VOL. 133 | NO. 136 | Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Novel hosts a special storytime featuring “The Cows Go Moo!” author Jim Pepitas Tuesday, July 10, and Thursday, July 12, at 11 a.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Kids and families will enjoy a morning of singing, dancing, stories and fun, followed by a book signing. Visit novelmemphis.com.
The Collierville Chamber of Commerce and Collierville Emerging Leaders Link (CELL) host Brews & Q Thursday, July 12, from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at the Quonset, 178 S. Center St. Start the evening with brews and barbecue, then head to the Collierville Town Square to hear local band Seeing Red play the Collierville Summer Concert Series. Tickets are $25. Visit colliervillechamber.com.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “Small Business Start-Up” Thursday, July 12, 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.
Memphis Botanic Garden hosts 30 Thursdays: Cocktails and Canvases July 12, 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.
Pink Palace Museum hosts Family Science Night: Earth and Space Friday, July 13, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. Gaze through telescopes on the lawn with the Memphis Astronomical Society; explore outer space in the AutoZone Dome Sharpe Planetarium; participate in hands-on activities and experiments; speak to local scientists; and enjoy local food trucks. Tickets are $12; children 2 and younger are free. Museum members get early premium parking and access to all activities at 6:30 p.m. Visit memphismuseums.org.
The Orpheum Summer Movie Series continues with “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” Friday, July 13, at 7 p.m. at The Orpheum, 203 S. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. for activities in the lobby, including a drink special and photo booth with movie-themed props and quotes. Costumes are encouraged but never required. Adult tickets are $8; children 12 and younger are $6. Visit orpheum-memphis.com.