VOL. 129 | NO. 147 | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Church Health Center Wellness and Bring It Food Hub will hold a Bring It, Cook It, Take It cooking class Thursday, July 31, at 5:30 p.m. at 1115 Union Ave. The class will include cooking demonstrations using fresh produce, plus tastings and recipes. Cost is $5 and includes a bag of produce. Visit churchhealthcenter.org.
ArtsMemphis will hold an ArtsAccelerator grant writing workshop Thursday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 422 N. Cleveland St. The workshop will focus on grant requirements and what makes a strong proposal. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 578-2787.
The Peabody will hold a rooftop party Thursday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Swingin’ Leroy will perform. Tickets are $10. The 2014 rooftop party series continues Thursdays through Aug. 14. Visit peabodymemphis.com for a schedule.
Overton Square will hold a Thursdays Squared concert Thursday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard at Trimble Place and Florence Street. The series continues through Aug. 28. Visit thursdayssquared.com for a schedule.
The Orpheum Theatre Summer Movie Series will feature a “Grease” sing-along Thursday, July 31, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Main Street Collierville will host the Def Tonz as part of the free Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series Thursday, July 31, at 7 p.m. in the town square, 125 N. Rowlett St. Visit mainstreetcollierville.com.
Remington College will host its “Cuts for Kids” program, offering free back-to-school haircuts for children 17 and younger, throughout August at its Memphis salon, 2741 Nonconnah Blvd. Parents who bring a donation of school supplies can also receive a free haircut, manicure or pedicure. Call 396-8625 for details and to schedule an appointment.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water will host its annual Neighborhood Leaders Conference on Friday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joyce M. Blackmon Training Center, 4949 Raleigh-LaGrange Road. This year’s conference, “Transforming Neighborhoods Through the Arts,” will also include a plenary workshop titled “Memphis Government 101.” Cost is $10 and includes breakfast and lunch. Register at mlgw.com/neighborhoodleader by Friday, July 25.