VOL. 129 | NO. 159 | Friday, August 15, 2014
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “Mary Poppins” Friday, Aug. 15, through Sept. 7 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Food Truck Friday on Aug. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Admission to the gardens is free during food truck hours. Visit dixon.org.
Agape Child & Family Services will host its 16th annual HeartLight event Friday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. at Hope Presbyterian Church, 8500 Walnut Grove Road. Dr. Geoffrey Canada, president/CEO and founder of Harlem Children’s Zone, will present the keynote, and Grammy Award winner CeCe Winans will perform. Tickets are $15 to $40. Visit agapemeanslove.org.
Memphis Farmers Market will be open Saturday, Aug. 16, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Station, at the corner of South Front Street and West G.E. Patterson Avenue. Visit memphisfarmersmarket.org.
C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa will hold a volunteer day Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the museum, 1987 Indian Village Drive. Volunteers help sort artifacts, landscape gardens and trails, and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785-3160.
In the Pinc will hold the 2014 Women Small Business Owner’s Expo Saturday, Aug. 16, from noon to 4 p.m. at Baker Community Center, 7942 Church St. in Millington. Tickets are $10 and admit two people. Visit inthepinc.net.
RiverPAC will present Spyro Gyra with special guest The Beale Street Jazz Band Saturday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. at the performing arts complex, 227 W. Polk Ave. in West Memphis. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit riverpac.org.
Bardog Tavern and Breakaway Running will hold the fifth annual Breakway-Bardog 5K Sunday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. at Bardog, 73 Monroe Ave. The race will be followed by a street fair-style afterparty for runners, and the celebration opens to the public at noon. Race registration is $35; proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Visit breakaway-bardog5k.com.
Memphis Area Business and Professional Women will meet Monday, Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Walnut Grove Road. Attorney Stephen Biller will discuss how he can be of benefit to women minority-owned businesses. RSVP to Martha Ervin at 489-5481.