Minority Men’s Network events will be posted on this calendar. In addition, we are happy to post items of interest to the community.
If you or your organization have an event you would like us to post on our calendar, please e-mail the details to us at: info@minoritymensnetwork.org

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Youth Community Coalition (YC2) Legislative Forum – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.1.2019 – First Presbyterean Church – 6-8pm 6:00 pm
Youth Community Coalition (YC2) Legislative Forum – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.1.2019 – First Presbyterean Church – 6-8pm @ First Presbyterean Church
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Youth Community Coalition (YC2) Legislative Forum - TONIGHT Tuesday 10.1.2019 - First Presbyterean Church - 6-8pm @ First Presbyterean Church | Columbia | Missouri | United States
  Youth Community Coalition proudly announces our 5th Annual YC2 Youth Issues Legislative Forum At the event, we will be giving our state legislative representatives information about issues YC2 has determined as the most important to address for youth in our area. Those issues are: youth vaping, medical marijuana, and medicaid coverage The event is open to the public and we expect to include audience questions for our panel at  Read More
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Stop Human Trafficking! Awareness-to-Action Meeting – TONIGHT Thursday 10.3.2019 – Parkade Center – 6-7:30pm 6:00 pm
Stop Human Trafficking! Awareness-to-Action Meeting – TONIGHT Thursday 10.3.2019 – Parkade Center – 6-7:30pm @ Parkade Center - downstairs
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Stop Human Trafficking! Awareness-to-Action Meeting - TONIGHT Thursday 10.3.2019 - Parkade Center - 6-7:30pm @ Parkade Center - downstairs | Columbia | Missouri | United States
25 TYPES OF MODERN SLAVERY IN THE US – Final Session Stop Human Trafficking! Awareness-to-Action Community Meeting Thursday, October 3, 6 – 7:30 pm Parkade Plaza Downstairs Boardroom 601 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO At the August community meeting we began to learn about the 25 TYPES OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE UNITED STATES based on a classification system developed by POLARIS, a leader in the global fight to  Read More
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MMN First Friday – TONIGHT Friday 10.4.2019 – Flat Branch Pub and Brewing – 5-7pm 5:00 pm
MMN First Friday – TONIGHT Friday 10.4.2019 – Flat Branch Pub and Brewing – 5-7pm @ Flatbranch Pub and Brewing
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MMN First Friday - TONIGHT Friday 10.4.2019 - Flat Branch Pub and Brewing - 5-7pm @ Flatbranch Pub and Brewing | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Happy OCTOBER. Friends! The weather is finally signalling Autumn. It’s also FRIDAY and time for our First Friday event! Come on out and join the men at Flat Branch TONIGHT FRIDAY 10.4.2019 from 5pm to 7pm for a time of food and friendship. Those in attendance for First Friday will find diverse men engaged in stimulating conversation. You can come and get some good “ribbing”, as well as ribs or wings, catfish  Read More
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Time 2 E.A.T. (Experience as Teachers) – Saturday 10.5.2019 – Douglass High School – 1-3pm 1:00 pm
Time 2 E.A.T. (Experience as Teachers) – Saturday 10.5.2019 – Douglass High School – 1-3pm @ Frederick Douglass High School
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Time 2 E.A.T. (Experience as Teachers) - Saturday 10.5.2019 - Douglass High School - 1-3pm @ Frederick Douglass High School | Columbia | Missouri | United States
TIME 2 E.A.T (Experience As Teachers) will consist of five men who together have served 76 ½ years in prison, have turned their lives around, become productive and positive role models and who are ready to serve their communities, starting with the youth. Each speaker will share their experiences in life, our mistakes, lessons and triumphs. We will answer any questions that the youth may have in hopes of giving  Read More
10th Annual Harvest Hootenany – Saturday 10.5.2019 – The Urban Farm – 3-8pm 3:00 pm
10th Annual Harvest Hootenany – Saturday 10.5.2019 – The Urban Farm – 3-8pm @ The Urban Farm
Oct 5 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
10th Annual Harvest Hootenany - Saturday 10.5.2019 - The Urban Farm - 3-8pm @ The Urban Farm | Columbia | Missouri | United States
