VOL. 130 | NO. 194 | Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. David Stolze with Got You Covered Roofing will present “What to Look for in Hiring a Quality Roofer.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Peabody will host its monthly Master Taster’s Club wine tasting Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Peabody Corner Bar, 149 Union Ave. The tasting will include four vintage beers and light bites prepared by Peabody chefs. Cost is $25; includes valet parking. RSVP to 901-529-4000.
Remington College will hold the 3 Lives blood drive Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at its Memphis campus, 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The drive is part of a national effort to recruit minority blood donors and help supply local hospitals. Visit 3lives.com.
Black Business Association of Memphis will host a Business Owners Coaching Circle event Thursday, Oct. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Ricky Tucker, BBA director of business services, will discuss challenges faced by small-business owners. RSVP at 901-526-9300.
Rhodes College will host Mike Davis, author of “Planet of Slums,” as part of its Communities in Conversation series Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium in Palmer Hall at Rhodes, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit rhodes.edu.
43rd annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9-11, in Audubon Park. Shop for artisan crafts and enjoy live music, artists demonstrations, family activities and more. Visit memphismuseums.org for hours and ticket prices.
Eyewear Gallery will offer free dry-eye and allergy eye screenings Fridays in October, including Oct. 9, from noon to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, visit eyeweargallery.com or call 901-763-2020.
Memphis Area Legal Services and the Memphis Bar Association will hold a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, Oct. 10, 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.