VOL. 129 | NO. 56 | Friday, March 21, 2014
The Eyewear Gallery will hold free dry-eye screenings Friday, March 21, from noon to 2 p.m. at its office, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theeyeweargallery.com or call 763-2020.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host a reception for “Heliades and Naiads: Reflections on Water,” paintings by Adam Shaw, Friday, March 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
T.O. Fuller State Park will host its first Spring Hike on the 2-mile Discovery Trail Saturday, March 22, at 9:30 a.m. starting at the visitors center, 1500 W. Mitchell Road. The hike will be followed by a birds of prey program. Cost is free. Call 543-7581 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shelby County Trustee’s office will hold a Project H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easier) Financial Literacy workshop Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marion Hale Community Center, 4791 Willow Road. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “New Orleans Jazz with the MSO Big Band,” featuring trumpeter Byron Stripling, Saturday, March 22, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Buy tickets at memphissymphony.org.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host guitarist Russell Malone as part of the Master Jazz Guitar Series Saturday, March 22, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Central Animal Hospital will host a community open house of its new facility Sunday, March 23, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 2192 Central Ave. The event will include tours, information from doctors and staff, drawings and giveaways. Visit midtownvet.com.
The Kosten Foundation will hold the fifth annual Kick It 5K and 1-mile family fun walk Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at Shelby Farms Park, 500 N. Pine Lake Drive. Proceeds benefit the Herb Kosten Pancreatic Cancer Research Charitable Fund. Visit kickit5k.racesonline.com.
Lindenwood Christian Church will present “Dueling Keyboards,” featuring John Bayless and Gary Beard, Sunday, March 23, at 4 p.m. at Lindenwood, 2400 Union Ave. Cost is free. Visit lindenwoodcc.com.
Rhodes College will host Maud Manzel for a Communities in Conversation lecture titled “Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict,” Monday, March 24, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.