Second Baptist Church presents its ‘Jazzy Fryday’ music series on September 20 at 7 p.m., at 2412 South Griffith Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor William S. Epps. Musicians from the Dolo Coker Scholarship Foundation and other artists will perform. The $15 donation includes dinner and entertainment. For information, call (323) 216-0230 or (213) 748-0318.
City of Refuge hosts the stage play, ‘SHHH…Quiet as Kept’ by Brandi Burks on September 21 at 7 p.m., at 14527 South San Pedro Street in Gardena. Bishop Noel Jones is the pastor. The cast includes Tammi Mac, Rhonda Mormon, and Donisha Brumfield. Tickets are $30. Call (323) 600-7402 for information.
KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science hosts ‘Body & Soul - An OG Community Health Forum’ on September 22 at 11 a.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The health care panelists are Dr. Eve Allen, Dr. Romeo Brooks, Dr. Lee Cenquizca and Dr. Nathan Rabb. Call (323) 759-7567for information.
First A.M.E. Church-Santa Monica holds ‘A Rainbow Sunday with God’ Women's Day Celebration on September 22 at 3 p.m., at 1823 Michigan Avenue in Santa Monica, said Pastor Reuben Ford. Seven women will be honored. Call (310) 450-0331 for details.
Praises of Zion Missionary Baptist Church salutes Pastor J. Benjamin and First Lady Thelma Hardwick with a 58th Appreciation Service on September 22, at 3:30 p.m., at 8222 South San Pedro Street in Los Angeles. The theme is ‘Our Pastor: Connecting People to Jesus’ based on Matthew 9:36-38. Guest churches include Pastor Michael Fisher and Greater New Zion, Pastor Patrick Ross and Greater New Light Baptist, Pastor Sonja Dawson and New Mount Calvary Baptist, and Pastor Anthony Smith and Jericho Baptist Assembly. For information, call (323) 750-1033.
True Way Missionary Baptist Church celebrates Annual Women’s Day on September 22, at 3:30 p.m., at 9122 South San Pedro Street in Los Angeles, said Pastor Donald L. Wilson. First Lady Sandra Williams of Evening Star M.B. Church is the guest speaker. The theme is ‘Christian Women of God Checking Their Attitude at the Door' based on Colossians 3:5-14, Romans 6:4 and Philippians 1:27. Visit twmbc.org for details.
Greater Liberty Baptist Church holds Annual Nurses Day September 22 at 3:30 p.m., at 6557 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Theodore W. Peters. The theme is ‘Serving The Lord With Gladness’ based on Psalms 100:2a. Pastor Renandez Grim of Good Shepherd M.B. Church is the guest preacher. For details, call (323) 778-1597.
Bethel Missionary Baptist Church begins the School of Evangelism Fall Quarter on September 23 at 7:29 p.m., at 10905 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald A. Pope. Adult and youth classes will be offered on Evangelism 101 - 106 C. For information, call (323) 566-5286 or email