February is Black History Month and everyone is invited to join the festivities being hosted by the Monrovia Duarte Black Alumni Association. There are many special events planned.
The first event coming up is a jazz brunch featuring the Nolan Shaheed Quintet on Feb. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Monrovia Community Center (119 W. Palm Ave.). Tickets are $32. There is also a children’s art festival and dinner planned for Feb. 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Monrovia High School (845 W. Colorado Blvd.). Finally the Annual Black History Luncheon is planned for Feb. 23 from 1-3 p.m. at the Monrovia Community Center (119 W. Palm Ave.). The topic for this luncheon will be “Black Migration & Urban Realities.” Tickets for this event are $20.
Tickets for all of the identified events are available for purchase at Simply Divine Salon located at 319 W. Huntington Drive in Monrovia. For additional information regarding the scheduled activities, visit the Association on Facebook @MonroviaDuarteBAA.