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OCA's Annual Lunar Year Celebration will be held on February 24, 2018 at Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, to celebrate the Lunar New Year 4716, the Year of the Brown Earth Dog. This will be the second of three Lunar New Year celebrations, and we will once again feature a traditional 12-course Mandarin-style banquet dinner prepared by Master Chef Zhifu Tang, along with a live auction and raffle drawings (cash and checks only for raffles). Our special performance guest this year is the HarmoniZing Ensemble led by Yang Jin of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble fame. Cam Tran of WTAE will be our celebrity emcee. DJ and dancing to follow after dinner.Find out more »
This consistently sold-out event features wine selections from Breakthru Beverage Pennsylvania and a large Silent Auction with a wide variety of items to bid on. Hors d’oeuvres are plentiful, so you can move and mingle. It’s fun, upbeat, and a great way to usher in the spring! Proceeds from the event support Pittsburgh CLO’s Education & Outreach programs, reaching 50,000 students in the Greater Pittsburgh area annually. Become a Connoisseur for $150; General Admission is $90Find out more »
4th Annual Great Futures GalaFind out more »
Karol Brown is the unforgettable Aunt Harriet Tubman. The audience laughs, cries and sings with Aunt Harriet as they visit with her in the parlor of the convalescent home she founded in Auburn, New York, where she lived until she died March 10, 1913, at age 93. Karol tells stories that capture the emotions, imagination and the humanity of the woman called Moses. James Brown is a natural storyteller with a smooth tenor voice. As Brother Ely, he asks to…Find out more »
Join local, regional, and national leaders in women’s health for an engaging day dedicated to transforming women’s health. Featuring keynote speaker Senator Barbara Boxer, the inaugural Adagio Health Symposium provides powerful opportunities to interact with experts in the fields of reproductive health, family planning, breast and cervical cancer, nutrition, and sexual and reproductive health education. Geared toward medical professionals, policymakers, advocates, students, and engaged patients of all genders, orientations and ages, ‘Transforming Women’s Health’ is Pittsburgh’s premier event for everyone committed to change in women’s health. CMEs will be available.Find out more »
Come join us in celebrating some of the heroes in our Western PA Muscular Dystrophy Association. On March 22nd at the Circuit Center Ballroom we will gather for fun, food and entertainment to celebrate our honorees Dr. Udai Pandey and Nick, Eric and Ken Sinagra for their accomplishments. We will also have live and silent auctions to enjoy. This is our premier fundraiser of the year - don't miss it!Find out more »
Komen Pittsburgh’s Race to the Finish Party honors and recognizes key groups and individuals involved in the Race for the Cure. The Race to the Finish Party also kicks-off the year’s race campaign, working to engage constituents, teams, and community leaders in the continued growth and impact of the Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure.Find out more »
Mix, Mingle & Make a Difference.
Join Pittsburgh’s most dynamic and influential women for an evening of networking, fine wine, great food and smooth sounds.
Win great prizes in our Basket Raffle, Larrimor’s Designer Purse Raffle and 50/50 while you support United for Women.
Great Night. Great Cause.
Thanks to our sponsors, all proceeds from ticket sales will benefit United for Women, a United Way initiative helping women and their families through times of crisis.
provide you an opportunity to see and buy original artwork from artists all around the world at great prices that you otherwise would not be exposed to with the added benefit of supporting a major Pittsburgh charity. It will be held at Shannopin Country club in an enjoyable setting with the lovely backdrop of music from local musicians, Stephanie and Bob Miller of Music for Life of Pittsburgh, LLC
This is a wonderful opportunity for you to warm up your home with the splendor of original artwork and warm your heart by helping someone in need by doing so. A percentage of sales will be donated to the Pittsburgh Food Bank. Every dollar that we donate, the Pittsburgh Food Bank turns into $5 worth of food, enough to feed five children.
