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VOL. 6 | NO. 37 | Saturday, September 7, 2013


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In-Synk and The Daily News will host a Leadership Lunch & Learn book review and discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead” Friday, Sept. 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Triumph Bank board room, 5699 Poplar Ave. Cost is $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host its Art on Tap beer-tasting Friday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will include live music, food from Memphis restaurants and local, national and homebrew beers. Cost in advance is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $40. Visit dixon.org.

The 42nd annual Germantown Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8, from noon to 6 p.m. in C.O. Franklin Park, 7725 Poplar Pike. The event will include arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, entertainment and more. Admission is free. Visit germantownfest.com.

The Memphis Zoo will host Zoo Rendezvous Saturday, Sept. 7, from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place. The zoo’s largest annual fundraiser will include four live bands and food and drinks from more than 80 restaurants and bars. Tickets are $200. Visit memphiszoo.org.

The Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee will host its An Exceptional Night fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Jessica Ray will headline the event; opening acts include Jcksn Ave and Marco A, with featured guests Ian Miller and Nick Black. Tickets are $20. Visit minglewoodhall.com.

The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the YA AdVANture Tour, featuring four authors of young adult novels, Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. The event will include giveaways, refreshments and the opportunity to meet authors Sonia Gensler, Tessa Gratton, Tara Hudson and Myra McEntire. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.

The Memphis Chapter International Association of Administrative Professionals will meet Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. at Memphis Marriott East, 5795 Poplar Ave. Cost is $22. RSVP to nicole.huss@ipaper.com or 752-6213.

The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. board will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.

Business Over Coffee International will continue its Weave Your Own Web social media training series on Thursday, Sept. 10, 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 National Association of Women Business Owners, Memphis chapter, will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. Susan Stephenson, co-founder, co-chairman and president of Independent Bank, will present “Breaking the Glass Ceiling.” Cost in advance is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $35. Visit nawbomemphis.org.

Memphis Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 10, at noon at the University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Art consultant John Weeden will offer advice for entering the art market. Cost for nonmembers is $18. RSVP to Taylor Hughes at taylor@memphisrotary.org.

Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. in day room one at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway. Carl Holland, Millington Police Department reserve officer, will present “Safety for Stroke Patients and Families.” Visit methodisthealth.org or call 516-5947.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Tom Chamberlain of MLGW will present “eScore: Make Your Home a 10.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.

New Memphis Institute will host “Whatever It Takes: Creating World Class Public Education” on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The discussion will feature Shelby County Schools superintendent Dorsey Hopson and Achievement School District superintendent Chris Barbic, and will be moderated by University of Memphis interim president Brad Martin. Tickets are $30. Visit newmemphis.org.

Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. George Little, chief administrative officer for the city of Memphis, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.

The Project Management Institute Memphis chapter will meet Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at DoubleTree Hotel, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. The meeting will highlight firefighters, police and civilians that died on 9/11. Guest speakers include Alvin D. Benson, director of the city of Memphis Division of Fire Services, and Joe Namie Jr., retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Visit pmimemphis.org.

The Greater Memphis Chamber will host its September Lunch in the Know on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis Medical Plaza B, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. Brian Stephens, CEO of Caissa Public Strategy, will present “How to Protect Your Reputation in a Crisis.” Cost is free for chamber members; lunch is provided. Register at events.memphischamber.com or email tlee@memphischamber.com.

The Memphis chapter of the American Payroll Association will meet Thursday, Sept. 12, at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Fred Bell, director of appeals for the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, will present “How to Win an Unemployment Appeal.” Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Visit memphisapa.org.

National Hispanic Professional Organization-Memphis will meet Thursday, Sept. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Beverly Robertson, president of the National Civil Rights Museum, will speak. Cost is free for members and $20 for nonmembers. RSVP to info@nhpomemphis.us or 466-6476.

The city of Germantown will host the Farm Park Farmers Market on Thursday, Sept. 12, 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.

Calvary Rescue Mission will hold its annual Appreciation Dinner, featuring “The Voice” finalist Sarah Simmons, on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Bellevue Baptist Church, 2000 Appling Road. Tickets are $25. Visit calvaryrescue.com, call 774-3399 or email hatcherbetty@outlook.com.

Theatre Memphis will present “Proof” through Sept. 22 on the theater’s Next Stage, 630 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theatrememphis.org or call 682-8323 for show times and tickets.

David Lusk Gallery will host opening receptions for Wayne Edge’s “River of Stars” and Leslie Holt’s “Help Yourself” Friday, Sept. 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. Both exhibits will be on display through Oct. 12. Visit davidluskgallery.com.

The Orpheum will screen “King Kong,” part of the Pat’s Picks classic movie series, Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.

Germantown Performing Arts Center will present the Diane Marino Quartet as part of its Jazz in the Box series Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com or 751-7500.

Memphis College of Art-Midtown will host opening receptions for “Horn Island 29” and “Decorators” Saturday, Sept. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Rust Hall Gallery, 1930 Poplar Ave. The exhibits will be on display through Sept. 27. Visit mca.edu.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company will present “Unto the Breach! The Un-Common Courage of William Shakespeare” Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at tnshakespeare.org or 759-0604.

Ballet Memphis will present “En Pointe/En Vogue” Saturday, Sept. 7, at 8 p.m. at its studios, 7950 Trinity Road. The runway event combines dance with fashion, design and beauty. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cost is $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Visit balletmemphis.org.

Memphis Botanic Garden will hold a meet-and-greet with Mark Kalagias, whose photography is on display in the Water Garden Gallery through Oct. 14, on Sunday, Sept. 8, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. A portion of proceeds benefits the garden’s education and horticulture programs. Call 636-4100.

Stax Museum of American Soul Music will screen the U.S. premiere of BBC documentary “Otis Redding: Soul Ambassador” Monday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Cost is free; seating is limited. Visit staxmuseum.com.

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