VOL. 131 | NO. 102 | Monday, May 23, 2016
Memphis Public Library will hold its mobile vet center, which provides weekly readjustment counseling services to combat veterans, on Monday, May 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Visit memphislibrary.org.
Sierra Club Chickasaw Group will hold an open house for state Senate and House candidates from Shelby County on Monday, May 23, at 5:45 p.m. at Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Ave. Members of the public are invited to attend and ask questions of the candidates, one-on-one or in small groups. Questions about the environment and safe and healthy communities are encouraged. Visit facebook.com/Chickasaw.Group for details.
Start Co. will offer small-business mentoring sessions Tuesday, May 24, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. This free program offers one-on-one counseling about starting or managing a small business. Visit memphislibrary.org for details.
Memphis Public Library will hold a genealogy workshop titled “Revisiting the Family Search African-American Indexing Project” on Tuesday, May 24, from 5:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Visit memphislibrary.org.
Memphis Blues Society and Overton Square will open its 2016 Bluesday Tuesday concert series with Earl "The Pearl" Banks on Tuesday, May 24, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard, 2101 Madison Ave. Cost is free. Visit overtonsquare.com for a series schedule.
B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels with business leaders, will meet Wednesday, May 25, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Guest speaker Kate Phillips of the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy will discuss the park’s new facilities and upgrades. Email email@example.com or call 901-365-9728.
Overton Square’s Acoustic Courtyard music series continues Thursday, May 26, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Tower Courtyard, 2101 Madison Ave. Bring a folding chair and relax with unplugged Memphis musicians. Cost is free. Visit overtonsquare.com.