VOL. 131 | NO. 72 | Monday, April 11, 2016
ArtsMemphis will hold a free workshop for organizations interested in Arts Build Communities grants on Tuesday, April 12, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Hattiloo Theatre, 37 S. Cooper St. The grants are open to nonprofits and government entities seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community. Visit tn.gov for details.
American Association of University Women of Tennessee and AAUW-Memphis will host n Equal Pay Day panel discussion Tuesday, April 12, at 11 a.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Local experts will discuss how the gender pay gap affects women and their families. Call Vicki Armstrong at 901-606-4055 for details.
Start Co. will offer small-business mentoring sessions Tuesday, April 12, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. This free program offers one-on-one counseling about starting or managing a small business. Visit memphislibrary.org for details.
Memphis Child Advocacy Center will host its annual children’s memorial flag-raising on Wednesday, April 13, at noon on Civic Center Plaza outside Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main St. The ceremony remembers Shelby County kids who have died as a result of abuse or neglect. Visit memphiscac.org.
Memphis Public Library will screen “The Lesson,” a Bulgarian film with English subtitles, as part of the Wider Angle Foreign Film Series on Wednesday, April 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Visit memphislibrary.org for details.
Hard Rock Cafe Memphis and MIFA will host the Lip Sync Plus Grand Championship on Thursday, April 14, at 6 p.m. at Hard Rock, 126 Beale St. Finalists from MIFA’s online lip-syncing contest will compete against Memphis notables in this benefit for the MIFA Emergency Services program. Cost is $50, which include food and first drink. Buy advance tickets at mifa.org.