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Community Calendar: Week of September 20th

Community Calendar: Week of September 20th

Until October 5

November General Elections Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020, is the deadline to register to vote in the November 2020 Presidential and General Election. To register, find your precinct, change your name or address, etc. go to: or

August 31-October 2

CBCF To Host The First-Ever All Digital Annual Legislative Conference. The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc announces it will deliver its annual Legislative Conference online later this year. The new format will allow “attendees” to experience the programming they have become accustomed to from the comfort and safety of their home. For more information: will allow “attendees” to experience the program.

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


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.

September 20 

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.

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

Dallas Carnival Caribbean Festival 2020 at Lynn Creek Park Joe Pool Lake, 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy, Grand Prairie. 1-10 pm. 

National Congress of Black Women’s 36th Annual Awards Ceremony. A Virtual Experience. 2:00 pm CST. Info: or call 202-678-6788   

Sunday Happy Hour, NABJ Media Related Task Force, with host Terry Allen, Guests: Regina Taylor, four-time Emmy-nominated actress, producer and storyteller, Steven Williams, celebrity photojournalist and red carpet publicist, and Dawn Angelique Roberts serves as a health and wellness advocate as well as a media relations specialist, 5:30 pm CST. Reg: Bring your best drink and enjoy the best in online networking! 

September 21

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!

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.

Monday Night Politics: Virtual Political Forums. 6-8 pm. Forum features Congressional District 32 candidates, Colin Allred and challenger, Genevieve Collins; and District 33 candidates, Marc Veasey and challenger, Fabian Cordova Vasquez. Register: Send email to with name, phone #, and organization, and a confirmation link will be sent.

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

September 22-26

Alopecia Awareness Scholarship & a week’s worth of specials for Dr. Amerson’s week.

September 22

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

Toni Morrison: A Tribute and Celebration. Hosted by The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture as an online event.  Feat: Drs. Darryl Dickson-Carr, Amber Dyer, Sanderia Faye, and Ms. Onyema Nweze 6:30-8 pm. 

September 23-25

Big Tex Virtual Job Fair 9 am-4 pm. Register:

September 23

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 11am 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. 

September 24

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

TAMACC Webinar with Dr. Anthony Fauci. A webinar discussion with Dr. Anthony Fauci about COVID-19 and the Hispanic and Minority Communities. noon-1:30 pm. Online event.

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

Tri-Cities NAACP’s “Self-Care Management in Today’s Climate” at 7 pm. Featuring: Mr. Kevin Dedner, MPH, and Founder, CEO of Henry Health will discuss the effects of COVID-19 and health challenges in the black community. Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.

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

September 25

9th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit (online) 10 am-11:30 am. Free. Malik Yakini, Director, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, will discuss his organization’s effort to assure access to healthy, nutritious foods. Additional workshops will be Sept 25th and October 2nd. A Zoom link will be sent after your register. To register, click here.  

Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru at Fair Park, 3809 Grand Ave. 10 am-6 pm. This one-of-a-kind drive-thru experience will celebrate all things Texan. Tickets:

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

Austin Street Center 20th Annual Humble Beginnings Luncheon featuring: Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer Leslie Odom, Jr. at 11:30 a.m. at Omni Hotel 555 S Lamar St, Dallas. For Info:

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. 

Infant Mortality Awareness Webinars. Morning and afternoon sessions held on all three dates. Sponsors: Dallas Health Start & Parkland. Contact: 214-590-1670. Register

DeSoto Fourth Friday Concert – DeSoto Gospel Live Featuring: Adrion Butler Hosted by Arts DeSoto and City of DeSoto. The City of DeSoto is going VIRTUAL! Back by popular demand, DeSoto Fourth Friday Music Series online!  On Facebook at  and on the website at 8 pm-9 pm.

September 26

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

Positive Reflections Ministry Free Groceries (Includes meat, non-perishables goods & produce while supplies last) Pick up location: Pleasant Zion Missionary Baptist Church 1910 N. St Augustine Rd. Dallas from 9 am to 1 pm. Call 214-208-5536.

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

Live Music featuring the David Whiteman Band at The Warehouse Lounge 1125 E. Berry St. Ft. Worth. Virtually or in Person 7:30 pm. Tickets:

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