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Community Calendar: Week of August 23rd

August 23-29

Annual Black Winemakers Scholarship Dinner. A virtual event raising scholarship funds for Dallas-Fort Worth area students attending Jackson State University. Tickets are on sale now at: Info:

August 23

Andrew’s World with host Andrew Whigham III on 8 am-10 am. Tune in for thought-provoking, enlightening, informative, and entertaining news and commentary. Join the conversation at 646-200-0459 on Andrew’s World.

Day of Service hosted by Rho Phi Kappa Fraternity, Inc. Dallas Downtown, along with other fraternities and sororities announces a National Day of Service!!!! 9:00 am–4:00 pm. A back-to-school supply drive and distributing hygiene packs to the homeless. Contact us at for location and to donate.

A Message For You. I Messenger Media is continuing to provide thought-provoking, informative, enlightening and entertaining news, and commentary. 1 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and

Mavs Playoffs hosted by CutiePies Pizza, McKinney Ave, Dallas. 2:30 pm-5:30 pm. 214-238-6348 Luka and the Mavs take on the Clippers in the first round of the NBA Playoffs! Limited capacity, so please arrive early and follow proper social distancing and safety ordinances. 

I Still Have a Dream Community Showcase hosted by We Are Cocoa, Photos For Equality. City of Dallas – City Hall, 1500 Marilla St, Dallas. 6:00 pm–8:00 pm. Tickets: Live performances, community photo shoot, raffle & giveaways. Social distancing and masks are required!

August 24-September 2

BiteNites Restaurant Week hosted by Watters Creek, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen. From August 24-September 2. Participating restaurants include The Blue Fish, Cru Food & Wine Bar, Edith’s French Café, Frogg Coffee Bar & Creperie, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, and PF Chang’s. Info: 972-747-8000

August 24

Makin’ Money Mondays hosted by Wealth Architect and Kirsten Elise Dunn. Need some financial wisdom? We got you covered. Our hosts Kirsten Elise Dunn, successful social entrepreneur and real estate investor, and Jack Waldron, Executive VP at Five Rings Financial. On Facebook Live @WealthArchitect. 11:15 am-11:45 am. FREE!

A Message For You hosted by Ashley Moss, a Pointer Koch Fellow with I Messenger Media, LLC. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Call 646-200-0459.

Fluffy-N-Fitness in the Park at Vandergriff Skatepark 2800 S. Center St. Arlington. 7:00 pm. Fluffy-N-Fitness outdoor sessions are popping up at various parks throughout the DFW area!

Marvelous Marriage Mondays at Friendship-West Baptist Church 2020 W. Wheatland Rd. 7:00 pm-8 pm. Helping Marriages be More Marvellous! This is a ministry of the Covenant Keepers which is the Marriage Community of Friendship-West Baptist Church. Register online at

August 25

A Message For You. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and from 11 am-1 pm. Join in on the conversation.

August 26

A Message For You, The Stimulus Show from 11 am-1 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and Call in and join the conversation at 646-200-0459.

Hollywood Live! With Michael “Hollywood” Hernandez and co-host Shavonda “With a V” Fields, from 2 pm-4 pm.

Meet A Black Mental Health Professional: We Are Here, hosted by Dr, Tanisha Guy & Megan Pickens, LPC-S. 7 pm-9 pm. A two-hour event will introduce you to 20 Black mental health professionals. Register: 

August 27

A Message For You. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Call 646-200-0459.

Food Drive Hosted by Trinity Church 1231 E. Pleasant Run Rd., Cedar Hill 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Every Thursday evening Trinity Church hosts a food drive. The more groceries they get, the more They are able to give away! Info: (972) 291-2501 or

SIP and Eat with LaShante‘ “The Lifestyle Chef.” LaShante Williams, Every Thursday at 7 pm CST on FB live and IG live and

SoulJazz Thursday Under The Stars feat. Natural Change at 813 Sandaga, 813 Exposition Ave 8:00 pm-12:00 am Bring your own lawn chairs and come enjoy the sounds of Natural Change under the stars. Food Truck, BBQ, Hookahs, and Cigars. Doors open at 8 pm. There is limited seating available. More info: visit or email

August 28

From Marva with Love with Marva Sneed 11:00 am-1:00 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Call 646-200-0459. 

Friendship-West Presents Spiritual Care hosted by Be Made Whole Counseling Center. Fridays. Spiritual Care of our souls helps to encourage us through difficult times. 1:00 pm CDT via Zoom: Click the link below and make sure you enter the access code. Access Code: 856 703 6848. 

August 29

Mountain View Church Of Christ’s Free Groceries Drive-Thru: 7979 E. R.L. Thornton Fwy, 9 am-noon. 

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