VOL. 123 | NO. 140 | Friday, July 18, 2008
A Survivor Art Show will open today from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in conjunction with an open house at the new office of Carol Risher at Primacy Oaks Office Park, 5158 Stage Road, Suite 130. The art is created as part of the psychological healing and recovery of counseling clients. Risher is a licensed professional counselor specializing in trauma resolution. The exhibit will run through Aug. 31. For more information, call 377-5646.
The Memphis Humane Society will hold its Paw Prints Auction Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1376 Massey Road. Cost is $125 for individuals and $1,000 for a table of 10. Reservations should be made by today. For more information, call 937-3902.
Weichert, Realtors–Chapman & Associates will hold a free public seminar “Tax Rebate = Home Update” Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at The Home Depot, 800 Truse Road. For more information, visit www.weichertchapman.com or call 850-2282.
The Children’s Museum of Memphis will host its first Hispanic Fiesta Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the museum, 3030 Central Ave. Attendees can participate in the Mexican Hat Dance and Macarena, take a swing at a piñata, play limbo or Pass the Sombrero. The event is free for members and $9 for nonmembers, including museum admission. For details, visit www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.
Kemmons Wilson Communities will host a free seminar Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The seminar will cover issues to consider when moving or downsizing. For reservations, call 853-0900.
The M.A.N.-U.P. Foundation and R.E.A.C.H. Coalition will host Peace in the Streets Saturday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Lewis-Davis Park at Park Avenue and Pendleton Street. There will be food, games, live performances and speakers. For more information, call Joe Hunter at 628-2262 or Peggie Russell at 338-6622.
Playhouse on the Square will host a benefit performance of “The Producers” for Shelby Residential & Vocational Services Inc. (SRVS) Sunday at 3 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 51 S. Cooper St. A wine tasting and unveiling of artwork by artist Lori Butler will begin at 2 p.m. Cost is $30 for adults, $20 for senior citizens, students and military, and $15 for those younger than 18. To buy tickets, call the box office at 726-4656.
The Memphis Farmers Market will host a dinner tour Sunday at 6 p.m. at Restaurant Iris, 2146 Monroe Ave. For reservations, call 590-2828.