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VOL. 132 | NO. 171 | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Events

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The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee will host a Freedom Forum on criminal justice reform, voting rights and community activism Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Hedy Weinberg, ACLU-TN executive director, will discuss ACLU’s work and how community members can act in support of voting rights. Cost is free. Visit aclu-tn.org/aclu-tn-freedom-forums-2017 for details.

Memphis Botanic Garden continues its 2017 Vine to Wine wine-tasting series with “Let the Good Times Glow!” Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Get your glow on at the Illumination Station, then enjoy LED hoop performances as you sip wines and sample hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $30 for members and $45 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/winetastings for details.

B.I.G. for Memphis, a business interest group that connects Memphis Police colonels and business leaders, will meet Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Phelps Security, 4932 Park Ave. Len Edwards, executive director of the Commission on Missing and Exploited Children, will present “One Precursor to Violence – Bullying.” Email bigformemphis@phelpssecurity.com or call 901-365-9728.

Indie Memphis will screen “Obit” as part of the Indie Wednesday film series Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at Malco Ridgeway Cinema Grill, 5853 Ridgeway Center Parkway. “Obit” chronicles the daily rituals of the New York Times obituary writers, as they chronicle life after death and what we choose to remember. General admission is $10; Indie Memphis members get in free. Visit indiememphis.com to buy tickets and view an Indie Wednesday series schedule.

The “Prince of Kosher Gospel,” Joshua Nelson, will headline the Memphis Jewish Community Center’s 2017 gala Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 6:45 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Nelson’s music combines Jewish liturgical lyrics with gospel music. Visit jccmemphis.org for details and tickets.

Girl Scouts Heart of the South’s second annual One Smart Cookie Luncheon will be held Thursday, Aug. 31, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts of the United States of America, will present the keynote. Come early to browse the tables and place bids in the One Smart Cookie silent auction. Tickets are $75. Visit girlscoutshs.org for details.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 64 87 1,429
MORTGAGES 39 60 1,107
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 6 196
BUILDING PERMITS 92 209 3,265
BANKRUPTCIES 42 84 837
BUSINESS LICENSES 21 23 352
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0