Calendar of events

calendar-of-events-logo2Looking for something interesting to do in Bartlett, Arlington or Lakeland, as well as the surrounding areas? You’re in the right place. You can add to the discussion, too. Submit your public events to this calendar of events page by emailing the editor with “Calendar of Events” in the subject line. See additional types of events in our other listings, including camps and church events.


JULY


Our Scene United: 5:30 p.m. July 26 through 11:30 p.m. July 29 at The Hi Tone, 412 N. Cleveland St., Memphis. Featuring 75 different local talents. Organized by local booking company Refreshing Shows. Details: choose901.com.

“Hysterectomy — Everything You Need to Know”: 6 p.m. July 26 in the Magnolia Room at Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett. Part of the Red Hot Mamas seminars. Opens with heavy hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. Registration: saintfrancishosp.com/red-hot-mamas-seminar-series or call (833) 249-5219.

“The Wizard of Oz”: 7 p.m. July 27 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis. Part of the summer film series. Tickets: $8/adults; $6/children 12 and younger. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

Superman/Batman double feature: 7 p.m. July 28 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis. Part of the summer film series. Tickets: $8/adults; $6/children 12 and younger. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


AUGUST


LSC Ice Cream Social: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 9 in the rec room of the I.H. Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. Meet and mingle, and enjoy a cold treat, billiards, and music on the jukebox. Hosted by the Lakeland Senior Center.

“Steel Magnolias”: 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis. Part of the summer film series. Tickets: $8/adults; $6/children 12 and younger. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

NeedToBreathe: 7 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Mud Island Amphitheatre, Memphis. Tickets $36-$397.50 at ticketmaster.com.

“Wheels in Motion” Lego classes: 5-6:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the International Harvester Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. For ages 5-13; cost: $100. Classes limited to first 25 registrants. Offered by Bricks 4 Kidz and Lakeland Lego Club.

“Menopause & Headaches”: 6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the library at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis. Part of the Red Hot Mamas seminars. Opens with heavy hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. Registration: saintfrancishosp.com/red-hot-mamas-seminar-series or call (833) 249-5219.

“Love & Baseball”: 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis. Part of the summer film series. Tickets: $8/adults; $6/children 12 and younger. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella”: 7 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis. Part of the summer film series. Tickets: $8/adults; $6/children 12 and younger. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show”: 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S Main St, Memphis. Part of the summer film series. Tickets: $8/adults; $6/children 12 and younger. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

The Redux Wedding Resale Event: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 25 at Bartlett Station Municipal Center, Bartlett. Event is a forum for former brides to sell their gentle used wedding items and includes wedding professionals on hand. Booth spaces are available for $30; tickets are $5-$10. Details: Visit itsyourdayeventplanning.com or call (901) 623-9090.

Nick Black: 7-10 p.m. Aug. 25 concert at the Lakeland Amphitheater at I.H. Park, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Free, family-friendly event. Includes food trucks and children’s entertainment.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


SEPTEMBER


Bluff City Bandits: 7-10 p.m. Sept. 22 concert at the Lakeland Amphitheater at I.H. Park, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Free, family-friendly event. Includes food trucks and children’s entertainment.

Nine Inch Nails: Sept. 24 at the Orpheum Theatre, Memphis. Featuring support The Jesus and Mary Chain and newly announced openers Tobacco. Tickets: https://orpheum-memphis.com/event/nine-inch-nails# or nin.com/tickets2018.

“The Changing V-Zone at Menopause — Vaginal Dryness and Vaginal Atrophy”: 6 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Magnolia Room at Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett. Part of the Red Hot Mamas seminars. Opens with heavy hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. Registration: saintfrancishosp.com/red-hot-mamas-seminar-series or call (833) 249-5219.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


OCTOBER


Creative Works Conference: Oct. 4-6 at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts, 203 S. Main St., Memphis. Details: conference.creativeworks.co.

“Breast Health During Menopause”: 6 p.m. Oct. 18 in the library at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis. Part of the Red Hot Mamas seminars. Opens with heavy hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. Registration: saintfrancishosp.com/red-hot-mamas-seminar-series or call (833) 249-5219.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


NOVEMBER


Moscow Ballet – “Great Russian Nutcracker”: 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N Main St, Memphis. Tickets go on sale May 25 in Memphis; call (800) 745-3000 or visit nutcracker.com.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


DECEMBER


No events have been submitted yet for December 2018.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


JANUARY


Justin Timberlake: Jan. 12, 2019, at the FedEx Forum, Memphis. Tickets: ticketmaster.com or call (800) 745-3000.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


FEBRUARY


No events have been submitted for February 2019.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


MARCH


No events have been submitted for March 2019.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


APRIL


No events have been submitted for April 2019.

For events that happen every month, also see Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


MAY


No events have been submitted for May 2019.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


JUNE


No events have been submitted yet for June 2019.

