VOL. 127 | NO. 37 | Thursday, February 23, 2012
CSI Memphis Chapter will meet Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Agricenter International Banquet Hall, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The social will begin at 5:30 p.m., dinner will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the program will start at 7 p.m. Greg Maxted, executive director of the Harahan Bridge Project, will speak. Cost is $25. For reservations, contact Charlotte Cooper at email@example.com or 377-8063.
The National Civil Rights Museum will present Watch and Listen Thursday, Feb. 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. The evening will include spoken poetry and a photography exhibition. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call James Bowman at 833-8520.
Literacy Mid-South Night will be held Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. at Germantown Community Theatre, 3037 S. Forest Hill-Irene Road. The theater will present “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” with proceeds benefiting Literacy Mid-South. Tickets are $21 for adults; $15 for seniors and students; and $10 for children 12 and younger. For more information, call 937-3023.
FAcademics will hold an opening celebration Friday, Feb. 24, at 9 a.m. at its location, 2182 West St. FAcademics is a tutoring and learning company specializing in academic services for all ages, grades and subjects. For more information, visit www.facademics.com or call 755-7797.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board of directors will meet Friday, Feb. 24, at noon at 114 N. Main St.
The Better Business Bureau will host its quarterly ethics council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 a.m. at the BBB, 3693 Tyndale Drive. The topic is “Ethical Choices … and the Risks.” Cost is $5. For reservations, email cynthia@HRprosMemphis.com by noon Friday, Feb. 24.
eighty3 will begin a four-week, free-tasting series on Sunday nights for Memphis food- and beverage-industry service staff Sunday, Feb. 26, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the restaurant, 83 Madison Ave. Thirty reservations will be accepted each Sunday. For reservations, email full name and place of employment to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Friday, Feb. 24. Reservations are limited to one event per person.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold the Move It Memphis Race 10K/5K Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 200 Beale St. The race will benefit the chamber. To register, visit www.memphischamber.com.