Cycle for a cause with Dress for Success Pittsburgh at the Cyclebar in Robinson. Dress for Success Pittsburgh works to empower women in Southwestern PA by providing the clothing, confidence, and connections they need to be ready to take the next step in their journey to financial independence. Cost per bike is $30 and includes water bottle, towel, locker and shoes.Find out more »
Please join Honorary Event Chairs Janine and Bob Fragasso at Ward Home’s seventh annual signature fundraising event, Picture This!, presented by UPMC Health Plan. We will honor nonprofit community leader, Kate Dewey, as our first Picture This! Advocate for Youth awardee. WTAE’s Andrew Stockey will guide guests through the events of the evening, including interactive activities, smooth jazz music, a something for everyone mobile silent auction, our foster youth art exhibit, and delicious small bites and cocktails. As part of the event, Ward Home…Find out more »
Come one, Come all to the 29th Annual Central Catholic Viking Victory Auction Carnival! Join us for Carnival-themed fun and games before you start bidding! This year's auction will be chaired by Corey, '02 and Katie O'Connor.Find out more »
Celebrate 35 years of Family House at the speakeasy-themed Gifting Gala on Saturday, April 14th at 6:30PM at J. Verno Studios. Join 250 of Pittsburgh’s industry and healthcare leaders for an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing.Find out more »
Out of Hand: Remix is Pittsburgh’s ultimate spring creative experience that you can’t miss! Join us for an all-in-one evening of fun hands-on art making, art auction with 100+ art objects and experiences, belly up with local cuisine, craft brews & cocktails, and swing with vintage vinyl spun by Audiophile and Architect DJ Paul Rosenblatt!
Out of Hand is Contemporary Craft’s annual giving gala supporting free exhibitions, education, and arts programming for all ages. Spin, mix, turn, and twist along with the music, surrounded by art, and enjoy the night as we celebrate craft, an accessible art form perfectly suited for creative storytelling and personal discovery.
MIX & Match – CLASH or FLASH, creative attire is encouraged!
Out of Hand sells out early. Buy your tickets online now to avoid missing Pittsburgh’s ultimate creative spring event! Ticketing information at: http://contemporarycraft.org/event/out-of-hand-remix/Find out more »
Come celebrate the "birthday" of the local non-profit organization Beverly's Birthdays! This event, filled with great food, drink, games, auction items, and plenty of friendly faces marks the 6th annual Evening of Birthday Cheer bringing together 500 people for an amazing cause. All funds raised though the Evening of Birthday Cheer go to support the mission of Beverly's Birthdays, providing birthday cheer for children experiencing homelessness and families in-need in the Pittsburgh region. Cost: $100 for 1 ticket, $150 for…Find out more »
The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka (SPMMMV) will host its fifth annual ‘Cocktails & Conservation’ event on April 20, 6-9 p.m. The organization invites art lovers, historians, community members and more to join in a celebration of art, culture, and of course, Maxo Vanka. This year’s event is hosted by local historian and writer, Brian Butko.Find out more »
The Duquesne University Women’s Guild is celebrating its 90th Anniversary in service to the university and its students with its annual major fundraiser, “2018 Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show” on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Noon in the Duquesne Union Ballroom, Locust St., Uptown, Pittsburgh, PA. Emcee Mike Clark (WTAE-TV) and Stein Mart fashions are featured. Great entertainment including a Silent Auction, Basket Raffles, Lottery Tree, Wine Table, Plant Sale, 50/50, Women’s Guild Cookie Table, Cookbooks and much more!! Come…Find out more »
"On Tuesday, April 24, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts will hold its first Spring Benefit in Pittsburgh.Find out more »
Passavant Memorial Homes Foundation will host its 4th Annual PMH Benefit Bash on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Jergel’s Rhythm Grille.
The event will feature the dynamic eight-piece powerhouse band - No Bad JuJu. Guests can enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and fun with an appetizer and dessert bar, photo booth, auctions, raffles, and cornhole tournament. Admission is only $15.00 per person.
All proceeds from this year’s PMH Benefit Bash will be utilized to improve employee training facilities and to establish an electronic software platform to facilitate mandatory and enhanced training capabilities. These enhancements will ensure the Passavant team is equipped to continue to provide unsurpassed practices and the highest quality care to the individuals we are privileged to serve.
