Pamela Garrett
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  • Function at the Junction
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Pamela Garrett promoted Jonathan Moss's event State of Education in South Los Angeles
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett commented on Nathaniel J. Shaw, artist BeBop's blog post Every so often a walk through "YESTERDAY". . .
"When you walk along skid row, do you talk to the people there? Are they open to conversations? I've driven down the streets and walked on the outskirts but not really walked in the heart of skid row. To me the homeless area extends into the…"
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted enhager's blog post Shop Leimert Park for the holidays and especially on Nov. 30
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett commented on Beth Newcomb's blog post Oral Cancer Can Be Caught Before It Kills
"Good grief! Is there any part of your body that cancer can't grow? sigh. Thanks for the information."
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett posted a status
"Oh, BTW had a chance to see screening of movie,"Black Nativity". It has Afro American cast, little or no profanity or sex. Please support."
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett posted a status
"Greetings! I'm not one to get out with the crowds for Black Friday but will get out and support a few businesses for small business saturday"
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted Beth Newcomb's blog post Protect Your Child’s Smile from the Start
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted Beth Newcomb's blog post Diabetes Doesn’t Have to Hurt Smiles
Nov 29, 2013
Pamela Garrett commented on Baldwin Hills Restoration's event 50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure
"Wow! Talk about living through history! I remember this event. So glad I lived between Jefferson and Adams at the time. The water didn't come that far."
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett might attend Baldwin Hills Restoration's event
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50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

December 14, 2013 from 11am to 4pm
Celebrate the Unfolding of our Magnificent Parklands!For additional information please call (323) 290-5270 or email david.mcneill@bhc.ca.govSee More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted Baldwin Hills Restoration's event 50th Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Failure
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett is attending Terri Dixon's event
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Live Performance & Art Workshop at California African American Museum

December 1, 2013 from 1pm to 5pm
TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM – It’s a KWANZAA BONANZASunday, December 1, 2013, 1pm-5pmIn keeping with the seven principles of Kwanazaa, the California African American Museum (CAAM) gathers for a special celebration in the spirit of giving, unity, and community. Music, spoken work and seasonal revelry will herald the holidays as we bring closure to another year. It’s also an opportunity to find the perfect gift for someone at our Holiday Marketplace, or create something with a personal touch at our…See More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett might attend Terri Dixon's event
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Films at CAAM Celebrates Fresh Voices at California African American Museum

November 20, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Middle of Nowhere (2012, 97 mins)Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7pmA devoted wife puts her dreams on hold while awaiting the release of her incarcerated husband.  After four years she embarks upon a path to her own self-empowerment.  Directed and written by Ava DuVernay. RSVP 213.744.2024. All are welcome! This event is free and open to the public.  CAAM is located at 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037.  For more information visit…See More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett promoted William Grant Still Arts Center's event Community Dialogue: How Do You Serve Your Community? What Does Community Service Mean To You?
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett is attending William Grant Still Arts Center's event
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Community Dialogue: How Do You Serve Your Community? What Does Community Service Mean To You? at West Adams, Mid-City

November 16, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm
How Do You Serve Your Community and What Does It Mean To You?  An invitation to share in a roundtable discussion on the idea of community service and what it has meant in your own life experience, organized by the William Grant Still Arts Center in conjunction with the current exhibition Tequio Aqui, Tequio Alla. Contribute your own voice in a discussion including words from active community members.See More
Nov 10, 2013
Pamela Garrett posted a status
"Greetings on an easy sunday. I hope you are enjoying yours. Soo happy to have the day off tomorrow. Thank you to all veterans on the LP Beat"
Nov 10, 2013

