• On Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, the Homeless Advocacy Project is holding legal clinics at the following Philadelphia locations and times: From 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Inn, 2441 Kensington Ave.; from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Eliza Shirley House, 1320 Arch St.; and from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Friday at St. John’s Hospice, 1221 Race St. Pre-registration is required. Register with HAP at 215-523-9595 or marsha@philalegal.org.

• On Tuesday, Philadelphia VIP is presenting “VIP Pro Bono Opportunities Day: The Ethics of Pro Bono Service” from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th floor Conference Center. The event begins with breakfast with judges of the First Judicial District. U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy Rice is the keynote speaker. 2.5 ethics CLE credits are available. Register at https://phillyvip.org/category/catalog/training-registration or call 215-523-9567.

• On Wednesday, the Support Center for Child Advocates is presenting “How to Handle a Child Abuse Case,” a full-day, 6-CLE credit course. Register at www.pbi.org. For more information, contact Jodi Schatz at jschatz@advokid.org or 267-546-9228.

• On Wednesday, the First Judicial District is hosting the 2012 Pro Bono Publico Award Ceremony and Roll of Honor from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Alex Bonavitacola Law Library, 600 City Hall. RSVP with Victoria Johnson at victoria.johnson@courts.phila.gov.

• On Thursday, SeniorLAW Center is presenting a CLE training titled “Protecting Older Victims: Help Stop Elder Abuse” from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Fox Rothschild, 2000 Market St., 20th floor. 1.5 substantive CLE credits are available. Register with Dana Goldberg at dgoldberg@seniorlawcenter.org.

• On Friday, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division and the Philadelphia Bar Foundation are presenting a CLE program titled “Board Observer Program: Nuts and Bolts of Nonprofit Board Service” from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the association’s headquarters, 1101 Market St., 11th floor Conference Center. Register at www.philadelphiabar.org and for 1.5 substantive CLE credits at www.pbi.org.

• On Friday, Go Casual for Justice, a jeans day fundraiser, is to be held at participating law firms and corporations to support grants to the Philadelphia nonprofit legal service providers funded by the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. To participate or for more information, visit www.philabarfoundation.org or contact Kathy Ochroch at 215-569-5711 or ochroch@blankrome.com or Mary Gay Scanlon at 215-864-8912 or scanlonm@ballardspahr.com.

• On Friday, the Legal Clinic for the Disabled is hosting its second annual Casino Night from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch St. It is a Halloween-themed party, featuring table games with real dealers, open bar and food, prizes to win, and the chance to see LCD staff members in costume. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lcdcasinonight2.eventbrite.com. For more information, visit www.lcdphila.org or email Ben at bbeckcoon@lcdphila.org.

• On October 31, the Committee of Seventy is presenting a “Non-Partisan Voter Protection Training Program for Field Volunteers” from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Philadelphia Bar Association, 1101 Market St., 11th floor Conference Center, Philadelphia. Field volunteers will work in teams of two to three members during the General Election on November 6 at specific geographical areas. To register, contact Luke McKinstry at lmckinstry@seventy.org or 215-557-3600, ext. 112 or Molly Morrill at mmorrill@seventy.org or 215-557-3600, ext. 107.

• On October 31, the Philadelphia Bar Association is presenting a “Chancellor’s Forum,” featuring Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite With His Mother, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the 11th floor Conference Center, at the association, 1101 Market St. To purchase lunch and RSVP, visit www.philadelphiabar.org. This program is co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Immigration Law Committee and HIAS Pennsylvania.

• On November 3, the Philadelphia Bar Foundation is hosting the “Andrew Hamilton Gala: The Art of Gratitude,” from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Barnes in Philadelphia, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The event will celebrate donors to the 2012 Access to Justice Campaign, which benefits public interest legal organizations that receive grants from the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. For more information, visit http://www.philabarfoundation.org or contact Liz Macoretta at 215-238-6334 or lmacoretta@philabar.org.

• On November 13, the SeniorLAW Center is hosting an “Italian Wine Tasting Party” conducted by the Wine School of Philadelphia from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Blank Rome, Marvin Comisky Conference Center, One Logan Square, 18th and Cherry streets, Philadelphia. Proceeds will support the SeniorLAW Center. For more information, visit www.seniorlawcenter.org/events/ or contact Larry Felzer at 215-701-3203 or lfelzer@seniorlawcenter.org.

• On November 22, the 20th Annual Turkey Trot is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park. The event is a sanctioned 5 mile run, 1 mile walk to benefit Face to Face Germantown, a soup kitchen and human services organization. For more information, visit www.turkeytrotphilly.org.

• On November 28, the Annual Public Interest Law Day CLE program, “Keeping Up in Turbulent Times: Public Interest Practice in 2012,” is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Pennsylvania Bar Institute, CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building, 10th floor, Philadelphia. The program offers 1 ethics and 5 substantive CLE credits, and is sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Public Interest Section, Delivery of Legal Services Committee. Register online at www.pbi.org.

• On November 28, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Public Interest Section is hosting its annual awards ceremony and reception at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St. The ceremony is set for 5:30 p.m. and includes the presentation of the Andrew Hamilton Award. The reception will follow from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will feature an open bar and hors d’oeuvres. Law firms and individuals are asked to consider sponsoring the evening and contribute to the Higginbotham Summer Fellowships at the $1,000, $500 and $250 levels. For more information about sponsoring, contact Tracey McCloskey at tmccloskey@philabar.org. Registration for the ceremony is available at www.philadelphiabar.org. •