For tickets and/or to donate, please call: (412) 820-1015 x521, or visit www.passavant.org/pmhfos/events/Find out more »
Award winning actress Mary Ann Jung returns with an exciting portrayal of American icon Sally Ride. In 1983 aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Sally Ride became America's first female astronaut and its youngest. What was it like to be our first woman in space? How did they have to modify the space shuttle? How do you eat, sleep and work in zero gravity? Dr Sally Ride will delight and surprise you with her unique and challenging adventures. Everyone loves trivia…Find out more »
Meet inspiring scientists, entrepreneurs, educators, and students during the 22nd annual Carnegie Science Awards Celebration. Enjoy a strolling dinner in the elegant Carnegie Music Hall Foyer. Bid on a wide array of sports memorabilia, getaways, and experiences in the silent auction.Find out more »
We are throwing a festive Friday party and you are invited! Enjoy cocktails at 6:30 p.m., hors d’oeuvres, incredible food stations, gourmet desserts and a fully-stocked cash bar.Find out more »
Come out and Rock with Natrona Bottling Company, Red Ribbon Soda and Vito Gerasole, while contributing to Variety of Pittsburgh, a charity for children with disabilities.Find out more »
Join us for an all-ages bowling party at the Meadows Casino Bowling Center to raise awareness and funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Tickets start at only $25!Find out more »
You’re invited to the prettiest party of the summer at the Greensburg Country Club! Gather friends for an afternoon of champagne, bellinis, gorgeous hats and an elegant luncheon all to benefit the programs of the WSO. Named one of the top parties of the year by the Tribune Review. Bring your phones so you can share your fabulous event photos! #wsohats RSVP required $75 per person.Find out more »
The Class of 2018 New Leaders Council Fellows would like to extend this invitation to you and yours to join us for celebrating the 1st day of summer in the city with food, drinks, and community at our annual Fellows Fundraiser! New Leaders Council is a progressive, millennial leadership and development program that trains young professionals across all sectors to be community change makers. Anchored by its six-month training program, the NLC Institute, NLC equips our Fellows with the skills…Find out more »
Enjoy an evening of history, whiskey, and music at the Woodville Plantation. Tickets $40 with an advance registration or $45 at the door. Ticket includes: *Portrayal of a debate between an 18th century farmer and a whiskey rebellion tax collector – presented by costumed actors *Whiskey tasting and 3 unique whiskey cocktails created by Liberty Pole Spirits * Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and whiskey pairings *Music by the Wayward Companions (live music of the 18th century) *Commemorative Woodville whiskey shot glass.…Find out more »
About the Event: Join us for Over the Edge on Thursday, September 6th as thrill seekers from all over Pittsburgh come together to make a difference in the lives of those touched by cancer. Over the Edge gives participants the opportunity to rappel 26 stories of the historic Oliver Building in a safe and controlled environment. Your participation helps Our Clubhouse provide free programs and activities to anyone person touched ensure no one has to face cancer alone. Spectators Welcome! Too chicken…Find out more »
Explore South Side’s “Secret Gardens” during the 5th Annual South Side Garden Tour. This self-guided tour features unique and beautiful gardens throughout the neighborhood. Come out and see traditional, modern, and “green” gardens. The tour is rain or shine. All proceeds from the tour support the Esser Plaza Revitalization Project. General Admission includes: access to the garden tour. VIP Admission includes: access to the garden tour, guest speaker, and exclusive VIP reception immediately following the tour. The VIP reception includes…Find out more »
Join other Ward Home supporters for a specially prepared five course meal and wine pairing to support Ward Home’s efforts to provide life skills training to at-risk foster youth at Casbah, a restaurant of the big Burrito Restaurant Group. Located in Pittsburgh’s East End, Casbah offers a broad menu focused on Mediterranean-inspired cuisine made from local ingredients. The restaurant prides itself on offering a variety of Old World wines by the glass, along with a craft cocktail list. Seating is…Find out more »