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More than 600 members of the Atlanta Muslim communities participated in the Atlanta Community Food Bank Hunger Walk/Run on March 5. They raised over $20,000 to help fight hunger in Atlanta. CONTRIBUTED BY LOUIE FAVORITE

Community conversation: Emory University’s Year of Shakespeare will host a community discussion about the intersection of artistic creativity, spirituality and social justice beginning at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in the Ackerman Hall at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. The discussion will be led by the Rev. Dwight Andrews, Ph.D., senior pastor of First Congregational Church in Atlanta and an associate professor of Music Theory and African American Music at Emory University as well as actor Harry Lennix, who currently stars in NBC’s “The Blacklist” and appeared in “The Matrix,” “Romeo and Juliet in Harlem” and “24.” Information: Emory University, 571 S. Kilgo Circle N.E., Atlanta. 404-727-4282, www.carlos.emory.edu.

Movie screening: The movie “The Sultan and the Saint” showcases two men of faith — one a traveling Christian preacher, the other the ruler of a Muslim Empire — plagued by a century of war, distrust and insidious propaganda while they search for mutual respect and common ground. The screening will begin at 4 p.m. March 26 at Unity Atlanta Church. Free and open to all. Information: 3597 Parkway Lane, Norcross. 770-441-0585, www.unityatl.org.

Fish fry: To celebrate the Lenten season, a fish fry featuring fried and baked fish, fried shrimp plus a variety of sides and beverages will be available from 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 31 at the school cafeteria of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. The meal will be $10 for adults; $8 for seniors 65 years old and up; $5 for children under 12 years old; and free for children under 5 years old. Takeout will be available. Beer and wine are available via donations. Open to all. Information: 2885 Briarcliff Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-636-1418, www.ihmatlanta.org.

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Passover Seder: A Passover Seder featuring turkey, brisket, matzo ball soup, sides and dessert followed by an Afikomen hunt with prizes for the kids will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 11 at Congregation Ner Tamid. Early registration is $10-$18 per person and will end April 4. After, registration will be $15-$25 per person. Two children under 10 are free when accompanied by an adult. Limited seating. Open to all. Information: 1349 Old Highway 41, Marietta. 678-264-8575, www.mynertamid.info.

Lenten prayer call: Join ministerial members of Ebenezer Baptist Church on weekdays for a Lenten season prayer call at 6 a.m. every morning now through April 16. To participate, call the conference access line at 712-432-0185 and enter the passcode 311914518# (must press “#”). Information: 101 Jackson St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-688-7300, www.historicebenezer.org.

Of note: On March 5, 2017, over 600 members of the Atlanta Muslim communities participated in the Atlanta Community Food Bank Hunger Walk/Run. They raised over $20,000 to help fight hunger in Atlanta. Over 18 organizations came together under the Islamic Speakers Bureau’s umbrella to participate in this year’s Hunger Walk/Run. This was the eighth year that the Atlanta Muslim communities participated in the walk.

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