The 10th Annual Harvest Hootenanny is a celebration of local agriculture and the completion of another successful growing season. Join us at the Urban Farm On Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 3-8pm for the 10th Annual Harvest Hootenanny! We will close down Smith Street, in front of the Urban Farm to serve a large Missouri-grown meal, local beer and wine in the Biergarten, live music, games, a raffle, and hanging  Read More
Feliz Cumpleaños Eduardo! Happy Birthday Dinner! – Celebrating Eduardo’s Birthday and Latinx History Month – Saturday 10.5.2019 – Centro Latino – 6-8pm 6:00 pm
Feliz Cumpleaños Eduardo! Happy Birthday Dinner! – Celebrating Eduardo’s Birthday and Latinx History Month – Saturday 10.5.2019 – Centro Latino – 6-8pm @ Centro Latino
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feliz Cumpleaños Eduardo! Happy Birthday Dinner! - Celebrating Eduardo's Birthday and Latinx History Month - Saturday 10.5.2019 - Centro Latino - 6-8pm @ Centro Latino | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Come for dinner, music and to help us celebrate the birthday of Eduardo Crespi, Centro Latino’s Executive Director! Saturday, October 5 6:00-8:00 pm Centro Latino’s Comedor Popular 609 N. Garth Ave. Columbia, MO 65203
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Stop the Violence: CoMo Care & Share – Monday 10.7.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 6-8pm 6:00 pm
Stop the Violence: CoMo Care & Share – Monday 10.7.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 6-8pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library - Friends Room
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stop the Violence: CoMo Care & Share - Monday 10.7.2019 - Columbia Public Library - 6-8pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library - Friends Room | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Concerned about violence involving and affecting our youth? Interested in solution-oriented discussion? Join us as we put our hearts and heads together to support our young people.
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MMN Regular Monthly Meeting – Tuesday 10.8.2019 – Columbia College – 7:30-9am 7:30 am
MMN Regular Monthly Meeting – Tuesday 10.8.2019 – Columbia College – 7:30-9am @ Dulany Hall - Columbia College
Oct 8 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
MMN Regular Monthly Meeting - Tuesday 10.8.2019 - Columbia College - 7:30-9am @ Dulany Hall - Columbia College | Columbia | Missouri | United States
The Minority Men’s Network meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, except in July and August. Our next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, 10.8.2019 under the leadership of new MMN President, Keith McIver. Please come with your questions and thoughts. Those interested in membership are invited to check out our group. Visit our website to get an idea of who we are and what we’re about. Send an e-mail  Read More
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Fix It: Healthcare at The Tipping Point – Wednesday 10.9.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 6:30-8:30pm 7:00 pm
Fix It: Healthcare at The Tipping Point – Wednesday 10.9.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 6:30-8:30pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Fix It: Healthcare at The Tipping Point - Wednesday 10.9.2019 - Columbia Public Library - 6:30-8:30pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library | Columbia | Missouri | United States
This film was two years in the making, with more than forty voices advocating for reform, including: activists, health policy experts, economists, physicians, nurses, patients, business and labor leaders. This documentary takes an in-depth look into how our dysfunctional health care system is damaging our economy, suffocating our businesses, discouraging physicians and negatively impacting on the nation’s health, while remaining un-affordable for a third of our citizens. Here is a  Read More
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Black Men in White Coats – TONIGHT Thursday 10.10.2019 – MU School of Medicine – 5:30-7pm 5:30 pm
Black Men in White Coats – TONIGHT Thursday 10.10.2019 – MU School of Medicine – 5:30-7pm @ MU Med Patient Centered Care Learning Center - LC230
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Black Men in White Coats - TONIGHT Thursday 10.10.2019 - MU School of Medicine - 5:30-7pm @ MU Med Patient Centered Care Learning Center - LC230 | Columbia | Missouri | United States
