VOL. 129 | NO. 61 | Friday, March 28, 2014
The Gavel Club of Memphis will meet for a Dutch treat lunch Friday, March 28, at 11:30 a.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis Medallion Room, 3700 Central Ave. Nancy Crawford of the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will speak. Call 494-8639.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Friday, March 28, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Eyewear Gallery will hold free dry-eye screenings Fridays through April 25 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at its office, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theeyeweargallery.com or call 763-2020.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, March 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gallery 363 will host an opening reception for painters Jada Thompson and Jeniffer Church Friday, March 28, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the gallery, 363 S. Main St. Visit allenprojectsonline.com or call 452-8033.
Hope House will hold the 15th annual Help for Hope 5K Friday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m. in Harbor Town Square, with registration at Maria Montessori School, 740 Harbor Bend Road. Proceeds benefit Hope House’s programs for children and families affected by HIV. Registration is $30 in advance or $35 at the race. Visit hopehousememphis.org.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “Joy...ful Mendelssohn,” part of the Paul & Linnea Bert Classic Accents Series, Friday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Lindenwood Christian Church, 2400 Union Ave. Former concertmaster Joy Brown Wiener will join MSO for the performance. Tickets are $39. Visit memphissymphony.org.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host “action hero” performers STREB Saturday, March 29, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Cotton Museum will host the Word Domination Scrabble Tournament benefiting Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School on Sunday, March 30, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. Cost is $100 for teams of four or $25 per person. Visit memphiscottonmuseum.org.
Memphis Pink Palace Museum will host a free lecture by Temple Israel Rabbi Micah Greenstein titled “Race and Jews: Why One Has Nothing to Do With the Other” Sunday, March 30, from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Visit memphismuseums.org.