VOL. 129 | NO. 133 | Thursday, July 10, 2014
National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, July 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Martha Perine Beard, president of the Federal Reserve in Memphis, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. Email email@example.com.
AIA Memphis will host AIA national president Helene Combs Dreiling with a public lecture Thursday, July 10, at noon at the University of Memphis Fogelman Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $35 and includes parking pass. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or 525-3818.
The Cotton Museum will hold a barbecue tasting and book signing with Craig Meek, author of “Memphis Barbecue: A Succulent History of Smoke, Sauce & Soul” Thursday, July 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. Cost is free. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “4000 Miles” Friday, July 11, through Aug. 3 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
The Black Business Association of Memphis will host the 2014 Benny Awards luncheon Friday, July 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The keynote speaker is Glenda Hatchett, former judge and star of “Judge Hatchett.” Buy tickets at 526-9300.
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for Tim Crowder’s “play the game” Friday, July 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Crosstown Arts will host the opening of St. Francis Elevator Ride’s “Fabric of Paradise” Friday, July 11, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 430 N. Cleveland St. and the opening of Lester Julian Merriweather’s “Colossus: New Collage Works” from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 422 N. Cleveland St. Visit crosstownarts.org.
The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.
The Cotton Museum will host a free summer family day Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. The event will feature free admission for children and accompanying adults, plus cotton crafts, seed planting, scavenger hunt and more. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.