The Force (TV-MA) – Movie Screening Event and Discussion – TONIGHT Thursday 10.10.2019 – Ragtag Theatre – 7-10pm 7:00 pm
The Force (TV-MA) – Movie Screening Event and Discussion – TONIGHT Thursday 10.10.2019 – Ragtag Theatre – 7-10pm @ Ragtag Theater
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Force (TV-MA) - Movie Screening Event and Discussion - TONIGHT Thursday 10.10.2019 - Ragtag Theatre - 7-10pm @ Ragtag Theater | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Join us as we view “The Force” (TV-MA) & hold an after-movie Panel Discussion with Geoff Jones, CPD Chief of Police and S. David Mitchell, MU Law Professor. We will be screening this movie, free to the public. Space is limited, so please RSVP. Donations welcome! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/night-at-the-ragtag-the-force-tv-ma-tickets-74802748033 The Force is a 2017 documentary film directed by Peter Nicks. The documentary describes two years of efforts by the Oakland Police Department  Read More
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Columbia Public Schools Foundation 2019 Hall of Leaders Fall Event – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 – Stephens College – 5:30pm 5:30 pm
Columbia Public Schools Foundation 2019 Hall of Leaders Fall Event – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 – Stephens College – 5:30pm @ Kimball Ballroom - Stephens College
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm
Columbia Public Schools Foundation 2019 Hall of Leaders Fall Event - TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 - Stephens College - 5:30pm @ Kimball Ballroom - Stephens College | Columbia | Missouri | United States
There are several well-known Columbia Public Schools (CPS) educators, volunteers, and alumni being inducted into the Hall of Leaders for 2019. Among the Notable CPS alumni is retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Marcella Ng. Lt. Colonel Marcella Ng (pronounced ing or eng as in English) is a 1974 graduate of Hickman and a 1978 graduate of University of Wisconsin Madison where she was active in ROTC, earned a paratrooper badge, and  Read More
African American Experience in Missouri: A Conversation with Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 – Center for Missouri Studies – 6-8:30pm 6:00 pm
African American Experience in Missouri: A Conversation with Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 – Center for Missouri Studies – 6-8:30pm @ Center for Missouri Studies - Cook Hall (1st floor)
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
African American Experience in Missouri: A Conversation with Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson - TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 - Center for Missouri Studies - 6-8:30pm @ Center for Missouri Studies - Cook Hall (1st floor) | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Join the State Historical Society of Missouri for the first in conversation event of the African American Experience in Missouri series, featuring Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson. Civic leader Bill Thompson will invite longtime resident Sehon Williams to look back on growing up in Columbia, Missouri, segregation, and the legacy of the Sharp End district. EVENT ITINERARY 6:00 p.m. Light Reception 6:30 p.m. Conversation with Sehon Williams and Bill Thompson 7:30 p.m. Meet and  Read More
“1948: Creation and Catastrophe” – Free Documentary Showing and Discussion – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 6:30pm 6:30 pm
“1948: Creation and Catastrophe” – Free Documentary Showing and Discussion – TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 6:30pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library - Friends Room
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
"1948: Creation and Catastrophe" - Free Documentary Showing and Discussion - TONIGHT Tuesday 10.15.2019 - Columbia Public Library - 6:30pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library - Friends Room | Columbia | Missouri | United States
All are welcome to a free showing of the documentary “1948: Creation and Catastrophe,” at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, October 15 in the Friends Room of the Columbia public library. This even-handed, moving film features reflections from Palestinians and Israelis who lived in the region during the establishment of Israel.  To settle the current conflict it’s vital to better understand that event– both celebrated for creating a safe home for Jews  Read More