For events that happen every month, also see “Recurring Events” at the bottom of this page.


FARMERS MARKETS


Overton Park Community Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through October at Overton Park, East Parkway Pavilion, Memphis. Accepts SNAP/EBT.

Bartlett Station Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon through Sept. 22 at W.J. Freeman Park, 2629 Bartlett Blvd., Bartlett. Details: bartlettstationfarmersmarket.org.


RECURRING EVENTS


Tutor training: Hosted each month by Collierville Literacy Council to train volunteers for High School Equivalency and ESL (English as a Second Language) Training. For details or to register, call (901) 854-0288 or email Dawn at d.eichhorn@colliervilleliteracy.org.

Women’s Bike Chat: 2 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month at the Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative (First Congregational Church UCC, 1000 S. Cooper St. 
Memphis). Attendees are invited to bring their bikes for a short ride afterward. See chat topics online. For more information, email info@revolutionsmemphis.com or call (901) 726-6409.

Lakeland Fitness: 8:30-9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at the International Harvester (I.H.) Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. This low-impact class is accessible for all fitness levels and combines several fitness disciplines such as yoga, Pilates, dance, general aerobics and calisthenics. The second half of class is similar to Zumba gold or aerobics. The class age range has been from 35-79 but is suitable for anyone that strives to get in shape and wants to stay in shape. The first class is free and each additional is $5, or attendees can buy a one-class card for $30. Attendees will need a mat for the second half of the class. For more information, call her at (901) 867-2345 or email sagrusa@aol.com. See the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LakelandFitness.

Holy Smoke! Cigar Aficionado Club: 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month in Bartlett. For men; includes a faith-based discussion. For location and other details, contact Ed McNamara at HSCAC2014@gmail.com.

Weekly ham radio meeting: The Shelby County Office of Preparedness invites all licensed amateur “ham” radio operators to check into the net weekly at 6 p.m. Mondays, on the SCOoPERNET (Shelby County Office of Preparedness Emergency Ham Radio Net). Attendees can dial their radios to 147.090 107.2 (VHF) and check in. The net will also be activated during inclement weather events. For more information on the Shelby County Office of Preparedness, call (901) 515-2525, see the Facebook page or the Twitter page.

Bunco: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on first and third Mondays of the month at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. For details, call Bobbi Cornett at (901) 372-3244.

Jamming at the Senior Center: 2-4 p.m. Mondays at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Seniors are invited to gather and play acoustic music (no microphones or amplifiers), including spiritual, country, blues and bluegrass. Instruments include guitar, dobro, mandolin, fiddle, and vocals.

Memphis Agricultural Club: Noon on the fourth Monday of each month in the C Wing of the Agricenter Expo Building. Lunch is $10; all are welcome. All are welcome to attend. Details: memphisagclub@gmail.com.

Biking: The Memphis Hightailers Bike Club offers a Bartlett ride at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, leaving from the Baskin-Robbins parking lot (5788 Stage Road, Bartlett). Led by a trained ride leader, this is a no-drop ride at an intermediate/social pace, ideal for those who are new to riding or want to improve their speed and road skills. The route is through Bartlett neighborhoods for about 15 miles. Participants will need a helmet and bike light, as ride usually ends just after dusk. For more information, visit memphishightailers.com.

Women’s tennis: 9-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays (weather permitting) at Windward Slopes Park, 9822 Beverle Rivera Dr., Lakeland. For start times, contact Peggy Young at peggyyoung7@comcast.net or (901) 606-8269.

YMCA Silver Sneakers (exercise & strength-building): 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the International Harvester (I.H.) Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. Led by YMCA-Millington. First class is free. Cost for those not covered by insurance is $4 per class; bring insurance card. See more details at http://www.silversneakers.com/.

Ladies Bunco: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on first Tuesdays of the month at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. For details, call Bobbi Cornett at (901) 372-3244.

Stroke support group: 2 p.m. on second Tuesdays of the month in Day Room One, Health South Rehabilitation, 4100 Austin Peay Highway. This group is designed for stroke survivors and their caregivers. Offered by Methodist North Hospital. For details, contact Connie Holland at (901) 516-5947 or visit their website. Note: The Nov. 11 meeting will be a Thanksgiving celebration with music, food and fellowship.

Bartlett WWII Club: 9 a.m. on second Tuesdays of the month at Singleton Community Center, Bartlett. Visitors are welcomed. For information, call Henry Boyd Sr., (901) 388-3514.

Uncommon Threads Quilt Guild: 6:15-9 p.m. on the fourth Tuesdays of the month at Germantown United Methodist Church, 2331 S. Germantown Road. The first two meetings are free to prospective members and a yearly membership is $25. Meetings include a lecture, snacks, a time to display and talk about completed projects, and “meet and greet” time. People at all skill levels are welcome, from new and want-to-be quilters to advanced quilters. Participants can learn how to make a quilt in one year with meetings that include basic how-to lessons now through next spring. The guild currently has more than 100 members. For more information, contact Pat Deekenor at (901) 853-6921 or email utquiltguild@gmail.com.

