VOL. 130 | NO. 127 | Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, July 1, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Peabody 2015 Rooftop Party series continues Thursday, July 2, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the hotel, 149 Union Ave. The 17th Floor will perform. Admission is $15. Parties continue Thursdays through Aug. 13. Visit peabodymemphis.com.
Cooper Young Art Tour will be held Friday, July 3, at 6 p.m. in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Jay Etkin, owner of Jay Etkin gallery, creates art exhibitions at pop-up galleries at businesses throughout the neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.com or call 901-550-0064.
Independent Bank Fireworks Spectacular in Downtown Memphis will be held Saturday, July 4, in Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front St. The park and Mississippi River Museum will open at 10 a.m. Carnival rides and live music begin at 6 p.m., and the fireworks are set to begin at 9:30 p.m. Visit mudisland.com.
City of Germantown will host its Independence Day fireworks extravaganza Saturday, July 4, in Municipal Park, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Activities begin at 5 p.m. with live music, moon bounces, games, crafts and refreshments, followed by a fireworks display at 9:10 p.m. Visit germantown-tn.gov.
On Location: Memphis will kick off the inaugural Memphis Shorts Festival Tuesday, July 7, at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Café, 126 Beale St. Three short documentary films will be screened, and the audience will give on-the-spot reviews to determine which is screened in the OL:M International Film and Music Festival in September. Cost is free. Visit onlocationmemphis.org.
Cadence Bank and MIFA will continue its Cadence Community Connection @ MIFA series of financial classes Wednesday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the MIFA Family Center, 910 Vance Ave. The session, called “Buddy Banking,” will introduce children to banking and saving. Cost is free. Visit mifa.org.
POTS@TheWorks will present the world premiere of “Mountain View,” a winner of the NewWorks@TheWorks competition, Friday, July 10, through Aug. 2 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
Memphis Area Legal Services and the Memphis Bar Association will hold a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Visit memphisbar.org.