VOL. 7 | NO. 24 | Saturday, June 7, 2014
Moon River Music Festival, hosted by Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, will be held Saturday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Levitt Shell, 1930 Poplar Ave. The event will include more than a dozen performers, food trucks, activities and more. General admission is $25. Visit moonriverfestival.com.
Shelby Farms Park will celebrate National Trails Day with a ranger-led, family-friendly hike through the Lucius E. Burch State Natural Area Saturday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to noon, starting at the visitors center, 500 N. Pine Lake Drive. Cost is free. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 767-PARK.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and signing with Amber McRee Turner, author of “Circa Now,” Saturday, June 7, at 1 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Elpis Philoptachos members from The Annunciation Orthodox Church will hold an art exhibition and sale benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital Saturday, June 7, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the church’s Harry and Margaret Cotros Hall, 573 N. Highland St. Tickets are $10. Email email@example.com or call 327-8177.
The Mid-South Transplant Foundation will hold Ride for Life Sunday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery, 5668 Poplar Ave. The event will include a 25-mile bike ride through East Memphis, 1-mile kids fun ride, live entertainment and more. Visit midsouthtransplantrfl.racesonline.com.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will screen the documentary “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” Sunday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $5 for members and $9 for nonmembers. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
The Levitt Shell will present Amy Lavere as part of its 2014 free concert series Sunday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. Visit levittshell.org for a series schedule.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will hold a discussion and signing with John Brandon, author of “Further Joy,” Monday, June 9, at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Arts, 438 N. Cleveland St. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis will hold a pre-application session to explain guidelines for its upcoming Nonprofit Capacity Building grant round Tuesday, June 10, at 8:30 a.m. at the foundation, 1900 Union Ave. Visit cfgm.org for registration and grant information.