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Community Calendar: Week of October 18th

October 13-30

Early Voting: find out where you can go to vote early by clicking here.

October 15-November 8

My Red Hand My Black Hand: presented by Cara Mia & Soul Rep Theatre. Streamed autoplay. See the preview performance 10/12 (Indigenous People’s Day) at 7:30 pm. For tickets or more info: or

October 15-16

5th Annual Reimagine Communities 2020 Virtual Summit: 11 am-1:30 pm both days. Free. 2020 has been a roller coaster year like no other. If you’re a civic leader, nonprofit, corporation, or organization, you’ll learn how to innovate and become more resilient in spite of the circumstances. Sponsor: Capital One.

Until October 18

2020 State Fair of Texas: enjoy some of the iconic sights and tastes of the State Fair of Texas from the comfort of your own home. 10 am-9 pm.

Until November 4th

Job Readiness Sessions & Hiring Events, 21st Century, with Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders, ZWHJCOC, Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr. Community Outreach Center. Via Zoom. Info contact: Jasmine Anderson at

Every Tuesday 

Virtual Parenting Classes: 6:15 pm-8:30 pm. Classes offered for parents ages 6-12 where you’ll learn effective ways to communicate and discipline your children. Sponsor: The TurnAround Agenda of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship. Contact: 469-567-1793. Register:


State Fair of Norma’s. Enjoy all of your state fair favorites but with a twist! at Norma’s Café 8300 Gaylord Pkwy, Frisco. All 5 Norma’s Cafe are participating and open 8 am-8 pm daily.

October 18 

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.

Carrollton Farmers Market. 10:00 am-1:00 pm. 2722 N. Josey Ln. Carrollton. Every Sunday.

Sunday Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S. Harwood. Hosted by Dallas Farmers Market and Lonestar Specialty Foods. 10 am-5 pm. Info:

Reggae Brunch Buffet, Host Hero’s Lounge, 3094 N. Stemmons Fwy. 11 am-3 pm. Tickets: The all new Sunday Reggae Brunch!! All You Can Eat Caribbean Brunch Buffet.

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

“Grow Together” Art Show & Hair Care Product Launch, Jam Box Fitness Lounge, 921 N. Riverfront Blvd. #500 2-5 pm.

Sunday Happy Hour, NABJ Media Related Task Force, with host Terry Allen, Guests: Dale Smith, CEO BCTV and Dr. K.L. Newhouse CEO, Knew Image Communications Media. 5:30 pm CST. Reg: bring your best drink and enjoy the best in online networking! 

Soul Talk: hosted by the Denton Black Film Festival and featuring music by Wondaland Art Society’s Nathaniel Irvin, II. Online event, Free. Info:

October 19

In the Middle with 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.

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!

Virtual “Cooking with Craig” Facebook LIVE Cooking Demo hosted by Hampton Bays Public Library. 5:30 pm CDT – 6:30 pm CDT. Just go to

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

October 20

The Doc Shep Speaks Show! From 11 am-1 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and Join in on the conversation. 

How To Do Business with The City of Dallas Non Profit Edition. Feat: Chhunney Chheann, Zarin D. Gracey & Jessica Galleshaw 3:30 pm Webinar: Meeting Number: 126 977 2026 Password: CityofDallas (24896332 from video systems)

October 21

I Was Just Thinking with Norma Adams-Wade from 11 am-1 pm. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and Call in and join the conversation at 646-200-0459.

Ask Dr. Amerson Radio Show at 11 am CST. The show continues to spotlight National Alopecia Awareness Month with expert guests. Healthy hair/scalp care tips, alopecia discussion, our award-winning product line and more on

#NationBuilding w/ Michael Sorrell at 12:30 pm. CT on Facebook & Twitter. Follow Paul Quinn College’s President, Michael Sorrell on all social media platforms. @MichaelSorrell on Twitter & Instagram and @MichaelJSorrell on Facebook

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: 

Salsa Wednesday at Vidorra by DJ Wander at Vidorra Dallas 2642 Main St. 7-10 pm. 

October 22

The Bare Truth with Allana J. Barefield. Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Call 646-200-0459.

Think Like An Olympian: hosted by the City of Balch Springs & Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Speaker: Johnny Quinn, U.S. Olympian, Former Pro Football Player. Virtual Luncheon: 12-1 pm.

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

Musicians In the Park.  A series of Thursday night concerts at Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy. 7-8 pm. Also streaming on

Dallas Duets: An Evening with LaLa J. at On The Levee, 1108 Quaker St. 7 pm. Tickets:

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

October 23-24

Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Ranch Rodeo: hosted by Red Steagall. Cowtown Coliseum Fort Worth Stockyards. 8 pm. Tickets: 

Forest of Fear, One of the best displays of Halloween spirit in Texas, Loyd Park at Joe Pool Lake, 3401 Ragland Rd. Grand Prairie. Fri. & Sat. 7-10 pm.

October 23

From Marva with Love with Marva Sneed 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. 

October 24

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

A Message For You, “The Stimulus Show” Live on Facebook at TexasMetroNews and at 11 am-1 pm. Questions? Call 646-200-0459.

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