VOL. 117 | NO. 126 | 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 853-1949.
The Germantown Chamber of Commerce holds a small
office/home office meeting at noon at First Tennessee Bank, 7640 Poplar Ave.
Attendees should pack a lunch and some business cards. Call Debbe Holley,
The Memphis-Shelby County Public Library hosts a
discussion of The Outsiders with WMC-TVs Ron Childers at 7 p.m. at the
Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. For information, call 415-2700.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors new member
orientation registration deadline is noon today. Orientation begins 9 a.m. July
7. For information, call MAAR, 685-2100.
The Memphis-Shelby County Public Library presents a
teen poetry group from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in conference rooms A and B of the
Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Registration is required. Call 415-2726.
The Orpheum Theater presents Raiders of the Lost
Ark at 7:15 p.m. as part of its summer classic movie series. Tickets are $6;
$5 for children and seniors. For information, call 525-3000.
Bartlett begins its Independence Day celebrations
with a free childrens fishing rodeo from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in Appling
Lake at the Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center, U.S Highway 70 and Appling
Road. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the municipal center will host concerts and a car
show, followed by fireworks. For information, call 385-6400.
The 51 & Main Association Inc. and M.R. Davis
Library present a patriotic walking parade at 10:30 a.m. at the corner of
Northwest Drive and Main Street in Southaven, Miss. Those walking will meet at
10:15 a.m. No bicycles or motorized vehicles are allowed, but leashed pets,
wagons and tricycles are welcome. For information, call (662) 342-0102.
The fifth annual Firecracker 5K for St. Jude kicks
off at 7 p.m. at the Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. A pool party,
buffet and concert will follow the race. Late registration is $20 and will be
accepted 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. race day. For information, visit www.firecracker5k.com or call Susan
The Memphis Macromedia User Group meets at 6:30 p.m.
at Physiotherapy Associates, 3250 Players Club Parkway in Germantown. Admission
is free. For information, visit http://mmug.mind-over-data.com
or call Tom Kirstein, 569-6632.
Main Street Collierville presents the music of
Yamagata at 7 p.m. at the historic town square on Main Street. Those attending
are invited to bring a picnic basket. Admission is free. For information, call
Offices of The Daily News are closed in observance of
Collierville and the Collierville Parks, Recreation
and Cultural Arts Department host the citys annual Fourth of July celebration
at 6 p.m. at Cox Park, 440 W. Powell Road. Attendees can participate in
activities such as face painting and pony rides, or visit World War II vehicles
on display. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. For information, call 853-3225.
Germantown begins its annual Fourth of July
celebration with a fishing rodeo at 9 a.m. at Municipal Park, 1900 S.
Germantown Road. Entertainment, including a petting zoo and crafts fair, will
begin at 5 p.m. Fireworks start at 9:10 p.m. For information, call 759-7200.
WMC Stations presents the Star Spangled Celebration
from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Shelby Farms. Music includes recording artists
Lifehouse, Shinedown, Sixpence None the Richer and Beanpole. Fireworks begin at
9:50 p.m. set to music on FM-100 and 93X. Parking is available off Mullins
Station Road for $5 a car.
Memphis, along with other sponsors, hosts Red, White
and Blues starting at noon in Tom Lee Park. Entertainment includes family
games, a motorcycle show and a vintage car show. Live music begins at 6 p.m.,
followed by a fireworks display. Free American flags will be given to first
10,000 people. Admission is free.
The University of Memphis presents the film The Gene
Squad from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 226 of the Ned R. McWherter Library on the
U of M campus. The film will be followed by a discussion as part of the
summer-long series The Research Revolution.
Memphis Jam presents Stout, Marc Broussard, Porch
Ghouls and the Violent Femmes at the Mud Island Amphitheater. Gates open at 5
p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $3 from Ticketmaster; children under 5
are admitted free. Visit www.memphisjam.net.
Memphis Dance Group presents Take Flight: A Journey
in Dance at 9:30 a.m. through July 11 at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts
Center, 60 Perkins Road Ext. Attendees will experience music, dance,
storytelling and costumes from cultures the world over. Cost is $5.