VOL. 114 | NO. 176 | Friday, September 8, 2000
The American Red Cross will host an HIV/AIDS instructor education course for those interested in becoming HIV/AIDS educators
Methodist Alliance Hospice is hosting a no-cost, six-week grief support group in the evenings, beginning Sept. 19. Anyone who experienced the death of a loved one is invited to attend. Groups of eight to 10 people who have had a similar loss will meet, share stories and support one another. The group will meet from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 24 at Methodist Alliance, 6400 Shelby View Drive, Suite 101. To register for the no-cost support group, call 380-8169.
The Mid-South chapter of Buckmasters annual banquet is Thursday at the Memphis Home Builders Association. Dinner is $25 per person. Proceeds support Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association through Project Venison, where harvested deer is processed to feed those in need. Other proceeds benefit a Handicapped Sportsman's Hunt. For more information, call David Bolton at 372-4507.
A three-day Scottish festival, Clanjamfry, is Sept. 15-17. Many events center around Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University. For information or an events schedule, call Beverly Cruthirds at 458-4501 or Mary George Biggs at 323-7453.
"Linda McCartneys Sixties: Portrait on an Era" ends Sunday at the Brooks Museum, 1934 Overton Park. The exhibit features photos taken during McCartneys days as a Rolling Stone photographer and include candid photos from the heyday of the Beatles. Through Oct. 30, "A Splendid Heritage: The Inscribed Rugs of Armenia" makes a stop at the museum. For information, call 544-6200.
"Africa: One Continent, Many Worlds" begins Sept. 30 at the Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. In the 8,000-square-foot exhibit, visitors can tour a bustling street market, see African art, take a caravan trip and learn about the continents wildlife. The exhibit continues until Jan. 7. Admission is $7 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and $4.50 for children 3 through 12. For information or tickets, call 320-6362.
The fourth annual St. Jude Fun Fest is noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 14 at Misty Hollow Farms in Millington. Tickets are $1 for adults. Those 12 and under or over 55 receive free admission. All proceeds from the event benefit St. Jude. Activities scheduled for the fest include pony rides, a petting zoo, carnival booths and a silent auction. Blind Mississippi Morris, Mercy Tease, Jamie Baker and Aimee Jamison are scheduled to perform.