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Black History Month Activities

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The San Bernardino Black Culture Foundation will be hosting the following events.

Saturday, February 5, 2011, 41st Black History Parade: Contact Frank Washington III @ 909-534-9948 or Mrs. Margaret Hill for Parade applications. You may also visit our website to download an application at www.sbbcfoundation.org.

8th Black History Exposition : Contact Jessica Garcia @ 909-862- 7536 or via FB link for Expo application and vendor information.

Scholarship Banquet and introduction to Ms. Black San Bernardino Pageant Court: Contact Foundation Secretary Mrs. Evelyn @ 909-888-1696 or via email @ secretary@ sbbcfoundation.org. Ticket Pricing is $50.00/person or $500.00 for a table of 10. For More information please visit the website at www.sbbcfoundation.org or contact Foundation Secretary Mrs. Evelyn at secretary@ sbbcfoundation.org

Saturday, February 5, 2011, 6:00p - Palm Springs Black History Committe presents The Second Annual Black History Awards Gala. A night of dinner, dancing and live entertainment with Jazz Singer Rose Mallett and Saxophonist Kephyan Sheppard. Location: Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs, 285 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA. Cocktails and silent auction at 6:00p. Cost: $60.00. For more information and ticket sales, please call (760) 416-5716.

Saturday, February 1 2 , 2011, 8a - 4p - The 32nd Annual Black History Parade and Expo - The Gift of Legacy. Grand Marshal Bernice Micelli. Honoring historical Riverside families who have provided generations of services.

Honorees include: - The Adams Motorsports Park, Bauman's Tow Service, Inc., New Jerusalem Christian Center/Riverside Opportunity Center, Zacateca Restaurant, Faith Temple Church Ministries, J.E. Wall Victoria Manor / St. James Restoration Tabernacle, B & J Garage, D' Elia's Grinder, Double A Towing. Parade registration and check-in begins at 8:00a in Parking Lot "E" at Riverside Community College located at 4699 Olivewood Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501. For more info, please call (951) 684-0805.

In celebration of African American History Month, Loma Linda University's School of Religion's Humanities program presents a Celebration of Negro Spirituals. The celebratory concert will take place on February 12, 2011 at 6:30 pm. The concert is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Campus Hill SDA Church in Loma Linda, CA. For information, contact Dr. Hyman at rhyman@llu.edu or (909) 651-5097.

Saturday, February 12, 2011, 5:00p - Palm Springs Black History Annual King & Queens Pageant. Location: Palm Springs Pavilion, Palm Springs, CA. For info, please call (760) 416-5716.

Saturday, February 19, 2011, 10a - Palm Springs Black History Annual Basketball Tournament. Location: James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center, Palm Springs. For info, please call (760) 416-5716.

In honor of this year’s Black History Month Golden Valley Middle School will be performing the play “Now Let Me Fly” which portrays the case of Brown verses the Board of Education, the story of the unsung heroes and heroines behind the struggle to end legalized segregation in America. The play will be held on February 25, 2011 beginning at 7:30 a.m. to 10:13 a.m. in the MU Room at Golden Valley Middle School.

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 11:00a - Palm Springs Black History 24th Annual Parade & Town Fair. Location: Dowtown Palm Springs. Town Fair at noon at Palm Springs Stadium. For info, please call (760) 416-5716.

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