KRST Unity Center of Afrakan Spiritual Science presents a lecture on Ancient African History by Dr. Leonard Jeffries on May 4 at 5:30 p.m., at 7825 South Western Avenue in Los Angeles. The donation is $20. Call (323) 759-7567 for details.
Brookins Community A.M.E. Church holds its First Annual Usher Strut on May 5 at 4 p.m., at 4831 South Gramercy Place in Los Angeles, said Pastor Gregory K. McLeod. Local Youth Usher Boards will perform. Also, the Free Legal Clinic is set for May 11 at 2 p.m., and Women’s Weekend will be observed with a luncheon on May 18 at 11:30 a.m., along with worship service on May 19 at 9 a.m. The Rev. Charolyn Jones will preach. For information, call (323) 296-5610.
The GRAMMY Museum hosts a free community conversation about the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on May 7 at 6 p.m., at 800 West Olympic Boulevard, A245, in Los Angeles. Actors Charles Holt and Gerald Rivers will perform spoken word and music. To RSVP, call (213) 202-2811, ext. 228.
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church presents Psalmist Ruth Andrea Featherstone in concert on May 18 at 4 p.m., at 2009 West Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Sylvester Washington. The Women’s Ministry sponsors the event. Dolores Jones is program coordinator. The donation is $25. For details, call (323) 293-6448.
Warner Grand Theatre hosts ‘Blue God,’ a play by Marshawn Metters, on May 18 at 7 p.m., at 478 West 6th Street in San Pedro. The show depicts spiritual battles people face when trying to connect with God. Rashad Howard is the music director. Vocal performers include the Ivey Sisters, Donisha Brumfield, Ulisa Ivey, and Theresa Ford. Tickets are $25-$35 and available at Inglewood Tickets or brownpapertickets.com. For information, call (626) 393-1415.
Calvary C.M.E. Church salutes Pastor John Deron Johnson on Family on May 19 at 135 Glorietta Street in Pasadena. The theme is ‘A Man Faithful and Devoted to God’ based on Psalms 4:3. Call (626) 791-0710 for information.
Holman United Methodist Church offers ZUMBA Fitness classes on Mondays at 7:30 p.m., in its L.L. White Hall, 3320 West Adams Boulevard in Los Angeles, said Pastor Kelvin Sauls. Mychele Sims is the instructor. Donation is $8. Call Latanya Cunningham at (323) 731-7285 for information.
Windsor Hills Christian Book Center holds its Book Club meetings each Saturday at 2 p.m., at 4438 West Slauson Avenue in Los Angeles. The free event is open the public. Refreshments are served. For details, call (323) 290-3079.