VOL. 125 | NO. 157 | Friday, August 13, 2010
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.
The Memphis Youth Symphony Program will hold make-up auditions Aug. 28-29. Registration is due Sunday. Forms and registration fee must be returned to the MYSP office, 1508 S. White Station Road. For more information, call 327-5078. To register, visit www.memphisyouthsymphonyprogram.org.
Harrah’s Casino Tunica will host the first Smokin’ Aces BBQ Championship Sept. 16-18. Entry deadline is Monday. For information and registration forms, visit www.smokinacesbbqchampionship.com.
Small Biz Memphis will host the Cordova/Bartlett and East Memphis/Midtown Business Builders Circle meetings Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, from 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. at 1661 International Drive, suite 400. The Germantown/Collierville meeting will be Thursday at 7:45 a.m. at 2176 West St., suite 110. For more information, call 205-9303.