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Block party, panel talk

to mark birthday of Malcolm X

ICPIC New Africa Center will present a block party and community day program celebrating the birthday of Malcolm X from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the New Africa Center, 4243 Lancaster Ave. The event will include face painting, games, museum and neighborhood walking tours, music, and food.

A film and panel discussion will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. The conversation will be on how Malcolm X’s legacy affected self-determination in the African-American community.

The panelists comprise Zain Abdullah, Mitchell Chance, Jessie Woodhouse and Imam Amin Nathari.

For more information, call (610) 352-0424.

State lawmaker to hold fraud prevention forum

State Rep. Emilio Vazquez will host a senior fraud prevention forum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 30 at the NewCourtland Senior Center, 1940 W. Allegheny Ave.

The forum will discuss innovative strategies to protect seniors from becoming victims of fraudulent schemes. The event will also feature exhibitors including health care providers, nonprofit organizations, and state and local agencies. Assistance will be available int English and Spanish. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call (215) 425-5708.

Delco D.A. to set identity theft prevention forum

Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland will hold an identity theft prevention event for county residents from 9 a.m. to 12 noon June 2 at the Clifton Heights Firehouse, 20 W. Baltimore Ave.

The event will address ways for individuals to protect their identity by shredding documents and securely disposing of computers and their hard drives as well as cell phones and other electronic devices.

Attendees can also drop off their expired and unwanted medications.

Annual motorcycle ride

to honor military veterans

Central Bucks Rotary Club’s ninth annual motorcycle Ride for the Heroes and picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 3. The rain date will be June 10.

Rider check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Garden of Reflection in Lower Makefield.

The event will honor service members and raise funds to support veterans and families of fallen heroes.

Registration is required. For more information, visit www.ridefortheheroes.com.

Deltas to mark monument

honoring African descents

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Valley Forge Alumnae Chapter, in partnership with Valley Forge National Historical Park will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the historic Patriots of African Descent Monument on June 16.

The procession to the wreath laying ceremony will start at 9:45 a.m. at the Valley Forge National Historic Park, Route 23. The ceremony will include re-enactors and live performances.

A luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 1160 First Ave. in King of Prussia. U.S. Army retired Lt. Gen. Robert S. Ferrell will be the keynote speaker at the event whose theme is “Patriots of African Descent: Celebrating a Legacy of Service.”

Organization to hold construction trade test training

Beech Companies in partnership with CW Consulting will host a free Construction and Skilled Trade Selection System exam training session from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16, 17 and 23 at 1532 Cecil B. Moore Ave.

The training will provide individualized tutoring and preparation for taking and passing the test, which covers the four areas of graphic arithmetic, mechanical concepts, reading for comprehension and mathematical usage.

Eligible candidates for training must be age 18 with a high school diploma or GED, have passed math courses up to Algebra level, have ninth-grade level reading comprehension, a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, and be able to lift up to 85 pounds. Participates must attend every day.

Registration is required. For more information, call Charles Wilson at (888) 877-8587 or email him at [email protected].

Harlem Globetrotter set to

hold youth hoops camps

Bria Young Basketball Inc. will host two basketball camps with professional global basketball player and Harlem Globetrotter Bria Young.

A free basketball summer camp for middle school youth will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. weekdays from June 18 to July 27 at Seger Park, 1020 Lombard St.

A three-day girls basketball clinic will be held for third through eighth graders from June 13 to 15. The hours are 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Philadelphia University, 4201 Henry Ave. Tickets are necessary for the clinic.

For more information on both the basketball camp and clinic, visit www.briayoungbasketball.com/programs.

Gathering to spruce up

Mount Moriah Cemetery

A gathering will be held at Mount Moriah Cemetery from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 30 at 60th Street and Springfield Avenue.

Attendees should bring garden tools and flowers and balloons to honor love ones. Refreshments will served.

For more information, call Naji Muhammad at (267) 972-0917.

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