VOL. 130 | NO. 171 | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 4 p.m. in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
Rock for Love, the Church Health Center’s annual concert benefit, will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, through Sunday, Sept. 6. Visit rockforlove.org for details on locations, times and entertainment lineup.
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton’s National Conversation About Prosperity will be held Thursday, Sept. 3, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Speakers include National Urban League president Marc Morial, PolicyLink president/founder Angela Glover Blackwell and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Cost is free; RSVP is required at email@example.com or 901-521-1300.
Memphis chapter of the American Marketing Association will meet Thursday, Sept. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Skyline Exhibits Mid-South, 3895 Vantech Drive, suite 9. Michael Seligman of Skyline Exhibits USA and Canada will present “Making Trade Shows Work for You: Marketing and Metrics.” Cost is $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit memphisama.org.
Overton Park Community Farmers Market will host its grand opening Thursday, Sept. 3, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Overton Park East Pavilion, 1914 Poplar Ave. The market is a joint effort of the Local Lynx Food Project at Rhodes College and the Overton Park Conservancy. Visit facebook.com/LocalLynxFarmersMarket for details.
Boscos Squared will host the Boscos Cycling Patio 150, a benefit for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Thursday, Sept. 3, starting at 5 p.m. at 2120 Madison Ave. Members of the Boscos Cycling team will ride 150 miles on stationary bikes to raise funds. Tickets are not required, but cash donations will be accepted. Visit facebook.com/boscoscycling for details.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will open its season with Belinda Carlisle of the Go-Go’s Thursday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Come early for “Heaven is a Food Truck Fest,” starting at 5:30 in the GPAC Grove. The food truck festival is free; buy tickets for the concert at gpacweb.com.
Shady Grove Presbyterian Church will host an opening reception for Jill Samuels’ “From Here to There” Friday, Sept. 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church, 5530 Shady Grove Road. An artist’s talk with Samuels begins at 6:30 p.m. Visit shadygrovepres.org.