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- Saturday, March 17, 2018
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art hosts its final community engagement session to gather feedback on its Downtown relocation Tuesday, March 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Memphis fire headquarters (the site of Brooks’ future home), 65 S. Front St. Museum officials are seeking input on several topics as they begin the process of selecting an architect and creating a vision for the new space. Free and open to the public, but RSVPs requested via the Facebook event. See facebook.com/brooksmuseum for details.
- Friday, March 16, 2018
Circuit Playhouse will present “James and the Giant Peach” Friday, March 16, through April 8 at 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
- Wednesday, March 22, 2017
An Islamic art and calligraphy presentation and workshop will take place Wednesday, March 22, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Cordova Library, 8457 Trinity Road. Attendees will be able to try their hand at Islamic calligraphy. Cost is free. Visit muslimsinmemphis.org/events for more information.
4. Teen Ambassador Program Seeking Students to Promote the Arts
- Thursday, October 27, 2016
Ballet on Wheels, a traveling dance program that has taken dance training into Shelby County Schools and other community organizations, has always had a mission to serve young people of diverse backgrounds, but now the organization is expanding beyond just dance training and mentoring local students who want to become leaders for the next generation in its new Teen Ambassador Program.
5. The Week Ahead: Dec. 14, 2015
- Monday, December 14, 2015
How was your weekend, Memphis? Here’s our weekly rundown of local happenings you need to know about, from the annual AutoZone shareholder convergence Downtown to the new Star Wars movie...
- Friday, February 28, 2014
Temple Church of God in Christ will host the Conference on Family 2014 Friday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 2, at the church, 672 S. Lauderdale St. Benjamin Crump, the attorney who represented the family of Trayvon Martin, will speak Friday at 7 p.m. Other events include panels, awards and a Sunday worship service. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 351-0903.
- Thursday, February 27, 2014
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with Jana Cardona, executive director of Business Network International, Thursday, Feb. 27, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Cafe, 483 High Point Terrace. The topic is “Strategy for Building a Solid Referral Business – Develop Your Referral Marketing Business Plan.” Cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
- Saturday, February 1, 2014
The University of Memphis will host its Black History Month opening ceremony and presentation of the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. James L. Netters Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Visit memphis.edu for a schedule of other Black History Month activities.
- Friday, January 31, 2014
Network of Memphis will meet Monday, Feb. 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Dixie Cafe, 4699 Poplar Ave. The women’s networking organization will host Mark Dean, executive director and CEO of Volunteer Mid-South. RSVP at networkmemphis.org by Friday, Jan. 31, at noon.
- Friday, October 14, 2011
Leadership Memphis and Michael Synk will present the Leadership Memphis Book Club by In-Synk, a monthly, one-hour book club focusing on business, leadership and management titles, beginning Friday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at South of Beale, 361 S. Main St. Cost is $20 for Leadership Memphis alumni and current class members and $25 for the general public. For more information or to register, visit lmdriving.eventbrite.com.
11. Region’s Best Beer on Tap at Festival
- Monday, October 10, 2011
The Cooper-Young Festival, annually attended by 100,000 Memphians, has already passed, but the eclectic Midtown neighborhood hasn’t finished partying yet.
The second annual Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest, set for Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. will cater to a more intimate crowd.
12. Cooper-Young Beerfest Slated for Oct. 15
- Monday, October 10, 2011
Cooper-Young Regional Beerfest organizers have added a number of regional beer brewers and local food vendors to the second annual festival, slated for Saturday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m. in the Lifelink Memphis parking lot at 1015 S. Cooper St.
- Friday, May 13, 2011
The Baccalaureate Service for the 162nd Session of Rhodes College will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 N. Bellevue Blvd.
- Thursday, May 12, 2011
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a technology lunch and learn with State Systems Inc. Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old Venice Pizza Co., 368 Perkins Road Extended. The topic is “Impact of Emerging Technology on Cabling Systems.” For reservations, contact Debbie Jones at 531-6564 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will review the essential best practices of fundraising and critical issues that must be addressed to be successful. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The National Association of Women Business Owners Memphis will meet Tuesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar Ave. Deidre Malone of the Carter Malone Group will present “What’s New in PR and Marketing.” For more information or to register, contact Barbara Knight at firstname.lastname@example.org or Nita Black at 413-1315, or visit www.nawbo.org.
- Friday, May 6, 2011
WKNO/Channel 10 will host an opening reception of the art show “The Magic of May” featuring nearly 100 pieces from The Artist Group Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The art work will be on display through May 27. For more information, call 458-2521.
- Thursday, May 5, 2011
The Mid-South Area Business Travelers Association will host a golf scramble Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Quail Ridge Golf Course, 4055 Altruria Road. The golf scramble and a silent auction will benefit Toys for Tots. For more information or to register, visit www.msabta.org or call Graves Goforth at 848-6445.
