VOL. 125 | NO. 88 | Thursday, May 6, 2010
Mothers of the NILE will hold a Mother’s Day banquet Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Broad Avenue, 2935 Broad Ave. Dr. Kriner Cash will be the featured speaker. The dinner is open to the public. For reservations, call Veronica Coleman-Davis at 592-5817 or Myra Stiles at 272-3819.
The Madison Hotel will host Sunset Atop Madison Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the hotel’s rooftop, 79 Madison Ave. The after-work event will include a live performance by the Reba Russell Band, a cash bar and a rooftop terrace menu. Admission is $7. For more information, call 333-1200.
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium will host its 13th Anniversary Party Friday at 5 p.m. at its Downtown location, 130 Peabody Place. There will be live music until 1 a.m. Admission is $3 beginning at 8 p.m. For more information, call 523-8536.
Theatre Memphis will hold its annual fundraising gala “The Emerald Party” Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the theater, 630 Perkins Road Extended. The gala will include food, drinks, live and silent auctions and live music. For tickets, call 682-8323.
The Center for Southern Folklore will host an evening with Bobby Rush Friday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Folklore Hall, 119 S. Main St. General admission is $50 and preferred seating is $100. For more information, call 525-3655.
The 52nd Annual Greek Food Festival will be held Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 573 N. Highland St. Admission is $3. For more information, visit www.memphisgreekfestival.com.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present Symphony in the Gardens Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. For more information or tickets, call the Symphony Box Office at 537-2525 or the Dixon at 761-5250.
The Methodist South Hospital Stroke Support Group will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Suite 124 at Methodist South Hospital, 1300 Wesley Drive. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, contact Heather Andresen at 516-3726 or visit www.methodisthealth.org.