VOL. 6 | NO. 23 | Saturday, June 01, 2013
The Daily News will host its Money and Markets: State of the Economy seminar and panel discussion Thursday, June 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art auditorium, 1934 Poplar Ave. Craig Dismuke, senior vice president and chief economic strategist at Vining Sparks IBG, will present the keynote. Cost is $25. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
The Eyewear Gallery will host free learner’s permit and driver’s license vision screenings Friday, May 31, 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.
The Levitt Shell will present Mingo Fishtrap as part of its free summer concert series on Sunday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
The Healthy Church Challenge Obesity Summit will be held Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Breath of Life Christian Center, 3795 Frayser Raleigh Road. Winners of the 100-day weight-loss challenge will be announced; other events include a keynote by fitness expert Donna Richardson, health screenings and workout sessions. Call 278-0881.
The Metal Museum will host the Great Mississippi Whale Watch party Saturday, June 1, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. The event will include food, drinks, dancing and nautical fun. Tickets in advance are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; tickets at the gate are $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit metalmuseum.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will present Tony Bennett as part of the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Saturday, June 1, at 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Visit liveatthegarden.com.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will host free tours of the St. Jude Dream Home Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 45 Dalton Cove in Eads. The house will be raffled June 23; tickets are $100. Visit dreamhome.org.
The Levitt Shell will present The City Champs as part of its free summer concert series on Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
The Levitt Shell will present Red Baraat as part of its free summer concert series on Sunday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Visit levittshell.org.
West Tennessee Historical Society will meet Monday, June 3, at 7 p.m. in the Wunderlich Auditorium at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. Joe V. Lowry will present “Memphis: Going Through Changes, 1890-1929.” Visit wths-tn.org.
Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital will hold a stroke survivor group meeting Tuesday, June 4, at 5 p.m. in suite 250 of Medical Office Building A, 7655 Poplar Ave. Stroke survivors will discuss caregiving issues; partners and family will discuss time and stress management. Call 516-6929.
The city of Germantown will host Soul Shockers as part of its Groovin’ and Chillin’ Concert Series Tuesday, June 4, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Kiwanis pavilion at Municipal Park on Exeter Road. The free concert starts at 7 p.m.; hot dog and hamburger combos will be available for purchase beforehand. Visit germantown-tn.gov.
Cannon Wright Blount will present a QuickBooks introductory session for entrepreneurs and business owners Wednesday, June 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the firm’s office, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. Cost is free. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 271-3126.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, June 5, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Representatives from Enterprise Property Management will present “Solutions for Property Management.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold Farmers’ Market at the Garden Wednesday, June 5, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Robbie and The Bandanas as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, June 5, 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 Red Door Foundation will host the Saving Ourselves Symposium, educating and encouraging the African-American community to fight HIV/AIDS, Thursday, June 6, through Sunday, June 9, at multiple Downtown venues. Visit trdfmemphis.com for a schedule and tickets.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, June 6, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, June 6, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
Ballet Memphis will present Interiorworks 14 Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, at 8 p.m. at its studios, 7950 Trinity Road. The program includes 10 new works by company artists. Suggested donation is $10; proceeds benefit the Artists’ Resource Fund. Call 737-7322.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, May 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email email@example.com.
RiverArtsFest will unveil its 2013 poster, created by Annabel Meacham, at a party Friday, May 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 431 S. Main St. Visit riverartsmemphis.org.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will present An Acoustic Evening With Keb’ Mo’ Friday, May 31, at 8 p.m. in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets start at $27.50. Visit gpacweb.com.