VOL. 128 | NO. 168 | Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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” as well as online chats and hosted discussions about the civil rights movement. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The National Civil Rights Museum will present the Singing the Dream: The March on Washington at 50 concert Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 4 p.m. in the museum courtyard, 450 Mulberry St. Performers include “American Idol” contestants Alexis Grace, Keia Johnson and Trump Tight. Cost is free; concert seating begins at 2 p.m. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir will host a Shelby County Real Estate Road Show event Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hickory Hill Community Center, 3910 Ridgeway Road. Attendees will learn about the Shelby County Land Bank and tax sale, and can provide feedback on the process of divesting county-owned properties. Cost is free; advance registration is encouraged. Register at shelbycountytrustee.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a roundtable with Scott Lawyer, director of the Master of Business Administration program at Christian Brothers University, Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 a.m. at Cheffie’s Cafe, 483 High Point Terrace. The topic is “Continuing Education and the Sales Professional: Why is This Important?” Cost in advance is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $20. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Delta Fair & Music Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 8, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. Visit deltafest.com for hours, music lineup, activities and other information.