MYSQL Query Help

Hi,

I have a couple of tables in a database.

Events
---------
id
name
category_id

Event_dates
----------------
id
event_id
date

I want to pull back a list of events with a particular category id that are after a certain date, or where the event doesn't have a date entry in the event_dates table.

I've tried something like this thinking it would work, but it didn't

SELECT * FROM events AS event, event_dates AS date 
WHERE event.category_id = $category_id 
AND (date.event_id = event.id AND date.date >= '$date' OR event.id NOT IN (SELECT event_id FROM event_dates))

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plusone3055Commented:
SELECT       E.ID
            ,E.Name
            ,E.CategoryID
            ,ED.ID
            ,ED.DATE
            
FROM   Events AS E
         JOIN Event_dates AS ED
         ON E.ID = ED.Event_ID
        
WHERE  E.CategoryID = (Inset here)
AND   (ED.DATE > (Certain date)  OR  ED.DATE = NULL)
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