VOL. 6 | NO. 17 | Saturday, April 20, 2013
Ballet Memphis will present “Wizard of Oz” Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21, at The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St. Visit balletmemphis.org for tickets.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its Spring’s Best Plant Sale Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Proceeds benefit education and horticultural growth for the garden. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Jubilee Schools will hold its Taste of Jubilee fundraiser Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave. The event will include food from Memphis restaurants, live music and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Blue Streak Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the door. Visit tasteofjubilee.org.
Memphis Area Association of Realtors will participate in the National Association of Realtors’ Nationwide Open House Weekend Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21. Visit midsouthopenhouses.com for a list of locations.
Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will hold a free Secure Your ID Day Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at The Commercial Appeal, 495 Union Ave. Participants can bring up to 10 boxes or bags of documents for on-the-spot shredding. Visit memphis.bbb.org/secure-your-id for details.
Shelby Farms Park will host the 2013 Down to Earth Festival Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 500 N. Pine Lakes Drive. The event will include live music, kids activities, food trucks, and green vendors and artisans. Admission is free; parking is $5. Visit shelbyfarmspark.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Emma Webb as part of its Spring Bistro Music Series Saturday, April 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Memphis Oral School for the Deaf will hold its SpeakEasy fundraiser Satuday, April 20, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall & Conference Center, 1930 Germantown Road. The Roaring ’20s-themed event will include food, cocktails, jazz music and auctions. Tickets are $100. Visit mosdkids.org.
Memphis Heritage Inc. will hold its biennial architectural auction Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at Sears Crosstown, 495 N. Watkins St. The auction will include architectural elements and other items from across Memphis, with proceeds benefiting MHI. Cost is $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers. Visit memphisheritage.org.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, April 23, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Dr. Karen Chancellor, medical examiner at the Shelby County Regional Forensic Center, will speak. Cost is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at email@example.com.
Christian Brothers University and Follett Higher Education Group will host a blessing and open house for the renovated CBU bookstore Tuesday, April 23, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on campus, 650 East Parkway S. Visit cbu.edu.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a hip- and knee-replacement information class on Wednesday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to noon at the hospital’s Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. R.S.V.P. at 516-5639.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 24, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Sue Frost, lead producer of the musical “Memphis,” will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, April 24, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. University of Memphis head football coach Justin Fuente will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Friends for Life will host the fifth annual Dining Out for Life, part of a national fundraiser for AIDS support organizations, Thursday, April 25. Visit diningoutforlife.com/memphis for a list of restaurants donating a portion of proceeds from Thursday sales.
National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis and Jackson Lewis LLP will present a breakfast seminar titled “Hot Topics in Employment Law for Midsouth Hispanic Businesses” Thursday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Cost is free; seating is limited. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or 466-6476.
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Mid-South Regional Roundtable will present “Supply Chain Talent Management: Preparing for the Future” Thursday, April 25, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the FedEx Institute of Technology Methodist Presentation Theatre, 365 Innovation Drive on The University of Memphis campus. Cost is $35. Register at cscmp.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tunica RiverPark will hold an open house for four new exhibits Thursday, April 25, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1 Riverpark Drive in Robinsonville, Miss. Free. Visit tunicariverpark.com.
The 18th annual Crime Victims Rights Awards will be held Thursday, April 25, at 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church-Broad, 2835 Broad Ave. The criminal justice professional of the year and victim advocate of the year will be named. Cost is free; space is limited. Call 222-3950 to R.S.V.P.
Downtown Memphis Commission and Calvary Episcopal Church will host a wine-tasting to benefit the Hospitality HUB resource center for homeless persons Thursday, April 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Jack Robinson Gallery, 44 Huling Ave. Cost is $40. R.S.V.P. at hospitalityhub.org.
Christian Brothers University will host Rev. Fletcher Harper as its Earth Day guest speaker Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in Spain Auditorium on campus, 650 East Parkway S. Harper is an Episcopal priest and executive director of GreenFaith. Free. Visit cbu.edu or call 321-3335.
The Circuit Playhouse will present “Time Stands Still” Friday, April 19, through May 12 at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
Eclectic Eye will hold an opening reception for “Black & White & Clay” by Eunika Rogers Friday, April 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its Midtown showroom, 242 S. Cooper St. The show runs through June 5. Visit eclectic-eye.com.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a meet-the-artist reception for “Living Earth Day Every Day” metal artist Jennifer Hyatt Sunday, April 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 715 Cherry Farms Road. The show runs through May 24. Call 458-2521.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will host The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour 55th anniversary celebration Sunday, April 21, at 7 p.m. on the GPAC main stage, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Orpheum Theatre will present “Memphis” Tuesday, April 23, through April 28 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will host the Ponytails & Cocktails Workshop, in conjunction with the “Angels & Tomboys” exhibit, Thursday, April 25, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Attendees will enjoy cocktails while learning how to create up-dos. Cost is $20 for Brooks members and $25 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen the 1966 film “Django” Thursday, April 25, from 7 p.m. to 8:35 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Cost is $6 for Brooks members and $8 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.