Memphis Botanic Garden will host Arts and Craft Beers on Friday, Aug. 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. Grab a power tool and create take-home DIY art projects, sample local craft beers and challenge friends to a lawn game at this 21-and-older event. Tickets are $15 for MBG members and $18 for nonmembers and are available at or 901-636-4131.

Kroc Memphis will hold a back-to-school Zumbathon on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Help others while you dance your stress away, and rep your school by wearing school colors. Entry fee is $5 plus a donation for The Salvation Army’s Women’s Shelter, Purdue Center of Hope. Visit for a list of donation items.

Memphis Bar Association and Memphis Area Legal Services will host a free legal clinic on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit

Tennessee Medical Association will bring its CME Summer Roadshow, “Dollars and Sense: Understanding State and Federal Healthcare Payment Reform,” to Memphis on Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis’ Longinetti Auditorium, 5959 Park Ave. Cost is $175 for TMA members and $275 for nonmembers. Visit to register.

Memphis Jewish Community Center will hold a Medicare informational meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 6 p.m. at 6560 Poplar Ave. Larry L. Turner of Imagine Retirement will explain Medicare for those ages 60 to 64. Open to the public; reservations required. Call Jennifer Roberts at 901-761-0810.

Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a government contracting workshop Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Learn about getting started in government contracting, how to get one-on-one assistance and more. Cost is free; registration required. Visit for details.

Shelby County Real Estate Road Show, co-sponsored by Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Chandler Reports, will be held Thursday, Aug. 18, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Learn about the county’s tax sale process and how to bid on commercial, industrial and residential properties through the new online system. Cost is free; registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 17. Visit or email