At-a-Glance for June 2, 2016

Bartlett to air free movie in park June 3

Friday night will put movie lovers back in W.J. Freeman Park in Bartlett for a free viewing of “Hotel Transylvania 2” on an outdoor screen at sunset. The movie is part of the city’s popular Movies in the Park series. The season will end later this month with the June 17 showing of “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.”

Families are invited to bring folding chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, coolers (no alcohol) and leashed pets. See updates at

Astronomical Society gives photo tips June 3

A new series on astrophotography opens this month for the Memphis Astronomical Society with advice on how to photograph the constellations. The public is welcome to attend the meeting at 8 p.m. Friday in the Assisi Hall Science Auditorium on the campus of Christian Brothers University at East Parkway South and Central Avenue. Enter from Central opposite the Fairgrounds. A campus map can be found at For more information, contact president Bill Busler at or visit the society’s website at

Kids: Break out those fishing poles June 4

Children ages 12 and younger have a great chance to pull in big fish and prizes in three age categories this Saturday at Bartlett’s annual Children’s Fishing Rodeo. The event will be earlier than usual, from 6 a.m. until 9 a.m., to capitalize on the cooler morning weather when more fish are biting. It will be at Appling Lake in the Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center (U.S. 70 and Appling Road, Bartlett).

The event is free, but registration is required. Preregistration is at Gator Brown’s Bait & Tackle at 6816 Hwy 70 in Bartlett, or children can register at the event. For a list of categories and other information, visit