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VOL. 117 | NO. 126 | Monday, June 30, 2003

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Calendar of Events June 30-July 6

Calendar of Events June 30-July 6

June 30

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.


July 1

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, 755-1200.


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.


July 2

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.


July 3

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 Hedgepeth, 765-4409.


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 853-1666.


July 4

Offices of The Daily News are closed in observance of Independence Day.


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.


July 5

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.


Upcoming Events

July 7

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.

PROPERTY SALES 34 34 3,905
MORTGAGES 47 47 4,437
BUILDING PERMITS 190 190 9,458
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