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- Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Collierville’s Independence Day Celebration is Tuesday, July 3, starting at 6 p.m. at Cox Park, 440 W. Powell Road. Food vendors open at 6 p.m. and live entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m., all leading up to fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free. Visit facebook.com/townofcollierville for details.
2. The Week Ahead: July 2-8, 2018
- Monday, July 2, 2018
Good morning, Memphis! The Fourth of July hits on Wednesday this year, delivering plenty of fireworks and fun in the middle of the week. Check out our roundup of Independence Day events and more you need to know about in The Week Ahead...
- Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. The topic is The MasterMind Principle, based on the book “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
- Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The Orpheum Theatre will present “An American in Paris” Tuesday through Sunday, Oct. 24-29, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for show times and tickets.
- Monday, October 23, 2017
Memphis Area Minority Contractors Association will host a Construction Estimating for Beginners class Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 23-25, at the city of Memphis Business Development Center, 555 Beale St. Attendees must know how to read blueprints and bring a calculator, notepad and architectural ruler. Cost is $10. RSVP to 901-526-9300 or at eventbrite.com.
6. The Week Ahead: July 3-July 9
- Monday, July 3, 2017
Hello, Memphis – and happy almost-Fourth of July. Not sure where to catch the fireworks this week? We have a few suggestions, plus more local happenings you need to know about in The Week Ahead...
- Monday, July 3, 2017
Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza will take place Monday, July 3, at Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center, located at Appling Road and U.S. 70. Events start at 6 p.m. and include a car display, children’s activities, live music by the Bartlett Community Concert Band (6:30 p.m.) and Jamie Baker & the VIPs (7:45 p.m.), and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Visit cityofbartlett.org for details.
- Saturday, July 1, 2017
Downtown Memphis’ Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular will take place Tuesday, July 4, at Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front St. The park opens at 10 a.m., live music and activities begin at 6 p.m. and the fireworks display will launch at 9:15 p.m. Visit facebook.com/mudislandriverpark for details.
- Friday, June 30, 2017
The South Main Historic Arts District’s last-Friday Trolley Night takes place Friday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Art galleries, restaurants and shops between The Orpheum and Webster Avenue will stay open late, with live music and entertainment outside. The evening kicks off with the Memphis Second Line Jazz Band leading a second line parade from LYFE Kitchen to Webster at 6:30 p.m. with surprises along the way, including the GrizzLine at 7 p.m. Visit gosouthmain.com for details.
- Saturday, December 17, 2016
The Orpheum Theatre Group will host a screening of “It’s A Wonderful Life” to benefit Mid-South Food Bank Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are free with a non-perishable food donation or $5 cash contribution for the Food Bank. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for details on where to drop off donations.
- Friday, December 16, 2016
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen “On the Road,” an adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s seminal novel, Friday, Dec. 16, at 1 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $5 for Brooks members and students with valid ID, or free with a VIP film pass. Visit brooksmuseum.org for details.
- Thursday, December 15, 2016
PizzaRev will hold job fairs Thursday, Dec. 15, along with Dec. 19 and Dec. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its future location near International Paper at 6450 Poplar Ave., suite 119. The fast-casual eatery, which is set to open the first of three Memphis locations in early 2017, will hire roughly 50 crewmembers, including shift leads and supervisors, through these job fairs. Interested applicants can apply in person or visit pleaseapplyonline.com/tennrev to begin the process online.
- Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Orpheum Theatre will present the musical “Annie” through Sunday, Dec. 18, at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com for times and tickets.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix’s Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. Lance Walker of Walker Auctions will present “Buying and Selling With Auctions.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 901-482-0354.
- Tuesday, December 13, 2016
NAWBO Memphis will present “Lighting the Way,” its 18th anniversary and holiday celebration, Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Crescent Club Founders Room, 6075 Poplar Ave. Guest speakers include Jozelle Booker, MLGW’s Supplier Diversity Program administrator and procurement and contracts manager and Shelby County Commissioner Heidi Shafer. Tickets are $15. Register at nawbomemphis.org.
