|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.|
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Skip the big-box stores, and support these local makers instead.
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
Anyone with interest in the new nonprofit maker space can attend.
Want to talk tech in Pittsburgh tonight? There’s probably an event for you.
A grant was supposed to keep 50 Homewood students in the shop through the fall. Now, 100 students are going to summer camp.
“I want to do things that are transformational, not transaction or treatment.”
You can also meet the candidates at two forums next month.