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1. The Week Ahead: May 16-22
- Monday, May 16, 2016
With a barbecue-filled weekend behind us, it’s time to get this week started, Memphis! Here’s our roundup of local happenings you need to know about, from the Memphis in May Triathlon (where you can work off that pork belly) to the city’s first Palestine Festival (where, yes, there will be even more food).
- Saturday, December 28, 2013
T.O. Fuller State Park will host its first hike of the year Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 9:30 a.m., starting at the visitors center, 1500 Mitchell Road. The 4-mile hike along the Discovery Trail will include a birds of prey program during the break. Cost is free; bring hiking shoes and water. Call 543-7581 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, December 27, 2013
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Dec. 27, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email email@example.com.
- Saturday, November 23, 2013
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and the Delta Sigma Theta Memphis Alumnae Chapter will hold “Home for the Holidays: A Housing and Economic Empowerment Collaborative” Saturday, Nov. 23, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hickory Ridge Mall, 6075 Winchester Road. The event will include a small-business resource center, legal clinic, Homebuyer’s Corner, H.O.M.E. financial literacy and budgeting workshop, and more. Visit memphisalumnaedst.org.
- Saturday, July 27, 2013
Memphis Botanic Garden will host The 19th Hole Wine Tasting at the Garden, part of the Tuesdays on the Terrace wine-tasting series, Tuesday, July 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
- Friday, July 26, 2013
Germantown Community Theatre and the Salvation Army Kroc Center will present “Peter Pan” Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28, at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road; and Friday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. For more information, visit gctcomeplay.org or call 937-3023.
- Saturday, May 4, 2013
In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn about Nate Silver’s book “The Signal and The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t” Friday, May 3, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Register at lnlsignalnoise-rss.eventbrite.com.
- Friday, May 3, 2013
Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival will be held Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5, at Tom Lee Park. Single-day tickets start at $35. Visit memphisinmay.org for a lineup.
- Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, May 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ballet Memphis, 7950 Trinity Road. Dorothy Gunther Pugh, founding artistic director and executive director of Ballet Memphis, will discuss relationship building and leadership. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at afpmemphis.org.
- Friday, November 30, 2012
Downtown Memphis Commission will unveil Memphis’ first marker on the Highway 61 Blues Trail Friday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. at Third Street and Gayoso Avenue. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
- Monday, November 5, 2012
Encore Creative Arts in Soulsville will host a launch open house for adults 55 and older Monday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Memphis Black Arts Alliance FireHouse Community Arts Center, 985 S. Bellevue Blvd. Attendees can sample and register for classes, which are geared to nurturing seniors’ creativity by teaching them to dance, sing, play an instrument or learn other arts. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 948-9522.
- Friday, June 24, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. Cost is free to members and first-time guests and $10 for returning guests. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
- Thursday, June 23, 2011
Methodist North Hospital will host a free seminar on congestive heart failure Thursday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. at the hospital, 3950 Covington Pike, suite 250. Dr. Claro Diaz, cardiologist with Sutherland Cardiology Clinic, will speak. The event is free and open to the public. To register, call 888-777-5959.
- Friday, May 27, 2011
The Small Business Chamber Breakfast Club will meet Friday, May 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Office Suites Plus, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 250. For more information, call Melody Douglas at 261-5400.
- Thursday, May 26, 2011
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group for stroke survivors and caregivers Thursday, May 26, at 5 p.m. in meeting room one, basement level, 3960 New Covington Pike. This month’s topic is “Dealing with Life After a Stroke.” The group will meet every fourth Thursday of the month. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 516-5646 or visit www.methodisthealth.org.
16. Memphis Groups Celebrate Service of Arts Access Leader
- Thursday, December 2, 2010
When Karen Zissoff moved to Memphis from Canada, she saw a need for an affordable dance studio.
“When I first moved here, I said, ‘Where are the arts?’ The arts are very important to me, and it’s very important for everyone to be exposed to the arts, no matter what income level,” said the professional dancer.
- Friday, June 25, 2010
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects will host “A Modernist Ouroboros” by Adam Geary & Anthony Lee Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the ANF Gallery, 1500 Union Ave. The show will run through July 23. For more information, call 278-6868.
18. Cool Off With Hot Jazz on Sunday
- Thursday, June 24, 2010
The last Sunday of the month community jam session takes place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with Jazz-A-Fire at the Firehouse, 985 S. Bellevue Blvd.
19. Actor Sought to PlayOle Miss Star Oher
- Thursday, November 1, 2007
Memphis has a tie to another major Hollywood movie production, a 20th Century Fox feature film that's currently in the planning
A casting call
- Friday, August 25, 2006
The Center City Commission board of directors meets today at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.
Shelby Residential & Vocational Services hosts "Spirit of SRVS: A Wine/Beer Tasting and Silent Auction" today from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The fund-raiser, which will benefit more than 800 developmentally disabled people served by SRVS, will feature wines and beer from around the world, appetizers, music, auctions and more. Tickets cost $45 and are available at the door, online at www.srvs.org or by calling 869-9261.
21. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, May 14, 1999
By STACEY PETSCHAUER Soul spotlight Weekend festival will showcase Memphis talent and celebrate its soul music legacy By STACEY PETSCHAUER The Daily News Any notion that Memphis rich legacy of soul exists only in memories of bygone days will be disp...