VOL. 131 | NO. 83 | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
SRVS will host a free dance and movement class for the general public, including people with disabilities, on Tuesday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to noon at the J.K. Lewis Senior Center, 1188 North Parkway. Participants must be 18 or older. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Sales & Marketing Society of the Mid-South will host a networking happy hour Thursday, April 26, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 5069 Sanderlin Ave. Cost is free; cash bar provided. Visit sms-midsouth.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host its “Shakespeare in Spring” themed Vine to Wine tasting on Tuesday, April 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Each event features eight wines, beers or cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix–Memphis Campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. The topic is The MasterMind Principle, based on the book “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz.
Our Fallen Heroes Foundation will hold its inaugural “A Toast to Our Heroes” fundraiser Wednesday, April 27, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Tower Center atop Clark Tower, 5100 Poplar Ave., 33rd floor. The event will feature a wine tasting, silent auction, wine pull and more. Tickets are $65. Visit ourfallenheroesfoundation.org.
“Hot Buttered Symphony: Shaft, Isaac Hayes & the Memphis Symphony Orchestra” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, 926 E. McLemore Ave. The event will feature a discussion about the relationship between MSO and local music studios, stories about Isaac Hayes and other Stax artists, and a MSO String Quartet performance of Stax hits. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.
The Mid-South Mayors’ Council will host the RegionSmart summit Thursday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 203 S. Main St. Join more than 200 leaders from government, economic development, and the planning, architecture and engineering sectors for a regional conversation about Mid-South challenges and opportunities. Buy tickets at regionsmart.org.
Memphis Public Libraries in partnership with Levitt Shell will close the 5 Fridays of Jazz series with a concert by the Bill Hurd Quintet on Friday, April 29, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Admission is free; food may be ordered in advance. For details, visit twitter.com/memphislibrary or call 901-415-2846.