VOL. 9 | NO. 16 | Saturday, April 16, 2016
The Bo-Keys will perform an album release concert for “Heartache by the Number,” on Thursday, April 21, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Admission is $10 at the door. Visit staxmuseum.com for details.
Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival will be held Sunday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wagner Place and Riverside Drive between Union Avenue and Beale Street. This annual benefit for Porter-Leath will feature buckets of crawfish ($20 for 3 pounds), live music, food vendors and more. Admission is free. Visit rajuncajunmemphis.org for details.
Blue Tom Records, the University of Memphis’ student-run label, will hold the Hear 901 music festival on Sunday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at The New Daisy Theatre, 330 Beale St. The event will spotlight music from six local acts and doubles as Lauren Moscato’s album release show. Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door. Visit bluetomrecords.com.
Memphis Area Business and Professional Women will meet Monday, April 18, at 6 p.m. at Ervin Hypnosis Center, 2865 Summer Oaks Drive, suite 100. The group will map out its fundraising plans for Grace House of Memphis and share 2016-17 convention details. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-489-5481.
Church Health Center will host a “My Vision for the Future” workshop on Wednesday, April 20, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 1115 Union Ave. Participants will set spiritual, physical and mental goals by creating vision boards. All ages welcome. Cost is free; space is limited. Contact Ariel Laws at email@example.com or 901-701-2240 to register.
Creative Aging will host its 2016 Senior Fun Day on Thursday, April 21, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave. Enjoy refreshments, manicures and a variety of games. Tickets are $5 cash or check at the door. Visit creativeagingmidsouth.org.
Belhaven University is sponsoring a “Passport to Retirement” class on Thursday, April 21 and 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Forum II office building, 1790 Kirby Parkway. The two-night class focuses on adult financial literacy topics such as income planning, Social Security, risk management and more. Cost is $29 per couple or single with guest, and includes all class materials. Call Beth at 901-751-7272 to register.
Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County will host its fifth annual 36-Hour Mega Adoptathon on Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, from 6 a.m. to midnight at 935 Farm Road. Adoption fees will be $36, and adopters will take home free gifts from presenting sponsor Hollywood Feed. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., local rescue groups and shelters will be on site for the Mega Mobile Adoption. Visit memphishumane.org.