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VOL. 6 | NO. 42 | Saturday, October 12, 2013


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Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the group’s headquarters, 5865 Ridgeway Road, suite 300. Cost is free for members and first-time guests, and $10 for returning guests. Visit businessovercoffee.biz or call 820-4469.

The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance to those in need on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.

The Democratic Women of Shelby County will meet Saturday, Oct. 12, at noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 5272 Mt. Moriah View. The meeting is open to the public. Email veebanks8@yahoo.com.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “A Fragile Gift of Love” author Reba David for a discussion and book signing Saturday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

The Levitt Shell will present 2013 Stars at the Shell, featuring Patty Griffin, Mavis Staples and Buddy & Jim, on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. at the shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. in Overton Park. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the gate. Visit levittshell.org.

Harpeth Rising will play a “Tales From Jackson Bridge” CD release show Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Lane Music, 9309 Poplar Ave. The fourth album from the Memphis band was released Oct. 3. Admission is $10. Call 755-5025 for advance tickets.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 3 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Woods will discuss and sign his latest novel, “Doing Hard Time.” Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

Methodist South Hospital will host a lunch and learn titled “Breast cancer awareness: prevention, symptoms and treatment options” Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B of the hospital, 1300 Wesley Drive. Cost is free. RSVP to 888-777-5959.

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 15, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Hernando District Attorney James Champion will discuss new gun laws in Mississippi. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

The Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will hold two media training seminars Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. The event is geared toward anyone who may serve as a spokesperson with television media. Register for one or both sessions at prsamemphis.org.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Paul Westby of Brown Exterminating will present “Are You Bugged?” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

The Church Health Center will host “Faith & Health: Making the Connection,” the 12th annual conference for clergy and congregational leaders, Thursday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. The topic will cover what the Affordable Care Act means for individuals, churches and the community. Visit churchhealthcenter.org/faithhealthseries to register.

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board will meet Thursday, Oct. 17, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.

The city of Germantown will host the Farm Park Farmers Market on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Farm Park, 2740 Cross Country Drive, near Germantown Elementary School. Email mmcdonnell@germantown-tn.gov or call 757-7382.

The Peabody will hold a rooftop party on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Andy Childs will perform. Tickets are $10, which includes one drink. Visit peabodymemphis.com.

Theatre Memphis will present “Young Frankenstein” Friday, Oct. 11, through Nov. 3 on the theater’s Lohrey Stage, 630 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at theatrememphis.org.

The Circuit Playhouse will present “Reefer Madness: The Musical” Friday, Oct. 11, through Oct. 27, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.

Rhodes College will host a Shakespeare symposium, “The Past and Future of the Book,” Friday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Blount Auditorium of Buckman Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Scholars and librarians will discuss book history and new digital approaches to interpreting literature. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu/book for details.

The Pink Palace Crafts Fair will be held Friday, Oct. 11, through Sunday, Oct. 13, in Audubon Park, at the corner of Perkins Road and Southern Avenue. The event will include crafts vendors and demonstrations, a beer tent, live music and children’s activities. Visit memphismuseums.org or call 363-2362 for hours and ticket information.

Sensational Sofas and Fran Winstock Interiors will hold an art sale Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sensational Sofas, 6685 Poplar Ave. A percentage of sales will be donated to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Visit franwinstockinteriors.com.

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