VOL. 128 | NO. 37 | Friday, February 22, 2013
The Gavel Club of Memphis will meet Friday, Feb. 22, at 11:30 a.m. in the Holiday Inn University of Memphis Medallion Room, 3700 Central Ave. Ron Reid, senior agency manager of Memphis Public Library LINC, will speak. Lunch is Dutch treat. Call Bob Gray at 494-8639.
Oak Court Mall will host its Paint the Mall Red heart health awareness fair Friday, Feb. 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in center court, 4465 Poplar Ave. The event will include health screenings, a fashion show, food and wine, and live music. Visit simon.com.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Feb. 22, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memphis Urban Debate League will screen HBO Films’ “Thurgood” Friday, Feb. 22, at 6:45 p.m. at in the University of Memphis University Center River Room, 300 University Center. The film features Laurence Fishburne’s one-man play about Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Cost is free; donations accepted. Email email@example.com.
Ballet Memphis will present “Family Matters” Friday, Feb. 22, through Sunday, Feb. 24, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit balletmemphis.org
The Salvation Army will host grand-opening activities for the Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center Saturday, Feb. 23, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the center, 800 East Parkway S. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be Sunday, Feb. 24, at 9 a.m., followed by a dedication service at 10:15 a.m. Visit krocmemphis.org for a list of other activities.
Methodist South Hospital will host Day to Dance for Health Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southland Mall, 1215 Southland Mall. The event will include dance demonstrations, health screenings, a fashion show and giveaways. Cost is free. Visit methodisthealth.org.
Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County and River Rat Rounders poker league will host “All in for Animals” Texas Hold ‘Em Charity Poker Tournament Saturday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. at 935 Farm Road. Prices at the door is $60. Visit memphishumane.org.
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis will host the 12th annual Oscar Experience Gala in conjunction with the 2013 Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 24, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Columns at One Commerce Square. Tickets are $125. Visit rmhc-memphis.org.