VOL. 129 | NO. 90 | Thursday, May 8, 2014
The Downtown Alive concert series will feature Maitre D’s Thursday, May 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Court Square. The free series, produced by the Downtown Memphis Commission and Memphis Music Foundation, continues through June 26. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
Business and Professional Women of Tennessee, Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m. at Ervin Hypnosis Center, 2865 Summer Oaks Drive, suite 100. The group will discuss guidelines and details of its mentoring program. RSVP to email@example.com or 489-5481.
The New Memphis Institute will host an Exposure networking event for young professionals Thursday, May 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at BRIDGES, 477 N. Fifth St. Cost is free. RSVP at newmemphis.org.
Overton Square will hold a Thursdays Squared concert Thursday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard at Trimble Place and Florence Street. Kevin and Bethany Paige will perform. Visit thursdayssquared.com.
The Peabody will hold a rooftop party Thursday, May 8, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Super 5 will perform. Tickets are $10. Visit peabodymemphis.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present “Gypsy” Friday, May 9, through June 1 at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will celebrate National Public Gardens Day Friday, May 9, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. The event will include guided tram tours and special garden-related activities throughout the day. Cost is free with admission. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
UCAN will hold a job readiness seminar Friday, May 9, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The training session is open to the public, and high school teens are encouraged to attend. Visit ucanofmemphis.org.
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church will hold the 56th annual Greek Food Festival Friday, May , and Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 573 N. Highland St. The festival features homemade Greek food, shopping, live Greek music and dancing, and sanctuary tours. Visit memphisgreekfestival.com.
Night Life for Hospice: An Unplugged Evening with Michael McDonald will be held Friday, May 9, at 8 p.m. at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave. Tickets are $100; proceeds benefit Methodist Hospice. Visit methodisthealth.org/nightlife or email firstname.lastname@example.org.