VOL. 129 | NO. 201 | Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Center City Development Corp. will meet Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Racquet Club, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Duncan Williams, president of Duncan-Williams Inc., will present “Helping the World Find You.” Cost is $35 at the door. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
The National Civil Rights Museum will host a Freedom Award lunch and learn Wednesday, Oct. 15, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Links Education & Cultural Center, 450 Mulberry St. Museum communications coordinator Connie Dyson will discuss the history of the Freedom Award ceremony and public forum and how they are planned and presented. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
Memphis Library Foundation will host its annual Libration event, featuring “Beautiful Ruins” author Jess Walter, Thursday, Oct. 16, and Friday, Oct. 17. Chapter One features an exclusive evening with Walter Thursday; Chapter Two features a free public talk and book signing Friday at 11 a.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave.; and Chapter Three features a celebration with live music, silent auction and more Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the library. Buy tickets for Chapters One and Three at memphislibraryfoundation.org.
Poplar Pike Playhouse will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Thursday, Oct. 16, to Oct. 25 at the playhouse in Germantown High School, 7653 Old Poplar Pike. Buy tickets at ppp.org.
AIA Memphis will host its Third Thursday Lecture on Local Design on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers; RSVP required. Email email@example.com.
The University of Tennessee at Martin will present a retirement planning workshop for those interested in learning about estate planning Thursday, Oct. 16, and Aug. 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Germantown Great Hall, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Cost is $59 for two people and includes both sessions and instructional materials. RSVP at utm.edu/departments/ecos/nondegree.php or 731-881-7082.
IRIS Orchestra will present “Passion and Purity,” featuring violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth, Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at irisorchestra.org.