VOL. 8 | NO. 16 | Saturday, April 11, 2015
The Peabody will kick off its 2015 rooftop party season Thursday, April 16, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The event will feature performances by Hollywood and special guest Shaggy, themed buffet and drink specials. Admission is $15. Parties continue Thursdays through Aug. 13. Visit peabodymemphis.com.
Healthy Memphis Food Festival will be held Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Broad Avenue Arts District Water Tower Pavilion, 2542 Broad Ave. The festival will include healthy food vendors, health screenings and advice, music and more. Admission is free; donations of nonperishable goods for the Mid-South Food Bank will be accepted. Visit healthymemphisfoodfestival.com.
AAUW-Memphis, the local chapter of the American Association of University Women, will present an Equal Pay Day discussion titled “Graduation Into the Pay Gap: Young Women and Work” Saturday, April 11, from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. Q&A will follow. Visit memphis-tn.aauw.net.
MEMFix: The Pinch will be held Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along North Main Street between Jackson and Overton avenues. The event will feature pop-up shops, streetscape improvements, live entertainment, children’s activities and more. Admission is free; families and pets are welcome. Visit memfix.org.
Rhodes College and the Midtown North neighborhood will present the fourth annual May Day Festival Saturday, April 11, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Rhodes College Learning Center at Shasta Central, 2375 Central Ave. This family-friendly event will include food, music and games. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
2015 Multicultural Career Expo will be held Sunday, April 12, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Attendees should dress for success and bring plenty of printed resumes. Visit jobfairmemphis.com for more information.
Italian Film Festival USA will kick off with a screening of “Song ‘e Napule” Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. in the University of Memphis university center theater, 499 University St. Other screenings are April 15, 17 and 21 at 7 p.m. in the UC theater. Visit italianfilmfests.org/memphis.html for a schedule.
Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce will host an evening with Capt. Richard Phillips Tuesday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Phillips will give the first-hand account of his ship’s hijacking and rescue by U.S. Navy Seals, which inspired the 2013 film “Captain Phillips.” Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.