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Columbia African-American Heritage Trail Unveiling Event – TODAY Wednesday 10.16.2019 – Blind Boone Home – 4pm 4:00 pm
Columbia African-American Heritage Trail Unveiling Event – TODAY Wednesday 10.16.2019 – Blind Boone Home – 4pm @ JW Blind Boone Home
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm
Columbia African-American Heritage Trail Unveiling Event - TODAY Wednesday 10.16.2019 - Blind Boone Home - 4pm @ JW Blind Boone Home | Columbia | Missouri | United States
In two upcoming events, 13 new markers for the African American Heritage Trail will be unveiled to the public, says James Whitt, chairman of the Sharp End Heritage Committee, which has worked for more than five years to create the two-mile walking trail. “We are excited to show off the markers, which will complement the five historic markers that have already been installed in the north-central part of Columbia,” Whitt  Read More
Auditions for Elf Jr. at Jabberwocky Studios – Wednesday 10.16.2019 – 1308 Grand Ave – 5:30-7:15pm 5:30 pm
Auditions for Elf Jr. at Jabberwocky Studios – Wednesday 10.16.2019 – 1308 Grand Ave – 5:30-7:15pm @ Jabberwocky Studios
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Auditions for Elf Jr. at Jabberwocky Studios - Wednesday 10.16.2019 - 1308 Grand Ave - 5:30-7:15pm @ Jabberwocky Studios | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Please take some time to consider this information regarding an inclusive artsw program for diverse youth in our community. From:  Linda Schust I am the executive director of Jabberwocky Studios, a Columbia 501(c)3 charity whose mission is to build equity and inclusion through the arts. We have a variety of arts-based programs including dance (hip hop, break dance, African dance), slam poetry, mural painting, STEAM (STEM plus Art), a DJing  Read More
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Race Matters, Friends (RMF) Fundraiser for Community Bail Fund – Friday 10.18.2019 – Main Squeeze – 8am-3pm 8:00 am
Race Matters, Friends (RMF) Fundraiser for Community Bail Fund – Friday 10.18.2019 – Main Squeeze – 8am-3pm @ Main Squeeze
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Race Matters, Friends (RMF) Fundraiser for Community Bail Fund - Friday 10.18.2019 - Main Squeeze - 8am-3pm @ Main Squeeze | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Please eat at Main Squeeze on Friday Oct 18! We will donate 20% of our sales to The Bail Out Fund. “Innocent until proven guilty” should not depend on race or income, but in America that is the reality. When someone gets locked up and can’t afford to pay their bail, they have two choices: plead guilty to the crime, or sit in jail until our backlogged courts can bring  Read More
Reclaiming Our Community – Friday 10.18.2019 – Second Baptist Church – 7pm 7:00 pm
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Coffee and Conversation, A Celebration of African-American Storytelling – Saturday 10.19.2019 – “Blind” Boone Home – 10am-12noon 10:00 am
Coffee and Conversation, A Celebration of African-American Storytelling – Saturday 10.19.2019 – “Blind” Boone Home – 10am-12noon @ JW Blind Boone Home
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee and Conversation, A Celebration of African-American Storytelling - Saturday 10.19.2019 - "Blind" Boone Home - 10am-12noon @ JW Blind Boone Home | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Community event at the historic home of John William “Blind” Boone: Coffee and Conversation, A Celebration of African American Storytellers. Featuring Shelia Plummer and Deb Swanegan. Free and Open to the Public OCT 19, 2019 – 10am – 12pm
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Worley Street Round Table Community Dinner – Sunday 10.20.2019 – Columbia Armory – 2-4pm 2:00 pm
Worley Street Round Table Community Dinner – Sunday 10.20.2019 – Columbia Armory – 2-4pm @ Columbia Armory
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Worley Street Round Table Community Dinner - Sunday 10.20.2019 - Columbia Armory - 2-4pm @ Columbia Armory | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Join Worley Street Roundtable for our second monthly Community Dinner of the school year! We’re so excited to be back and hope you’ll join us! Sunday, October 20, at the Columbia Armory Sports Center All are welcome to join! We ask guests to bring a side dish if they can, and Worley Street Roundtable will provide pulled pork and FREE childcare to all who attend in the Armory’s Recreation Room. We ask  Read More
