VOL. 133 | NO. 135 | Monday, July 9, 2018
Community LIFT holds an Empowerment Fund grant information session Monday, July 9, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, 1900 Union Ave. The microgrants are available to fund community-support projects in under-resourced Memphis neighborhoods. Grant applications are due July 27; those interested in applying should attend the information session. Visit communitylift.org for details.
Novel hosts “Three Days Missing” author Kimberly Belle for a discussion and book signing Monday, July 9, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit novelmemphis.com.
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.
POTS@TheWorks presents the world premiere of “CRIB” Friday, July 13, through July 29 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.