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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I own a business that provides tours of Los Angeles. This company is different because we provide tours of south Los Angeles, Watts and Compton as well as other areas of the city. As well as a native of Los Angeles and amateur historian I enjoy exploring around town. Finding this site is great because I can keep up with what's going on in the village for without always needing to drive over. I like to be involved with other communities as well as the one I live in.
Who referred you?
I discovered it while doing research online for my 'Our Roots Run Deep" Tour.
Good times at:
Through the years as an native of L.A.....Sixth Avenue ES, Louis Pasteur Jr. High, Susan Miller Dorsey HS [Simbia Wakunda],seeing movies at the Baldwin Hills Theater,Hollywood Skating Rink,the Watts Summer Festival, Festival In Black,Black Family Reunion, Shelly Garrett Beauty Shop plays, Blueberry Hill,Page Four,Ebony Showcase,cruising the caribbean,Kwanzaa festivals,tours with L.A. By Pam Tours.....
My other Website:
http://www.LABYPAMTOURS.com
Last song I heard or I sang:
Function at the Junction
Profession:
Tour Guide/ Elementary School Educator
My Leimert Park Secret:
Now if I told you it wouldn't be a secret!
Hometown:
Los Angeles

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Celebration Time-Come On! Juneteenth in Leimert Park this weekend

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 7:30am 0 Comments

This Saturday will be the third weekend in the month of June so you know what that means right? Well yes. Sunday is Father's Day. But I'm talking specifically about the state holiday that takes place each year on the third Saturday in June ever since Governor Gray Davis signed into law Assembly Bill 1749 in 2002 and Senate Bill 812 in 2003. What? You need a hint? Okay..."They" say that on this day the appropriate thing to eat is barbeque and red soda water.…

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My Reason To Relay

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 12:08am 0 Comments

Like most of us, I know too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Quite frankly I believe that cancer is big business which is why in all this time scientists and doctors have not come up with a cure. In the meantime I've started participating in the annual Relay for Life event.

     They are held in communties across the United States. I will be participating in the Baldwin Hills Relay For Life…

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The 24th Annual Pan African Arts Festival, February , 4-15, 2016

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CERT Course at Trinity Baptist Church in Jefferson Park at Trinity Baptist Church, Gaston Center

March 7, 2016 at 6pm to April 18, 2016 at 8:30pm
Trinity Baptist ChurchDisaster Preparedness Committee presentsCOMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM(CERT) CoursePresented by the Los Angeles Fire DepartmentPRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lafd-cert-crenshaw-tickets-19831047196Dates:   (Mondays)   March 7, 14, 21, 26, and April 4, 11 and 18th.Time:  6:00 PM  —8:30 PM Place: Trinity Baptist Church, 2040 W.  Jefferson Blvd.,            Los…See More
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South LA Saves 4-Day Financial Literacy & Education Series at Various locations around Los Angeles

February 24, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
This FREE 4-day Financial Literacy and Education Series will begin Wednesday, February 24 – Saturday. February 27, 2016 at various locations throughout South Los Angeles. PLEASE SHARE ON YOUR PAGE/PROFILE Register at…See More
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s event THE World STAGE Saturday _]azz \/\/orkshop w/ Coordinator Billy McCoy ♪ Feb. '16
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Meet Grammy Award Winning Gospel Artist, Erica Campbell! at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Center Court

February 25, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
We're keeping our Black History Month celebration going at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw with a meet and greet event with Grammy award-winning gospel artist Erica Campbell of the chart topping duo, Mary Mary! Thursday, February 25th 2016Center Court6:30pm - 8:30pmSee More
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Bing Bing promoted Bing Bing's blog post ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue36 (((3yr Anniversary Issue))) featuring Hollywood, California by Mistah Wilson Photography
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Bing Bing promoted Wilks Law's blog post Announcing LEIMERT TANK - think 'Shark Tank' for businesses in Leimert. Invest in your business, invest in your community.
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DojO- commented on DojO-'s blog post CONNIE HAN: Trio - February "Sunday Jazz Brunch" @ Post & Beam
"Pre-Chinese New Year jam broke leg! Super bow kick-off To: a month of Sun. brunches. A Yr of the Monkey SUCCESS... Where'z OL'Brick 2 pick da' good 1z when thay hit? No-matter, "One Monkey Don't Stop No…"
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