CPR certification training: First Tuesday of every month at National College in Bartlett, offered by Corpro CPR. For more information, call (901) 569-2929 or email rickblack@corprocpr.com.

Pinochle: 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Come out to sharpen your pinochle skills and catch up with a group of friendly people. It’s a fun way to increase intellectual stimulation. Knowledge of this card game isn’t mandatory; the players invite shadowing to learn. Women pinochle players are welcome, too.

Book club: 1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. The person that makes the final decision of the book to read for the next month will act as the host/hostess for the discussion. For more information, contact Jeannine Dillard at (901) 331-2839 or jdillard@bigriver.net.

Cancer support group: Bartlett Hills Baptist Church (4641 Ellendale Road, Bartlett) has a cancer support group that meets every second Wednesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit the church’s website.

Lakeland roadside litter pickup: 8-10 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month, organized by Keep Lakeland Beautiful. Volunteers needed. If it is actively raining, the event will be cancelled. Volunteers will take turns as project leader. Contact Rhonda Fink at (901) 867-2717 or rfink@lakelandtn.org for more information.

Support group for gunshot victims: Noon on the first and third Thursday of every month at the Shelby County Crime Victims’ Center, 1750 Madison Ave., Memphis, in the first floor conference room. Details: Call Anna Whalley at the center at (901) 222-3950.

Tennessee Lyme Disease Support Network: 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the month in Room 140 of Faith Baptist Church, 3755 N. Germantown Road, Bartlett, Room 140. For more information, visit the network’s Facebook page.

Mah-Jong: 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Similar to the card game rummy, Mah-Jong is a game of skill, strategy and calculation that involves a certain degree of chance. The game is played with tiles, not cards. Beginners to experienced players are welcome to join in every Thursday.

Join the Bartlett Area Chorus: 7-9 p.m. on Thursdays at St. Elisabeth Episcopal Church, 6033 Old Brownsville Road, Bartlett. Non-audition group open to all ages 16-96+. Directed by James and Ed Riddick. Details: Visit facebook.com/bartlett.areachorus or call (901) 386-3717.

Bible Study: 10 a.m. on Fridays at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. For more information about the senior center, call (901) 746-8195 or City Hall at (901) 867-2717).

Bridge club: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Participants will play party bridge pairs, so anyone coming to play should bring a partner with him or her. If a partner is needed, call Sue or Ron Brandon at (901) 387-1204 to find out if a partner is available.

Lakeland roadside litter pickup: 8-10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month, organized by Keep Lakeland Beautiful. Volunteers needed. If it is actively raining, the event will be cancelled. Volunteers will take turns as project leader. Contact Rhonda Fink at (901) 867-2717 or rfink@lakelandtn.org for more information.

Lakeland Dance: 7-10:30 p.m. monthly on the second Saturday of each month at the I.H. Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. Sponsored by the River City Boppers and open to all ages. Music will include bop, shag and West Coast swing. Dance lessons are available. Admission is $4 for members and Lakeland residents, and it’s $7 for non-members. Each dance has a food theme and participants bring a food dish to share. Food themes: October, chili; November, potluck and December, Christmas Party (club provides ham or turkey dish; bring or any side dish or dessert). for more information, contact Jo Reynolds at joreyn44@aol.com or (662) 536-2077.

Weather spotters: The Shelby County Office of Preparedness has announced the availability of a free online course in SKYWARN Spotter Training. See the site for more information.

New Neighbors: Founded in 1972, New Neighbors is a nonprofit organization of “neighbors meeting neighbors through social activities and community service.” Members are from the greater Memphis, Tenn., metropolitan area, including Germantown, Collierville, Memphis and other locations. Social activities may include sports, reading, games, movies and more, and they serve their communities in volunteering and fundraising. For more information, use the following contact information: Call (901) 759-8520; email information@newneighbors.org, visit the website at newneighbors.org; visit the Facebook page at facebook.com/NewNeighborsTN; or write a letter to New Neighbors, Attn: Information Request, 9245 Poplar Ave., Suite 5, PMB #210, Germantown, TN 38138. See meeting details at the group’s website.

Girl Scout summer residential camps: June and July at Kamp Kiwani in Middleton, Tenn., and Camp Tik-A-Witha in Van Vleet, Miss. Featuring canoeing, kayaking, challenge rope courses, hiking, backpacking and more. Average cost: $400/week. Open to Girl Scouts and non-Girl Scouts in grades 1-12. Details: girlscoutshs.org/outdoors/outdoors.html.

“Disappointed” exhibit: Now through July 30 in the Alumni Gallery at Rust Hall, Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Avenue, Overton Park, Memphis. Featuring photographic collages by Joshua Strydom, a Zimbabwean artist. Hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Free and open to the public.