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VOL. 11 | NO. 31 | Saturday, August 4, 2018

Events

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Community Legal Center hosts Cocktails for a Cause Friday, Aug. 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 1509 Peabody Ave. No speeches, no agenda – just a good time with all proceeds benefiting CLC. Visit clcmemphis.org for details.

AWAKEN space + shop, a women’s health and parenting-focused educational space, hosts its grand opening Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. inside Jay Etkin Gallery, 942 S. Cooper St. The gallery also will unveil its new exhibition, “Female Form,” which brings together artists whose work centers around the female form. Free and open to the public. Visit awakenspacememphis.com.

David Lusk Gallery-Memphis will hold an opening reception for “Daily Art” Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at DLG, 97 Tillman St. Each day through Aug. 31, the gallery will highlight a single, significant artwork, along with commentary and purchase info, on its website and social media platforms. Visit davidluskgallery.com.

Barnes & Noble Wolfchase hosts author Kimberla Lawson Roby for a discussion and signing of her new novel, “Better Late Than Never,” Friday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. at the store, 2774 N. Germantown Parkway. For more information, call 901-386-9445.

Memphis Farmers Market is open Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Central Station Pavilion, South Front Street at G.E. Patterson Avenue. Open Saturdays through October, rain or shine. Free parking adjacent to the market. Visit memphisfarmersmarket.com for a list of vendors and what’s in season.

Eclectic Eye hosts the Anne et Valentin and Theo trunk show Saturday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Midtown showroom, 242 S. Cooper St. Both independent eyewear brands will have reps on site with the collections. Visit eclectic-eye.com.

Gallery Ten Ninety-One hosts an artists’ reception for the 2018 MGAL Member Showcase and Sale Sunday, Aug. 5, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the WKNO Digital Media Center, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. Artwork by members of the Memphis/Germantown Art League will be exhibited through Aug. 29, and all pieces are for sale. Visit mgal.org or wkno.org.

Memphis Botanic Garden holds an reception for Leslie Ponder’s “The Hidden: Looking Isn’t Always Seeing” Sunday, Aug. 5, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Ponder’s art will be on display in the visitors center through Aug. 29. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.

The Whitehaven Farmers Market, hosted by Methodist South Hospital, is open Monday, Aug. 6, from noon to 5 p.m. in front of Methodist South’s Medical Office Complex, 1300 Wesley Drive. Shop locally grown fruits and vegetables, then visit the University of Tennessee Extension booth, Farmers’ Market Fresh, for children’s activities, food demonstrations, recipes and more. The market continues Mondays through Sept. 24, except for Sept. 3. For more information, call 901-516-3580.

Novel hosts mindfulness coach Greg Graber in conversation with Grizzlies play-by-play commentator Pete Pranica, discussing Graber’s book “Slow Your Roll: Mindfulness for Fast Times,” Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit novelmemphis.com.

Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Pinot’s Palette, 8225 Dexter Road, suite 103. Wardell Seals will present “Heartbeat-CPR: A most entertaining introduction to learning about current CPR practices.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.com.

The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly membership luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar Ave. Collierville Schools superintendent John Aitken discusses Collierville High School, which opens Aug. 13, and how it’s driving economic growth. Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for guests. Visit colliervillechamber.com.

Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “Small Business Start-Up” Thursday, Aug. 9, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. The session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead a company and evaluate market potential for their products/services. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.

NBMBAA Memphis and Northwestern Mutual present “Building Black Wealth,” an economic empowerment event, Thursday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. (networking at 5:30 p.m.) at International Paper headquarters, Tower 3 (Ponderosa Pines Room), 6400 Poplar Ave. The seminar includes insights on building and maintaining a mindset of wealth among the black community. Free for NBMBAA members and guests; RSVP required. Visit nbmbaamemphis.org.

Memphis Botanic Garden hosts 30 Thursdays: Cocktails and Canvases Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. at 750 Cherry Road. The Plein Air (outdoor) painting class takes place the second Thursday of each month during 30 Thursdays and uses one of MBG’s 31 gardens as a background. Bring your own beverage and painting supplies. Free with garden admission. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com/30thursdays for details.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 0 133 1,342
MORTGAGES 0 131 1,047
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 20 39 190
BUILDING PERMITS 0 305 3,056
BANKRUPTCIES 17 135 753
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 53 329
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0