VOL. 124 | NO. 143 | Thursday, July 23, 2009
The Service Corps of Retired Executives will hold a seminar today from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the eighth floor conference room of Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave. The seminar, “How to Successfully Manage a Small Business,” is designed for people who already own or plan to start a business. Admission is $79 in advance and $99 at the door. To register, visit www.scorememphis.org/registration.
Valencia Mackie will hold a seminar today from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Mackie will give tips from her book “The Ten Commandments for Dealing With Landlords – What U the Commercial Tenant May Not Know.” For reservations, call 399-0967 or visit www.eyespymanagement.net.
The Memphis Regional Design Center in conjunction with Memphis Heritage and the American Institute of Architects Memphis will hold a public meeting Friday at 10 a.m. at Memphis Heritage, 2282 Madison Ave. Attendees will have an opportunity to offer input about the future of Overton Square. A tour of Overton Square will begin at 9 a.m. For reservations, e-mail Charles Pickard at email@example.com.
The Library Summer Reading Club will end with a party Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Valerie June will perform at 1:15 p.m. and at 3 p.m. The Bei Shaolin Kung Fu Institute will present a traditional martial arts demonstration at 2 p.m. For more information, call 415-2700.
The Mid-South Entrepreneur and Small Business Group will meet Friday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Entrepreneurs and small-business owners are invited to attend. For reservations, call 399-0967 or visit www.eyespymanagement.net.
Friends for Life will hold its second 5K “Walk.Run.Fight AIDS” run Saturday at 8 a.m. at the Shelby Farms Chickasaw Trail. The race will begin near the Shelby Farms Visitors Center. To register, visit www.walkrunfightaids.racesonline.com or www.friendsforlifecorp.org.
The Girls Getting Wired Technology Program will meet Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Best Buy, 7771 Winchester Road. To register, visit www.girlsgettingwired.org.
The Memphis & Shelby County Music Commission will continue its free Concerts in the Park series Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Levitt Shell in Overton Park. Perfection, Jerry L, On a Dead Machine and Stefanie Bolton will perform. For more information, call 576-6850.
The Great American Peace March will arrive in Memphis Sunday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 280 Cynthia Place. Mary Hath Spokane will lead a peace march, sing-along and discussion. For more information or to download a petition, visit www.greatamericanpeacemarch.com or www.maryhathspokane.com.