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VOL. 124 | NO. 104 | Friday, May 29, 2009

Events

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The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will present a workshop titled “All About the New 990” today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Alliance office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. A question-and-answer Brown Bag Session titled “Don’t Dread the Audit” will follow at 12:30 p.m. Lee Hood, manager at Whitehorn Tankersley & Co. PLLC, will lead the workshop. Cost is $65 for members, $125 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.

The Center for Southern Folklore will host a free performance by Ladyfingers today at noon at the center, 123 S. Main St. The performance is part of the center’s Brown Bag Lunch Series. For more information, call 525-3655.

The New Olive Baptist Church will host Memphis Youth Manifesto, a town hall meeting, today at 6 p.m. at the church, 3084 Southern Ave. Elected officials will be on hand to listen as citizens speak about their concerns. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 454-7777.

The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. The shops and galleries of the district will be open, offering shows, exhibits and specials. There will be complimentary food and beer in the parking lot next to Bluff City Coffee for South Main Association members. Nonmembers are encouraged to join.

Theatre Memphis will hold its Theatre Memphis Gala today at 6 p.m. at the theater, 630 Perkins Road Extended. There will be live and silent auctions, live entertainment, food, drinks and dancing. The gala will benefit artistic endeavors for Theatre Memphis. Cost is $150 per person. For more information, call 682-8323 or visit www.theatrememphis.org.

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid-South Chapter will host the fundraiser “Polos and Pearls” today from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at LePavillion, 1052 Brookfield Road. Joe Birch will be the guest host for the evening, which will include food, drinks and live and silent auctions. Guests are asked to contribute $75 per ticket. For more information, contact Donna Noelker at 755-0994 or donna.noelker@msmidsouth.org.

The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a small business council breakfast Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Irv Alpert of Onvia will speak. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for prospective members. The deadline for registration is today. To register, contact Tunga Lee at 543-3571 or tlee@memphischamber.com.

MPACT Memphis will have a Redbirds Family Night Saturday at 6 p.m. at AutoZone Park. Cost is $10 for adult members and $7 for children. Cost for nonmembers is $20 for adults and $10 for children. For reservations, contact Joy Turner at jturner@mpactmemphis.org or 528-8340.

The Center for Southern Folklore will host a performance by the Daddy Mack Blues Band Saturday at 9 p.m. at the center, 123 S. Main St. Admission is $5. For more information, call 525-3655.

Shelby Residential Vocational Services will celebrate Community Partner Day with the Memphis Redbirds Sunday at 1:35 p.m. at AutoZone Park. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit SRVS programs and more than 850 people with disabilities. Tickets are $10. For tickets, call 312-6802 or visit www.srvs.org.

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