VOL. 127 | NO. 12 | Thursday, January 19, 2012
The RISE Foundation’s Responsible Lending Collaborative will meet Thursday, Jan. 19, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1548 Poplar Ave.
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host an opening reception for “This Must be the Place: Contemporary Photography in Memphis” Thursday, Jan. 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The exhibit will run Sunday, Jan. 22, through March 4. For more information, call 761-5250 or visit www.dixon.org.
Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis will host a free surgical weight loss seminar Thursday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. at the hospital, 5959 Park Ave. Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call 765-1849.
The 2012 Memphis International Auto Show will be held Friday, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. For more information, visit www.memphis-autoshow.com.
LaunchMemphis will present 24 Hour Launch Friday, Jan. 20, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Road. The event is for people in grades nine through 12 who will pitch, develop and launch technology-based business plans that address real student issues. Cost is $25 per person. For more information or to register, visit www.launchmemphis.com.
The Memphis Botanic Garden will present an art gala and silent auction for the “Incognito Art Exhibit” Friday, Jan. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The show will include a collage of original, unsigned works from Mid-South artists. The gala will include an auction, food, drinks and an opportunity to meet the artists. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. For more information or tickets, call 636-4131 or visit www.memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will host a trivia and tailgating fundraiser Friday, Jan. 20, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the organization’s headquarters, 7136 Winchester Road. The entry fee for five-person team is $50, which includes traditional tailgating food and two drink tickets. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. To register, visit www.memphishabitat.com or contact Shanda Wicker at email@example.com or 322-3504.
The Memphis Symphony Chorus will hold auditions to select new chorus members Monday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. at Balmoral Presbyterian Church, 6413 Quince Road. Interested person should email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 537-2500 to schedule an audition time.