VOL. 125 | NO. 74 | Friday, April 16, 2010
Small Biz Memphis will present a workplace seminar with Chris Crouch today from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Holiday Inn Select East Memphis, 5795 Poplar Ave. Cost is $49 for members and $79 for nonmembers. For reservations, call 818-3190 or visit www.smallbizmemphis.com.
Methodist Hospice and the Mid-South Comfort Coalition will provide free information about advance care planning and advance directive forms today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. For more information, call Dee Flood at 356-3156 or visit www.nationalhealthcaredecisionsday.org.
The University of Memphis will host a debate titled “The Origins of Knowledge” today from noon to 1:30 p.m. in The Zone at the FedEx Institute of Technology on campus. Professors Susan Carey of Harvard University and James McClelland of Stanford University will debate about how people gain knowledge about the world around them. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The Memphis Bar Association will hold its third annual Law Week Launch Party today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Court Square. The party will include live music, Neely’s barbecue, Boscos beer and ice cream. The party is free and no reservations are required.
The Brooks Museum of Memphis will host “Brooks Uncorked: A Taste of the Sweet Life” today at 7 p.m. at the Brooks, 1934 Poplar Ave. The evening will feature food from local restaurants, more than 50 wines, a silent auction and DJ Raiford on the terrace. Tickets are $100 per person. To purchase tickets, call 544-6209.
Rebuild Government will host a special presentation and book signing with former Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith Monday at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Seating is limited. Reservations are due today. For reservations, e-mail email@example.com.
Playhouse on the Square will hold the 33rd Annual Original Art Auction Saturday at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. The silent auction will begin at 10 a.m. and the live auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $25. For more information, call 726-4656.
A story in Thursday’s edition of The Daily News included an incorrect location for The Daq. The nightspot is on Hacks Cross Road. The Daily News regrets the error.