VOL. 130 | NO. 29 | Thursday, February 12, 2015
The Memphis Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will honor Loeb Properties president Bob Loeb, the chapter’s 2014 Communicator of the Year, at its monthly luncheon Thursday, Feb. 12, at 11:45 at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit prsamemphis.org.
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will host Daniel Matlin, a history lecturer at King’s College London and co-winner of the Hooks Institute National Book Award, Thursday, Feb. 12, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the University Center Bluff Room, 499 University St., room 308. Matlin will discuss his book “On the Corner: African American Intellectuals and the Urban Crisis.” Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/benhooks for details.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold the Green Your Home Winter Plant Sale Friday and Saturday, Feb. 13-14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Choose from houseplants, container arrangements, terrariums and more. Admission is free. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 901-636-4100.
ANF Architects will host an opening night reception for “The Collective” Friday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at ANF, 1500 Union Ave. The exhibition features works by 10 mid-career local artists. Visit anfa.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its Whiskey, Wines & Chocolates pairing Friday, Feb. 13, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Chocolatier Phillip Ashley will pair his chocolates with whiskey, beer, wine, cocktails and champagne. Tickets are $35 for members or $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will present Mavis Staples and Luther Dickinson in concert Friday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Memphis Area Legal Services and the Memphis Bar Association will hold a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, Feb. 14, 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.
Executive Women International will meet Thursday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive, Fishbowl classroom. Kristi Emmons, representative from FedEx Services and EWI Academy of Leadership facilitator, will present “Leadership – It All Begins With You.” Cost is $35. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-576-1221 by Friday, Feb. 13.