VOL. 8 | NO. 24 | Saturday, June 6, 2015
Lifeblood will hold its 2015 Donor Fest Monday through Saturday, June 8-13, as it seeks to collect more than 1,963 units of blood. Donation centers will be open extended hours. Donors will receive a limited-edition shirt and are invited to a celebration Saturday, June 13, at 9:30 a.m. at the Saint Benedict at Auburndale soccer field, 8250 Varnavas Drive. Visit donorfest.org.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art will present “The Art of Video Games” Saturday, June 6, through Sept. 13 at the museum, 1934 Poplar Ave. Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the exhibit explores the 40-year evolution of video games as an art form. Visit brooksmuseum.org.
Pink Palace Museum will present “Wicked Plants” Saturday, June 6, through Sept. 7 at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. The exhibition features interactive displays about more than 100 deadly plants. Visit memphismuseums.org.
T.O. Fuller State Park will host a National Trails Day hike Saturday, June 6, at 1 p.m. starting at the visitors center, 1500 W. Mitchell Road. The 2-mile hike along the Discovery Trail will be followed by a birds of prey program. Cost is free. Contact the park office at 901-543-7581 or email@example.com.
Israel Fest will be held Sunday, June 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Audubon Park, location between Cancer Survivors Park and Memphis Botanic Garden. The event will include live music, education tent, children’s events, falafel-eating contest and more. Admission is free. Visit memphisfoi.org.
The FedEx St. Jude Classic golf tournament will be held Monday through Sunday, June 8-14, at TPC Southwind, 3325 Club at Southwind. The PGA Tour stop will feature tournament play, celebrity pro-am, and events throughout the week. Visit stjudeclassic.com.
PRIZM Ensemble will present the PRIZM International Chamber Music Festival Monday through Saturday, June 8-13, at Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, 5530 Shady Grove Road. Five concerts will showcase student participants playing with PRIZM faculty. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Visit prizmensemble.com for a schedule.
PGA Tour Executive Women’s Day will be held Tuesday, June 9, starting at 9:30 a.m. in The Pavilion at TPC Southwind, 3325 Club at Southwind. The forum will bring together businesswomen for presentations, panel discussions, networking and a behind-the-scenes tournament tour. Former sports agent Molly Fletcher will present the keynote. Visit pgatour.com/woman.html.
Hot Rod Power Tour will stop in Memphis Tuesday, June 9, from noon to 7 p.m. at Memphis International Raceway, 5500 Victory Lane in Millington. The day will feature displays, autograph sessions, drag strip fun runs and more. Visit hotrod.com.
Booksellers at Laurelwood will host the Boldly Bookish YA Tour Wednesday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Meet four of Bloomsbury Publishing’s breakout YA authors Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.