VOL. 132 | NO. 47 | Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Memphis Black Restaurant Week will be held through Sunday, March 6-12. More than a dozen minority-owned eateries will be offering $15 two-course lunches and $25 three-course dinners or other specials. The week will wrap up with Soulful Food Truck Sunday on March 12 at Clayborn Temple, 294 Hernando St. Visit facebook.com/MemphisBlackRW for details.
Chandler Reports’ Real Estate Review Seminar will be held Wednesday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road. A guest panel will provide their insights on the local market with projections for 2017. Breakfast will be provided. Visit bit.ly/REReviewMarch8 for details and registration.
PRSA Memphis will meet Thursday, March 9, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University Club, 1346 Central Ave. Thomas Carrier, director of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament South Regional, will be the guest speaker. Cost is free for members and $25 for nonmembers. Register at eventbrite.com by Wednesday, March 8.
National Black MBA Association-Memphis chapter will meet Thursday, March 9, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in International Paper headquarters’ Tower 3, 6420 Poplar Ave. Attendees can “Meet the Makers” at this dialogue with charter members of the NBMBAA Memphis chapter. Free and open to the public. RSVP to email@example.com.
Playhouse on the Square will present the regional premiere of “Lord of the Flies” Friday, March 10, through March 26 at 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
The 10th annual Al-Hajjah Zakiyyah Madyun-Abdullah Walk/Run, a 2.2K race held in conjunction with Muslims in Memphis month, will take place Saturday, March 11, at 8:30 a.m. at 2463 W. Ball Road. The walk/run honors her legacy by continuing to “pay it forward” through creating a positive impact on her community of Memphis and on Kaolack, Senegal, where she helped establish a medical clinic for women. For more information please call 901-789-1904 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Rollin’ Grizzlies will take on corporate teams in a Hoops From the Heart wheelchair-basketball tournament hosted by The Arc Mid-South Saturday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Raymond Skinner Center, 712 Tanglewood St. The Rollin’ Grizzlies are a nationally ranked team that competes in Division III of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association. Admission is $5. Visit thearcmidsouth.org for details.