VOL. 125 | NO. 156 | Thursday, August 12, 2010
The Greater Memphis Chamber will hold a breakfast forum Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. Gregg Morton, president of AT&T Tennessee, will speak. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. To register, call 543-3518 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Madison Hotel will host Sunset Atop the Madison Thursday at 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the hotel’s rooftop, 79 Madison Ave. The afternoon work event will include a live performance by Brian “Breeze” Cayolle, a cash bar and a rooftop terrace menu. Admission is $7. For more information, call 333-1200.
The Memphis Investors Group will host a discussion about maintaining a real estate business Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. An early bird session will be held at 6 p.m. Admission is free for first-time visitors. For more information, call 414-2729.
The Memphis Central Rotary Club will meet Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Jackson Baker, political columnist for The Memphis Flyer, will speak. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
The Memphis Public Library will host a college fair targeted at adults Friday from noon to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The fair is for adults who have started college but never finished. For more information, call 415-2700.
The Memphis Farmers Market will be open Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Station, 545 S. Main St. Cost is free. For more information, visit www.memphisfarmersmarket.com.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will hold Symphony on the Sidewalk Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the MSO offices, 585 S. Mendenhall Road. The event will include food, prizes, an instrument petting zoo, and an opportunity to meet the new music director, Mei-Ann Chen. For more information, call 575-2500.
L’Ecole Culinaire–Kitchens will hold a Mission Cooking Class Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at 1245 N. Germantown Parkway. Attendees will learn techniques for cooking game. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House. Cost is $75. For more information, visit www.lecoleculinaire.com.