VOL. 129 | NO. 142 | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, July 23, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. LeMoyne-Owen College President Johnnie Watson will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
The Cooper-Young Business Association will hold a Red Hot Summer Music concert Wednesday, July 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Cooper Street and Young Avenue. Nancy Apple will perform. Visit cooperyoung.biz.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, July 24, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Methodist South Hospital Maternity Center will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, July 24, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the hospital, 1300 Wesley Drive, to celebrate the completion of fifth-floor renovations. The event is free, and a model room will be available for tours. Call 516-3580.
Church Health Center Wellness and Bring It Food Hub will hold a Bring It, Cook It, Take It cooking class Thursday, July 24, at 5:30 p.m. at 1115 Union Ave. The class will include cooking demonstrations using fresh produce, plus tastings and recipes. Cost is $5 and includes a bag of produce. Visit churchhealthcenter.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Dollbaby” author Laura McNeal for a discussion and signing Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Peabody will hold a rooftop party Thursday, July 24, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Circus will perform. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com.
The Orpheum Theatre Summer Movie Series will feature “Steel Magnolias” Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Tickets are $7. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Main Street Collierville will host the Wolf River Rednecks as part of the free Sunset on the Square Summer Concert Series Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. in the town square, 125 N. Rowlett St. Visit mainstreetcollierville.com.
UCAN of Memphis will hold its Dare 2 Dream teen conference Friday, July 25, and Saturday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. The anti-bullying conference will include inspirational speakers, workbooks, snacks and school supplies. Cost is $50; parents are encouraged to attend for no additional cost. Register at ucanofmemphis.org or call 262-8642.