4 events worth checking out in Pittsburgh this week

From a concert to a masquerade ball, there's plenty to enjoy in Pittsburgh this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas to fill your calendar.

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Birthday bash for women's organization

From the event description:

Join us to celebrate two years of grlpwrpgh with drinks and appetizers, photo booth fun, birthday cake, swag bags, door prizes and so much more.  Please bring a donation item for Bethlehem Haven, an organization dedicated to providing care and safety for homeless women in Pittsburgh. 

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Station, 4744 Liberty Ave.
Admission: $10
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Roosevelt Collier Band with Electric Kif

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Soft spoken by nature, South Florida-bred Roosevelt Collier does his hollering on the pedal steel guitar. Brought up in the "sacred steel" tradition of the House of God Church, Roosevelt built his reputation alongside his uncles and cousins in The Lee Boys, known for their spirited, soul-shaking live performances.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 8 p.m.
Where: Thunderbird Café & Music Hall, 4053 Butler St.
Admission: $12 
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Tech for Good: End Gerrymandering

From the event description:

If you hate gerrymandering as much as we do, come to our free, non-partisan workshop. You will learn how to use mapping software to combat the issue and fight for fair voting districts for all. Inclusion talk is cool but it's time to actually do the work! This event is beginner friendly. Don't have a computer? We will gladly lend you one. Free food will be provided by The Speckled Egg.

When: Thursday, Oct. 10, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Union Trust Building, 501 Grant St.
Admission: Free
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The Masquerade Ball

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You are invited to the first annual masquerade ball, a premier experience supporting the American Cancer Society to further breast cancer research and awareness. Come mingle, drink and have a great time for an important cause. Cocktail dinner is included. Formal attire is required. 

When: Friday, Oct. 11, 7-11 p.m.
Where: Rivers Club, 301 Grant St., Suite 411
Admission: $50
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