Baseball Reliquary at La Pintoresca Library on Feb. 24

Jackie Robinson
Jackie Robinson

In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and the La Pintoresca Branch Library present “From Monarchs to Barons: The Legacy of the Negro Leagues,” a program spotlighting the great teams and players of the black professional baseball leagues that rose to prominence in the decades before Major League Baseball’s integration, on Saturday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m., at the La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave. Light refreshments will be served.
Author, filmmaker and photographer Byron Motley will present a lecture/slide show featuring the men and women who made the Negro Leagues both prosperous and exciting, and will explain how the Negro Leagues were more than just about baseball — they were also an integral part of the modern day Civil Rights Movement.
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Black History Celebration at Senior Center

Members and nonmembers of the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., are invited to a Black History Month celebration Monday, Feb. 19, from noon-2:30 p.m.
The celebration will include a soul food luncheon, jazz music and more, representing the pride, dignity, grace and inspiration of African-American heritage. The event is sponsored by the Pasadena Senior Center Ebony Ladies of Distinction.
Registration is $6 for members and $8 for nonmembers.
For more information about the Pasadena Senior Center, visit or call (626) 795-4331.