VOL. 127 | NO. 179 | Thursday, September 13, 2012
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America will hold a panel discussion about its “Research in Your Backyard” report on Tennessee clinical trials Thursday, Sept. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 Dudley St. Cost is free. Visit phrma.org.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club and Littler Mendelson PC will present “Crossing the Line: Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace” as part of the free HR Lunch Bytes series Thursday, Sept. 13, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Littler, 3725 Champion Hills Drive, suite 3000. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caissa Public Strategy will hold an office warming for its Pembroke Square office Thursday, Sept. 13, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 119 S. Main St., suite 600. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or call 522-1030.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening celebration for the Nature Photography Garden at 750 Cherry Road. The new garden includes five niches with pathways for different photographic shots. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Vance Avenue Collaborative will hold a community meeting to review the draft of the Vance Avenue Renaissance Plan for Community Transformation Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Community Center, 277 S. Fourth St. Call 678-4787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Memphis’ Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities will host a lecture by author Kristen Iversen Thursday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Crew Training International IMAX Theater at the Pink Palace, 3050 Central Ave. Iversen will discuss her new book, “Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch or call 678-2520.
The 2012 Cooper Young Art Invitational, titled “5 x 5 = 25,” will be held Thursday, Sept. 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the David Perry Smith Gallery, 703 New York St. It features artwork from five Cooper-Young residents. Cost is free. Visit cooperyoungfestival.com.
The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host a concert by Grammy Award-winning singer Colin Hay Thursday, Sept. 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the center, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.
The University of Memphis will host James Carville and Mary Matalin at its “Political Perspectives” centennial luncheon Friday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the University Center ballroom on the U of M campus. Cost is $30. Visit memphis.edu/100lunch for tickets.