West Angeles Performing Arts Theatre hosts “The Clean Komedy Explosion” on Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m., at 3020 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles. The advance ticket donation is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for youth ages 12-to-17, and $5 for children ages 11 and below. All tickets are $20 at the door. Call the box office at (323) 733-8707 for information.
Crenshaw United Methodist Church hosts “2018 Homecoming – All In – Part Deux – A Motown Affair” on Nov. 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at 3740 Don Felipe dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter. The event includes catered soul food and desserts and a salute to the church’s 2018 community trailblazer. The donation is $35 for adults, $20 for youth and free for children. Call (323) 291-0141 for details.
Save Our Sons Prison Justice Ministry presents Learning Everything About the Parole Process (LEAPP) on Nov. 18, at 2:30 p.m., at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 3740 Don Felipe Dr., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Royce Porter Sr. LEAPP is a community organization that teaches families and friends how to help an imprisoned love one secure an early release and a successful re-entry to society. For information, call (323) 292-0141.
Covered California 2019 Enrollment Event takes place Nov. 26, at 6 p.m., at Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation, 1130 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles. A certified agent will explain medical and dental insurance plans for individuals and businesses. To register, call Leslie Elliott at (323) 789-4515.
Westwood Presbyterian Church presents a Messiah Sing-Along on Nov. 30, at 8 p.m., at 10822 Wilshire Blvd., in Los Angeles. George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah,” will be performed. The audience will join the Westwood Master Choir, six vocal soloists and the Westwood Chamber Symphony in the traditional “Messiah Sing-Along.” Performers include organist Dr. Namhee Han, soprano Christina Borgioli, soprano Devon Davidson, mezzo soprano Nandani Maria Sinha, tenor Scott Noonan, tenor Will North and bass Matthew Lewis. Dan Redfeld will direct the concert. The donation is $10 for adults. For information, email [email protected].
West Angeles Church of God in Christ holds several holiday events next month. Activities include the children’s program on Dec. 2, at 6 p.m.; Christmas at the Cathedral on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.; Candlelight Service on Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.; Christmas Sunday Worship on Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. (one service only); Watch Night Service on Dec. 31, at 10 p.m., followed by the Afterglow Breakfast in the Crystal Room. Call (323) 733-8300 for details.
Silver Lining of Hope Crusade holds its 9th annual Prayer and Encouragement Service on Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., at Mount Olive Second Missionary Baptist Church, 9401 Zamora Ave., in Los Angeles, said the Rev. Dr. Winford Bell, organizer. The service will uplift victims of violent crime. Pastor Ronald Bolden of Greater Mount Zion will speak.
Brookins-Kirkland AME Church sponsors Christmas Program on Dec. 23, at 8 a.m., at 3719 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Mary S. Minor. The Christmas Day worship starts at 9 a.m. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
Grace United Methodist Church plans “Jazz and Carols” on Dec. 24, at 6 p.m., at 4112 W. Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles, said Pastor Cedric D. Bridgeforth. Performers include the BMCR/Ebony Prophets. On Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve Watch service takes place at 12 p.m. To learn more, call (323) 294-6653.