Category: Events


p2PAC Post-Election Happy Hour on Tue. July 9

p2PAC is hosting a Post-Election Victory Lap happy hour at the Church Brew Works on Tuesday, July 9.  Details are available here.

Submit Your Campaign Events to the Progress Pittsburgh Calendar

Anyone is welcome to submit relevant events to our events calendar.  We’ve just added a candidate fundraiser and we will be adding more fundraisers and candidate forums.  Please submit events here.


The Candidates Are Coming… To the p2PAC Happy Hour on Thursday

The first p2PAC event of the 2013 election cycle is this week. p2PAC Happy Hour and Petition Party Thursday, February 21, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm Buffalo Blues, 216 S. Highland Ave, Pittsburgh 15206 RSVP online here  It is a very busy week in the local election scene – many candidates are having office openings this week.…


Mardi Gras Party/Fundraiser for Bill Peduto for Mayor

From the latest Bill Peduto for Mayor Email: Can’t make it to The Big Easy for Mardi Gras? You can still celebrate in ‘Nawlins style right here! There will be a New Orleans Style Mardi Gras Party and Fundraiser for Bill Peduto for Mayor at James Simon’s sculpture studio in Uptown on Tuesday, February 12th. Enjoy gumbo,…


President Clinton To Speak in Market Square Mon 11/5

Bill Clinton will be making a stop in Pittsburgh on Monday to rally support for the Obama campaign.  Pittsburgh is becoming a regular stop for President Clinton.  Clinton stopped in Pittsburgh in support of Dan Onorato for Governor the day before the election in 2010. Monday, November 5th, 2012 Doors open at 10:15 a.m. Market…


Debate Watch Parties for Mon. 10/22

Looking for some folks to watch the thrid presidential debate with this eve? Here is a list of all of the public debate parties we know of for this eve. Feel free to add any others in the comments Lawrenceville – Planned Parenthood Debate Watch Party 8:30 pm @ Round Corner Cantina, 3720 Butler Street Oakland…

Quite a Host Committee for the Upcoming Matt Smith Fundraiser

Luke Ravenstahl (oops the invite misspelled the mayor name) , Bill Peduto and Michael Lamb are all on the host committee for this fundraiser for Matt Smith on Friday, October 12, 2012.  We wonder if there is any significance to the lack of a Wagner on this invite.  Will be interesting to see who shows up on…


Meet & Greet with PA House 47 Candidate Sarah Speed

Sarah Speed, Candidate for PA House District 47 will be in Pittsburgh on Thursday July 19, 2012. The P2pac, Steel-City Stonewall Democrats and Humane PA are hosting a casual reception to meet Sarah at the Harris Grill from 7-9pm. Event details are available here.


The Abigail Adams Society – A New Day for Democratic Women in Pgh?

The following email was shared on the 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club list earlier this week.  It is no secret that PA, and Western PA is seriously behind in terms of women leadership. Looks like Jeanne Clark is trying to change that by creating the Abigail Adams Society. While we are hopeful that  will be a…

East End Obama Campaign Office Opening – June 27

East End OFA-Pennsylvania Headquarters Grand Opening!! Come on out and meet our great staff, community leadership and 2012 volunteers as we kick-off the opening of our new OFA-Pennsylvania East End office. There will be great food, music and entertainment; free to the public. RSVP here: Time: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 6:30 PM – 8:30…


P2pac 2012 Primary Endorsement Happy Hour

It’s primary endorsement time! dissertation or thesis The 14th Ward has just finished up their endorsements and the P2pac will be annoucing their endorsements Tue, April 3 at a happy hour at the Shiloh Grill.  Event details are available on the P2pac website here. Can’t make it to the event? You can still make a…


P2pac 2012 Kick-off Happy Hour – Feb 21

Please join us to kick off the 2012 election cycle with brews and buds at this Northside happy hour event! Meet up with fellow fans of P2pac to talk shop and drink drinks. It will be fun! There will be a suggested donation of $10 at the door. All funds will go to support P2pac…


SEAD Summer Picnic is Pittsburgh’s Version of Iowa State Fair

but without the butter scuplture. If you are thinking of running for President – then a stop at the Iowa state fair is a must.  Romney is planning to stop by on Thursday, Ron Paul will be visiting the fair on Friday and CSPAN will be providing live coverage of the fair all weekend long.…


Pittsburgh Meet and Greet with Eugene DePasquale – Jul. 27

Whose ready for 2012 election season? The campaigning has already begun. State representative Eugene DePasquale will be in Pittsburgh for a Meet & Greet (looks like a fundraiser with a suggested donation of $25/person) on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Details and host committee are below – it is a pretty interesting host committee too –…


TRAINING: Running for Public Office: Emerging Leaders in Public Service

the CORO center in Pittsburgh is accepting Applications for the Fall class of “Running for Public Office: Emerging Leaders in Public Service” Application Deadline is August 1, 2011. Running For Public Office:Emerging Leaders in Public Service Running for Public Office: Emerging Leaders in Public Service is an experiential learning program of the Coro Center for Civic Leadership.…

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