VOL. 130 | NO. 74 | Thursday, April 16, 2015
DeNeuville Learning Center will host a 17th anniversary open house and reception Thursday, April 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at its facility, 190 S. Cooper St. The event will include light hors d’oeuvres and wine, displays by local female artists and art by DLC students. Visit deneu-villecenter.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold its Spring’s Best Plant Sale Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotan-icgarden.com.
Lichterman Nature Center will hold its volunteer plant sale Friday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by the half-price sale Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Visit memphismuseums.org.
Eyewear Gallery will offer free allergy eye screenings on Fridays in April from noon to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit eyeweargallery.com.
The University of Memphis will invest Dr. M. David Rudd as the university’s 12th president Friday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m. in the Michael D. Rose Theatre, 470 University St. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will conduct the swearing-in. Visit memphis.edu.
Art Squared: The Art Festival at Overton Square, hosted by the ArtWorks Foundation, will be held Friday through Sunday, April 17-19, in the south lot at 25 S. Cooper St. The juried show features works in metal, glass, clay, jewelry and more. Hours are Friday 5 pm. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. Visit overtonsquare.com.
Rock for Water, a concert hosted by Rachel’s Salon & Day Spa to benefit the Tennessee Clean Water Network, will be held Friday, April 17, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Court Square pavilion Downtown. The Memphis School of Rock house band will perform, and donations will go to-ward installing a drinking fountain in Court Square. Visit memphissalonspa.com.
The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will host the Bark After Dark Karaoke Dance Party Friday, April 17, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 409 S. Main St. The party will feature karaoke, dancing, games and more. Admission is $40, which includes seven tickets for drinks, karaoke and more; VIP admission with unlimited drinks and 10 tickets is $60. Visit memphishu-mane.org.