VOL. 6 | NO. 25 | Saturday, June 15, 2013
The Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will kick off with Emerson Drive Thursday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit rebel953.com.
The 20th annual Juneteenth Freedom & Heritage Festival will be held Friday, June 14, through Sunday, June 16, in Douglass Park in North Memphis. The 2013 theme is “Honoring African-American Medical Doctors.” Visit juneteenthmemphis.org for a schedule.
Seedco Mid-South will host The Intentional Entrepreneur, a Kauffman FastTrac workshop for aspiring business owners, Friday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at Seedco, 22 N. Front St., suite 900. The interactive workshop provides tools to examine the emotional and practical aspects of business ownership. Cost is $75. Visit seedco.affiliate.fasttrac.org.
Eyewear Gallery will host free learner’s permit and driver’s license vision screenings Friday, June 14, 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 Westin Memphis Beale Street Hotel, RedRover Sales & Marketing and Angela Copeland will hold Memphis to Moore, a fundraiser for rebuilding efforts in Moore, Okla., Friday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at Westin, 170 Lt. George W. Lee Ave. Funds will go to the Moore Public Schools Tornado Relief Fund. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Visit memphistomoore.org.
The Church Health Center will hold its sixth annual Men’s Health Summit Saturday, June 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center student alumni center, 800 Madison Ave. The event will teach men healthy living tips. Space is limited. Call 261-8833.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will host free tours of the St. Jude Dream Home Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, 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.
Memphis Botanic Garden will present Earth, Wind & Fire as part of the Live at the Garden Summer Concert Series Saturday, June 15, at 8:30 p.m. at the Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. Visit liveatthegarden.com.
Agape Child & Family Services will hold HeartLight 2013, featuring keynote speaker Tim Tebow, Saturday, June 15, at 7 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The event aims to raise awareness and support for homelessness, orphan care and at-risk communities in Memphis. Tickets start at $30. Visit agapemeanslove.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, June 19, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Jack Sammons, chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, June 19, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Bill Piper of masterIT will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold Farmers’ Market at the Garden Wednesday, June 19, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature Underway Jazz as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, June 19, 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, June 20, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
The Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, June 20, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com or call 529-4000.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Side Street Steppers as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, June 15, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Circuit Playhouse will present “Deathtrap” through June 30, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
The city of Germantown will host The Millionaires as part of its Groovin’ and Chillin’ Concert Series Tuesday, June 18, 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.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Art After Dark Thursday, June 20, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will spotlight the “Bijoux parisiens: French jewelry from the Petit Palais” exhibit and will include food and music by Mister Adams. Cost is free with museum admission. Visit dixon.org.
Hope House will hold Theatre for Hope, featuring a benefit performance of “Singin’ in the Rain” Thursday, June 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Theatre Memphis, 630 Perkins Road Extended. A silent auction, including vacations, gifts and local services, starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25. Visit hopehousememphis.org.
Playhouse on the Square will present “The Color Purple” Friday, June 21, through July 14 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.