VOL. 133 | NO. 115 | Friday, June 8, 2018
Hattiloo Theatre performs “Raisin,” a musical adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” Friday, June 8, through July 1 at 37 S. Cooper St. Visit hattiloo.org for showtimes and tickets.
Memphis River Parks will host the inaugural Love Your Memphis River Parks volunteer weekend Friday and Saturday, June 8-9. Volunteers are invited to paint, plant, clean, build and more, with tasks available for all ages and skill levels. Three volunteer shifts are available: Friday 2 p.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Visit loveyourmemphisriverparks.eventbrite.com for details and volunteer registration.
The ALS Association Tennessee Chapter hosts All in for ALS, a charity casino night, Friday, June 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Germantown’s Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road. This inaugural fundraiser includes casino games, food and drinks, silent auction, wine pull and more. Tickets are $50 to $100. Visit bit.ly/Allin4ALSMemphis or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Literacy Mid-South hosts its annual Literatini fundraiser Friday, June 8, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Novel, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Enjoy live music while sampling cocktails and food from local bars and restaurants. Plus, Novel will donate 20 percent of sales during the event to help Mid-South adults struggling with low literacy. Tickets are $50 each or $75 per pair at eventbrite.com. Visit literacymidsouth.org for details.
Trezevant holds an art opening for works by Anne Hughes Sayle Saturday, June 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Terrace Walkway at Trezevant, 177 N. Highland St. Sayle’s oil paintings and fabric art pieces will be on display through Aug. 10. Visit trezevantmanor.org.
St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen hosts its annual Bluegrass in the Beer Garden fundraiser Saturday, June 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 155 Market St. Enjoy live music, food and drinks, and tours of the historic church while supporting the soup kitchen’s work serving 60,000 meals a year to hungry Memphians. Tickets are $50; minimum age 21. Visit m.bpt.me/event/3373109 for tickets.
Novel will host “Before We Were Yours” author Lisa Wingate for a discussion and signing Saturday, June 9, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit novelmemphis.com.
The National Civil Rights Museum hosts its Night at the Lorraine fundraiser Saturday, June 9, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at NCRM, 450 Mulberry St. Step back in time with an evening of food, ’60s music and fun reminiscent of the Lorraine Motel, a special Club Lorraine variety show, dancing, silent auction and more. Tickets are $100. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
The Woman’s Exchange eighth annual Art Gallery Open House is Sunday, June 10, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woman’s Exchange of Memphis, 88 Racine St. Meet participating artists and buy selected local art shown in the recently renovated gallery. The exhibition features around 100 local and regional artists’ work in all media and continues through Aug. 24. Visit womans-exchange.com.