VOL. 130 | NO. 66 | Monday, April 6, 2015
Autobahn Indoor Speedway will hold a grand opening event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Tuesday, April 7, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 6399 Shelby View Drive. All proceeds from races will be donated to St. Jude. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the speedway will be held at 1 p.m. Visit autobahnspeed.com.
Shelby County will host a business community meeting about the county’s Legal Analysis and Disparity Study Tuesday, April 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the County Commission chambers, 160 N. Main St. All local minority- and women-owned businesses are invited. For more information and pre-registration, all 901-339-2035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix–Memphis Campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. Carolyn Bendall and Marva Ballard will present “Business Casual: What it is and what it isn’t.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, April 8, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Craig Unger, general manager of the Memphis Redbirds, will speak. Cost is $17. RSVP to Lee Hughes at email@example.com.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will hold its annual children’s memorial flag-raising Wednesday, April 8, at noon at Civic Center Plaza in front of City Hall, 125 N. Main St. The ceremony memorializes children lost to child abuse. Visit memphiscac.org.
Opera Memphis will host the third Midtown Opera Festival Thursday, April 9, through April 19, at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The festival will feature three operas: “Glory Denied” (April 9, 11), “Mamelle de Tiresias” (April 10, 18) and “Dido & Aeneas” (April 17, 18). For details and a list of other festival events, visit operamemphis.org.
The Circuit Playhouse will present the regional premiere of “Tribes” Friday, April 10, to May 3, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
Memphis Area Legal Services and the Memphis Bar Association will hold a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit memphisbar.org.