VOL. 7 | NO. 18 | Saturday, April 26, 2014
New Ballet Ensemble & School will present “Springloaded” Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27, at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Dancers will perform “Coppelia ReMix” and other new works featuring a fusion of dance styles. Buy tickets at newballet.org.
Faith in Action: Memphis Cleanup 2014 will be held Friday, April 25, through Sunday, April 27. Teams and individuals can volunteer for a variety of projects citywide to clean litter and graffiti, mow vacant lots, clear storm drains and more. Register at faithinactionmemphis.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will hold a membership enhancer and mixer Friday, April 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the DoubleTree Memphis East, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. The event is free and open to current, past and prospective members. Register at sms-midsouth.org.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host the Dixon Garden Fair Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The sale will feature rare, choice and unusual plants, and Dixon staff will be on hand to help with selections. Admission is free. Visit dixon.org.
A Step Ahead Foundation will hold a lunch and learn about its services Friday, April 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their office in the carriage house behind 3475 Central Ave. The event is for anyone that interacts with young women. Cost is free; lunch will be provided. RSVP at asaf.eventbrite.com or visit astepaheadfoundation.org.
The Eyewear Gallery will hold free dry-eye screenings Friday, April 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at its office, 428 Perkins Road Extended. Visit theeyeweargallery.com or call 763-2020.
ANF Architects will hold an opening reception for “The Artwork of Ephraim Urevbu & Zenu Mudeser” Friday, April 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF, 1500 Union Ave. The show runs through May 22. Visit anfa.com.
Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra will perform “A Tribute to Dave and Iola Brubeck,” featuring the couple’s son Darius Brubeck, Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St. General admission is $15. Visit memphissymphony.org.
Memphis Rotary Club will host the Rotary Ride for Families Saturday, April 26, starting and ending at the East Parkway pavilion in Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave. The 30-mile and 50-mile long rides start at 8 a.m.; cost is $50. A 1.5-mile family fun ride/run/walk begins at 11 a.m.; cost is $15. Proceeds benefit Dorothy Day House of Hospitality. Visit rotaryfamilyride.com or memphishightailers.com.
Alt.Consulting, Accion TN, Hope Credit Union and Pathways Lending will host a small-business financial fitness boot camp Saturday, April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at EmergeMemphis, 516 Tennessee St., suite 123. Entrepreneurs will learn in-depth information on key financing criteria and the management and access of capital. Cost is free; registration is required. Visit http://bit.ly/1mzQVZn to register.