VOL. 132 | NO. 129 | Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce will host a Small-Business Lunch & Learn Thursday, June 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Memphis Collierville Center, 215 W. Poplar Ave. Courtney Orians, coordinator of external activities at the U of M, will discuss personality types in the workplace. Cost is free for members and $15 for nonmembers. Visit colliervillechamber.com for registration details.
The 2017 Volunteer Memphis Awards will be held Thursday, June 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. The awards will recognize individuals, nonprofits and companies who represent excellence in volunteerism. Tickets are $15 at eventbrite.com. Visit volunteermemphis.org for details.
Memphis rapper Yo Gotti hosts the fifth annual Yo Gotti & Friends Birthday Bash Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m. at FedExForum, 191 Beale St. The concert, which is being held for the first time at FedExForum, will feature performances by Gotti, Lil Wayne and surprise guest artists. Buy tickets at ticketmaster.com.
The South Main Historic Arts District’s last-Friday Trolley Night takes place Friday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Art galleries, restaurants and shops between The Orpheum and Webster Avenue will stay open late, with live music and entertainment outside. The evening kicks off with the Memphis Second Line Jazz Band leading a second line parade from LYFE Kitchen to Webster at 6:30 p.m. with surprises along the way, including the GrizzLine at 7 p.m. Visit gosouthmain.com for details.
The city of Germantown’s “Reel” Family Time Outdoor Movie Series wraps up with “A Dog’s Purpose” on Friday, June 30, starting at dusk at the Kiwanis Pavilion at Municipal Park, 1900 S. Germantown Road. Spread out on the lawn with a blanket or chair and enjoy a PG-rated movie under the stars. Cost is free; concessions available for purchase. Visit germantown-tn.gov.
Carriage Crossing’s Movie Mania series continues with a screening of “The Jungle Book” Friday, June 30, at dusk in Central Park at the mall, 4674 Merchants Park Circle. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Cost is free. Visit shopcarriagecrossing.com.
The Live at the Garden summer concert series will host Boston on Saturday, July 1, at 8 p.m. (gates at 6 p.m.) at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. Tickets start at $40. Visit liveatthegarden.com for details and a series schedule.