VOL. 7 | NO. 20 | Saturday, May 10, 2014
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy will hold the Dog-A-Roo Festival Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the off-leash dog park at Shelby Farms Park. The event will include the Four-Legged 4K at noon, plus talent and costume contests, parade of rescues, live music and more. Festival admission is free; parking is $5. Registration for the Four-Legged 4K is $20. Visit shelbyfarmspark.org.
Playhouse on the Square will present “Gypsy” Friday, May 9, through June 1 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
UCAN will hold a job readiness seminar Friday, May 9, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The training session is open to the public, and high school teens are encouraged to attend. Visit ucanofmemphis.org or call 262-8642.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Food Truck Friday on May 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Admission to the gardens is free during food truck hours. The lunch event continues every Friday through September. Visit dixon.org for a schedule.
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church will hold the 56th annual Greek Food Festival Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 573 N. Highland St. The festival features homemade Greek food, marketplace, live Greek music and dancing, and sanctuary tours. Visit memphisgreekfestival.com.
Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will host country/folk performer Iris DeMent Friday, May 9, at 8 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Tickets are $35. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
Shimmy Mob, a belly dancing fundraiser for Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, will be held Saturday, May 10, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Overton Square. Cost is free; donations will be accepted. The Bluff City Bellydance Showcase, a ticketed event benefiting FSC, will be held at 6:30 p.m. at The Rumba Room, 303 S. Main St. Tickets are $12 in advance or $18 at the door. Visit memphisbellydance.com.
Germantown Symphony Orchestra and Germantown Chorus will present “A Cole Porter Celebration” Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. The collaborative concert will feature a range of Cole Porter selections and four guest soloists. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Visit gpacweb.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Belles on Wheels Bus Tour, features 10 indie romance authors, Saturday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Line tickets are required and come with the purchase of one of the authors’ novels. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.