Performing Arts Center offers a full schedule of dance classes including ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, modern, acting, musical theater and piano lessons. There are also opportunities for children to participate in 5 full productions. The first is the play Treasure Island in September, the ballet the Nutcracker in December, the ballet the Little Mermaid in March, the play Snow White in April and the school Recital in June. These will all be held at the Andrew Carnegie Music Hall in Carnegie. To stay up to date on our Open House offerings for the Open House on Sunday, August 23, and a list of our classes, please look at our website at or at our Facebook page Carnegie Performing Arts Center. Messages can be left at the studio 412-279-8887 or at

Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Virtual Race for the Cure

9/13/2020 @ 8:30AM - 12:00 AM - 9/26/2020 Virtual Event - Walk and Race Where You Are!

The 28th Annual Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure will be a virtual Race for the Cure. The virtual Pittsburgh Race for the Cure will open with an online kick-off on Sunday, Sept. 13. “Walk where you are, race where you are!” between Sept. 13 and 26 as participants will have the opportunity to run or walk in the comfort of their own neighborhoods. Race activities will include a virtual ceremony on the affiliate’s social media pages on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 8:30 a.m. EST, and over the course of the following two-week period, there will be daily contests and prize giveaways, educational Mission Moments, survivor stories, and more through Sept. 26. Participants are encouraged to share their photos, short video clips, and stories from their virtual race. Runners can submit a screen shot of their mileage and corresponding time for online race results. Submissions can be sent to