VOL. 119 | NO. 164 | Monday, September 12, 2005
This Week In Memphis
Federalist Society Hosts Session on Federal Judges
The Memphis Public Library and Information Center hosts a grand re-opening of the newly renovated Hollywood branch library at 10:30 a.m. at the library, located at 1530 N. Hollywood St. Call 323-6201.
The Memphis Lawyers' chapter and University of Memphis Law Student chapter of the Federalist Society present "Ideology and the Confirmation of Federal Judges" from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Professor John S. Baker, Dale E. Bennett professor of law at Louisiana State University, is the featured speaker. Call 526-0431 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or additional information.
LexisNexis Credit & Financial Services hosts an online seminar at 2 p.m. that covers topics including Customer Identification Program requirements in the financial services industry, as well as Section 326 of the Patriot Act. Visit www.lexisnexis.com.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Memphis Heritage Inc. present Sarah Susanka, architect and author of "The Not So Big House" book series, as part of Architecture Month 2005 at 7 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Cost is $15. Call 685-1566 for more information.
Rhodes College's Meeman Center presents part two of a three-week free course on "Understanding Contemporary Islam" from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Call 843-3965.
Memphis Area Master Gardeners meets at 6 p.m. at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Horticulturist Dan Heims is the guest speaker. Cost is $5. For more information, call 387-1928.
Les Passees, a women's volunteer organization that offers advocacy and support for children and families, hosts a preview party for the 19th annual Stock Exchange Consignment Shop from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 1215 Ridgeway Road in Park Place Shopping Center. Tickets cost $20 at the door. The Stock Exchange is open Tuesdays through Sundays through Oct. 20. For more information, call 685-0577.
The Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Memphis Heritage Inc. present the eighth annual AIA Memphis Scavenger Hunt at noon at Jay Etkin Gallery, 409 S. Main St. Teams of four will identify photos associated with Downtown architecture and history. Cost is $50 per team. Call 525-3818.
The Memphis Bar Association hosts the 2005 Court Classic from noon to 5 p.m. at Stonebridge Golf Club, 3049 S. Davies Plantation Road. Proceeds from the event benefit the Memphis Bar Foundation's Katrina Disaster Fund. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association, Memphis Area Association of Realtors and Memphis Mortgage Bankers Association kick off the 2005 Habitat for Humanity Fall Building Blitz, which runs through Oct. 29. Call 761-4771.
The Tennessee Child Care Facilities Corp. hosts a seminar on starting and operating a child care business from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Norris Road Church of Christ, 1055 Norris Road. Call (888) 413-2232.
Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center at St. Mary's Episcopal School hosts an opening reception for "Entre Amigos, Un Dialogo Visual," or "Among Friends, a Visual Dialogue," from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the center, 60 Perkins Extended. The exhibition runs through Oct. 16. Call 537-1483.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents pianist Emanuel Ax in the First Tennessee Masterworks Series concert at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. A second concert starts at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets cost $12 to $76 for the Cannon Center event, and $40 for the GPAC event. Visit www.memphissymphony.org.