VOL. 129 | NO. 25 | Thursday, February 06, 2014
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, Feb. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Christian Brothers University’s Sabbatini Lounge, 650 East Parkway S. Jeremy Park, president of the Lipscomb Pitts Breakfast Club, will discuss his book, “Giving Back With Purpose.” Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit afpmemphis.org.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Feb. 6, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
The Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis Grizzlies and Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host Dream Big, a Black History Month celebration, Thursday, Feb. 6, at Brooks, 1934 Poplar Ave. Attendees can create Dream Big vision boards at 5:30 p.m., and a screening of “On the Shoulders of Giants” will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 for Brooks and Stax members and $8 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
Rhodes College will host physicist and author Alan Lightman for a lecture on science and religion Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of the Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The sale will feature house plants, custom potting, terrariums and garden gift items. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing Gary Keller and Jay Papasan’s book “The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results” Friday, Feb. 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Triumph Bank boardroom, 5699 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit lnltheonething.eventbrite.com.
David Lusk Gallery will host an opening reception for Anne Siems’ “trees” and Carlyle Wolfe’s “until the day breathes …” Friday, Feb. 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
The Children’s Museum of Memphis will host its Cirque du CMOM fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 8, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the museum, 2525 Central Ave. The “Memphis Strong” themed event will feature live music from Ruby Wilson, Al Kapone and Alexis Grace, and food from more than 30 local restaurants. Tickets are $150. Visit cmom.com.