VOL. 124 | NO. 164 | Friday, August 21, 2009
The Crescent Club will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a gala today from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the club, 6075 Poplar Ave., Suite 909. There will be food, drinks and a performance by the April Cole Band. To purchase tickets, call Kristine Kershaw at 684-1010.
The Memphis Public Library will hold a book sale today and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. More than 12,000 books and materials will be included in the sale. For more information, call 415-2840.
The AIM Charity/Bridges Kickoff Classic will be held today and Saturday at Hull-Dobbs Athletic Field at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. Millington High School and MUS will play at 7:30 p.m. today and Melrose High School and Christian Brothers High School will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. For tickets, visit Davis-Kidd Booksellers at 387 Perkins Road Extended or go to www.bridgesusa.org.
LaunchMemphis will hold a business plan boot camp Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Mercury Launchpad in EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St. Topics will include business plan development, legal issues, marketing, financial considerations, funding, finding investors and perfecting a pitch. For tickets, visit bootcamp2009.eventbrite.com. For more information, call 628-4657.
MPACT Memphis will hold a training session with the American Red Cross Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Red Cross, 1400 Central Ave. To R.S.V.P., contact Chad Lopes at email@example.com or 528-8340.
The 11th Annual Spirit of SRVS Auction Affair will be held Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The event will include food, drinks, live entertainment and live and silent auctions. Tickets are $60 in advance and $65 at the door. For tickets, visit www.srvs.org.
The Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will hold its Paw Prints Auction Gala Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Temple Israel, 1376 E. Massey Road. Tickets are $125 each or $1,000 for a table of 10. For tickets, call 937-3911 or visit www.memphishumane.com.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host The Beautiful and the Damned Avant-Garde Party 2009 Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Brooks, 1934 Poplar Ave. There will be food, a full bar and live music. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1920s attire. For tickets, contact Kiley Robinette at 544-6230 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memphis Heritage Inc. will hold Adapt-A-Door Party and Auction Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Howard Hall, 2282 Madison Ave. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, call 272-2727.