- Friday, April 8, 2011
Health Memphis Common Table will present a Community Partners Forum Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at St. Francis Hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Dr. Calvin Johnson, president of Altre Strategies Solutions Group LLC, will speak on the topic “Eliminating Health Disparities by Focusing on Quality.” For more information, contact Patti Tosti at 273-2665 or email@example.com.
- Friday, April 1, 2011
The Lipscomb & Pitts Breakfast Club will hold a happy hour mixer Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Napa Cafe, 5101 Sanderlin Ave., suite 122. No reservations are required.
21. Visible School Presents Spring Recital Series
- Monday, March 14, 2011
Graduating seniors at Visible School, a music and worship arts college, will be hosting their Spring Recital Series, a set of farewell concerts, beginning Saturday, March 26, and running through May 6.
- Friday, March 4, 2011
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Philip Johnson and Tom Merriam, partners at Argyle Benefits Consultants, will speak. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
- Friday, December 10, 2010
The Center City Development Corp. Policy Committee will meet Friday at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St.
- Thursday, December 9, 2010
The Memphis Black Arts Alliance will present its first Jazzy Holiday Luncheon Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in The Peabody Hotel Skyway Room, 149 Union Ave. The fundraiser will include a special performance by the Jazz-A-Fire Ensemble. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information, call 948-9522.
- Wednesday, December 8, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a webinar Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. The topic is “Dashboard Driving: Communicating Information to Your Board.” Cost is $25 for members, $50 for nonmembers and $20 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, December 7, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will become familiar with basic concepts in program evaluation. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Monday, December 6, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., suite 502. Participants will become familiar with basic concepts in program evaluation. Cost is for $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $89 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
28. Visible School Enjoys Strong Fundraising Amid Christmas Show Prep
- Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Visible School Music and Worship Arts College is gearing up for its third annual Christmas fundraising show, but this year the gifts of donations are coming in early, including a recent $100,000 check.
- Thursday, November 4, 2010
The Memphis BioImaging Symposium will be held Thursday and Friday at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. For more information, a list of speakers or to register, visit www.membis.org.
- Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Talk Shoppe will present “Real Estate Appraisals: Factors That Can Affect Your Value” Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call 482-0354.
- Friday, August 27, 2010
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis will hold the Buddy Up Fore Kids Golf Tournament Friday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Links of Cottonwoods in Tunica. All proceeds will benefit Ronald McDonald House. Cost is $125 per player and $500 per group. For more information, contact Buddy Ritchey at 409-3787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Thursday, August 26, 2010
The Center City Commission Board of Directors will meet Thursday at noon in the CCC conference room, 114 N. Main St.
- Wednesday, May 5, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold its annual conference “The New Nonprofit Sector: Redefined, Retooled and Resilient” Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Blvd. Sonal Shah, head of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council’s Office of Social Innovation and Civil Participation, will speak. Cost is $99 for members, $150 for nonmembers and $65 for students. For reservations, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
- Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Women’s Empowerment Think Tank will hold a luncheon Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shelby County Code Enforcement Meeting Room, 6465 Mullins Station Road. For reservations, call 545-4587 or e-mail Delia.McPherson@shelbycountytn.gov.
- Monday, May 3, 2010
The 22nd Annual Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Association Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Monday at 9 a.m. at The Links at Cottonwoods at Harrah’s Casino in Tunica. The tournament will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. To register, call Emily Terral at 485-3444 or visit www.rmhmemphis.org.
- Friday, March 5, 2010
The Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale will be held today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Central Ave. About 15,000 items will be on sale. For more information, call 415-2840.
- Thursday, March 4, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum titled “Business of Film & Music in Memphis: It’s Not Just Entertainment” today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for prospective members. To register, contact Erick Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Friday, December 11, 2009
The Center City Commission’s Medical Center Advisory Committee will meet today at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. For more information, call 575-0542.
- Thursday, December 10, 2009
The Shelby County Joint Economic and Community Development Board will meet today at 9 a.m. at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road. For more information, call 545-4301.
40. Steorts, Visible School Expand Ministry to Downtown
- Friday, September 18, 2009
Ken Steorts, the founder of the Visible School, is in the final stretch toward an Oct. 30 closing date to buy an architectural landmark so he can bring the college Downtown.
He still needs more than $300,000 to close the gap on the $1.05 million purchase price for the building at 200 Madison Ave. He’s confident the money will follow the music. The Visible School, a music and worship arts college offering bachelor’s degree music programs, is raising funds through private concerts in intimate settings.
41. In Pursuit of L.I.F.E.
- Friday, October 27, 2006
Editor's Note: The following stories comprise the second part of a special series on the state of children in Memphis and Shelby County. To read yesterday's pieces, visit www.memphisdailynews.com.