VOL. 129 | NO. 130 | Friday, July 4, 2014
Mud Island will host a Fourth of July celebration and fireworks display Friday, July 4, at the park, 125 N. Front St. The park will be open at 10 a.m., and fireworks begin at nightfall. Visit mudisland.com.
Memphis Farmers Market will be open Saturday, July 5, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Station, at the corner of South Front Street and West G.E. Patterson Avenue. Visit memphisfarmersmarket.org.
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Saturday, July 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at Ben and Jerry’s, 5007 Black Road. All blood types, especially O negative, B negative and A negative, are needed. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767 for donor requirements and appointments.
Graceland and The Levitt Shell will present a salute to Memphis music Saturday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Current Memphis musicians, including Joyce Cobb, Andy Childs, Marcus Scott, Cunning Band and the Lane Chapel Singers will perform classics by Elvis, Booker T. & the MGs, Sam & Dave, Al Green and The Staple Singers. Visit levittshell.org.
The Levitt Shell will present The Black Cadillacs as part of its 2014 free concert series Sunday, July 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Visit levittshell.org.
Methodist North Hospital will hold a stroke support group meeting for survivors and caregivers Tuesday, July 8, at 2 p.m. at HealthSouth Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway, day room one. Methodist North occupational therapist Jana Knickerbocker will present “There’s an App for That: Electronics for Stroke Patients.” Visit methodisthealth.org.
Rizzo’s Diner and the Memphis Crisis Center will hold a “Less to Wine About Wednesday” fundraiser Wednesday, July 9, at the restaurant, 106 G.E. Patterson Ave. Rizzo’s will donate 25 percent of the day’s profits to the crisis center. Visit rizzosdiner.com.
The Fresh Market will hold a career open house for its Union Avenue store opening this year Wednesday, July 9, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton, 185 Union Ave. Candidates interested in attending must apply online at careers.thefreshmarket.com with keyword 194 prior to the open house.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, July 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Mike Edwards, president of Paragon Bank, will speak. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.