Monday, August 14
Transition Asheville Social
6:30 to 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 337 Charlotte St. Asheville, (on street parking). Learn how individuals can engage in planting and maintaining a more abundant and nutritious urban landscape for current and future generations. Contact Rebecca at (812-334-0176) or email@example.com for more information.
Saturday, August 19
Voter Registration Canvassing
From 4 to 6 p.m. Community Canvassing. Contact Darlene Azarmi, firstname.lastname@example.org, for details.
Saturday, August 19
Voter Registration Training
10 a.m. at the YWCA of Asheville, 185 S. French Broad Ave. in Asheville. For more information, including how to RSVP, please contact Edward Peters at 336-601-9534 or email@example.com.
Sunday, August 20
Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville
“Ethics in Journalism” will be presented by Larry Blunt from 2-3:30 p.m., at Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road, Asheville. Informal discussion and refreshments will follow the presentation. Call (828) 687-7759; email EHSAsheville@gmail.com, visit EHSAsheville.org, or www.meetup.com/Ethical-Society-of-Asheville.
Monday, August 21
Democracy Asheville Coalition Meeting
6 p.m. at the Wesley Grant Center, 285 Livingston St. in Asheville. Please RSVP to Darlene Azarmi at (828) 216-3430 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions and information on how to register.
Wednesday, August 23
African American History in Buncombe County
Lunch and learn free lecture features County Commissioner Al Whitesides presenting information on the wage gap and historical wealth disparities in the African American community. From noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Stephens-Lee Community Center, 30 George Washington Carver Avenue in Asheville. Free to attend. All are welcomed.
Monday, September 11
Paa Kow fuses rhythm and artistry from his home in Ghana with Jazz and African Pop. He is an internationally renowned artist, drum set player, composer, and producer. He is touring to promote his new album Cookpot. Listen online at paakowmusic.com. This is a free, all-ages show. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m. at the Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St. in Asheville.
NAACP Seeks Service Nominations
The Jackson County Branch of the NAACP is seeking nominations for Humanitarian of the Year award. This award will recognize individuals and organizations working in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Jackson, Macon, or Swain counties. Nomination forms are available at www.jacksonncnaacp.org, or by mail to PO Box 788, Sylva, NC 28779. Nominations are due by September 1, 2017. Winners will be announced in October.