VOL. 131 | NO. 67 | Monday, April 4, 2016
Germantown Community Library will host Night of the Doctor on Monday, April 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at GCL, 1925 Exeter Road. Join fellow Whovians for an evening of Doctor Who-themed events and crafts for children, teens and adults. Dress up and arrive at 6:15 to participate in the costume contest. Pre-registration not required. Call 757-7323 for details.
The April 4th Foundation will hold its 16th annual awards banquet Monday, April 4, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. The keynote speaker is Bishop Henry M. Williamson Sr. of the 1st Episcopal District, CME Church. Tickets are $100; proceeds benefit the Footsteps youth leadership program. Call 901-859-3364 for details.
Start Co. will offer small-business mentoring sessions Tuesday, April 5, 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.
Author Stacey Wiedower will discuss and sign her third book, “How to Look Happy,” on Tuesday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m. at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit staceywiedower.com for details.
Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development’s mobile Career Coach will be at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Union Avenue campus on Wednesday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 737 Union Ave. Career Coach staff will help people create resumes and register with jobs4tn.gov, where more than 90,000 jobs are available.
The Orpheum Theatre will screen “Althea” on Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at the Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. The screening wraps up the six-film Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Admission is $10. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
Opera star Marie-Stéphane Bernard will perform her debut showcase, “April in Paris: A Soirée with Marie-Stéphane Bernard featuring renowned Memphis pianist Angelo Râpan and The Vagabonds,” on Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at Playhouse on the Square, 66 Cooper St. The concert will showcase traditional French chansons d’amour. Visit operamemphis.org/april-in-paris for details and tickets.
Raleigh Community Council will host a leadership forum for Raleigh neighborhood associations and other groups on Thursday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m. at Raleigh United Methodist Church, 3295 Powers Road. The forum aims to bring together neighborhood leaders to discuss issues and create a platform to address them. Contact Aaron Fowles at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.