VOL. 6 | NO. 33 | Saturday, August 10, 2013
Graceland will host the Elvis Week candlelight vigil Thursday, Aug. 15, at 8:30 p.m. at the gates of Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Admission is free. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information. More Elvis Week events are listed below.
Eyewear Gallery will host free back-to-school vision screenings Friday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. at 763-2020.
The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Liz Wiseman’s book “Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter” Friday, Aug. 9, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
The Orpheum Theatre summer movie series will feature “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Friday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance to those in need on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.
BlackGirlsCODE will host a mobile-app development workshop for girls ages 10 to 12 Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The event will also feature tech chats with women mobile developers. Cost is $35. Visit blackgirlscode.com.
The Democratic Women of Shelby County will meet Saturday, Aug. 10, at noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 5272 Mt. Moriah View. Nancy Crawford of the Better Business Bureau will present information on scams and ways to prevent identity theft. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spirit of Service Counseling and Ervin Hypnosis Center will host a demonstration of treating trauma using EDMR techniques and hypnosis Saturday, Aug. 10, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the center, 2865 Summer Oaks Drive, suite 100. Cost is $5; reservations are required. Visit ervinhypnosiscenter.com or call 489-5481.
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy will host Park + Pajamas at Shelby Farms Park, an annual family sleepover with a nature hike, stargazing, and breakfast with the buffalo, Friday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 11, at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $45 for members and $55 for nonmembers, and includes one adult, one child and breakfast. Space is limited. Visit shelbyfarmspark.org.
The Indie Memphis Concert Film Series at the Levitt Shell will feature The Rolling Stones’ “Rock & Roll Circus” and “Some Girls Live in Texas ’78” Saturday, Aug. 10, at dusk at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Cost is free. Visit indiememphis.com.
Backbeat Tours will host its Hound Dog Tour: A Musical City Tour Celebrating Elvis on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 2:30 p.m. starting at the Backbeat window outside Blues City Cafe, 140 Beale St. The 90-minute sightseeing tour includes Elvis hits performed live on the bus. For ticket prices, visit backbeattours.com.
Methodist South Hospital will host a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Monday, Aug. 12, in meeting room B of the hospital, 1300 Wesley Drive. Methodist South chaplain Jonathan Lewis will present “Healing for the Spirit.” Visit methodisthealth.org or call 516-3726.
Graceland will present “Salute to Memphis Music,” an Elvis Week concert featuring Memphis Jones and Brad Birkedahl, Monday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. on the Elvis Week main stage at Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Tickets are $20. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information.
Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host a Lunch in the Know titled “What Every Business Needs to Know About Marketing in Today’s Economy” Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at medical plaza B of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. The guest speaker is Lori Turner-Wilson of RedRover Sales & Marketing. Cost is free for chamber members. R.S.V.P. at memphischamber.com or call 543-3571.
The National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis chapter will host a speed networking luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 13, from noon to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is advance is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $35. Visit nawbomemphis.org.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 13, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Athena Turner, executive director of Teach for America Memphis, will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host an “Elvis at Stax” listening party, in conjunction with the release of the CD box set, Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Admission is free. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information.
Graceland will host a “Viva Las Vegas” screening and dance party Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Elvis Week main stage at Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd. Tickets are $30. Visit elvis.com/elvisweek for more information.
Duncan-Williams Inc. will present “Navigating Social Security: Do you understand your benefits?” Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Duncan-Williams, 6750 Poplar Ave., suite 400. Attendees will learn how Social Security can play an important role in retirement income planning. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The Project Management Institute Memphis chapter will meet Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Randy Richardson, executive director of the Memphis-Shelby County Port Commission, will discuss the Memphis multimodal expansion project. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Register at pmimemphis.org.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Freedom Rock as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Cost is free. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will host a labor and employment law breakfast briefing Thursday, Aug. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the firm, 165 Madison Ave., suite 2000. The topic is “ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Comp: Navigating the Bermuda Triangle and Coming Out Alive.” Breakfast and networking begin at 8 a.m. Cost is free. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a female business leader lunch Thursday, Aug. 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. Female business leaders and up-and-coming leaders discuss various topics, including ways to cultivate programs for women in business. Lunch is Dutch treat. Email email@example.com.
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division will hold a board meeting Thursday, Aug. 15, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
The Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host an opening reception for “Thought=Art,” featuring works by Tara Browning, Michael Gravois and Billy Moore, Friday, Aug. 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Levy Gallery, 60 Perkins Road Extended. The exhibit runs through Sept. 13. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Mark Edgar Stuart as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, Aug. 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Orpheum Theatre will host its 19th annual art sale Sunday, Aug. 11, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Artists will be at the event to discuss their works with attendees. A portion of proceeds goes to The Orpheum’s new Centre for Performing Arts & Leadership. Tickets are $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will host “spark: fashion,” part of the spark: conversations series, Thursday, Aug. 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Watkins St. The discussion about fashion trends and art will feature Kendall G. Britt Jr., curator of the En Pointe/En Vogue fashion show at Ballet Memphis. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org.
Eclectic Eye hosts the “Musings of an Unconscious Mind” by Joseph Arthur at the boutique’s Midtown showroom, 242 S. Cooper St. The show runs through Sept. 25. Visit eclectic-eye.com.
David Lusk Gallery hosts the “Price is Right,” an annual exhibition of original works less than $1,000 at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. The show runs through Aug. 24. Visit davidluskgallery.com.