VOL. 131 | NO. 41 | Friday, February 26, 2016
The Downtown Memphis Commission will meet Friday, Feb. 26, at noon in the DMC conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Health Professions will host an open house Friday, Feb. 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall, 800 Madison Ave. Learn about careers in physician assistant studies, physical or occupational therapy, medical laboratory science and more. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 901-448-2042.
100 Black Men of Memphis will host the 100 Black Tie Gala & Awards Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Esplanade, 901 Cordova Station Ave. Proceeds from the event – themed “Building Future Leaders of TODAY” – will benefit MAHS Middle and High School. Visit 100blackmenofmemphis.com for details and tickets.
Opera Memphis Wild Game Dinner will be held Friday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Clark Opera Memphis Center, 6745 Wolf River Greenway. “Game on” at this culinary throwdown featuring local restaurants and caterers. Tickets are $175. Visit operamemphis.org/wgd2016 for details.
Carnival Memphis and the Grand Krewes of Carnival will host the eighth annual Krewes for Kids on Friday, Feb. 26, from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Celebrate “Fat Friday” while supporting the Carnival Memphis Children’s Charities Initiative. Tickets are $75; VIP tickets, including full bar, are $150. Visit carnivalmemphis.org.
Exchange Club Family Center will host its annual Hands of Hope Auction Party on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. The evening will include silent and live auctions, live music, dancing and gourmet food stations. Tickets are $125. Email email@example.com for more information.
Hard Rock Cafe Memphis and On Location: Memphis will host an Oscar Night Watch Party on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at Hard Rock, 126 Beale St. Activities and promotions are scheduled throughout the Academy Awards broadcast. Admission is free; suggested donation to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Memphis. Visit hardrock.com/memphis for details.
Luna Nova Music will present a concert with the Memphis BoyChoir and GirlChoir on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3245 Central Ave. Admission is free. Visit lunanova.org.