VOL. 128 | NO. 165 | Friday, August 23, 2013
Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America will host its American Dream Event Friday, Aug. 23, through Monday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Counselors and bank representatives will assist with home loans and loan modifications. Cost is free. Visit naca.com.
Visible Music College will host Lights Align in concert Friday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. at the college, 200 Madison Ave. Admissions counselors will be on hand to answer questions about 2014 enrollment. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is free. Visit visible.edu.
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 budgeting basics and work with Trustee staff on a plan to pay delinquent taxes. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Imagicopter, a cooperative of writers and artists raising awareness about local talent, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Participants will sign books and discuss writing. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
WKNO will host a preview screening of “The March,” a documentary about the 1963 March on Washington, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Cost is free; reservations are required. RSVP at wkno.org or call 729-8735.
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. Cost is $15 and includes one ticket for choice of food or drink. Visit dishcrawl.com/nf for details.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Family Night on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will include art demonstrations, a performance by Theatre Memphis’ Showagon, live music and mini music lessons from Visible Community Music School. Admission is free. Visit dixon.org.
The Indie Memphis Concert Film Series at the Levitt Shell will feature “Big Star: Live in Memphis” Saturday, Aug. 24, at dusk at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Cost is free. Visit indiememphis.com.