VOL. 125 | NO. 226 | Friday, November 19, 2010
The Herff College of Engineering at the University of Memphis will hold an open house Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the college, located on Central Avenue near the Zach Curlin intersection. The open house is geared to middle school, high school and community college students and will provide the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, students and alumni and take guided tours. To register, call 678-4933 or visit www.memphis.edu/herff/eday/index.php.
The Mid-South Minority Business Council will hold its annual Robert R. Church Sr. Achievement Awards Luncheon Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Joseph DeVivo, president of Smith & Nephew, will speak. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, contact Doris Gordon at 525-6512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Memphis Gavel Club will meet Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Jimmy Ogle will speak on the History of Modern Memphis. For more information, call Bob Gray at 494-8639.
The Rotary Club of Memphis Central will meet Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Rev. Marise Tuttle, director of Jacob’s Ladder Community Development Corp., will speak. Cost is $25 for guests. For reservations, call Karen Shea at 683-9099.
The Memphis Zoo will kick off SunTrust Zoo Lights Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place. Zoo Lights will be held Friday and Saturday evenings from Friday through Dec. 11 and nightly from Dec. 16 through Dec. 23 and Dec. 25 through Dec. 30. Admission is $5 for zoo members and $7 for nonmembers.
The Memphis Potters’ Guild will hold its 30th Annual Holiday Show and Sale Friday through Sunday at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The holiday show will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, call 576-4100 or visit www.thememphispottersguild.com.
The American Diabetes Association will hold a “Project Power Workshop” Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Church Health Center Wellness, 115 Union Ave. For more information, call 260-8565 or visit www.diabetesforlifememphis.org.
Rhodes College will host a concert performance by folk singer and songwriter Jesse Winchester Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center on campus. The concert is free and open to the public, but seating is by tickets available through Rhodes. For more information or tickets, call 843-3278.