15. Collierville Arts Council Seeks New Members
- Tuesday, February 9, 2016
The Collierville Arts Council, a service provider for the town of Collierville and its Harrell Performing Arts Theatre, has openings.
CAC was established in 1988 and provides cultural arts including theater, music, dance and visual arts presentations. Applications may be obtained at harrelltheatre.org or by email to Leesa Wilkinson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
16. 'The Wizard of Oz' Coming to Collierville’s Harrell Theatre
- Wednesday, April 1, 2015
From April 17-27, The Harrell Theatre in Collierville will be home to a stage production of “The Wizard of Oz.”
Join Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man as they travel to the Land of Oz and meet the munchkins, witches and the Wizard himself.
- Thursday, September 11, 2014
Eyewear Gallery will hold free vision screenings for children Thursday and Friday, Sept. 11-12, at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. The screenings, which aim to help end learning disability misdiagnoses, will continue Thursdays and Fridays through September. Call 763-2020.
- Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Latino Memphis will host its 2014 leadership luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Keynote speaker George P. Bush will share his thoughts on the positive role Latinos play in the U.S. Tickets are $100. Visit latinomemphis.org.
- Saturday, June 21, 2014
Healthy Shelby will hold the 140/90: Living Life Under Pressure men’s health kickoff Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. The event will include healthy food samples, blood pressure screenings, 3-on-3 basketball, Lionel Hollins and more. Cost is free. Visit commontablehealth.org.
- Friday, June 20, 2014
The Harrell Performing Arts Theatre will present “Bye Bye Birdie,” produced by the Collierville Arts Council, Friday, June 20, through June 29 at the theater, 440 W. Powell Road. Buy tickets at harrelltheatre.org.
- Thursday, June 19, 2014
Memphis Light, Gas and Water board will meet Thursday, June 19, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW administration building 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
22. DAC Fitness to Begin Annual Weight Loss Program
- Monday, January 31, 2011
DAC Fitness, a regional fitness management company, will begin its sixth annual DAC’s Biggest Loser Tuesday.
Loosely based on the NBC TV program, it will offer guidance in all areas of a participant’s health, including cardiovascular and strength workouts, nutrition and overall wellness.
23. DAC 10K Race Benefits Page Robbins
- Monday, December 13, 2010
DAC, a regional fitness management company, will hold the third annual DAC New Year’s Eve 10K Race Dec. 31.
The race will benefit the Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center, a Collierville-based nonprofit organization that provides care for those suffering from dementia-related diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease.
24. Charter Commission Expands Public Outreach
- Friday, July 16, 2010
The Metro Charter Commission has added two new public hearings to its schedule.
The group writing a proposed consolidation charter will hold a public hearing Tuesday at the Methodist Hospital South auditorium, 1300 Wesley Drive, in Whitehaven.
- Thursday, October 22, 2009
SCORE will host a seminar titled “How to Successfully Operate a Small Business” today from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the eighth floor conference room of Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave. Cost is $79 in advance and $99 at the door. To register, call 544-3588 or visit www.scorememphis.org.
- Wednesday, October 21, 2009
The Memphis Botanic Garden will host “Career Class: Finding a Job in a Challenging Economy” with Dr. Fred Dorn today from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $159 for members and $179 for nonmembers. Call 636-4128 to register.
- Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Jim’s Place East, 5560 Shelby Oaks Drive, will be open today. The restaurant will turn 88 in 2009 and will offer signature dishes during lunch and dinner. For reservations, call 388-7200, Ext. 4.
- Tuesday, December 30, 2008
The Desoto Athletic Club will host the first DAC New Year’s Eve 10K race Wednesday at DAC’s Collierville location, 440 W. Powell Road. Registration is available from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. The race will benefit the Page Robbins Adult Day Care Center. Members and nonmembers are eligible to participate. To register, visit www.racesonline.com.
