PALMDALE – Local elected officials, law enforcement representatives, school administrators and students performing musical selections gathered Wednesday to announce details for the inaugural Community Cultural Heritage & Service Day.
The event is scheduled for Thursday, April 28, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Guidance Charter School campus, located at 37230 37th Street East in Palmdale.
Remarks by Charter Guidance School President Kamal Al-Khatib, Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford, Palmdale Councilmember Fred Thompson, Ambassadors of Peace representative Renata Valree and school counselor Holly Smith, were followed by musical performances that included a saxophone solo by Tyrone Wallace, Aztec dancers, a drum line, and a song sung in Arabic by 6th and 8th grade students.
The inaugural Community Cultural Heritage & Service Day is a free community event open to the public to celebrate the rich diversity of the city of Palmdale. It will include cultural performances and entertainment, a teen summit, a blood drive, medical screenings, and children’s activities, including jumpers and face painting. Free hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be provided for all guests.
The event will also celebrate the Guidance Charter School’s 15th year.
For more information on the inaugural Community Cultural Heritage & Service Day, contact Kamal Al-Khatib at 661-810-6990 or email email@example.com.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]