VOL. 131 | NO. 130 | Thursday, June 30, 2016
Shelby County Juvenile Court’s Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative, in partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, will hold a juvenile justice summit Thursday, June 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Gathering Place in Hickory Ridge Mall, 6075 Winchester Road. The summit aims to bring awareness to Shelby County juvenile reform efforts and encourage citizens to participate in them. James Bell, founder and executive director of the W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equality, will present the keynote. Cost is free. For details, email email@example.com or call 901-222-0902.
F.A.C.E.S. of Memphis will host a lunch and learn with Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland on Thursday, June 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Healing Center, 3885 Tchulahoma Road. The topic is “How We Will Revitalize, Restore and Rebuild the Communities of Memphis Together.” RSVP at facesofmemphis.org or 901-370-HOPE.
Social Media Day Memphis (#SMDayMEM) will be celebrated Thursday, June 30, with two events, starting with a lunch and learn featuring a social media panel discussion from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Glankler Brown, 6000 Poplar Ave., suite 400. A Social Media Day trivia contest is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Rec Room, 3000 Broad Ave. Both events are free; trivia participants are asked to make a donation to the Cancer Card Xchange. Visit lmcbsocial.wix.com/socialmediadaymem to RSVP.
Du Bois Consortium of Charter Schools will host an enrollment fair for those interested in the Du Bois School of Entrepreneurship of the Leadership and Public Policy Schools for grades K-11 on Thursday, June 30, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 4443 S. Germantown Road. Visit duboiscsc.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Joshua Hood, discussing and signing “Warning Order: A Search and Destroy Thriller,” on Thursday, June 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Overton Square’s Acoustic Courtyard music series continues Thursday, June 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard, 2101 Madison Ave. Cost is free. Visit overtonsquare.com.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host an opening reception for the 35th Juried Exhibition of the Tennessee Watercolor Society on Friday, July 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Drive. Visit wkno.org or call 901-458-2521.