VOL. 129 | NO. 172 | Thursday, September 4, 2014
The Daily News will present the 2014 HR Challenges seminar and panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 4, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Brooks Museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Meg Crosby, founding principal of PeopleCap Advisors and a former Google HR executive, will discuss five steps for creating a strong corporate culture. Tickets are $25. Visit bit.ly/MEMhr for more information.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Sept. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
Rock for Love 8, the annual music festival benefiting Church Health Center, will be held Friday, Sept. 5, through Sunday, Sept. 7, with concerts in Crosstown, Overton Square and at the Levitt Shell. Visit rockforlove.org for a schedule and to bid in the online auction through Sept. 7.
Methodist University Hospital heart disease support group Heart to Heart will meet Friday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Center of Excellence in Faith and Health, 1265 Union Ave. Call 516-7435.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host its Art on Tap beer-tasting Friday, Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. The event will include live music, food from Memphis restaurants and local, national and homebrew beers. Cost in advance is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers; cost at the door is $40. Wine tasting tickets are an additional $10. Visit dixon.org.
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for Greely Myatt’s “and” Friday, Sept. 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 4540 Poplar Ave. The show runs through Oct. 11. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a girls’ night out with “The Beautiful Ashes” author Jeaniene Frost and “Song of the Fireflies” author J.A. Redmerski Friday, Sept. 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The Germantown Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 7, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Germantown Civic Club Complex, 7745 Poplar Pike. The 43rd annual festival will include the Running of the Weenies Dachshund Race and Costume Contest (11 a.m. Saturday), plus more than 400 arts and crafts vendors, live music and more. Admission is free. Visit germantownfest.com.