VOL. 128 | NO. 106 | Friday, May 31, 2013
The Healthy Church Challenge Obesity Summit will be held Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Breath of Life Christian Center, 3795 Frayser Raleigh Road. Winners of the 100-day weight-loss challenge will be announced; other events include a keynote by fitness expert Donna Richardson, health screenings and workout sessions. Call 278-0881.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Ciera Ouellette as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, June 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Metal Museum will host the Great Mississippi Whale Watch party Saturday, June 1, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. The event will include food, drinks, dancing and nautical fun. Tickets in advance are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; tickets at the gate are $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will present Tony Bennett as part of the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Saturday, June 1, at 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Visit liveatthegarden.com.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will host free tours of the St. Jude Dream Home Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 45 Dalton Cove in Eads. The house will be raffled June 23; tickets are $100. Visit dreamhome.org.
The Levitt Shell will present The City Champs as part of its free summer concert series on Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
The Levitt Shell will present Red Baraat as part of its free summer concert series on Sunday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
West Tennessee Historical Society will meet Monday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in the Wunderlich Auditorium at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. Joe V. Lowry will present “Memphis: Going Through Changes, 1890-1929.” Visit wths-tn.org.
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will hold a stroke survivor group meeting Tuesday, June 4, at 5 p.m. in suite 250 of Medical Office Building A, 7655 Poplar Ave. Stroke survivors will discuss caregiving issues; partners and family will discuss time and stress management. Call 516-6929.