VOL. 6 | NO. 32 | Saturday, August 03, 2013
The Daily News will host its HR Rules and Ramifications Seminar and panel discussion Thursday, Aug. 8, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. The seminar will include an overview of changing employment laws and advice on dealing with real-life workplace issues. Paul Pattenof Jackson Lewis LLP will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
The Tennessee 2013 Sales Tax Holiday will run from Friday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 4. Visit tn.gov/revenue/salestaxholiday for a list of items that qualify as tax-free purchases.
The University of Memphis and Intern Bridge Inc. will host an internship program best practices workshop Friday, Aug. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive, on the university campus. Attendees will learn how to build an internship and entry-talent program. Visit internbridgeprograms.com/memphis for cost and details.
Eyewear Gallery will host free back-to-school vision screenings Friday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. at 763-2020.
Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club will host a Samaritan’s Feet shoe distribution, which provides socks and shoes to Memphis children, Friday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Streets Ministries, 1304 N. Graham St. Setup will begin at 9 a.m., and multiple volunteer opportunities are available. Email email@example.com.
The Orpheum Theatre summer movie series will feature “The Big Lebowski” Friday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
The Indie Memphis Concert Film Series at the Levitt Shell will feature “Big Easy Express” Saturday, Aug. 3, at dusk at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Cost is free. Visit indiememphis.com.
Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 6, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. James Ekenstedt, cofounder of The Bridge street newspaper, will speak. Cost for nonmembers is $18. R.S.V.P. to Taylor Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Nancy Crawford of the Better Business Bureau will present “Up-to-Date Tips to Avoid Current Business Scams.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
CareerTrack will hold The Conference for Administrative Assistants Wednesday, Aug. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel Downtown, 185 Union Ave. Attendees can choose from two conference tracks: “Taking Control of Your Job and Your Life” and “Career and Professional Development.” Cost is $156. Visit careertrack.com.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a lunch and learn on managing knee pain Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the hospital, 3960 New Covington Pike. Dr. Kevin Coates of Memphis Orthopaedic Group will speak. Cost is free, and a light lunch will be served. R.S.V.P. at 888-777-5959.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Aug. 7, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Tom Beazley, executive director of Promise Academy, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Downtown Memphis Commission design review board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 4 p.m. in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature VIP Combo Jazz as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, Aug. 7, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Cost is free. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will meet Thursday, Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Glenn Hopper of ADP will discuss tax compliance. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.
National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, Aug. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Sally Pace, senior vice president of First Tennessee Financial and president of Junior League of Memphis, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to email@example.com or 466-6476.
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, Aug. 8, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Cocktails in the Garden: Myrtles and Moonshine on Thursday, Aug. 8, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets, which include one specialty drink, are $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Orpheum Theatre summer movie series will feature “Mean Girls” Thursday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Eclectic Eye will hold an opening reception for “Musings of an Unconscious Mind” by Joseph Arthur Friday, Aug. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the boutique’s Midtown showroom, 242 S. Cooper St. The show runs through Sept. 25. Visit eclectic-eye.com.
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for “Price is Right,” an annual exhibition of original works less than $1,000, Friday, Aug. 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. The show runs through Aug. 24. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will hold an opening reception for the Memphis/Germantown Art League national exhibition Saturday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibit is on display through Aug. 29. Call 458-2521.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Jeremy Stanfill as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Dixon Gallery & Gardens will present “Picturing America: Signature works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art” Sunday, Aug. 4, through Oct. 6 at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Visit dixon.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host an opening reception for the Bernard Frieden art exhibit Sunday, Aug. 4, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Visitors Center gallery, 750 Cherry Road. A portion of proceeds from sales of Frieden’s art benefits the garden’s education and horticultural programs. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.