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VOL. 128 | NO. 164 | Thursday, August 22, 2013

Events

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The Broad Avenue Arts District will hold a Broad Avenue Night Market Thursday, Aug. 22, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. between Indie Style Market and West Memorials on Broad Avenue. Cost is free. Visit broadavearts.com.

The Cotton Museum will host a free book talk with William Ferris, author of “The Storied South: Voices of Writers and Artists,” Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. “The Storied South” features interviews with 26 Southern artists and thinkers, including Eudora Welty, Pete Seeger and Alice Walker. The talk includes a museum tour and reception. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.

Eyewear Gallery will host free back-to-school vision screenings Friday, Aug. 23, 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.

A2H will present Jed Zimmerman in concert Friday, Aug. 23, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the company’s gallery, 3009 Davies Plantation Road. Suggested donation is $15, which includes drinks and hors d’oeurves. R.S.V.P. to christinab@a2h.com or call 372-0404.

Memphis Botanic Garden will present The Band Perry as part of the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Friday, Aug. 23, at 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Visit liveatthegarden.com.

The Shelby County Trustee’s office will hold a Project H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easier) Financial Literacy workshop Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cunningham Community Center, 3773 Old Allen Road. Attendees will learn the basics of budgeting, complete a spending plan and prepare a payment plan with Trustee staff to pay off delinquent taxes. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.

BlackGirlsCODE will host a mobile-app development workshop for girls ages 13 to 17 Saturday, Aug. 24, 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.

Dishcrawl will hold Downtown Neighborfood, a self-guided tour of eight Downtown restaurants within walking distance, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Check-in at The Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave., between 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to pick up a map. Cost is $15 and includes one ticket for choice of food or drink. Visit dishcrawl.com/nf for details.

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