VOL. 11 | NO. 10 | Saturday, March 10, 2018
The Pink Palace Museum opens “Remembering the Dream,” an MLK50 exhibition that tells the chronological story of the civil rights movement depicted by Ernest Withers’ “I Am a Man” portfolio, Saturday, March 10, at the museum, 3050 Central Ave. On display through Jan. 27, the exhibit includes 10 of Withers’ photographs, interpretive panels with each image, and other civil rights-era artifacts. Visit memphismuseums.org.
The Southern Women’s Show returns Friday through Sunday, March 9-11, at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Road. The show will feature shopping; fashion shows; cooking demonstrations; and guest appearances by TV stars Naja Rickette from WeTV’s “LA Hair,” Vern Yip from TLC’s “Trading Spaces,” and Garrett Miller from MTV’s “Siesta Key.” Hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit southernwomensshow.com for daily schedule and discounted tickets.
The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art hosts the annual ChalkFest spring festival Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1934 Poplar Ave. Join local artists in transforming the Brooks plaza into a colorful canvas, plus enjoy live performances, food trucks, hands-on art-making and more. Admission is free; bring your own chalk or buy a box from the museum for $3. Visit brooksmuseum.org for details.
IRIS Orchestra will present “America in Song,” featuring soprano Julia Bullock, Saturday, March 10, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Visit irisorchestra.org for details and tickets.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host a Signs of Spring Walk with master gardener Judith Hammond on Sunday, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. at MBG, 750 Cherry Road. Free to members or with paid MBG admission; no reservations needed. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
L’Ecole Culinaire will host a Teen Cooking Techniques Workshop Monday through Wednesday, March 12-14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at L’Ecole, 1245 N. Germantown Parkway. The hands-on workshop teaches teen chefs (ages 13-17) techniques used in traditional culinary arts, culminating with making a finished meal students will share on day three. Cost is $200. Register at lecole.edu.
Calvary Episcopal Church’s 2018 Lenten Preaching Series and Waffle Shop is open Tuesdays through Fridays through March 27 at Calvary, 102 N. Second St. The Waffle Shop is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the preaching series takes place from 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. The evening series, Lent After Dark, is Wednesdays, with dinner from 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and a speaker at 6:30 p.m. Visit calvarymemphis.org/lentenpreaching for the Waffle Shop menu and speaker schedule.
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce will meet Tuesday, March 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bartlett Event Center, 5785 Stage Road. Roy Smith, executive director of the Greater Memphis Medical Device Council, and Roland Rayner, president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology, will update attendees on the $20 million TCAT coming to Bartlett and discuss the medical device industry’s economic impact. Tickets are $20. Register at bartlettchamber.org.
APICS Memphis Chapter, the premier association for supply chain management, will host its professional development meeting, Top Management Night & Yearly Awards Ceremony, on Tuesday, March 13, at 5:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Duncan McLeod, founder and president of DBM Systems, will present “Understanding the executive S&OP story for your business: Managing the future.” Cost is $20 for members and nonmembers, and $10 for students. Invite your manager to attend for free. Register at apicsmemphis.org.
Karen L. King, Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard University, will present “The Gospel of Mary Reads the Gospel of John” as part of Rhodes College’s annual Batey Lecture Wednesday, March 14, at 7 p.m.in the Hardie Auditorium of Palmer Hall on campus, 2000 North Parkway. Free and open to the public. Visit rhodes.edu/events for details.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center will present an introductory course titled “Disaster-Proofing Your Business” Thursday, March 15, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Fires, power outages, floods and other disasters can wreak havoc on small businesses. Learn what steps to take before a disaster hits to save time and money later. Cost is free; registration required. Visit tsbdc.org/training for details.
Nobel Prize winner John Mather will present “The History of the Universe from the Beginning to the End: Where Did We Come From, Where Can We Go?” as Rhodes College’s 2018 Peyton Nalle Rhodes Physics Lecture on Thursday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. in McNeill Concert Hall on Rhodes’ west campus, 613 University St. Mather is a senior astrophysicist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and the senior project scientist for the James Webb Space Telescope. Free and open to the public; reception and book signing will follow. Visit rhodes.edu/events for details.