VOL. 131 | NO. 46 | Friday, March 4, 2016
Memphis Public Libraries in partnership with Levitt Shell will kick off the 5 Fridays of Jazz series with “Memphis Standard Time” (family night) on Friday, March 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Enjoy local music, dancing, food and drinks under the stars. Admission is free; food may be ordered in advance. For details, call 901-415-2846 or visit twitter.com/memphislibrary.
Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a reception for “New Works by Tim Andrew and Joel Hilgenberg” on Friday, March 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The exhibition is on display through March 31. Call 901-458-2521.
AAUW-Memphis will present Trailblazers: Women on the Move on Saturday, March 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. This women’s history program will feature women who were “firsts” in their workplace positions. Open to the public. Visit memphis-tn.aauw.net.
Family FunSpots magazine will host its ninth annual Summer Camp Expo on Saturday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden’s Goldsmith Room, 750 Cherry Road. The expo will include info on summer activities and educational opportunities for preschoolers, school-age kids and teens, plus local entertainment and children’s activities. Cost is free. Visit familyfunspotsmag.com.
Cognac, Cars & Cigars will be held Saturday, March 5, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the LAZ Parking Garage rooftop, 200 S. Second St. Enjoy a variety of food, local music, cognac and premium cigars amid luxury cars, including personal cars from NBA players. Tickets are $100; 15 percent net sales benefit Make-A-Wish Mid-South. Visit cognaccarsandcigars.com.
Carriage Crossing Restaurant Week will be held Sunday through Thursday, March 6-10, in The Shops at Carriage Crossing, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Diners at participating restaurants (Bonefish Grill, Carrabba’s, Firebirds, Hickory Tavern and STIX) can enjoy $40 prix fixe menus that include an appetizer, two entrees and dessert for two. Reservations recommended. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com to preview menus.
Memphis Symphony Orchestra will present Vivaldi’s “Seasons” Sunday, March 6, at 2:30 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. The concert is part of the Paul & Linnea Bert Classic Accents series. Buy tickets at memphissymphony.org.