- Friday, December 26, 2008
The R.S.V.P. Program is collecting old cell phones for use as 911 emergency phones for senior citizens and victims of domestic abuse. Phones and batteries may be dropped off through Wednesday at the Aging Commission of the Mid-South, 2670 Union Extended, Suite 1000. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. If you have 10 or more phones to drop off, you may call Joanne Lowe at 515-2084 for pickup.
- Wednesday, December 24, 2008
The R.S.V.P. Program will collect old cell phones for use as 911 emergency phones for senior citizens and victims of domestic abuse. Phones and batteries may be dropped off through Dec. 31 at the Aging Commission of the Mid-South, 2670 Union Ave. Extended, Suite 1000. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Those with 10 or more phones to donate may call Joanne Lowe at 515-2084 for pickup.
- Tuesday, December 23, 2008
The R.S.V.P. Program is collecting old cell phones for use as 911 emergency phones for senior citizens and victims of domestic abuse. Phones and batteries may be dropped off through Dec. 31 at the Aging Commission of the Mid-South, 2670 Union Extended, Suite 1000. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have 10 or more phones to drop off, you may call Joanne Lowe at 515-2084 for pickup.
- Monday, December 22, 2008
The Shelby County Board of Commissioners Ad Hoc Committee on Homeland Security, Disaster Preparedness and 911 Communications Center will meet today at 12:30 p.m. in the fourth floor committee room of the Shelby County Administration Building, 160 N. Main St. The full Board of Commissioners will meet in the lobby chambers at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve Summerall at 545-4301.
- Friday, December 19, 2008
A Holiday Book Signing Party will be held today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bluff City Bayou Restaurant, 694 Madison Ave. Photographer Jack Kenner, chef Les Carloss, Oak Hall owner Bob Levy and other Mid-South authors will be on hand to meet readers and sign copies of their books. For more information, call 722-8877.
- Thursday, October 23, 2008
The Memphis Regional Chamber will hold a Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Skyway Ballroom of The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. C.H. “Bud” Albright Jr., Department of Energy undersecretary, will speak on the topic “An Energy Plan for Our Future.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. Make reservations with Ericka Milford at 543-3518 or email@example.com.
- Tuesday, February 5, 2008
The Memphis Rotary Club will meet today at noon in the Steamboat Room of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. A lunch buffet will be provided for $18. Shelby County Sherriff Mark Luttrell will speak on "What Citizens Can Do to Lower Crime." Reservations should be made to Taylor Hughes at 526-1318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Monday, February 4, 2008
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will meet today at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Tom Burgess, chief engineer for the Tennessee Aeronautics Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, will present "Aeronautics in Tennessee."
- Thursday, October 25, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will host its Breakfast Forum today from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Memphis Marriott East, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Memphis Mayor Willie W. Herenton will present "Memphis: Achieving its Potential." Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or email@example.com.
- Wednesday, October 24, 2007
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a "Focus ... Organization ... Productivity" workshop today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. The event is $65 for Alliance members and $99 for nonmembers.
For additional information, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Friday, September 7, 2007
The Memphis Regional Chamber will continue the Leadership Luncheon series today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. John Faraci, CEO of International Paper, is the featured guest. The event is $25 for chamber members and $35 for nonmembers. Call 543-3571 to register.
- Thursday, September 6, 2007
The Mid-South Area Business Travel Association will host Sherry Fisher at its monthly luncheon today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tower Room, 5100 Poplar Ave. The event is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Fisher will speak on "RBC Travel Protection: Understanding How it Works for You." Visit www.msabta.com for more information.
- Tuesday, July 3, 2007
The Daily News' offices will be closed Wednesday in observance of Independence Day. Offices reopen at 8:30 a.m. Thursday and will remain open during normal business hours.
The AutoZone Red, White and Blue Celebration produced by the Beale Street Merchants Association will be held today at Tom Lee Park following the conclusion of the Redbirds game. A fireworks show will be featured over the river. For more information, call 529-0999. The event is free.
