VOL. 8 | NO. 39 | Saturday, September 19, 2015
The Metal Museum will host Repair Days Weekend Thursday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 27, at the museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive. Metalsmiths from around the country will be on hand to repair broken metal objects; all proceeds benefit the museum. Visit metalmuseum.org for a schedule of activities.
Church Health Center will host a grand opening of its community acupuncture clinic Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1115 Union Ave. Fees are based on a sliding scale of $25-$50. Patients decide what to pay; no proof of income required, no questions asked. Visit churchhealthcenter.com for details.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra and New Ballet Ensemble will present “Memphis Renaissance and Harlem” Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Levitt Shell, 1928 Poplar Ave. The concert features masterpieces from an eclectic blend of minority composers and 20th- and 21st-century poets. Cost is free. Visit memphissymphony.org for details.
Hard Rock Cafe Memphis will host “Rocking for the Paws,” a concert featuring Phil Vaught to benefit Blue Sky Dog Rescue, Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. at Hard Rock, 126 Beale St. Blue Sky will have dogs on site for guests to meet and adopt. Suggested door donation of $5; 100 percent goes to Blue Sky. Visit hardrock.com/memphis for details.
Rotary Club of Memphis will host a debate among Memphis mayoral candidates Tuesday, Sept. 22, at noon at University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. Participating candidates include Harold Collins, Jim Strickland, A C Wharton and Mike Williams. Cost is $20; advance RSVP required to email@example.com.
Rhodes College will host U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia for the annual Constitution Day Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center’s McCallum Ballroom on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Admission is free; seating is limited. Visit rhodes.edu or call 901-843-3874.
Cannon Wright Blount will present “QuickBooks Training: Payroll From A to Z” Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its offices, 756 Ridge Lake Blvd., suite 100. The class will cover setting up employees, payroll items and more. Cost is $75. Register at cannonwrightblount.com/resources or 901-685-7500.
Vaco Memphis will present GRID Happy Hour, a gathering of young public accounting professionals, Thursday, Sept. 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Schweinhaus, 2110 Madison Ave. Cost is free. Visit vaco.com/memphis for details.