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The Shrine to host Sherri Shepherd

Compiled by Kalin Thomas Staff Writer | 6/21/2013, 1:17 p.m.
Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-winning co-host of the “The View,” will speak and sign her new book at the Shrine of ...
Sherri Shepherd

For more information and to register, call 770-601-6175.

Women’s club to host golf fundraiser

STONE MOUNTAIN – The Metro Atlanta Club of The National Association of Negro Business & Professional Women’s Clubs is sponsoring, “The Four Man Scramble Golf Tournament” on June 22 (2 - 7 p.m.) at Southland Golf Club, 5726 Southland Drive.

Junior and Adult golfers will play on teams made up of 4 players. There will also be food, prizes, games and vendors onsite.

The fundraiser is free to spectators. For more information, call 404-538-7034 or 678-898-3020.

‘Safety Palooza’ slated for June 28

ATLANTA – AMERICGROUP will host “Safety Palooza” June 28 (3 - 5 p.m.) at Old National Discount Mall, 2660 Godby Road.

There will be free car seat checks, prizes, health screenings, safety information, refreshments and so much more!

The first 50 kids will receive bike helmets.

For more information, call 678-587-4872.

Young to host

Civil Rights films

ATLANTA – Ambassador Andrew Young and Mrs. Carolyn Young will host a screening of “The Whirlwinds of Revolt” and “1963 – The Year That Changed America” on June 24 (5 & 7 p.m.) at Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Atrium and Studio C, 260 14th St.

The films focus on events during the modern Civil Rights Movement.

A reception will be held at 6 p.m.

For more information and to RSVP, call 404-685-2786 or email RSVP@AndrewJYoungFoundation.org.

Black/Latino Council to host reception

ATLANTA – The Black & Latino Council of America will host a “Chairman’s Cocktail Reception” June 27 (6 - 8:30 p.m.) at the St. Regis Hotel, 88 West Paces Ferry Road.

The event is to welcome the new Chairman of the Board, Dan Vargas.

For more information, call 404-919-1246 or visit www.BlackLatinoCouncil.org.

Film screening on

biracial Americans

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Creole Heritage Society will host a film screening, “Too White to be Black, Too Black to be White” on June 23 (3 p.m.) at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave.

The documentary focuses on a group of marginalized, mixed-race Americans and their experiences living in New Orleans.

For more information, call 404-730-4001 x100.

Black music films screened June 24

DECATUR – Urban Film Review will honor Black Music Month by screening two films: “2 Turntables and a Microphone” and “Notorious BIG: Bigger than Life” on June 24 (7:30 p.m.) at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center, 3181 Rainbow Drive.

The films are free to the public.

For more information, visit www.UrbanFilmReview.com.