VOL. 128 | NO. 22 | Friday, February 01, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its second annual Go Red for Women Fashion Show Friday, Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center, 800 Madison Ave. Tickets are $7, which includes lunch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Memphis will open its Black History Month celebration and present the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award to Cato Johnson Friday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on campus, 470 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu.
Special Olympics Greater Memphis will hold its 14th annual Polar Bear Plunge and seventh annual chili cook-off Saturday, Feb. 2, at Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front St. Gates open for the cook-off at 10 a.m., and the plunge is at 3 p.m. Visit specialolympicsmem.org.
Bank On Memphis will relaunch Saturday, Feb. 2, at 11 a.m. at Soulsville Towne Center, 915 E. McLemore Ave. Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will host the event, and free tax preparation will be provided 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 432-4882.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host country-rock singer Bryan Hartley as part of its Winter Bistro Music Series Saturday, Feb. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will open its Present Tense: The Art of Memphis from 2001–Now exhibit, featuring works by more than 70 Memphis artists, Sunday, Feb. 3, at the gallery, 4339 Park Ave. An opening event, “The Anti-Lecture: A Conversation About an Art Community,” will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. The exhibit runs through April 18. Visit dixon.org.
The University of Memphis will screen “Duty of the Hour,” a documentary about Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Monday, Feb. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre on campus, 470 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu.
Memphis Farmers Market will host a five-course Farm to Fork dinner featuring locally grown foods Monday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m. at Amerigo Restaurant, 1239 Ridgeway Road. Cost is $40. R.S.V.P. to 848-4009.
Church Health Center will hold a volunteer expo Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Contact Jennie Dickerson at email@example.com or 701-2097.