VOL. 132 | NO. 138 | Thursday, July 13, 2017
L’Ecole Culinaire will host its “Date Night: Tour of Foods From Napa” cooking class Friday, July 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at L’Ecole, 1245 N. Germantown Parkway. Whether this is your first date or anniversary, this unique dining experience explores Napa wines and the foods that go with them. Cost is $95 per person; includes instruction, three-course meal and wine. Register at lecole.edu.
Living Well, Church Health’s free interactive two-hour class that addresses the fitness and nutrition needs of those with chronic health conditions, will be offered twice in July: Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m. and Thursday, July 20, at 5:30 p.m. at Church Health, 1350 Concourse Ave., suite 142. Preregistration is not required. Contact Erica Perkins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-701-2231 with questions.
The second annual Memphis Caribbean Jerk Festival, benefiting the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee, will take place Saturday, July 15, from noon to 10 p.m. at Tiger Lane, 450 Maxwell Lane. The event will feature Caribbean food, arts and crafts vendors, a kids village, games and live reggae music. Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the gate; children 12 and younger can get in free. Visit memphisjerkfest.com.
Moonlighting for the Cure 2017, a seven-band show and silent auction benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is Saturday, July 15, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Tin Roof, 315 Beale St. Each band features one or more St. Jude employees who “moonlight” as musicians, and several art pieces in the silent auction were donated by St. Jude employees. Admission by voluntary donation. Visit facebook.com/moonlightingforthecure for details.
The Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum will host the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Birthday Gala Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m. in the Shaw Café at Rust College, 150 Rust Ave. in Holly Springs. The guest speaker is Rev. Gwendolyn Nelson, pastor of Royston Chapel CME Church. Tickets are $25. Visit idabwellsmuseum.org for details.
Church Health Behavioral Health will present a free Mental Health First Aid USA training session Tuesday, July 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1350 Concourse Ave. Attendees will learn a five-step action plan to offer initial help to people demonstrating symptoms of a mental illness or a crisis, along with how to connect them with the appropriate professional, peer, social or self-help care. Registration is required. Visit churchhealth.org.