VOL. 6 | NO. 31 | Saturday, July 27, 2013
Memphis Botanic Garden will host The 19th Hole Wine Tasting at the Garden, part of the Tuesdays on the Terrace wine-tasting series, Tuesday, July 30, 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.
Memphis Farmers Market will host the Rock’n Wild Picnic Saturday, July 27, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Central Station Pavilion, at the corner of East G.E. Patterson Avenue and Front Street. Cost is $25, which includes pizza from Rock’n Dough Pizza Co. and four wine tickets. Visit memphisfarmersmarket.com.
SRVS will host its 15th annual Spirit of SRVS Auction, Food and Wine Tasting on Saturday, July 27, at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The event will include live music, dancing and post-event party. Tickets are $75. Visit srvs.org or call 312-6853.
Creative Aging Mid-South will host the fourth annual Senior Variety Show Sunday, July 28, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Kirby Pines retirement community performing arts center, 3535 Kirby Road. Tickets are $10 at the door. Visit creativeagingmidsouth.org.
Court of Master Sommeliers will hold an introductory sommelier course and exam Monday, July 29, and Tuesday, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, 149 Union Ave. The course is the first of four steps required to become a master sommelier. Cost is $525. Register at mastersommeliers.org.
Cannon Wright Blount will present “Getting the Most Out of Your QuickBooks Reports” Wednesday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the firm’s office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. Cost is $75. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 685-7500.
Methodist South Hospital will host a free lunch and learn on heart attack signs and symptoms Wednesday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B, basement floor level, 1300 Wesley Drive. The event will include a light lunch and health screenings. R.S.V.P. at 888-777-5959.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, July 31, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Frank Gianotti of Tetra Tech will discuss extension of the Shelby Farms Greenline. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Blues City Brass as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, July 31, 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.
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division will hold a board meeting Thursday, Aug. 1, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
Cooper Young Night Out and the Cooper Young Festival kickoff/poster party will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. The kickoff party will be at Haizlip Studio, 2125 Central Ave., from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Other events will be held at Cooper-Young businesses from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
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.
Germantown Community Theatre and the Salvation Army Kroc Center will present “Peter Pan” Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28, at the theater, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road; and Friday, Aug. 2, through Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. For more information, visit gctcomeplay.org or call 937-3023.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, July 26, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Silver & Strings Quartet as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, July 27, 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 “The Doors Live at the Bowl” Saturday, July 27, at dusk at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Cost is free. Visit indiememphis.com.
Memphis Black Arts Alliance will present the Jazz-A-Fire Ensemble on Sunday, July 28, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the FireHouse Community Arts Center, 985 S. Bellevue Blvd. Attendees can bring their own instruments for a jam session during the second hour. Admission is $10. Email mbaafirehouse.gmail.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.