VOL. 132 | NO. 187 | Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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 for details.
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 building tensions in Martha’s Vineyard as residents debate a maximum square footage for new homes. Admission is pay-what-you-can. Visit indiememphis.com for details.
The Mid-South Fair opens Thursday, Sept. 21, and runs through Oct. 1 at the Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive in Southaven. Enjoy midway rides, fair food, and live entertainment, including the Tiger Encounter, Wolves of the World, and a meet-and-greet with 13-year-old “America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal on Saturday, Sept. 23. Visit midsouthfair.com.
The Metal Museum is hosting Repair Days 2017 Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 21-24, at 374 Metal Museum Drive. Volunteer metalsmiths from across the country will be on hand to repair broken metal objects ranging from jewelry to garden furniture, with all proceeds benefiting the museum. Saturday is Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when visitors can enjoy free museum admission, blacksmith demonstrations, scavenger hunt, iron pour and more. Visit metalmuseum.org for details and a full schedule of events.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present a workshop titled “Resouces 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.