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VOL. 132 | NO. 203 | Thursday, October 12, 2017

Events

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The Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association will host a continuing legal education seminar titled “Celebrating 51 Years of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association” Thursday, Oct. 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum, 450 Mulberry St. The CLE will examine the state of the bar by analyzing cases handled by Ben F. Jones Chapter members from 1966 to the present. Expert panel discussions include “How to Maintain Your Law License” and “How to Save Your Reputation.” Tickets are $85 in advance or $100 at the event. Register at eventbrite.com.

The 45th annual Pink Palace Crafts Fair takes place Friday through Sunday, Oct. 13-15, in Audubon Park, at the corner of Perkins Road Extended and Southern Avenue. The largest juried arts and crafts show in the Mid-South features shopping, demonstrations, entertainment, children’s activities and more. Visit memphismuseums.org for hours and ticket information.

The Association for Women Attorneys will host the inaugural Women in Law & Leadership Conference Friday, Oct. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women, 6225 Humphreys Blvd. A roster of speakers will present on business development, leadership and management, handling bias in the workplace and more. Walk-ups welcome; pre-registration preferred. Visit awamemphis.org.

MEMFix: Madison Heights will take place Friday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Cleveland Street. The event is a one-day, community-driven effort to imagine a reinvigorated two-block stretch around the Medical District, Crosstown and the Madison Avenue corridor with pop-up shops, public art, pedestrian-friendly streets, food, entertainment and more. Visit memfix.org for details.

The Whitehaven Partnership will meet Friday, Oct. 13, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Whitehaven branch library, 4120 Millbranch Road. The organization seeks to clean up Whitehaven and address community concerns. Open to the public. RSVP to Calvin Burton at cburton615@hotmail.com or 901-345-3695.

ANF Architects will host an opening reception for the 2017 RiverArtsFest Invitational Exhibit Friday, Oct. 13, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in ANF’s gallery, 1500 Union Ave. 2016 RiverArtsFest posters will be available for purchase for $35. The show runs through Nov. 3. Email elicloud@anfa.com for details.

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