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Dance dinner away (silently)

What At this silent party, choose the music you want to dance to, regardless of what everyone else is listening to. Pop on headphones and pick from a mix of '80s, '90s and 2000s; Top 40 and pop or hip hop. Each station has a corresponding color so you can see who's dancing along to the same tunes.
Where Galaxy Lounge & Entertainment Center at 7246 Kelly St. (Homewood)
When November 25, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. to November 26, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.
How much $15

Use your shopping dollars to support ‘Black Saturday’

What The Community Empowerment Association is hosting Buy Black - A Black Saturday Holiday Market Place encouraging shoppers to use their economic power to support black businesses and black entrepreneurs during the holiday season. "Don't spend your money on Black Friday," the event listing says "but support black owned businesses on Saturday."
Where 7120 Kelly St. (Homewood South)
When November 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Learn about Pittsburgh’s Black maker community

What As a part of The People Are The Light initiative, a series of public art installations and workshops in Homewood, Nisha Blackwell will present a workshop titled Black Makers Making. Participants can make their own craft, as well. Learn more about the presenter and her company Knotzland Bowties here.
Where House of Manna at 7240 Frankstown Ave. (Homewood)
When October 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much Free

A conversation on personal transformations

What As part of "The People Are The Light," a public art series in Homewood, Dina “Free” Blackwell will lead a conversation for and with women on personal transformations. Blackwell is executive director of the Homewood Renaissance Association and the House of Manna, which works to close the poverty gap in the Pittsburgh neighborhood.
Where House of Manna Faith Community at 7240 Frankstown Ave. (Homewood)
When September 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
How much Free

Find some Monday evening zen

What Join MoWa Yoga for some Monday night relaxation at this vinyasa yoga class held at Kenny's. The workshop is free to Homewood residents, YMCA members and members of the Kingsley Association. For all others, the class is a pay-what-you-can system.
Where Kenny's at 7401 Tioga Street (Homewood South)
When September 25, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

#CelebrateBlackKids in Homewood

What Come #CelebrateBlackKids at the Homewood PRIDE Pop Up Mini Arts Festival, which will feature food, dance, stories and activities. Host the Pride Program says the festival is aimed at getting black children to "understand and embrace their race, ethnicity and heritage with dignity and love through the arts." There will also be music from DJ Selecta.
Where Homewood-Brushton YMCA at 7140 Bennett St. (Homewood)
When September 16, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
How much Free

Celebrate Homewood’s cuisine at the Good Food Festival

What The Homewood Good Food Festival will celebrate food grown and prepared in Homewood. Phipps Conservatory is hosting the party, which will offer samples from local restaurants, discussions with local farmers, live music and children's activities. Food vendors include Dream BBQ, Showcase BBQ, Honey Bees Restaurant & Catering and Jackie Kennedy Catering.
Where 7100 block of Kelly Street at Between North Lang Ave. and Nadir Way (Homewood)
When September 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
How much Free