City calendar (6/24/13)

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DOWNTOWN: The Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation will conduct a free tour of the Allegheny County Jail Museum, 440 Ross St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A portion of the one of the cellblocks was preserved when the jail was renovated to house the Family Division of Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Reservations: or 412-471-5808;

STRIP DISTRICT: The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will hold a political salon from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bar Marco, 2216 Penn Ave. The presenter will be David Armitage, deputy national intelligence officer for Europe for the National Intelligence Council. He will discuss "Thinking About the Future: Global Trends 2030 and Alternative Worlds." There is no charge for World Council members and $15 for nonmembers. Reservations required. For more information, 412-281-7970 or or


OAKLAND: Four local poets will read their works in the next program in the Summer Poetry Series at Hemingway's Cafe, 3911 Forbes Ave. Reading at the 8 p.m. program will be James Deahl, Norma West Linder, Sheila Kelly and Michael Wurster. The series continues on Tuesday evenings though July 30. An open mic period will follow most sessions.


SHADYSIDE: Members of the Pittsburgh Poetry Exchange's poetry book discussion group will meet at 7:30 p.m. at The Coffee Tree, 5524 Walnut St. The book to be discussed at this month's meeting is "The Auroras" by David St. John. For more information, 412-481-7636.


DOWNTOWN: The Mellon Square Summer Concert Series will present a performance by Lyndsey Smith & Soul Distribution in the park. The program will begin at 11 a.m., followed by the concert at noon.

DOWNTOWN: The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will host a public policy discussion and luncheon from noon to 1:45 p.m. at the Rivers Club, One Oxford Centre, 301 Grant St. James C. Clad, distinguished research fellow at the at the National Defense University and former U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for Asia, will be the presenter. The topic for the discussion will be "The Geopolitics of Energy." Tickets for the event are $45 for World Affairs Council members, $65 for nonmembers and $360 for tables of eight. Deadline for reservations is Monday. To register or for more information, 412-281-7970 or or


ARLINGTON HEIGHTS: Community Day will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Arlington Heights community parking lot.


SCHENLEY HEIGHTS: The Schenley Heights Community Festival, sponsored by the Legacy Arts Project, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Robert E. Williams Memorial Park, Milwaukee and Adelaide streets. Activities will include information tables, the Story Mobile and face painting as well as entertainment and food.

LINCOLN-LEMINGTON: The Lincoln-Lemington Community Day celebration will be from noon to 8 p.m. at Elm Shelter in Highland Park.

OBSERVATORY HILL: Roger Humphries will be the next presenter in the "Jazz at Riverview" concert series. The concert will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Riverview Park. Following the concert, the movie "Jack Reacher" (PG-13) will be screened as part of the Cinema in the Parks film series.


SQUIRREL HILL: The Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra will perform at the next program of the "Bach, Beethoven and Brunch" concert series at Mellon Park, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the park, Fifth and Shady avenues.


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