VOL. 125 | NO. 191 | Friday, October 1, 2010
The Memphis Central Rotary Club will meet Friday from noon to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Shelby County Election Commissioner Brian Stephens will speak about Rebuild Government. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
Gallery Fifty Six will host an opening reception for artists Emery Franklin and Paul Clarke Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 2256 Central Ave. Franklin and Clarke’s show “The Vanishing Delta” will run through Oct. 31. For more information, visit www.galleryfiftysix.com.
Father George V. Coyne, astronomer and director emeritus of the Vatican Observatory, will present “The Dance of the Fertile Universe: Chance and Destiny Embrace” Friday at 7 p.m. in the University Theater at Christian Brothers University. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Brother Kevin Ryan at 321-3444 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IRIS Orchestra will perform with Yo-Yo Ma Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Tickets are $25 to $100. For more information, call the Germantown Performing Arts Centre at 751-7500.
Mistletoe Merchants of Memphis will be held Friday through Sunday at Agricenter International, 777 Walnut Grove Road. More than 175 boutique and gift shops from across the South will be present at the three-day event. The event will kick off Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Martinis & Mistletoes, which will feature a silent auction to benefit the National Kidney Foundation. The fair will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.mistletoemerchants.com.
The Juvenile Court of Memphis & Shelby County will hold the Right Road Run 5K Saturday at 9 a.m. at Juvenile Court, 616 Adams Ave. The race is sponsored by supporters of Victorian Village. For more information, call Larry Scroggs at 405-8518.
GreekFest will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 6984 Highway 70. The festival will include food, dancing, music and more. Admission is free. For more information, call the church at 388-5910.
The Salvation Army will hold its 2010 Corporate Challenge Golf Tournament Monday at 1 p.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 149 Chinquapin Drive. The tournament will benefit The Salvation Army’s Renewal Place Program. For more information about sponsorship opportunities or to register, contact Amy Beth Dudley at 260-9120 or email@example.com.