Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America holds its free America Dream Event on March 27-31, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 South Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. Homeowners with unaffordable mortgages and homebuyers wanting to purchase with the best mortgage should attend to meet face-to-face with lenders. Visit naca.com to register and obtain a list of documents to bring.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church hosts CPR/First Aid Training conducted by the American Red Cross on March 29 at 9 a.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor Gregory K. McLeod. Certificates will be issued to all who complete the six-hour training. The $5 donation includes a light lunch. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
West Angeles Performing Arts Theatre presents the play, ‘Blue God,’ on April 4-5 at 7 p.m., and April 6 at 5 p.m., at 3020 Crenshaw Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Marshawn Metters, writer/director. The faith-based production addresses contemporary issues affecting the modern family. The ticket donation is $25-$35 and available at brownpapertickets.com or inglewoodtickets.com.
Sisters in Ministry sponsors free ministerial training and coaching workshops on April 5 at 8:30 a.m., at New Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 402 East El Segundo Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sonja R. Dawson, SIM CEO and founder. Sessions include ‘Preaching with Freshness,’ ‘Role of the Worship Leader,’ and ‘Winning Men to Christ.’ The registration deadline is March 31 on a first come, first served basis. Email
Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation holds its 4th Annual Awards Musical Luncheon on April 5 at 12 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Gateway Hotel, 19800 South Vermont Avenue in Torrance, said Dr. Kathye Jenkins, founder/president. The honorees are Dr. Vera Milton, Gabriella Fonseca, Christine Baccus, the Rev. Charles Turner, Adrianne Chivers, Dr. George Bell, Carolyn Johnson and Cassandra Morris. Lady Rose Neale, Pastor Rodney Nichols and Chozyn, the Rev. Kevin Yancy and Elder William Johnson will perform. Paid reservations are required by March 28. The ticket donation is $35 for youth and $55 for adults. Vendor spaces are $50-$75. For information, call (310) 531-8942.
Bethany Baptist Church of West Los Angeles distributes free clothing on April 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 4115 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor L.A. Kesee. Soar’s Closet, part of the Women’s Ministry, sponsors the event. Donations are also welcome. Call (323) 296-7223 for information.
KPRO-AM Radio presents its Annual Harambee Prayer Breakfast on April 19, at 8:30 a.m., at Los Serranos Country Club, 15656 Yorba Avenue in Chino Hills. Guests include Pastor Calvin Bernard Rhone, William Zimmerman, Cathy Cagle, the Harmony Trio, Los Angeles Laker Girls and more. The donation is $25. For tickets, contact Dr. Dorothy Shepherd at (909) 597-7134 or
Greater Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its 53rd Anniversary on April 12 at 4 p.m., at 1012 West Florence Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor Charles Gyden. The theme is ‘Standing on the Promises and Commandments of God.’ The guests are Pastor Luther Keith and Central Baptist Church of Inglewood. Call (310) 419-7660 for information.
C.M.E. Church Southern California Region holds a Quadrennial Celebration Banquet honoring Bishop James and Lady Delois Walker on April 12 at 6 p.m. at Quiet Cannon, 901 Via Clemente in Montebello. The event salutes Bishop and Lady Walker’s four years of leadership. The donation is $50. For details, call (323) 294-3830.
Baptist Minister’s Crusader’s Conference plans the ‘Six Miracles of Calvary’ on April 12 at 6:30 p.m., at 8729 Compton avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor A. Helaire, president. On April 19 at 6:30 p.m., the ‘Seven Last Sayings of Christ’ service will be held.