Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church plans a Health Fair on March 15 at 10 a.m., at 131 North Grand Avenue in San Pedro. U.S. Congresswoman Janice Hahn and Toberman Neighborhood Center are event co-sponsors. Information on the Affordable Care Act and applications for health care will be available. For details, call (424) 261-4628.
First A.M.E. Church presents a Purse Bar-Luncheon on March 15 at 12 p.m., at 1823 Michigan Avenue in Santa Monica, said Pastor Rueben Ford. The Clara Bussey Women’s Missionary Society sponsors the event. To participate, bring a new or barely used purse. The $15 donation includes lunch, silent auction, special drawing and mystery bag drawing. Call (310) 450-0331 for details.
Crenshaw Christian Center hosts a discussion with U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass and State Senator Holly Mitchell on March 15 at 2 p.m., at 7901 South Vermont Avenue, said Pastor Frederick K. Price. The topic is California’s new prison policies and resources available to help formerly incarcerated people and their loved ones.
Save Our Sons Justice/Prison Ministry welcomes the LA Alliance for a New Economy (LANNE) and Repower LA on March 16 at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles. The Rev. Derrick Noble is pastor. Representatives will share information on living wage jobs with the Department of Water & Power and other agencies. Call (323) 292-0141 for details.
Wilshire United Methodist Church features ‘The Carpenter,’ a new musical by Howlett Smith, on March 16 at 5 p.m., at 4350 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sam B. Kim. The Creative Arts Ministry led by Dr. Gwen Wyatt sponsors the event. Call (323) 292-9227 for information.
Second Baptist Church holds its ‘Jazzy Fryday’ music series on March 21 at 7 p.m., at 2412 South Griffith Avenue in Los Angeles, said Pastor William S. Epps. The church’s Drama Ministry, directed by Vickilyn Reynolds, will salute the music of entertainer Pearl Bailey. The $15 donation includes dinner and entertainment. For information, call (213) 748-0318.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church plans its Lay Organization’s Prayer Breakfast on March 22 at 9 a.m., at Hometown Buffet, 12139 Hawthorne Boulevard in Hawthorne, said Pastor Gregory K. McLeod. The donation is $20. On March 23 at 9 a.m., Annual Lay Day takes place at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles. Call (323) 296-5610 for details.
Calvary C.M.E. Church presents it Spring Musical featuring the Calvary Voices of Praise on March 23 at 4 p.m., at 135 Glorietta Street in Pasadena, said Pastor John Deron Johnson. The theme is ‘Rejoice’ based on Philippians 4:4. Call (213) 453-1182 or (626) 393-6444 for information.
Miracle Temple Church of God Pentecostal hosts the 17th Annual Southwestern Diocese Holy Convocation on March 24-28 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m., at 733 South Grevillea Avenue in Inglewood, said Bishop Johnny J. Young. For details, call (310) 419-7335.