VOL. 117 | NO. 154 | Friday, August 29, 2003
The offices of The Daily News will be closed Monday for the Labor Day
The Daily News offices will be closed Monday for the Labor
Day holiday. We will reopen Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The South Main Association hosts its monthly Art Trolley
Tour from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today.
Visitors can enjoy free trolley rides, refreshments and
entertainment and visit shops and galleries along South Main Street. Visit
The Memphis Area Transit Authority will operate several
transportation services on Mondays holiday.
The fixed route bus service, MATAplus service and Main
Street trolley will operate on a Sunday schedule. The information center and
North End Terminal will open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MATA offices will be
closed in observance of the holiday.
The Sharpe Planetarium at the Pink Palace Museum introduces
a show titled Stars of Jade Saturday at 3050 Central Ave. The show runs
through Nov. 23.
Attendees will learn about Chinese astronomy and lore.
Admission is $4.25 for adults and $3.75 for seniors and
children. Call 320-6362.
The Ground Water Institute of the University of Memphis
hosts a discussion about Mid-South water resources at 3 p.m. Sunday in Room 226
of the Ned R. McWherter Library on the U of M campus.
The session is free. Call 678-3913 or 678-4055 for
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art presents the opening of In
the Spirit of Martin: The Living Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The show
runs Sunday through Nov. 9.
The traveling Smithsonian exhibition includes art created
during Kings lifetime and as recently as 2001.
Admission is free for members and children 6 and under, $6
for adults, $5 for seniors over 65 and $2 for students with identification.
The Mid-South Interfaith Network for Economic Justice and
the Memphis Labor Council sponsor the Faith and Labor Picnic from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. Monday at Mt. Olive Cathedral C.M.E. Church at Linden and Lauderdale
Speakers include workers organizing at Freds warehouse,
nurses organizing at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis and members of the
Memphis Living Wage Coalition.
Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12 and $25 for
families. Call 332-3570.