VOL. 115 | NO. 115 | Monday, June 18, 2001
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Starlit Nights, the Sharpe Planetariums summer program, continues through Sept. 16. Designed to help attendees find their way around the night sky and answer stargazing questions, the show explores the legends associated with major constellations visible during the summer. Call for admission and show time information, 320-6362.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors luncheon features "25 Years of Memphis Magazine" at the Memphis Area Home Builders Association, 776 N. Germantown Road. Kenneth Neill, Contemporary Media publisher and chief executive officer, will lead a trip through the history of the magazine. The buffet opens at 11:45 a.m. The event is free to MAAR members. Guests will be charged $15. Call 818-2444, for reservations.
The American Heart Association Shelby County Division hosts the 2001 annual meeting and awards presentations at 5 p.m. at the Rock n Soul Museum in the Beale Street Entertainment District. To attend, call Billye Massey, 526-4616.
The Memphis Bar Association presents "Great Attorneys Always Wear Clean Underwear," or life lessons, is 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Adams Mark hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Bob Ash will conduct the continuing legal education course.
The Ultimate 10K and 5K Trail Run benefiting Ronald McDonald House is 6 p.m. at Davies Plantation. The event has race categories and prizes for all ages. The 10K is USA Track and Field certified and is a Road Runners Club of America Tennessee state championship course. For information, call 373-9071 or register online at www.raceonline.com/ultimate10k.
The Brooks Museum will feature about 50 pieces from the Absolut Collection of Art through July 15. The collection began in 1985 with the introduction of Absolut Warhol, a black Absolut bottle. Other artists commissioned by the adult beverage company included Annie Leibovitz, Michael Graves and George Rodrigue.
The University of Memphis Friends of the Library will host a reception and book signing to mark the publication of Sarah Wynns new book, "The Emergence of the Music Critic in the Late Eighteenth Century London: Composers, Performers, Reporters," from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the U of M Alumni Center, 635 Normal St.
The Memphis Bar Association presents the Judges Practice and Procedure Series from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. U.S. District Court Judge Jon P. McCalla and U.S. District Court Clerk Robert R. Di Triolio are the speakers. The course is approved for one hour of general continuing legal education credit. The cost for MBA members is $35, $40 for non-members or $25 for non-attorneys or those who do not need CLE credit. Send payment to Memphis Bar Association, One Commerce Square, Suite 1050, Memphis, Tenn., 38103.
The 2001 Shelby County Government Drive for Lifeblood is 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in front of 150 Washington Ave. Last year, the spring drive drew nearly 200 donors. The goal this year is 300 donors. Currently, a critical need exists for O positive and O negative blood.
The Justice Network and the Sole/Small Firm Section of the Memphis Bar Association host a beer and wine tasting followed by a preview of the Playhouse on the Square production of "Grease" begins at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event benefit the Community Legal Center. The event is sponsored by. A tax-deductible contribution of $25 can be sent to Community Legal Center, c/o Ellen Fite, 242 Poplar Ave., Memphis, Tenn., 38103.