VOL. 129 | NO. 102 | Monday, May 26, 2014
The Daily News offices will be closed Monday, May 26, in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 27.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host the “All Things Southern” Vine to Wine wine tasting Tuesday, May 27, 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.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and signing with Daniel Friedman, author of “Don’t Ever Look Back,” Tuesday, May 27, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, May 28, 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, May 28, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich will present “Pursuing the Guilty and Protecting the Innocent.” Visit phelpssecurity.com.
The Memphis Lawyers’ Chapter of the Federalist Society will hold a panel discussion on religious liberties Wednesday, May 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. U.S. Magistrate Charmiane G. Claxton will moderate. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers, and includes lunch. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 462-2616.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Farmers Market at the Garden Wednesday, May 28, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Memphis Italian Festival will be held Thursday, May 29, through Sunday, May 31, at Marquette Park, at the corner of Mount Moriah Road and Park Avenue. The 25th annual event will celebrate all things Italian with food, music, sports and more. Visit memphisitalianfestival.com for tickets and schedule.
Roses Discount Stores will hold a grand reopening Thursday, May 29, at 9 a.m. at its remodeled 4075 Elvis Presley Blvd. store. The first 200 customers will receive a free gift. The store will offer giveaways all weekend and a drawing for a $500 shopping spree. Visit rosesdiscountstores.com.