VOL. 129 | NO. 143 | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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 and consecration ceremony Thursday, July 24, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the hospital, 1300 Wesley Drive, to celebrate the completion of renovations to its fifth floor. The event is free, and a model room will be available for tours. Call 516-3580 for more information.
The city of Germantown will hold the Farm Park Farmers’ Market Thursday, July 24, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Farm Park, 2660 Cross Country Drive. Visit germantown-tn.gov.
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 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.
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 speaker presentations, workbooks, snacks and school supplies. Cost is $50; parents are encouraged to attend for no additional cost. Visit ucanofmemphis.org or call 262-8642.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Food Truck Friday on July 25 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.
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, July 25, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water will host its annual Neighborhood Leaders Conference on Friday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joyce M. Blackmon Training Center, 4949 Raleigh-LaGrange Road. This year’s conference, “Transforming Neighborhoods Through the Arts,” will also include a plenary workshop titled “Memphis Government 101.” Cost is $10 and includes breakfast and lunch. Register at mlgw.com/neighborhoodleader by Friday, July 25.