VOL. 132 | NO. 64 | Thursday, March 30, 2017
Vatterott College-Memphis Appling Farms will hold a college planning night Thursday, March 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on campus, 6991 Appling Farms Parkway. High school students and their families can explore programs offered at the school, tour the campus and learn about financial aid opportunities. Cost is free. RSVP to 901-372-2399.
Opera Memphis’ fifth annual Midtown Opera Festival will take place Friday, March 31, through April 9 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St. The Festival is anchored by three intimate operas, all by living American composers, plus “fringe events” that include other musical performances, family events, panel discussions and more. Visit operamemphis.org/mof for a schedule.
The Cotton Museum will hold two book talks with James McCafferty, author of “The Bear Hunter: The Life and Times of Robert Eager Bobo in the Canebrakes of the Old South,” Friday, March 31, at noon, and Saturday, April 1, at 5 p.m. at the museum, 65 Union Ave. Cost is free and includes light hors d’oeuvres. RSVP at memphiscottonmuseum.org.
National Civil Rights Museum will host The Fight for Gender Equality: Yesterday & Today reception and panel discussion Friday, March 31, at 4:30 p.m. in NCRM’s Hooks Hyde Hall, 450 Mulberry St. Panels include athletes and living legends Allison Feaste, Rochelle Stevens, Swin Cash, Kelsi Stockert, Lisa Moore and Tiffany Cox. Cost is free. RSVP at civilrightsmuseum.org.
WKNO Gallery Ten Ninety One will host a closing reception for the “Autobiography: Works by Martha Kelly” exhibition Friday, March 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Call 901-458-2521 or visit wkno.org.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will host MOMIX, a company of dance-illusionists, for a performance Friday, March 31, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Shops of Saddle Creek will host Paws 4 a Cause, a celebration of all things dog, on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saddle Creek North, 7615 W. Farmington Blvd. If you’re looking to adopt a forever friend, several Mid-South rescue agencies will be on hand. And if you’re already a pet parent, they’ll have plenty of activities to enjoy with your pups, including games, a pet artists’ market, the annual Celebrity Pet Wash and more. Visit facebook.com/shopsofsaddlecreek for details.