Join Moms Demand Action & CeaseFirePA as we mark the 6th anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary by memorializing the lives lost to gun violence in Allegheny County this year. We hope our community will find some measure of healing in the recognition and naming of those victims we heard so much about and those that never made the headlines. This annual event is free and open to the public.
The first guest in the 2018-19 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series will feature Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, an American essayist whose work has appeared in GQ, The Paris Review, The Believer and The New York Times Magazine, among others.
Join Shadyside Brass and friends for holiday favorites at their Second Annual Holiday Concert in beautiful Heinz Chapel. Last year we had a full house to hear pop, classical and jazz interpretations of everyone’s favorite holiday music, including a rousing finale of the Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. Don’t miss out this year!
The Pittsburgh Ukrainian community will observe the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Holomodor-Genocide of 1932-33. The observance will include a panakhyda prayer service in memory of the millions of Ukranians who died of starvation under Joseph Stalin's orders. The prayer service will be co-led by Catholic and Ukrainian Orthodox clergy. All are invited to attend this important anniversary.
Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society, recognizes and encourages superior leadership and exemplary character. ODK encourages collaboration among members across the five phases celebrated by ODK: scholarship, athletics, service, communications, and arts. Founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University, ODK honors and develops leaders through scholarships, workshops, career opportunities, leadership resources, and a lifelong connection to other members.
Featured speaker, Jonathan Bengtson, archivist