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VOL. 129 | NO. 36 | Friday, February 21, 2014

Events

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Ballet Memphis and Crosstown Arts will present “spark: behind the scenes of ‘World Wonders’” Friday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Attendees will meet the dancers and artistic staff before the 8 p.m. performance. Cost is free. Visit balletmemphis.org.

Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South will host the 29th annual Bowlin’ on the River Bowl-a-Thon Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 22-23, and March 1-2 at participating Memphis-area bowling centers. Contact Priscilla Williams at priscilla@jamemphis.org or 366-7800 to register.

LeMoyne-Owen College will host the Harambee Festival Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Bruce-Johnson Hall gymnasium on campus, 807 Walker Ave., and an “Owen College Legacy” book-signing with Dr. Miriam DeCosta Willis and other Owen College alumni from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hanson Student Center. Visit loc.edu or call 435-1427.

Memphis Investors Group will host the “Would You Like to Keep Those Assets?” workshop Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Appling Farms police station, 6850 Appling Farms Parkway. Attorney Richard Spore will discuss business entities and related topics. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Visit memphisinvestorsgroup.com.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present “German Requiem” Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St., and Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2:30 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at memphissymphony.org.

IRIS Orchestra will present “Young Romantics,” featuring pianist Benjamin Hochman, Saturday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $65. Visit irisorchestra.org.

Youth Villages will host the 25th annual Soup Sunday on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The event will feature fare from more than 50 restaurants and caterers. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for children ages 6 to 10. Visit soupsunday.org.

HopeWorks will host the Morning of Hope breakfast Saturday, March 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Woodland Hills Event Center, 10000 Woodland Hills Drive. Johns Hopkins professor and Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee Dr. Ben Carson will speak. Tickets are $60 and must be purchased by Friday, Feb. 21. Visit whyhopeworks.org.

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