LOS ANGELES, CA- The Kwanzaa Heritage Foundation will be hosting their 12th annual block party, Kwanzaa Heritage Festival and candle lighting ceremony from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 28 at Leimert Park Village-Vision Lot, 4300 Deghan Boulevard in Los Angeles. This a free event for the whole family which will feature live music, traditional dancing, a drum circle, an international food court, the Kwanzaa Heritage Marketplace, a health pavilion and a children’s village that includes face painting. This is an event that you don’t want to miss out on, so come down and get educated and have fun while learning about the history of Kwanzaa. For more information, please call 323-789-0580, email Kwanzala7@yahoo.com or visit www.KwanzaaHeritage.org.
The City of San Bernardino Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is offering a Youth Basketball League for youth ages 8 to 17 years of age. Those who turn 18 of age before April 30, 2014 are ineligible to participate. The program includes instruction in basketball fundamentals, basic skills, practices and games. Registration is currently taking place and will continue until February 10, 2014. Fees are $20 for city residents and $22 for non-residents. Fees include certificate of participation, a t-shirt, a trophy and six weeks of play. Individuals and teams may register at the Parks, Recreation, & Community Services Main Office located at 201 North ‘E’ Street, Suite 301, San Bernardino, 92401, or at your local community center. For additional information on this and other youth sports programs, please call 909-384-5420.