Volunteers are needed for a Black History Month Celebration at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Pine Bluff Convention Center Auditorium. The doors will open at 5 p.m.


The free program will be presented by the Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission in partnership with the city of Pine Bluff, according to a news release.


The keynote speaker will be Judge Wiley A. Branton Jr., the Division 8 judge of the Sixth Circuit of Arkansas.


The celebration will include live music, an arts show, youth mass choir, historical re-enactments and a history vendor showcase. Comedian Nate Williams will be the master of ceremonies, according to the release.


Volunteer greeters are needed from 4-6:30 p.m. to help guests feel welcome as they enter the building. Volunteer ushers are needed from 4-7 p.m. and duties include greeting guests and escorting them to available seats, providing directions such as to the restrooms and auditorium, and escorting people to designated areas.


Details: Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, 501-683-1300 or 888-290-KING.