VOL. 130 | NO. 68 | Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Greater Memphis Chamber will host a Lunch in the Know on Wednesday, April 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Baptist Memorial Health Care Medical Plaza B, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. RedRover and Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority representatives will present “A Better MEM in in Progress,” discussing the airport’s future and new marketing strategy. Cost is free for chamber members. Email email@example.com.
The Federalist Society will meet Wednesday, April 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. Vanderbilt University professor James Blumstein will present “Federalism and the ACA: King v. Burwell and its Potential Impact.” Cost is $25 for members, $30 for nonmembers, and $12 for students. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-680-7201.
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.
Germantown Community Theatre and All Children’s Theatre will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” Thursday, April 9, through April 26 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.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 a full schedule, visit operamemphis.org.
Shelby County Schools will hold its Adopt-A-School Signing Day for businesses Thursday, April 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Business leaders can meet with school representatives about partnerships for 2015-2016. RSVP at adopt-a-school.eventbrite.com or 901-416-0242.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a book talk with John Avery Emison, author of “The Martin Luther King Congressional Cover-Up: The Railroading of James Earl Ray,” Thursday, April 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hooks-Hyde Hall at the museum, 450 Mulberry St. Cost is free. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.