VOL. 128 | NO. 125 | Thursday, June 27, 2013
Girls Inc. of Memphis will hold its annual Celebration Luncheon Thursday, June 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The luncheon will highlight Girls Inc.’s Eureka program, which promotes career paths and post-secondary education in science, technology, engineering and math. Visit girlsinc.org.
The Downtown Memphis Commission will meet Thursday, June 27, at noon in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will present Steel Magnolia and special guest Phillip Stone Thursday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit rebel953.com.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, June 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email email@example.com.
Leadership Memphis Gallery 363 will hold an opening reception for Myatt Masterminds Pyramid Scheme, featuring works by 15 artists, Friday, June 28, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the gallery, 363 S. Main St. The show can also been seen by appointment. Call 452-8033.
The Church Health Center will host its second annual night of theater fundraiser, featuring a performance of “The Color Purple,” Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Tickets start at $50. Visit churchhealthcenter.org.
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital will host its Big Wig Ball fundraiser Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m. at Central Train Station, 545 S. Main St. The ball will include entertainment by The Millionaires, food and beverages. Tickets are $50 in advance and $70 at the door. Visit lebonheur.org/bigwigball or call 287-6308.
International Children’s Heart Foundation will hold its Taste of Caribe fundraiser Saturday, June 29, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at ANF Architects, 1500 Union Ave. The event will include music by Los Cantadores, Caribbean cuisine, salsa dancing and a silent auction. General admission is $50. R.S.V.P. at babyheart.org or 869-4243.
Downtown Memphis Commission, Victorian Village Inc. and the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities will host a launch party for the James Lee House bed-and-breakfast renovation project Monday, July 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the house, 690 Adams Ave. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.