True Friendship Missionary Baptist Church salutes Pastor James and First Lady Evelyn Perkins with the 25th Love Celebration Luncheon on Feb. 8, at 11 a.m., at the Proud Bird’s Dolittle Room, 11022 Aviation Blvd., in Los Angeles. The donation is $65. To learn more, call Rebecca Kirksey-Weston at (562) 544-1530 or Sara Delois Haynes at (323) 804-7305.
Holman United Methodist Church observes Anniversary Sunday on Feb. 9, at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., at 3320 W. Adams Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Interim Pastor Paul A. Hill. On Feb. 23, at 4 p.m., the Holman choir presents the 60th Annual Concert of Spirituals. William Campbell, Jr., is the music director and Robert Johnson, Jr., is the organist. The donation ranges from $15-to-$50. The Heritage Festival takes place on Feb. 29, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. For details on all events, call (323)703-5868.
First AME Church of Los Angeles hosts the annual citywide kick-off of African American Heritage Month on Feb. 9, at 9:55 a.m., at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd. in Los Angeles, said Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, elected officials and Consul Generals from several African countries will participate. Tony and Grammy-winning artist, Jennifer Holiday, will perform. The public is invited to attend.
Knox Presbyterian Church presents African American Legacies on Feb. 15, at 3 p.m., at 5840 La Tijera Blvd., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Reginald Ragland. Georgia Laster Association of Musicians co-sponsor the event. The program will highlight significant people and activities in Black history.