Volunteers wanted for Lincoln Theater cleanup | Events
Volunteers are wanted to help with the Lincoln Theater Cleanup on Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 1305 Myrtle Street in Baton Rouge.
Attendes will help throw away trash and clean up debris.
The event is sponsored by Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful, the Louisiana Black History Hall of Fame, the Lincoln Theater Restoration Committee, and others.
A fundraising effort is underway to restore the Lincoln Theater, a historical landmark in South Baton Rouge which was purchased by the Black History Hall of Fame. The Lincoln Theater which opened in 1949 showcased African American performers and African American films as well as served as a business and community center before it closed in 2009.
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