VOL. 131 | NO. 119 | Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Tenth annual Belvedere Chamber Music Festival will take place Wednesday through Saturday, June 15-18, at Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1720 Peabody Ave. Concerts start at 7:30 each night; Thursday will also include a 3 p.m. concert. Visit belvederefestival.org for details.
Alzheimer’s Association will host its fifth annual Caregiver’s Conference, “Becoming an Empowered Caregiver,” on Thursday, June 16, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis (Garrett Auditorium), 6027 Walnut Grove Road. Cost is free; space is limited. Call 800-272-3900 or visit act.alz.org.
Memphis Slim House will present “The Spirit of African Music: An Immersive Musical Experience for All Ages” Thursday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 1130 College St. Memphis musicians will lead guests through the roots of music via a hands-on workshop and performance for the entire family, with a special focus on young learners. Performances continue each Thursday through July 7. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.
Memphis Area Transit Authority will celebrate “Dump the Pump Day” in Memphis by giving away door prizes on Thursday, June 16, from noon to 2 p.m. at the William Hudson Transit Center, 444 N. Main St. Dump the Pump Day is the American Public Transit Association’s national initiative encouraging travelers to leave their cars at home and take public transit. Visit matatransit.com.
Campbell Clinic will host a total joint replacement seminar Thursday, June 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Germantown’s Great Hall and Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Learn about this same-day procedure from total joint replacement surgeons. RSVP at bit.ly/27bR2Ck or 901-410-5179.
Stax Museum will present “The Women of Stax: A Memphis Music Living History Program” on Thursday, June 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Local actresses will perform monologues, bringing to life the stories of six women and their contributions to Stax Records and Memphis music. Cost is free. Visit staxmuseum.com.
Big Wig Ball 2016, benefiting Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, will take place Friday, June 17, at 7 p.m. at Annesdale Mansion, 1325 Lamar Ave. The “all VIP” ball includes upscale food and cocktails, live music and more. Tickets are $100; cocktail attire and a wig are recommended for this 21-and-older event. Visit events.lebonheur.org/BigWigBall for ticket and more information.