VOL. 9 | NO. 11 | Saturday, March 12, 2016
Memphis Irish Society will host a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day parade in Cooper-Young on Thursday, March 17, at 10 a.m. The route starts at First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St., and travels north to Memphis Made Brewing, 768 S. Cooper St. Visit memphisirish.com.
The 43rd annual Silky O'Sullivan St Patrick's Day Parade, presented by the Beale Street Merchants Association, will be held Saturday, March 12, at 3 p.m. on Beale Street. Wear your green and bring the family for the city’s largest parade, featuring bands, cars, dancers, floats and more. Free and open to the public. Visit facebook.com/bealestreetmerchants for details.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music will host an opening reception for Terry Manning’s “Evidence of Life on Earth During Two Millennia” Saturday, March 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the museum, 926 E. McLemore Ave. Manning is a Stax and Ardent Studios producer, recording artist and photographer; this is his first Memphis exhibit. Visit staxmuseum.com.
The Metal Museum will open “F.I.R.E. Glenn Zweygardt: Then & Now” to the public on Sunday, March 13, at 374 Metal Museum Drive. The exhibition will be on display through May 22. Visit metalmuseum.org for a schedule of related events.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Signs of Spring Walk with master gardener Judith Hammond on Sunday, March 13, at 1:30 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Free to members or with paid Garden admission; no reservations needed. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Local musicians will play a benefit show for Mid-South Peace and Justice Center on Sunday, March 13, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Amurica, 410 N. Cleveland St. Suggested cover is $10 at the door. Cash bar will be available and a silent auction will take place during the show; all proceeds benefit the center. For details, contact Paul Garner at email@example.com or 901-725-4990.
Luna Nova Music will perform “An Evening of Music and Shakespeare” Monday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Hardie Auditorium at Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway. Cost is free. Visit lunanova.org.
The Orpheum Theatre will present Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon” Tuesday, March 15, through March 20 at the theater, 203 S. Main St. Buy tickets at orpheum-memphis.com.
AARP Cordova Chapter will meet Wednesday, March 16, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cordova branch library, 8457 Trinity Road. The topic is colon cancer awareness. Guests are welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Buckman Performing & Fine Arts Center will host contemporary dance ensemble Hubbard Street 2 Dance Chicago on Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Buy tickets at buckmanartscenter.com.