VOL. 129 | NO. 79 | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company will present “The Taming of the Shrew” Wednesday, April 23, through May 4 at Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. Buy tickets at tnshakespeare.org.
The NFIB/Tennessee Memphis Area Action Council will meet Wednesday, April 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Regions Bank, 6200 Poplar Ave. State legislators Mark Norris, Steve McManus, Reginald Tate and Mark White will brief small-business owners on the just-ended legislative session. Visit nfib.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 23, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Memphis Botanic Garden and the Little Garden Club will hold a grand opening for the renovated Sensory Garden Wednesday, April 23, at 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Dining Out for Life will be held Thursday, April 24. Participating Memphis restaurants will donate a portion of proceeds from the day’s sales to Friends for Life. Visit diningoutforlife.com/memphis for a list of participating restaurants.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center Neuroscience Institute will hold a symposium titled “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Clinical and Neurobiological Features” Thursday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the UTHSC general education building, 8 S. Dunlap St. The event is free and open to the public; registration is required. Visit uthsc.edu/neuroscience for details.
The Downtown Alive concert series will feature J.D. Reager Thursday, April 24, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Court Square. The free series continues Thursdays through June 26. Visit downtownmemphis.com for a schedule of performers.
Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis will host its 2014 Tribute Luncheon and Symposium Thursday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Actor, dancer and director Jasmine Guy is the featured speaker. Tickets are $125. Visit wfgm.org.
The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will hold its annual spring seminar Thursday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DoubleTree hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Topics include an Affordable Care Act payroll update, the future of the paycard industry, and more. Cost is $100 for members and $110 for nonmembers. Register at memphisapa.org.