VOL. 131 | NO. 187 | Monday, September 19, 2016
University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music will present “Opening Night at the Scheidt” on Monday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Harris Concert Hall, 3775 Central Ave. The school is partnering with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis, IRIS, Concerts International and the Chamber Music Society of Memphis to preview the upcoming classical music concert season. Admission is free; reservations required. Call 901-678-2541.
Remington College will hold the 3 Lives blood drive for Lifeblood on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at its Memphis campus, 2710 Nonconnah Blvd. The drive is part of a national effort to recruit minority blood donors and help supply local hospitals. Visit 3lives.com.
Patrick Accounting and Patrick Payroll will hold an open house and ribbon cutting at its new office Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5570 Murray Ave. The ribbon cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m. Visit patrickaccounting.com or patrickpayroll.com.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the University of Phoenix’s Memphis campus, 65 Germantown Court, first floor. Juanita Hamilton of the city of Memphis will discuss the city’s down payment assistance programs. Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 901-482-0354.
Memphis Medical District Collaborative will hold a Freewheel district-wide group bicycle ride Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m., departing from 600 Monroe Ave. The casual rides are free, and people are invited to bring their own bikes or reserve one from MMDC’s fleet. Visit facebook.com/wefreewheel for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will host a workshop titled “A Blueprint for Using Facebook to Grow Your Business” on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host “Stalking Jack the Ripper” author Kerri Maniscalco for a discussion and book signing Thursday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “King Charles III” Friday, Sept. 23, through Oct. 9 at 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.