VOL. 129 | NO. 114 | Thursday, June 12, 2014
National Hispanic Professional Organization – Memphis will meet Thursday, June 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and Sheriff Bill Oldham will speak. On-site registration begins at 11:30 a.m. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Orpheum Theatre Summer Movie Series will screen a double feature of “Father of the Bride” and “Bridesmaids” Thursday, June 12, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Methodist South Hospital will hold a grand opening of its Diabetes Wellness and Prevention Center Friday, June 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the medical office complex, 1251 Wesley Drive, suite 151. Tours will be available. For more information, visit methodisthealth.org or call 297-0929.
Eclectic Eye will host a RetroSpecs & Co. trunk show by appointment only Friday, June 13, from noon to 4 p.m. at its Midtown store, 242 S. Cooper St., and Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its Collierville store, 3670 S. Houston Levee Road, suite 102. Call 276-3937 (Midtown) or 853-3213 (Collierville) to make an appointment.
ANF Architects will hold an opening reception for Jack Kenner’s “Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas, Delta Project” Friday, June 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF, 1500 Union Ave. The show will be on display through July 30. Visit anfa.com.
Literacy Mid-South will host its Literatini fundraiser Friday, June 13, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The event will include food, specialty martini samples, live music and an auction. Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple and can be bought at brownpapertickets.com. Visit literacymidsouth.org.
The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, June 14, 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.
Outdoors Inc. will hold its 33rd annual Canoe and Kayak Race on the Mississippi River Saturday, June 14, at 10 a.m. starting at the mouth of the Wolf River. A portion of proceeds benefits Church Health Center. Registration deadline is Friday, June 13. Visit outdoorsinc.com for a schedule.