VOL. 132 | NO. 148 | Thursday, July 27, 2017
Memphis Black Arts Alliance will present “Annie: The Musical” Thursday through Saturday, July 27-29, at the Kroc Center, 800 East Parkway S. Visit mbaafirehouse.org for details and tickets.
Tennessee’s sales tax holiday will take place Friday, July 28, at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, July 30, at 11:59 p.m. Shoppers can save nearly 10 percent on clothing, school and art supplies that cost $100 or less per item and computers that cost $1,500 or less. Visit tntaxholiday.com for details and lists of tax-exempt and taxable items.
The Greater Memphis Chamber and Greater Memphis IT Council will host a free mini-seminar titled Tech 101 Friday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. Local industry experts will address five topics to educate and improve your company’s IT efficiency. Space is limited; register at events.memphischamber.com.
Royal Studios will kick off its 60th anniversary celebration with Rhythm on the River: Poppa Willie’s Night, an in-studio dinner and concert, Friday, July 28, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Royal Studios, 1320 Willie Mitchell Blvd. Be immersed in live music by the Bo-Keys and Don Bryant while enjoying dinner served by Yvonne “Aunt Von” Mitchell, who has cooked for Melissa Etheridge, Bruno Mars and many other Royal artists. Visit royalstudios.com for details and tickets.
The Pink Palace Museum will host Family Science Night: Astronomy Friday, July 28, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Stargaze through a telescope on the mansion lawn with help from the Memphis Astronomical Society, explore outer space from the comfort of the Sharpe Planetarium, participate in hands-on experiments, go on a “celestial scavenger hunt,” and more. Tickets are $10. Visit memphismuseums.org or call 901-636-2362.
The Campbell Clinic Youth Sports Injury Prevention Symposium will be held Saturday, July 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Life Center at Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway. Geared toward coaches, trainers, parents and others who work with youth sports, the course will cover topics such as injury prevention, recognition and management of injuries when they happen, and guidelines for safely returning to sports. Memphis Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace will present the keynote. Cost is free; lunch included. RSVP to 901-759-5490 or email@example.com.