VOL. 129 | NO. 145 | Monday, July 28, 2014
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Shots Fired” author C.J. Box for a discussion and signing Monday, July 28, at 6 p.m. at 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host the International Trade Finance Seminar Tuesday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to noon at Memphis Bioworks Foundation, 20 S. Dudley St. The seminar will provide small and medium-sized companies information on financing their export business, mitigating risks and seeking expert advice. Visit memphischamber.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the “Red, White & Blues” Vine to Wine wine tasting Tuesday, July 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will feature eight wines or cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, July 30, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell will present the State of the County. Visit phelpssecurity.com.
Methodist North Hospital will host a free hip- and knee-replacement class Wednesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at the Total Joint Center, 3960 New Covington Pike. RSVP to 516-5639.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Farmers Market at the Garden Wednesday, July 30, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and every Wednesday through Oct. 29 at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Memphis Urban League will hold its annual empowerment luncheon, “Changing the Narrative,” Thursday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Motivational speaker Greg Winston will present the keynote. Buy tickets at memphisul.org or 272-2491.
Church Health Center Wellness and Bring It Food Hub will hold a Bring It, Cook It, Take It cooking class Thursday, July 31, 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.
ArtsMemphis will hold an ArtsAccelerator grant writing workshop Thursday, July 31, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 422 N. Cleveland St. The workshop will focus on grant requirements and what makes a strong proposal. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 578-2787.