Legacy Commons to Host 2ND Annual Black History Month Celebration This Thursday

PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s Legacy Commons for Active Seniors, located at 930 East Avenue Q-9, will host its second annual Black History Celebration entitled “Black History Transition” on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 1 to 2:30 pm.

The mistress of ceremony will be Ruth Knight. Lemozine Riddick will offer the opening prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and Color Guard, the anthem “Lift Every Voice,” and a “Tribute to Inspired Heroes” by Barbara Malone.” 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 put together 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, please contact Jennifer Tallakson at 661/267-5904.

About Legacy Commons

Legacy Commons provides adults age 55+ the opportunity to remain young-at-heart with a wide range of drop-in activities in a modern, contemporary center. Experience camaraderie, enhance your overall health, continue learning and foster self-reliance through our fitness and exercise classes, visual and performing arts programs, informational seminars and special interest groups. Adjacent Legacy Park features walking paths and picnic tables, bocce ball courts, horseshoe pits and a croquet lawn. Visitors are invited to pick up a detailed schedule of activities. No membership required.

Legacy Commons is located at 930 East Avenue Q-9, and is open Monday through Thursday, from 8 am to 4:30 pm and Friday’s from 8 am to 12 noon. For more information call Legacy Commons at 661/267-5904