Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor its Back to School Festival on August 25, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 10905 South Compton Avenue in Los Angeles. The Rev. Dr. Reginald A. Pope is pastor. Backpacks, school supplies and information will be distributed to youth. Also, vendors will be on hand. For details, call (323) 566-5286.
Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have a Community Outreach Bazaar on August 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 501 West 80th Street in Los Angeles, announced Pastor Ricardo Bartlett, Sr. Music, games, food, health screenings and career information will be available. Call (323) 759-3148 for information.
KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science presents ‘A Day of Celebration’ with jazz, hip-hop and spoken word on August 25, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. Guests include Kamasi Washington, Afia Khalia, Christy Knowings, Brandi Kane and more. Organic, vegan and vegetarian foods will be offered. Tickets are $10. For details, call (323) 759-7567.
Rose of Sharon A.M.E. Church will present Back to School Worship on August 26, at 9 a.m., at the Saints of Value Center, 12110 Firestone Boulevard in Norwalk. Following the worship, the Missionary Society will distribute free school supplies. The Rev. Carolyn Baskin-Bell is pastor/founder and Sister Helen Ford is president. For information, call (323) 806-1383.
Southern Missionary Baptist Church will hold ‘Women’s Day 2012’ on August 26, at 10:30 a.m., at 4678 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Xavier Thompson. The theme is ‘Building for Greatness From the Inside Out’ based on Joshua 3:5. Call (323) 731- 2703 for details.
Mount Olive Church of God In Christ features a Revival Service led by Evangelist Dinah Tyler on August 26, at 11 a.m., at 1385 East 21st Street in Los Angeles, said Elder Raymond Pillars, assistant pastor. Elder Andre Ray, Brother Damon Ray, and Brother Anthony Spence will provide the music. For information, call (213) 741-0339.
Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation will host a ‘Shoe and Butterfly Party’ on August 31, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at 13111 Casimir Avenue in Gardena, said Dr. Kathye Jenkins, founder/president. The event features shoes by Diana’s Finer Footwear. For information, call (310) 531-8942 or (310) 567-4231.
Tye Tibbett & Kingdom Music will present ‘Greater Than,’ a live CD/DVD recording, on August 31, at 7 p.m., at Angelus Temple, 1100 Glendale Boulevard in Los Angeles. Tickets are $10. For details, call (888) 789-1877.
New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church sponsors ‘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.
Gather Gospel Concert 2012 will be held on September 1, at 7 p.m., at Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 East Ontario Center Parkway in Ontario. The show, sponsored by B Ready Productions, features artists Cece Winans, Yolanda Adams and Hopp. Tickets are $29, $45, and $57. For details or vendor information, call (909) 477-1843.