VOL. 129 | NO. 70 | Thursday, April 10, 2014
Rhodes College will host Gary Schmitt, co-director of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, Thursday, April 10, at 4 p.m. in the Frazier Jelke Science Center on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Schmitt will present “In the Wake of Edward Snowden: Security, Civil Liberties and American Intelligence.” Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a sustainability roundtable Thursday, April 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The series of free panel discussions with local sustainability experts will be held on Thursdays throughout April. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4119.
The Circuit Playhouse will present “Grace” Friday, April 11, through May 4, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Germantown Community Theatre will present William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” Friday, April 11, to April 27 at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
The Eyewear Gallery will hold free dry-eye screenings Fridays through April 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at its office, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theeyeweargallery.com or call 763-2020.
Urban Land Institute Memphis and Brooks Museum of Art will host a screening of “The Human Scale,” a documentary about architect and urban planner Jan Gehl, Thursday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Brooks, 1930 Poplar Ave. Cost is $8 at the door. Visit memphis.uli.org.
The Tennessee Human Rights Commission will hold the West Tennessee Fair Housing Celebration Friday, April 11, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1 N. Front St. The event will include a keynote titled “Homeless Veterans & Discrimination Against Those With Disabilities,” an update on the greenprint fair housing component and more. Cost is $25. Visit tn.gov/humanrights/events.html for more information.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Spring’s Best Plant Sale Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Broad Avenue Art Walk will be held Friday, April 11, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. along Broad Avenue between Hollywood Street and the railroad tracks. The event will include live music, artwork by more than 70 artists, food and drinks for purchase, and more. Cost is free. Visit broadavearts.com.