VOL. 132 | NO. 197 | Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The 2017 Senior Safari, hosted by the Professional Network on Aging, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memphis Zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place. The day will feature free zoo admission for individuals 55 and older; free parking and tram rides; live entertainment; and information on healthy living, financial planning, housing, insurance and more. Visit pnamidsouth.org for details.
The Downtown Memphis Commission will host the 2017 Downtown Memphis annual meeting Wednesday, Oct. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza and the DMC offices, 114 N. Main St. The event will include a DMC open house (5 to 5:30), Vision Awards ceremony (5:30 to 7), and street party with music, games, food and more (7 to 9). Cost is free; RSVP required. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
Indie Memphis will host an encore screening of the 2016 Indie Memphis Festival award winners as part of the Indie Wednesday series Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at MicroCinema @ Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The screening will include the jury and audience short-film award winners. Admission is pay-what-you-can. Visit indiememphis.com for details.
Mid South Area Business Travel Association will meet Thursday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Madison Hotel, 79 Madison Ave. Chris Jones, director of international specialty sales at Delta Air Lines, will discuss planning a corporate air travel RFP. Cost is $25 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit msabta.org.
The fourth annual Taste of Cooper-Young will be held Thursday, Oct. 5, at 5:30 p.m. on the street in front of First Congregational Church, 1000 S. Cooper St. The event will feature tastings at a dozen popular Cooper-Young restaurants, a silent auction and live entertainment. Tickets are $50. Visit tasteofcooperyoung.org.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer will host its “Sharing Wisdom, Sharing Strength” national conference Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-8, at The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. The conference, held in partnership with the Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium and the Common Table Health Alliance, will convene national experts, survivors and caregivers for a weekend of information, yoga and support. Limited walk-up registrations available. Visit lbbc.org for details.
Circuit Playhouse will present “Heathers: The Musical” Friday, Oct. 6, through Oct. 29 at 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.