VOL. 130 | NO. 169 | Monday, August 31, 2015
The Peabody will host its 146th anniversary celebration and the induction of Pat Kerr Tigrett into the Duck Walk Hall of Fame on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 4:30 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The party will include champagne, hors d’oeuvres, cake and music by Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Visit peabodymemphis.com.
Church Health Center will start its next free Congregational Health Promoter class, which helps people start or strengthen a health ministry in their congregation, Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The class meets for eight consecutive Tuesdays. For details and registration, visit churchhealthcenter.org or call 901-261-8833.
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 4 p.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Peabody will host its monthly Master Taster’s Club wine tasting Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Peabody Corner Bar, 149 Union Ave. The tasting will include four wines from Basel Cellars and Peabody private labels, plus light bites prepared by Peabody chefs. Cost is $25; includes valet parking. RSVP to 901-529-4000.
Rock for Love, the Church Health Center’s annual concert benefit, will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, through Sunday, Sept. 6. Visit rockforlove.org for locations, times and entertainment lineup.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s National Conversation About Prosperity will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Speakers include National Urban League president Marc Morial, PolicyLink president/founder Angela Glover Blackwell and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Cost is free; RSVP is required at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-521-1300.
Boscos Squared will host the Boscos Cycling Patio 150, a benefit for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Thursday, Sept. 3, starting at 5 p.m. at 2120 Madison Ave. Members of the Boscos Cycling team will ride 150 miles on stationary bikes to raise funds. Tickets are not required, but cash donations will be accepted. Visit facebook.com/boscoscycling for details.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will open its season with Belinda Carlisle of the Go-Go’s Thursday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Come early for “Heaven is a Food Truck Fest,” starting at 5:30 in the GPAC Grove. The food truck festival is free; buy tickets for the concert at gpacweb.com.