Free Community Event at Steel Valley High School
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Location: Free The Summer King community event at Steel Valley High School
Come join a free roundtable discussion about Josh Gibson, Negro League Baseball, the history of baseball in Homestead, and The Summer King. The event is sponsored by the Steel Valley High School History Club, whose members will serve as moderators. Sean Gibson, Executive Director of the Josh Gibson Foundation, will speak about Josh Gibson and the Negro Leagues. The Battle of Homestead Foundation will discuss the history of Homestead steel mill baseball teams and their role in providing talent to the Homestead Grays. Pittsburgh Opera representatives will discuss the opera and sing sneak previews of Sam Bankhead’s and Wendell Smith’s arias. Alfred Walker, who will sing the role of Josh in the opera, will talk about the role and why he is looking forward to it. No reservations needed.
Steel Valley High School is located at 3113 Main Street, Munhall, PA 15120.