VOL. 130 | NO. 160 | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Playhouse on the Square will host the Great Wine Performances wine tasting Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Characters in full costume will describe the wines. As guests sip, they can test their theatrical expertise for wonderful prizes. Tickets are $50 in advance or $65 at the door. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org.
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St., and the Downtown Parking Authority will meet at 4 p.m. in the same location. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Sales and Marketing Society of the Mid-South will meet Wednesday, Aug. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chickasaw Country Club, 3395 Galloway Ave. John Doyle, executive director of the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and Memphis Music Hall of Fame, is the guest speaker. Cost for nonmembers is $35. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Memphian and decorated combat veteran Joshua Hood, discussing and signing his debut novel, “Clear by Fire: A Search and Destroy Thriller,” Wednesday, Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Page Robbins Adult Day Center will host a “Wine & Unwind” event with attorney J. Anthony Bradley on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m. at Page Robbins, 1961 S. Houston Levee Road. Bradley will discuss VA Aid and Attendance benefits for veterans and spouses. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visible Music College will host the Memphis is Me mini music festival Thursday, Aug. 20, starting at 5 p.m. at Visible’s Memphis campus, 200 Madison Ave. The event will feature more than a dozen acts on three stages. Admission is free. Visit facebook.com/visiblemc for details.
City of Memphis Division of Engineering will host a neighborhood meeting on the Windermere Basin stormwater master plan Thursday, Aug. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Golden Gate Cathedral, 3240 James Road. Attendees can learn about the project and provide input about drainage and flooding problems in the area. Call 901-543-8000.
Carriage Crossing will screen “Big Hero 6” as part of its eighth annual Movie Mania series Friday, Aug. 21, at dusk in Central Park at the mall, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Cost is free. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com.