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Sip and Sweets - coffee, pastries and more will raise funds for Lending Hearts

Mary Pickels
| Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
Azorean Cafe is among the participants expected to participate in the first annual Steel City “Sip & Sweets,” set for Oct. 20 at Nova Place.
Azorean Cafe is among the participants expected to participate in the first annual Steel City “Sip & Sweets,” set for Oct. 20 at Nova Place.

Raising funds for those affected by cancer is the goal of the first Steel City “Sip & Sweets,” set for 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 20 at Nova Place, 100 South Commons, on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

More than 20 local coffee shops, bakeries and juiceries will offer beverage and baked good samples, according to a news release.

Those attending can vote for Pittsburgh’s “Best Sip” and “Best Sweet.”

Vendors also will sell some of their signature items during the event.

Vying for “best sip” and “best sweet” status will be Nothing Bundt Cakes, Duck Donuts, The Commonplace Coffee Co., The Coffee Tree Roasters, Zeke’s Coffee, Adda Coffee & Tea House, Priory Fine Pastries, Azorean Cafe, Prantl’s Bakery and more.

The family-friendly event will raise funds for Lending Hearts, an organization dedicated to providing emotional and social support to children, young adults and families affected by cancer, according to the release.

Tickets are $25 per person, $5 for those under 12.

Details: lendinghearts.org

Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, mpickels@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MaryPickels.

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