VOL. 10 | NO. 32 | Saturday, August 5, 2017
The 2017 Film Prize: Memphis Festival takes place Friday through Sunday, Aug. 4-6. All top 10 films will screen as one block lasting about two hours multiple times throughout the weekend Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. After the screening, festival passholders will vote on their favorite, and the winners will be announced at an awards brunch Sunday. Visit memphisfilmprize.com for a schedule of screening times, filmmaker Q&As and panel discussions.
David Lusk Gallery will hold an opening reception for its “Price is Right” exhibition Friday, Aug. 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG, 97 Tillman St. The installment, which runs through Aug. 24, features works all priced at $1,000 or less, by around 20 artists. Visit davidluskgallery.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden will hold its family-friendly Firefly Glow Party on Friday, Aug. 4, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Make yourself glow at the Illumination Station, make a firefly friend, visit the Glow Lab, and bring light-up toys for a dance party featuring music by Bridging Souls and an LED hoop performance. Tickets are $12 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Reservations required; visit memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 901-636-4131.
The Blvd will present Family Movie Night On The Lawn Friday, Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at its
Southwind campus, 8220 E. Shelby Drive. Free snacks will be available at this screening of “Sing,” and don’t forget to pack your blankets and lawn chairs. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit theblvd.org.
Church Health will host a Saturday Morning Unwind Session on Aug. 5 at 9:30 a.m. in its meditation chapel at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave. Unwind and refocus with mindfulness expert Greg Graber. Free and open to the public. Visit churchhealth.org/events for details.
Gallery Ten Ninety-One will hold an artists’ reception for the 2017 MGAL Member Showcase and Sale Sunday, Aug. 6, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Artwork by members of the Memphis/Germantown Art League will be exhibited through Aug. 29, and all pieces are for sale. Visit wkno.org.
Memphis Opportunity Scholarship Trust (MOST) will host a Back-to-School Fundraising Night Monday, Aug. 7, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Panera Bread, 4350 Poplar Ave. A portion of event sales will benefit MOST, which provides need-based scholarships to Memphis-area students. At checkout, present the event flyer available at memphisscholarships.org.
NAWBO Memphis will meet Tuesday, Aug. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Regional One Health, East Campus, 6555 Quince Road, suite 300. Kim Garmon Hummel, owner and “chief branding saucier” of Sauce Marketing, will present “Future-Proof Your Marketing.” RSVP at nawbomemphis.org.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in NovaCopy’s conference room, 7251 Appling Farms Parkway. Nancy Crawford from Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will present “Latest Business Scams You Need to Know About.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.
The Greater Memphis Chamber will host Chamber Lunch in the Know: “Harnessing the Power of Digital” Wednesday, Aug. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, Medical Plaza 2, 6027 Walnut Grove Road. Cost is free for members; space is limited. Register at memphischamber.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indie Memphis will screen “Berlin Syndrome” as part of the Indie Wednesday film series Wednesday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. at Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. Tickets are $10 at indiememphis.com; Indie Memphis members get in free.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “How to Start a Small Business” Thursday, Aug. 10, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead a company and evaluate market potential for their products/services. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.