• On Thursday, the Nationalities Service Center is set to present Global Tastes, a celebration of Philadelphia's diverse communities through food, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Horticultural Center, Fairmount Park, North Horticultural Drive, Philadelphia. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.nscphila.org/globaltastes.

• On Friday, Philadelphia VIP is scheduled to present a pro bono CLE training program "Homeownership: Mortgage Foreclosure," from 8:30 a.m. to noon at PECO/Exelon, 2301 Market St., Philadelphia. For further information and to register, visit http://goo.gl/hO15P.

• On Friday, the Legal Clinic for the Disabled is set to host its annual celebration and silent and live auction at the Westin Philadelphia. For more information or to make a donation, contact Linda Peyton at lpeyton@lcdphila.org or visit www.lcdphila.org. Tickets cost $135 each ($95 public interest/student rate).

• On September 30, the Support Center for Child Advocates is scheduled to host its 18th annual Child Advocates Golf Classic at Huntingdon Valley Country Club, 2295 Country Club Drive, Huntingdon Valley, Pa. All proceeds from this event will support the Child Advocates Project for Medically Needy Children. For more information, contact Cate Galbally at cgalbally@advokid.org or 267-546-9216. To register, visit http://goo.gl/4uAy14.

• On October 10, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania is set to host its annual Bill of Rights Dinner from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the National Museum of American Jewish History, 5th and Market streets, Philadelphia. Tickets cost $100 each for general admission. For sponsorship and more information, email twalsh@aclupa.org or call 215-592-1513, ext. 124. Purchase tickets at http://www.aclupa.org.

• On October 13, Community Legal Services is set to host its fourth annual Justice for All 5K Race/Walk at 8:30 a.m. at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, 4231 Avenue of the Republic. Advance online registration closes at noon October 9. Day-of registration will be available starting at 7:15 a.m. For information, visit http://www.clsphila.org/justiceforall5k or contact Caitlin Brown at cbrown@clsphila.org.

• On October 16, the Good Shepherd Mediation Program is scheduled to host its seventh annual Shepherds of Peace Dinner and Award Ceremony at 6 p.m. at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad St., Philadelphia. To purchase tickets, or for sponsorship information, visit http://www.phillymediators.org.

• On October 17, the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is set to host its annual Social Justice Gala, "The Power of Partnerships," from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia, 215 S. 16th St., Philadelphia. For sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets online, visit http://www.pilcop.org/2013-social-justice-gala.

• On October 21, the Juvenile Law Center is scheduled to host its fall celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. at a private residence in Washington, D.C. Register online at http://www.jlc.org or contact Rosie McNamara-Jones at development@jlc.org or 215-625-0551 for more information about sponsorships.


In recognition of the American Bar Association's National Pro Bono Week Celebration (October 20-26), the following pro bono recruitment/recognition event and CLE training programs are scheduled during October 2013 throughout Philadelphia:

• From September 30 through October 4, the Philadelphia Bar Association's delivery of legal services committee is set to offer interactive Pro Bono Road Shows, 30-minute presentations by selected public interest legal organizations about pro bono opportunities in Philadelphia. For more information, contact Jodi Schatz at jschatz@advokid.org.

• On October 21, the Board Observer Program is scheduled to present a CLE, "The Inside Scoop on Nonprofit Board Service," from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th floor conference center. RSVP at www.philadelphiabar.org.

• On October 21, the SeniorLAW Center is set to present a pro bono CLE training program, "Saving Seniors' Homes: Philadelphia's Fresh Start on Property Tax Delinquencies and its Impact on Reverse Mortgages and Low-Income Senior Citizens," from 12:30 to 2 p.m. (lunch and registration begin at noon) at Saul Ewing, Centre Square West, 1500 Market St., Philadelphia. Register by October 16 with Susanna Ratner at sratner@seniorlawcenter.org.

• On October 22, Philadelphia VIP is set to present its annual training event, Pro Bono Opportunities Day, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at PECO/Exelon, 2301 Market St., Philadelphia. Each attorney who attends the seminar and accepts a VIP pro bono case within six months of the training will earn 2.5 free ethics CLE credits. To register, visit www.phillyvip@phillyvip.org or call 215-523-9550.

• On October 23, the Support Center for Child Advocates is scheduled to host an advanced training program on "Law and Ethics: Hot Topics in Child Advocacy," from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 1900 Cherry St., Philadelphia. Register with Jodi Schatz at jschatz@advokid.org.

• On October 23, the First Judicial District is set to host its 2013 Pro Bono Public Awards Ceremony and Reception at 4 p.m. in the City Hall Law Library. Nomination forms and more information are available at http://www.courts.phila.gov. Nominations must be submitted by Friday to Victoria Johnson at victoria.johnson@courts.phila.gov, by fax to 215-686-3748, or to Room 336 City Hall, Philadelphia, Pa, 19107.

• On October 25, HIAS Pennsylvania is set to present a CLE training program on "Asylum Law and Related Relief," from 12:15 to 3:30 p.m. at Morgan Lewis, 1701 Market St., Philadelphia. To register, visit http://www.phillyvip.org.

• On October 25, the Go Casual for Justice Fundraiser is set to be hosted at participating Philadelphia law firms and corporations. To participate, contact the co-chairs of the Philadelphia Bar Association's law firm pro bono committee: Kathy Ochroch at 215-569-5711 or ochroch@blankrome.com or Mary Gay Scanlon at 215-864-8912 or scanlonm@ballardspahr.com.

• On October 30, the Pennsylvania Bar Institution is set to present "How to Handle a Child Abuse Case, a Support Center for Child Advocates Volunteer Training Workshop," from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the PBI CLE Center, Wanamaker Building, 10th floor, Suite 1010, Market and Juniper streets, Philadelphia. To register, visit www.pbi.org or call 1-800-247-4724. •