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Los Angeles Third Church of Religious Science will host Ms. Mary Brown, president and CEO of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Los Angeles, on September 1, at 10 a.m., at 4323 Leimert Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Lisa Meggs. Ms. Brown will present information regarding the disease’s disastrous community impact and the need for African American bone marrow donors. For information, call (323) 290-9514.
New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church presents ‘Something to Remember,’ a prime rib dinner concert honoring Pastor William Turner, Jr., on September 1, at 6 p.m., at 855 North Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena. Guests include Stellar Award winner DeNetria Champ. Tickets are $40. Call (626) 795-0827 or (626) 345-4749 for information.
Village Green Cultural Affairs Committee will hold its Annual Labor Day Jazz concert on September 3, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 5300 Rodeo Road in Los Angeles. Guests are Jeffery B. Suttles and his Time to Suttledown Band. Admission is free. No pets are allowed.
Prayer Assembly Church of God in Christ will host the ‘Stop the Killing Community Fundraiser’ on September 7-8, at 5 p.m., at 442 East El Segundo Boulevard in Los Angeles. Guests include Pastor Shirley Caesar, Andre Russell, Markees Williams, Naomi Songbird, Jessica Reedy, Rev. Michael Fisher and more. Tickets are $40. For information, call (562) 618-1048.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church will sponsor a free legal clinic session on September 8, at 2 p.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor C. Dennis Williams. Attorneys will be on hand to give counsel in family law, probate, evictions, immigration and criminal expungements. To RSVP, call (323) 296-5610 or email
Harvest Crusades with Greg Laurie takes place on September 8 at 6 p.m., and September 9, at 4 p.m., at Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Avenue in Los Angeles. 425 area churches representing various Christian denominations and ethnic backgrounds host the free event. Music performers include Steven Curtis Chapman, Newsboys, David Crowder, and Jeremy Camp. Visit http://blog.greglaurie.com/ for information.
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace will honor the Rev. James Lawson on September 9, at 7:30 p.m., at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles. He will receive the George Regas Courageous Peacemaker Award. Admission is free. To register, visit icujp.org.
First A.M.E. Church - Santa Monica is holding a Women's Day Special "Opportunity Drawing" for a Magnavox 32" Flat Screen TV. The donation is $5 and the drawing will be held September 16, at 1:30 pm. Call (310) 450-0331 for details.
Greater Liberty Baptist Church will celebrate the 65th Wedding Anniversary of Deacon Leon and Deaconess Monnie Lymuel on September 17, at 6557 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. Pastor Theodore W. Peters will officiate the vow renewal ceremony. Richard and Eva Overturf are the Marriage Ministry coordinators. For information, call (323) 778-7938.
The King’s Men Gospel Tour comes to the Gibson Amphitheatre on September 20, at 7:45 p.m., at Universal CityWalk, 100 Universal City Plaza in Los Angeles. The show features artists Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin and Israel Houghton. Tickets start at $41 through LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster or the Gibson box office.