VOL. 131 | NO. 146 | Friday, July 22, 2016
Copeland Coaching will host a Building Your Personal Brand Workshop on Friday, July 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Emerge Memphis, 516 Tennessee St. Topics will include resumes and cover letters, LinkedIn, business cards, networking and more. Cost is free. Visit facebook.com/copelandcoaching for details and to RSVP.
The Orpheum Theatre Summer Movie Series will feature “The Karate Kid” on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at The Halloran Centre, 225 S. Main St. Adult tickets are $8; children 12 and younger are $6. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
L’Ecole Culinaire will host a Chef Jr. Italian cooking class for kids ages 10-15 on Saturday, July 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at L’Ecole, 1245 N. Germantown Parkway. Young chefs create their own flatbread pizza, experiment with fresh ingredients and make gnocchi from scratch. Cost is $55; parent invited to dine at 1 p.m. Register at lecole.edu.
Germantown CycleBar will hold a pop-up Ride Your Heart Out cycling event to benefit the American Heart Association on Saturday, July 23, at 1:30 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. at the Exeter Village Shopping Center, 7685 Farmington Blvd. Cost is $50, which includes a reserved seat, three free CycleBar rides and a tank top. Visit cyclebar.com/community/cyclenation to sign up.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins for a discussion and signing of his latest novel, “The Innocents,” on Monday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
The city of Memphis will hold its first “We Mean Business” Symposium on Tuesday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. Hundreds of small and minority-owned businesses will convene to learn about certification, registration and contracting opportunities with city government. Earl Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise Magazine, will present the keynote. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Arc Mid-South and its supporters will celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by hosting a rally Tuesday, July 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hall of Mayors at Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main St. Speakers include U.S. Attorney Edward Stanton, state Rep. G.A. Hardaway, and Ashley Cloud of Transformation for Autism. Visit thearcmidsouth.org.