The Daily News’ offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Offices will reopen Friday, July 5, at 8:30 a.m. and remain open during normal business hours.
Mud Island River Park will host its annual Fourth of July celebration and fireworks display Thursday, July 4, at the park, 125 N. Front St. Gates open at 10 a.m., and the fireworks show starts at 9:45 p.m. Visit mudisland.com.
The city of Germantown will hold its Fireworks Extravaganza Thursday, July 4, in Municipal Park on Exeter Road. Music, games and crafts begin at 5 p.m., and the fireworks show starts at 9:10 p.m. Visit germantown-tn.gov.
The Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will present Mark Chesnutt Thursday, July 4, at 6 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit rebel953.com.
The Levitt Shell free summer concert series will feature Sonny Landreth Friday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Jeff Hulett as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, July 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Levitt Shell free summer concert series will feature The Dunwells Saturday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, July 8, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Monica Everrett, training coordinator for human resources at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present “Dressing Smart.” Cost is $22. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-4818.
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet Tuesday, July 9, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Mid-South Association of Contingency Planners will meet Wednesday, July 10, at 2 p.m. in the University of Memphis defense audit building on the Park Avenue campus, 4075 Park Ave. Guest speakers are Steve Shular, public affairs officer with the Shelby County Public Affairs Office, and Sean Lester, director of investigations and technical services for the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center, Office of the Medical Examiner. R.S.V.P. at msacp.org by Monday, July 8.