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VOL. 6 | NO. 35 | Saturday, August 24, 2013


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BlackGirlsCODE will host a mobile-app development workshop for girls ages 13 to 17 Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The event will also feature tech chats with women mobile developers. Cost is $35. Visit blackgirlscode.com.

Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America will host its American Dream Event Friday, Aug. 23, through Monday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Counselors and bank representatives from major lenders will assist with on-site home loans and loan modifications. Cost is free; walk-ins are welcome. Visit naca.com.

The Shelby County Trustee’s office will hold a Project H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easier) Financial Literacy workshop Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cunningham Community Center, 3773 Old Allen Road. Attendees will learn the basics of budgeting, complete a spending plan and prepare a payment plan with Trustee staff to pay off delinquent taxes. Visit shelbycountytrustee.com.

WKNO will host a preview screening of “The March,” a documentary about the 1963 March on Washington, Saturday, Aug. 24, at 2 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Cost is free; reservations are required. RSVP at wkno.org or call 729-8735.

Dishcrawl will hold Downtown Neighborfood, a self-guided tour of eight Downtown restaurants within walking distance, Saturday, Aug. 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Check-in at The Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave., between 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to pick up a map. Cost is $15 and includes one ticket for choice of food or drink. Visit dishcrawl.com/nf for details.

Duncan-Williams Inc. Investment Bankers will hold a small-business succession planning luncheon Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Duncan-Williams, 6750 Poplar Ave., suite 300. Topics include federal estate tax laws, choosing a successor, calculating the fair market value of your business, and more. Cost is free; space is limited. RSVP to roland.cole@duncanwilliams.com or 435-4277.

Memphis Botanic Garden will host its “European Vacation” Tuesdays on the Terrace wine tasting, Tuesday, Aug. 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. The topic is “Mastermind Principle: Based on the book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that brings together Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security 4932 Park Ave. Richard Janikowski and Phyllis G. Betts will present “What Can Neighborhoods Do About Crime.” Visit phelpssecurity.com or email bigformemphis@phelpssecurity.com.

WKNO will host March on Washington online chats Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The event will include screenings of the PBS documentary “The March” and online chats and hosted discussions about the civil rights movement and 1963 march. Participants can watch from home or from noon to 6 p.m. at the Poplar-White Station, North or Whitehaven branch libraries. Visit wkno.org or call 729-8735 for details.

The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Aug. 28, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Greg Gonzales, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions, will speak. Cost is $17. RSVP to Lee Hughes at lmhughes@bellsouth.net.

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Aug. 28, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Kat Gordon, owner of Muddy’s Bake Shop, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

Visible Music College will host Lights Align in concert Friday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m. at the college, 200 Madison Ave. Admissions counselors will also be on hand to answer questions about 2014 enrollment. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is free. Visit visible.edu.

A2H will present Jed Zimmerman in concert Friday, Aug. 23, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the company’s gallery, 3009 Davies Plantation Road. Suggested donation is $15, which includes drinks and hors d’oeurves. Email christinab@a2h.com or call 372-0404.

Memphis Botanic Garden will present The Band Perry as part of the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Friday, Aug. 23, at 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Visit liveatthegarden.com.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host its first Family Night on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. at the Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will include art projects and demonstrations, an interactive performance by Theatre Memphis’ Showagon, live music and mini music lessons from Visible Community Music School. Admission is free. Visit dixon.org.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the PRIZM Ensemble as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, Aug. 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

The Indie Memphis Concert Film Series at the Levitt Shell will feature “Big Star: Live in Memphis” Saturday, Aug. 24, at dusk at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Cost is free. Visit indiememphis.com.

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