VOL. 131 | NO. 79 | Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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 “Passport to Retirement” 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, investment management and estate planning. Cost is $29 per couple or single with guest, and includes all class materials. Call Beth at 901-751-7272 to register.
West Street Art Walk & Family Night will be held Thursday, April 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Shops of Market Square, located on West Street south of Poplar Avenue in Germantown. Enjoy local art, food samples and wine at participating merchants, plus music, face painting and more. Visit facebook.com/WestStArtWalk for details.
Gallery Ouroboros will hold its grand opening Thursday, April 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 2853 N. Collierville-Arlington Road in Eads. The event will feature 2-D and 3-D art for purchase, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a meet-and-greet with featured artist Dr. Kevin Merigian. Visit galleryouroboros,com.
Rhodes College Communities in Conversation series will host Thomas Christensen, author of “1616: The World in Motion,” for a lecture Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom of Rhodes’ Bryan Campus Life Center, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit facebook.com/Communities.in.Conversation for details.
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.
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will host its annual Join Hands for Change gala on Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. The event will highlight contributions of African-American men including JCPenney CEO and West Tennessee native Marvin R. Ellison. Visit memphis.edu/benhooks for details and tickets.