PALMDALE – The city of Palmdale’s Legacy Commons for Active Seniors is gearing up for its second annual Black History Month Celebration.
Entitled “Black History Transition,” the event will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 4, at Legacy Commons, located at 930 East Avenue Q-9 in Palmdale.
The mistress of ceremony will be Ruth Knight.
Lemozine Riddick will offer the opening prayer, which will be followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and Color Guard, the anthem “Lift Every Voice,” and a “Tribute to Inspired Heroes” by Barbara Malone.” The featured speaker will be John McDonald.
Also featured will be the Legacy Commons Line Dancers, the reading of poems by Janice Williams and Bruce Robertson, and the grand finale of “Reach Out and Touch Somebody.”
Refreshments will be served.
The program was organized by the Legacy Commons Black History Month Committee of Delois Cade, Dorothy Carter, Charlene Coney, Ersie Franklin, Bill Gates, Denise Gregg, Brenda Johnson, Sheila Johnson, Ruth Knight, Lemozine Riddick, Bruce Robertson, Betty Smith, Valerie Smith, Harry Ward, Joyce White, Kathryn White, Sherry Williams and Janice Williams.
For more information, contact Jennifer Tallakson at 661-267-5904.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]