VOL. 129 | NO. 46 | Friday, March 7, 2014
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the official Tennessee Arbor Day Celebration Friday, March 7, at 10 a.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The city of Memphis will be recognized for earning the Tree City USA designation, and seedlings will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
The Daily News and In-Synk will host a Leadership Lunch and Learn discussing George Anders’ book “The Rare Find: How Great Talent Stands Out” Friday, March 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Triumph Bank boardroom, 5699 Poplar Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit seminars.memphisdailynews.com.
RS Antiques & Art will hold an art show and anniversary celebration Friday, March 7, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 700 S. Mendenhall Road. The event will include a silent auction benefiting Church Health Center, works by artist Ginny Robbins, and entertainment by Billie Dove and Edgar Rains. Visit rs-antiquesandart.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold the eighth annual Daffodil Dash 3-Miler and 1-mile Family Fun Run Saturday, March 8, at 10 a.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Race-day registration is $25; children 12 and younger are $10 (family fun run only). Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
UCAN (You Can Make a Difference) of Memphis will present anti-bullying play “You Can’t Hold Me Down” Saturday, March 8, at 2 p.m. at The Little Theater, 807 Walker Ave. The play offers answers to bullying and anger issues through healing and resources. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at ucanofmemphis.org.
PRIZM Ensemble will present “Mostly Memphis” Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Shady Grove Road. The concert includes works written by four local composers, as well as a performance by PRIZM Chamber Music Festival student alumni. Tickets are $10 at the door. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mississippi River Corridor, West Tennessee Historical Society and WKNO will present a sneak-peek screening of the five-part documentary “Civil War: The Untold Story” Sunday, March 9, at 2 p.m. in the Rhodes College Blount Auditorium, 2000 North Parkway. The screening will feature episode three, “River of Death,” and will be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Chris Wheeler. Call 278-8459.
The Germantown Symphony Orchestra will perform its spring concert, featuring pianist Agnes Wan, Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Visit gpacweb.com.