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Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement: Don Love (MOCLA) – Monday 10.21.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 7pm 7:00 pm
Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement: Don Love (MOCLA) – Monday 10.21.2019 – Columbia Public Library – 7pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm
Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement: Don Love (MOCLA) - Monday 10.21.2019 - Columbia Public Library - 7pm @ Daniel Boone Regional Library | Columbia | Missouri | United States
MOCLA Mid-Missouri Civil Liberties Association For Immediate Release:                                                For More Information Contact: Wednesday, October 16, 2019                                      Dan Viets, 573-819-2669 DanViets@gmail.com RACIAL DISPARITIES IN LAW ENFORCEMENT TO BE DISCUSSED Don  Read More
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Heart of Missouri United Way 2019 Community Summit – Wednesday 10.23.2019 – Shelter Insurance Training Center – 8am-4pm 8:00 am
Heart of Missouri United Way 2019 Community Summit – Wednesday 10.23.2019 – Shelter Insurance Training Center – 8am-4pm @ Shelter Insurance Training Center
Oct 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Heart of Missouri United Way 2019 Community Summit - Wednesday 10.23.2019 - Shelter Insurance Training Center - 8am-4pm @ Shelter Insurance Training Center | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Heart of Missouri United Way Community Summit Register Now! The aim of the 2019 Community Summit is to bridge the fields of research and practice by providing networking opportunities and engaging stakeholders in dialogue around the state of health and well-being in our community. Results of the day will also inform Heart of Missouri United Way 2020 Basic Needs and Health Impact investments. When:   Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 8:00  Read More
Columbia African-American Heritage Trail Unveiling Event – Wednesday 10.23.2019 – Blind Boone Home – 4pm 4:00 pm
Columbia African-American Heritage Trail Unveiling Event – Wednesday 10.23.2019 – Blind Boone Home – 4pm @ JW Blind Boone Home
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm
Columbia African-American Heritage Trail Unveiling Event - Wednesday 10.23.2019 - Blind Boone Home - 4pm @ JW Blind Boone Home | Columbia | Missouri | United States
Thirteen (13) new markers for the African American Heritage Trail are being unveiled to the public, says James Whitt, chairman of the Sharp End Heritage Committee, which has worked for more than five years to create the two-mile walking trail. “We are excited to show off the markers, which will complement the five historic markers that have already been installed in the north-central part of Columbia,” Whitt said. The event  Read More
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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day – Saturday 10.26.2019 – Various Mid-MO Locations – 10am-2pm 10:00 am
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day – Saturday 10.26.2019 – Various Mid-MO Locations – 10am-2pm @ Various Locations in Boone County and Mid-MO
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day - Saturday 10.26.2019 - Various Mid-MO Locations - 10am-2pm @ Various Locations in Boone County and Mid-MO
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Below are locations throughout Boone and other Mid-MO Counties where you may take any unused and unwanted prescription drugs to be disposed of. FOR locations or communities not listed, please check the DEA’s website (click on  Read More
FREE Brake Light Clinic – Saturday 10.26.2019 – Job Point – 11am-4pm 11:00 am
FREE Brake Light Clinic – Saturday 10.26.2019 – Job Point – 11am-4pm @ Job Point
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
FREE Brake Light Clinic - Saturday 10.26.2019 - Job Point - 11am-4pm @ Job Point | Columbia | Missouri | United States
What is it? A community service event where volunteers fix brake lights for free. No appointment is necessary! We will also have free food and refreshments for everyone, please stop by and say Hi!   Where? Job Point  400 Wilkes Blvd.
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