VOL. 6 | NO. 26 | Saturday, June 22, 2013
Southerland Place Germantown is hosting a free VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. at 7701 Poplar Ave. The workshop is for wartime veterans or their surviving spouses who live in assisted-living facilities. Jim Austin of Veterans Financial Inc. will present. Seating is limited; call 752-8444 to reserve a spot.
Red Rover Sales & Marketing will present “Selling Through Discovery” Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Red Rover, 415 S. Front St., suite 121. Ty Skinner, director of client service, will discuss how to speak to discern buyers’ needs and find solutions. Cost is $199; space is limited. Visit redrovercompany.com.
Eyewear Gallery will host free learner’s permit and driver’s license vision screenings Friday, June 21, 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.
Talk Shoppe will hold a patriotic-themed networking party Wednesday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its Tuesdays on the Terrace wine tasting, Tuesday, June 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The theme is Red, White and Blues. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers; reservations are required. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, June 26, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. District Attorney General Amy Weirich will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold Farmers’ Market at the Garden Wednesday, June 26, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will feature River City Revival as part of the Red Hot Summer concert series Wednesday, June 26, 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 Peabody Rooftop Party will be held Thursday, June 27, 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 Rebel on Beale summer country music concert series will present Steel Magnolia and special guest Phillip Stone Thursday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. in W.C. Handy Park at Beale and South Third streets. Cost is free. Visit rebel953.com.
Eyewear Gallery will host free learner’s permit and driver’s license vision screenings Friday, June 28, 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 Downtown Memphis Commission will meet Friday, June 28, at noon in the commission’s conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, June 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.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.
Playhouse on the Square will host a Four Seasons Cocktail Series happy hour Friday, June 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Playhouse rooftop, 66 S. Cooper St. The event will include guided tours of the theater, including areas off limits to the public. Cost is free; donations benefit the Overton Park Conservancy. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
Memphis Black Arts Alliance’s Jazz-A-Fire and Juneteenth Jazz will honor seven internationally acclaimed African-American jazz musicians from Memphis Friday, June 21, at 7 p.m. at the Historical Daisy on Beale Street, 329 Beale St. Tickets are $25 for arts alliance members and $35 for nonmembers. R.S.V.P. to the arts alliance at 948-9522.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Jeanne Simmons, Beverly Vance and Howard Vance as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, June 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Playhouse on the Square will host a benefit performance of “The Color Purple” for SRVS Sunday, June 23, at 3 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Preview party begins at 1:30 p.m. Visit srvs.org for details; buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
The Circuit Playhouse will present “Deathtrap” through June 30, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Dan Larkin as part of its Summer Bistro Music Series Saturday, June 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.