RIVERSIDE, CA- Fall is in the air and on Saturday, October 12, Parkview Hospital and the NAACP-Riverside Branch will present its 1st annual ‘Healthy Harvest Festival’ family event. The fun filled autumn celebration will focus on physical activity and healthy eating which will be presented at information booths on hand. These festive booths will not only showcase the importance of keeping active and eating healthy diets in our everyday lives, but will engage visitors to join in the fun by participating in an activity or simply listening and observing to learn. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Parkview Community Hospital Founders Center located at 3865 Jackson Street in Riverside. The information booths at the festival will be manned by agencies and organizations that offer “NO COST” to “LOW COST” services such as: Molina Health Care, Southern California Witness Project (information about free mammogram screenings), Covered California (information on Affordable Healthcare Act), Healthy Heritage Movement Inc., Riverside Diabetes Collaborative, Riverside Community Health Foundation and Dubois Institute just to name a few. Free Health Screenings (Blood Pressure and Glucose) will be available to all visitors. Children of all ages will especially delight in the colorful activities on hand such as the Art Corner which features an opportunity for everyone to have their faces painted in fun designs of various selections. There’s nothing like a Harvest Festival to embrace good clean living and fun! It is the perfect time to incorporate healthy living while embracing the beauty of autumn. For more information, call Terri Akens at 951-732-3428.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA- New Hope will be hosting its 21st Appreciation Service for Dr. Robert L. Fairley, Pastor, and First Lady Mary A. Fairley. The celebration will take place on Sunday, October 13 during the 7 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11:30 a.m. services. All are welcomed to attend. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church is located at 1575 West 17th Street, San Bernardino, CA 92411. For more information call 909-887-2526.
ONTARIO, CA- Eta Nu Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., San Bernardino-Riverside chapter, will present a new, different and diverse fashion show production on Sunday, October 13 at 5 p.m., at Ontario’s Radisson Hotel Grand Ballroom, 2200 East Holt Blvd. The show entitled “SophistAKAed Fashions with Timeless Service,” combines the experienced fashion and beauty expertise of Franzine Beauty, Onlave Signature Productions and Nikol Talent Group, all of whom represent Los Angeles’ best in the fashion entertainment industry. The model casting will showcase a group of talented children, youth, male, female, full-figured and mature models. The audience should be prepared to “expect the unexpected” as the models grace the runway in an array of beauty featuring all shapes, sizes and colors. The featured commentators are the dynamic duo of Lauren Venise LaGrone and David Briggs.
This fashion event is a benefit for the sorority’s scholarship and community service programs. In addition to the show, guest will be served Hor D’oeuvres, a chance to win a vast selection of door and raffle prizes, and enjoy shopping at a variety of vendors. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased online at www.etanuomegafashionshow.eventbrite.com.