VOL. 132 | NO. 186 | Tuesday, September 19, 2017
The Orpheum Theatre will kick off its 2017-18 Broadway season with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King & I” Tuesday, Sept. 19, through Sept. 24 at 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.
HopeWorks will host a free job skills course starting Tuesday, Sept. 19, at its offices, 1930 Union Ave. Classes run Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 14. The program is free and bus passes are available for students. Call 901-272-3700.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Memphis is hosting the Dementia Experience Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Dorothy’s Place, 3185 Hickory Hill Road. During each personal, 30-minute session, the participant will have their perception and senses altered for five minutes to simulate day-to-day experiences of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s. Cost is free for ADS caregivers and $10 for others. Contact J.J. Doughtie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-372-4585 by noon Tuesday, Sept. 19, to schedule a session.
The Memphis 3.0 comprehensive planning process continues this week with two public workshops studying growth scenarios for the city through 2040. Participants will go through an exercise to identify which values are most important to drive future development, then select and amend a preferred scenario based on those values. Workshops are Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Whitehaven Golf Course, 750 E. Holmes Road, and Thursday, Sept. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McFarland Community Center, 4955 Cottonwood Road. Visit memphis3point0.com.
Indie Memphis and the Urban Land Institute will screen “One Big Home” as part of the Indie Wednesday film series Wednesday, Sept 20, at 7 p.m. at Malco Studio on the Square, 2105 Court Ave. Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland St. The film depicts growing tensions in Martha’s Vineyard as residents debate a maximum square footage for new homes. Admission is pay-what-you-can. Visit indiememphis.com.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Resources to Empower You: Understanding Financial Statements” Thursday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the TSBDC office in Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Maxine A. Smith Center, 8800 East Shelby Drive, suite 112. Learn how to calculate current and future financial needs, figure out what you own/owe and how to base management decisions on the information. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.