42. Open for Business
- Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Molly is a black Labrador retriever and shepherd mix and is the mother of a puppy named Java.
She likes to "run and play, but will also sit down when you're ready to chill," according to the Collierville Animal Services' Web site at www.petfinder.com.
43. Among Other Events, Collierville Hosts Fireworks Extravaganza Today
- Monday, July 3, 2006
The Town of Collierville holds an Independence Day Celebration from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. in H.W. Cox Jr. Park, 440 W. Powell Road. A fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 853-3225.
- Thursday, November 17, 2005
Memphis College of Art presents its 56th annual Holiday Bazaar and first-choice sale from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the college, 1930 Poplar Ave. Cost is $35 at the door. Call 272-5103.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation hosts a public meeting to discuss watershed water quality at 7 p.m. today at the Collierville Community Center, 440 W. Powell Road. Visit www.state.tn.us/environment/wpc/watershed.
45. University of Memphis Law School Hosts Open House
- Monday, November 14, 2005
The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law hosts an open house and admissions workshop from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in room 250 at the law school, 3715 Central Ave. Call 678-5403.
- Friday, October 14, 2005
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers hosts a professional development conference today and Saturday at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Call (800) 733-4763, Ext. 4500.
47. Katrina Job Coalition Hosts Employment Readiness Expo
- Monday, October 10, 2005
The Katrina Job Coalition presents "Employment Readiness Workshops and Expo" from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Memphis Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Contact Geneva Blurton at 761-0576 or Ted Archdeacon at 379-1625 to find out about other courses in the series.
48. Archived Article: Lead
- Thursday, June 16, 2005
By Andy Meek
DeSoto Sees Rush of Commercial Activity
Major projects on table for Horn Lake, Hernando
The Daily News
The two large-scale shopping centers opening soon in DeSoto County arent the only items making a splash in t...
49. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, November 30, 2004
Horn Lake Tightens Planning Guidelines
City leaders look to encourage upscale development
The Daily News
Horn Lake officials have dusted off a decades-old set of planning codes and restructured it to allow of...
50. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, June 30, 2003
Calendar of Events June 30-July 6
Calendar of Events June 30-July 6
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce holds a ribbon cutting and grand reopening of Wilson Furniture Co. Inc., 225 Washington St., at 10 a.m. For information, call 8...
51. Archived Article: Calendar
- Monday, February 24, 2003
Calendar of events Feb. 24-March 2
Calendar of events Feb. 24-March 2
The Collierville Arts Council presents Tapestry, A Musical Revue Based on the Music of Carole King at the Harrell Performing Arts Theatre, 440 Powell Road, throug...
52. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, February 21, 2003
The Collierville Arts Council
The Collierville Arts Council presents Tapestry, A Musical Revue Based on the Music of Carole King at the Harrell Performing Arts Theatre, 440 Powell Road, tonight through March 2.
Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Sat...
53. Archived Article: Expo P2
- Thursday, October 17, 2002
By STACEY WIEDOWER
Collierville expo goes for wider appeal
By STACEY WIEDOWER
The Daily News
The focus of Colliervilles annual business expo has always been just what the name implies Collierville business, said event chairman Keith Vand...
54. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, November 19, 1999
Xerox and the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown are donating turkeys valued at $1,500 to the Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holiday Xerox and the Holiday Inn Select-Downtown are donating turkeys valued at $1,500 to the Food Bank for the Thanksgiving holid...
55. Archived Article: Market Briefs
- Monday, October 18, 1999
Whitehall Jewellers Increases Store Thomas & Betts Corp. announced it has completed the sale of its broadband RF amplifier product line to Seattle-based ACI Communications Inc. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Thomas & Betts does not ex...
56. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, November 14, 1997
The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association dedicated eight new homes for homeless families on Wednesday The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association dedicated eight new homes for homeless families on Wednesday. The homes are part of MIFAs Estival Place, a...