VOL. 129 | NO. 184 | Monday, September 22, 2014
Volunteer Mid-South will hold a volunteer expo Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Oak Court Mall, 4465 Poplar Ave. Dozens of Mid-South nonprofits will on hand to discuss programs and volunteer opportunities. Visit volunteermidsouth.org.
The Orpheum Theatre will present “The Phantom of the Opera” Wednesday, Sept. 24, through Oct. 5 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham will present “A.L.E.R.T. and Interdiction.” RSVP at phelpssecurity.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Farmers Market at the Garden Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and every Wednesday through Oct. 29 at the garden, 750 Cherry Road. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Networking in Memphis will hold its fourth anniversary celebration Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 300 Art Gallery, 300 S. Main St. The event will feature the Memphis Grizzlies, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert and cash bar. Tickets are $10. Email email@example.com or visit kellyprice.biz.
The Mid-South Book Festival will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, through Sunday, Sept. 28, at locations across Memphis. The festival, presented by Literacy Mid-South, will feature celebrity authors, creative-writing seminars, speaking panels, multiple book stores, music and more. Some events are ticketed, but all are free. Visit midsouthbookfest.org for a schedule.
Eyewear Gallery will hold free kids vision screenings Thursday and Friday, Sept. 25-26, at the store, 428 Perkins Road Extended. The screenings aim to help end learning disability misdiagnoses. Call 763-2020 for details.
The Black Business Association of Memphis will host a bimonthly Lunch & Learn session Thursday, Sept. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Al Pickett, vice president of diversity with Start Co., will speak. RSVP at 526-9300.
Alpha Omega Veterans Services will host its ninth annual golf classic Friday, Sept. 26, at Memphis National Golf Club, 10135 National Club Drive. Check-in and lunch begin at 11:45 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and awards at 6 p.m. Cost is $125 per person or $450 per team. Register at aovsgolfclassic.org or 729-2345.