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VOL. 121 | NO. 193 | Monday, October 2, 2006

Memphis Carriages on Exhibit At Rivertown Gallery

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Rivertown Gallery presents "Memphis Carriages" through Oct. 31 at 119 S. Main St. The exhibition will feature paintings depicting horses and carriages, as well as local scenes. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 527-7573 or visit www.rivertowngallery.net.

The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence presents "Ethics for Nonprofit Executives: Your Dilemmas Solved!" from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Buckman Hall at Christian Brothers University, 650 E. Parkway South. Cost is $65 for members and $99 for non-members. Visit www.npexcellence.org to register.

Oct. 3

The Sole/Small Firm Section of the Memphis Bar Association presents "Identity Theft" from noon to 1 p.m. in the MBA conference room at 80 Monroe St., Ste. 220. Cost is free for section members, $30 for non-section members and $40 for non-MBA members. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org to register.

Oct. 4

The Design Review Board meets at 5 p.m. in the Center City Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Call 575-0540 for details.

The Center City Commission presents The Billy Gibson Band as part of the second annual Court Square Concert Series from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Court Square in Downtown Memphis. The concert series will feature local bands every Wednesday through Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, call CCC special events manager Stephanie Ziemba at 575-0546.

Oct. 5

The Exchange Club Family Center hosts the Uptown Harvest Parade Luncheon and Fashion Show from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BRIDGES Inc., 477 N. Fifth St. The Exchange Club is launching the event to highlight the excellence of the center and to honor contributors and past clients. The Exchange Club Family Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse. Tickets for the show are $25. Call 276-2200 for more information.

The Divorce and Family Law section of the Memphis Bar Association offers a child support workshop from 1 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the MBA conference room, 80 Monroe St., Ste. 220. For more information, call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org.

Oct. 6

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra hosts pianist Victor Asuncion for the first Paul and Linnea Bert Chamber Series concert at 8 p.m. at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center at St. Mary's Episcopal School, 60 Perkins Extended. Asuncion is a faculty member at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. Visit the MSO office at 585 S. Mendenhall Road Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit www.memphissymphony.org for ticket information.

Oct. 7

The Memphis Public Library & Information Center offers the Dr. Anna Marie Cannaday Burns German Heritage Seminar from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The seminar will feature three sessions: "Discovering Your German Family Heritage," "German-American Contributions to Memphis History" and "German-American Composers and Musicians in Memphis." Admission is free. Call 415-2742 to register.

The Children's Museum of Memphis holds a kids-only garage sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the museum, 2525 Central Ave. The special sale will enable children to make money as they sell their outgrown clothes, old toys and books. The garage sale will be open to the general public. The cost of booth space is $10 and includes museum admission. Advance reservations are required. For more information, call 458-2678.

Oct. 8

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School Music Department hosts an opening night performance for the third season of its Crossroads Artists Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. at 8250 Varnavas Drive in Cordova. Pop vocal group Sound Fuzion from the University of Memphis will be performing many different styles of music from the 1940s to the present. The concert series runs through April 15. Tickets are $10 and season tickets are $40. For more information, call Sharon Masterson at 260-2871.

Coming Events
Oct. 10

The 16th annual Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) and Memphis Home Furnishings Association Golf Classic is scheduled for noon at Cherokee Valley Golf Course, 6635 Crumpler Blvd. in Olive Branch. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. For information on team and individual participation, as well as volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.mifa.org or contact Charlie Nelson, MIFA director of special events/volunteers, at 529-4514 or cnelson@mifa.org.

The Memphis chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) meets at 6 p.m. at Fox Ridge Pizza, 1769 N. Germantown Parkway. For more information, call Jill Rayman at 550-0487.

The Memphis Bar Association presents "Entertaining Motions 2006: Deal or No Deal - The Urge to Merge" from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center at St. Mary's Episcopal School, 60 Perkins Extended. The production is a parody of legal life featuring music, skits and general buffoonery by and for the Memphis legal community. Call 527-3573 or visit www.memphisbar.org for more information.

The Memphis Public Library and Information Center presents "CSI in Memphis" at 6:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. During the program, crime scene investigator specialists will share their insights into their own Memphis crime scene investigations. Call 415-2700 for more information.

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