VOL. 6 | NO. 5 | Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Blues Foundation will host the 29th annual International Blues Challenge Tuesday, Jan. 29, through Saturday, Feb. 2, in Beale Street venues and other Downtown locations. Visit blues.org for a full schedule and tickets.
The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission and Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will host a free elementary teacher financial training summit Saturday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in room 128 of The University of Memphis’ Fogelman Classroom Building, 3665 Central Ave. Attendees will receive a financial literacy curriculum packet and a $50 Amazon gift card. Register at tnflc.com.
Delta Technical College will hold its winter open house Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Horn Lake campus, 6550 Interstate Blvd. Visit deltatechnicalcollege.com.
The First Tee of Memphis will hold its fourth annual Fairways Dinner Saturday, Jan. 26, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. A reception and silent auction begin at 5 p.m.; dinner and awards begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $150. Visit thefirstteememphis.org.
NEXUS will hold its annual Leadership Luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 29, at noon at Second Presbyterian Church, 4055 Poplar Ave. Entrepreneur Bill Courtney, the former coach featured in Academy Award-winning documentary “Undefeated,” will present the keynote, and the winners of the NEXUS Mentoring Awards will be announced. Tickets are $30. Visit nexusleaders.org.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 29, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Ryan Dalton of Operation Broken Silence will discuss human trafficking. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a free diabetes-management class Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. Call 516-5038 for details or to register.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Jan. 30, at noon at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. WMC-TV weatherman Dave Brown will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present “Sunset Boulevard” Friday, Jan. 25, through Feb. 17 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will present Tony Award-winning tap dancer Savion Glover’s SoLe Sanctuary Friday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host singer-songwriter Jeremy Stanfill as part of its Winter Bistro Music Series Saturday, Jan. 26 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Buckman Performing Arts Center will present singer/songwriter Ellis Paul Saturday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. A children’s Magic Carpet Performance will be held at 10 a.m. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.