VOL. 131 | NO. 103 | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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.
The Metal Museum will celebrate International Blacksmithing Day on Saturday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free museum admission and blacksmithing demonstrations and competitions throughout the day. Visit metalmuseum.org for a schedule.
The River Series, a concert series benefiting Maria Montessori School, will wrap up its season with Motel Mirrors and Marcella & Her Lovers on Saturday, May 28, at 7 p.m. in the Harbor Town Amphitheater, 740 Harbor Bend Road. Minimum donation of $5 per person is requested at the door. Visit bit.ly/RiverSeries for details.
Summer Symphony at the Live Garden, featuring the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and special guest Susan Marshall, will take place Saturday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Picnic baskets and lawn chairs welcome. Adult admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the gate; children’s tickets are $10. Visit summersymphonylive.com.