VOL. 115 | NO. 139 | Monday, July 23, 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 will host an introduction to commercial investment real estate analysis class at the education center, 6393 Poplar Ave. The cost is $200 for this three-day seminar, which includes study materials and a HP10B calculator. This course is approved for 16 hours continuing education credit. For more information, call Linda Stubbs, 818-2421.
Mid-South ARC presents "Walk a Mile in My Shoes," awareness day. At 11 a.m., elected officials will have the opportunity to address the public and discuss progress toward Americans with Disabilities Act requirements as well as respond to questions and concerns the public may have about the issue.
The Memphis Bar Association hosts Summer School at the University of Memphis with a "Wills and Estates" course from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Professor Ralph Brazier is the speaker.
The Memphis Ronald McDonald House is the beneficiary of the seventh annual Big Scoop Ice Cream Festival at Agricenter International from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For a $6 admission fee, patrons can sample a variety of ice cream and other frozen treats, cookies, popcorn and snacks. Children 3 and under are admitted free. The third annual Blues City Triathlon begins at 7:30 a.m. at Garner Lake in Lakeland. For information, call Keath or Teresa Ford, 386-8488, or register online at www.bluescitytri.com.
The "Gods of Ancient Memphis" will be on exhibit at the Art Museum of Memphis through Oct. 4. The exhibit presents a multifaceted image of the sacred world and everyday life of the Egyptians in their ancient capital. The exhibition highlights 123 objects drawn from the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archeologys permanent collection.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors member services committee will host "Realtor Night with the Redbirds" when the Redbirds take on the Fresno Grizzlies. The party deck includes club level seats, access to the air-conditioned club level lounge, a full-service bar and private restrooms.
The Memphis Bar Association hosts "Ethics 2001: Are You Ready for the Challenge?" sponsored by the American Law Institute-American Bar Association. The seminar will be shown by tape delay at 9:30 a.m. at the MBA, One Commerce Square. The fast-paced, hypothetical-driven discussion will include topics such as client crime or fraud, corporate client subsidiaries, client suicide threats and short-term legal services.
The 13th annual WEVL Blues on the Bluff concerts continue at National Ornamental Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive, with Sid Selvidge, Mason Ruffner and Keith Sykes. Tickets are $10.