Daily Beat: Feb. 17, 2015

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Today:

• The High Point Planning and Development Commission receives an update from staff on the city’s permitting and plan review process when it meets in the Fishbowl in City Hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St., at 9 a.m. (UPDATE: The meeting has been canceled.)

• Allison Riggs of Southern Coalition for Social Justice, Andrew Brod of UNCG, Joyce Johnson of the Beloved Community Center and Beth McKee Huger of Greensboro Housing Coalition provide a Social Justice Progress Report to the League of Women Voters in the Haywood Duke Room at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 605 N. Greene St. in Greensboro, at noon. The program is free; lunch is $11. Email [email protected] regardless of whether you plan to eat or not.

Tonight:

• Tonight’s Greensboro City Council meeting has been canceled. A special meeting has been scheduled for tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.

• The Wake Forest Muslim Students Association hosts a candlelight vigil in memory of Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha on campus from 6 to 7 p.m. Participants are requested to bring canned goods or donate to a medical fundraiser for dental relief in Syria.

• Wake Forest University’s women’s, gender and sexuality studies program and the university’s Pro Humanitate Institute host a Maya Angelou group poetry reading at the Overlook Gallery at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem at 6 p.m. (UPDATE: The event has been rescheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m.)

• The kickoff meeting for the East-Northeast Area Plan, hosted by city of Winston-Salem staff, has been postponed to March 17.

• The Pershing Street Community Watch meets at Full Gospel Miracle Ministry, located at 1107 Lake Ave. in High Point, at 6 p.m.

• RiverRun International Film Festival screens American Denial in Huber Theatre on the campus of Salem College in Winston-Salem at 7 p.m.