VOL. 129 | NO. 121 | Monday, June 23, 2014
Stax Music Academy, Stax Museum and Memphis Public Library will host Vaneese Thomas for a Soul & Blues Brown Bag Series concert and Q&A Monday, June 23, at noon in the amphitheater behind the academy, 926 E. McLemore Ave. The series continues each day through Friday, June 27. Visit staxmuseum.com for a lineup.
The Wolf River Conservancy and Memphis Botanic Garden will present “Lessons in Conservation from the Amazon Basin to the Midsouth” Monday, June 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Sarah Boyle of Rhodes College will discuss her work in the Mid-South and the Amazon River Basin, where she studies human impact on tropical habitats. Cost is free for WRC and MBG members, and $4 for nonmembers. Visit wolfriver.org.
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will meet Tuesday, June 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. The program will include a panel discussion titled “Campaign finance regulation after ‘McCutcheon.’” Cost, including lunch, is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. RSVP to Greg Grisham at firstname.lastname@example.org or 462-2616.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the 19th Hole Vine to Wine wine tasting Tuesday, June 24, 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.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA corporate office, 6373 Quail Hollow Road, second floor. The topic is “The Mastermind Principle: Based on the Book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ by Napoleon Hill.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, June 25, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. General Sessions Division 7 Judge Bill Anderson Jr. will present “Veterans in the Shelby County Criminal Justice System.” Visit phelpssecurity.com.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, June 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. The guest speakers are Jessica Jackson and Amanda Yuen, administrators at Corning Elementary School, Kiwanis Club of Memphis’ Adopt-a-School. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.