Calendar of events

Looking 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.


OCTOBER


Jamin Carter exhibit: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday through Nov. 2 at Overton Park Gallery, 1581 Overton Park Ave., Memphis (accessible through Diane’s Art Gift Home). Details: overtonparkgallery.com.

For Freedoms Exhibition “A.gen.cy: A Home in the World”: Oct. 12-Nov. 4 at Memphis College of Art, Rust Hall – Main Gallery, 1930 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Reception 6-8 p.m Nov. 2.

Music with the Beverly Brothers: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at I.H. Clubhouse (next door to the Lakeland Senior Center), Lakeland. Featuring the guitar duo’s harmony-based songs from classic country to classic rock-n-roll favorites. during October’s pot luck luncheon. Chicken will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring a dish or dessert for 10 people. The live entertainment is provided by Creative Aging. RSVP: Call Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195.

Writer’s Block of Tennessee: Oct. 12-14 at the Wolfchase Galleria, 2760 N. Germantown Parkway, Memphis. Featuring book tours and showcased products. Registration and details: yvonnejames.com/events-1.

“CaribbeanCuisine” Art of Dinner: 6 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Church Health Nutrition Hub, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Featuring orange and olive salad with cilantro vinaigrette, pan-roasted salmon with mango salsa and jasmine rice, grilled vegetables with herbs, and flourless chocolate cake with cayenne and berries. Tickets: $65; event benefits Church Health’s nutrition programming. Register at ArtofDinnerOct.Eventbrite.com.

Live music by The Snake Doctors: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 12 in the pavilion at Delta Blues Winery, 6585 Stewart Rd., Lakeland. Family-friendly event with food truck on site; bring lawn chairs. Details: (901) 829-4685.

Hernando Water Tower 10K Race: 8 a.m. Oct. 13, starting at the town square in Hernando, Miss. Register: hernandowatertower10k.racesonline.com. Proceeds will benefit Hernando Excel By 5’s Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, starting at River of Life Christian Ministries, 281 Cynthia Place, Memphis. Register online at walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes.eventbrite.com. Cost: $25/team (five member maximum); $10 individual registration. Refreshments served at finish line. Proceeds will benefit the Carin’ and Sharin’ support group.

Strong Girl Fest: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13 at Hutchison School, 1740 Ridgeway Road, Memphis. Hosted by Girl Scouts Heart of the South and the school. Free event open to all girls and their families; Girl Scouts can check off several badge requirements. Participants can test their engineering skills, get down and dirty with urban farming, or take part in girl-led dance and theater performances about historic female role models. There will be sports clinics, science experiments, leadership challenges, art workshops, food trucks and more. Free parking at Memphis University School, 6191 Park Ave. Memphis. Details: girlscoutshs.org.

Solar Open House: Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 13, 6851 Forrest Circle, Memphis. See solar panels up close, ask questions about how solar works, learn about why homeowners in your community have made the choice to go solar, and connect with other people in your community who support solar energy. Free public event. Details: nationalsolartour.org.

Kidney Action Day: Noon-5 p.m. Oct. 13 at Handy Park, 200 Beale St., Memphis. American Kidney Fund to host family-friendly event, raising awareness of kidney disease. Free and open to public. Includes free health screenings, education, fun fitness activities, healthy cooking demos and food samples, performances by local entertainers and children’s activities.

An Evening with Groucho: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Featuring award-winning actor Frank Ferrante reprising his PBS-TV, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx, accompanied by his pianist. Attendees can enjoy the comedy, one-liners, ad libs and funny songs. Sponsored by Ave Maria Home. Tickets: $35; box office: (901) 385-5588. Details: bpacc.org or eveningwithgroucho.com.

Mid-South Renaissance Faire: Oct. 13-14 and 20-21 at USA Baseball Stadium and Park, Millington. Tickets: $12/adults ($10 for seniors, students and military), $6/children 6-12, and free for ages 0-5. Free parking. Details: midsouthrenfaire.com.

Memphis Israel Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Agricenter International, Memphis. Tickets: $5/adults; free/children 12 and under. Details: memphisfoi.org.

Greenway Grand Opening for Epping Way: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Wolf River Greenway, 2630 Epping Way Drive, Memphis. Features ribbon-cutting, family-friendly activities and refreshments. The first 250 guests will receive a complimentary food and drink ticket. Details: email matt.winemiller@wolfriver.org or (901) 452-6500.

Energizing Chair Yoga: 9 a.m. each Monday (starting Oct. 15) in the Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Event is a pay-what-you-can class for seniors and those with physical limitations. To enroll: Visit churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or call (901) 701-2241.

Live music by Gary Abbott: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 in the tasting room at Delta Blues Winery, 6585 Stewart Rd., Lakeland. Picnics welcome at this family-friendly event. Details: (901) 829-4685.

Mixed-Level Stott Pilates: 5:30 p.m. each Monday (starting Oct. 15) and 9 a.m. each Wednesday (starting Oct. 17) in the Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Mat-based classes use small and large equipment to enhance students’ experience. Series pricing starts at $63, and prorated series pricing is available. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Breast cancer education: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Room C, Memphis. Focus is on five things people can do to reduce their risk for breast cancer. Includes light lunch. Presentation by Susan G. Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi CEO Elain Hare. Details/registration: (901) 227-3519.

Yoga for children: 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday (starting Oct. 17) in the Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Designed for ages 4-6 and ages 7-12. Classes are free for YMCA members; nine-week series pricing is $45 for non-members. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Alignment yoga: 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday (starting Oct. 17) in the Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis.This pay-what-you-can class allows you to deepen your understanding of the body from the inside out. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

New Neighbors luncheon: Oct. 17 at Bonefish Grill in Collierville; time TBA. Speaker: Public Relations Officer Lt. David Townsend. Bring donations for Dress for Success organization to help low-income women be dressed appropriately for job interviews and work. The organization is also collecting gently used men’s clothing in collaboration with the Memphis Suit Project.

Metal Museum Repair Days: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. October 18-21, 374 Metal Museum Drive, Memphis. This fundraiser brings together nearly 200 metalsmiths to repair metal objects brought in by the public. Oct. 20 is Family Fun Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with free museum admission and family-friendly activities. Details: metalmuseum.org/repair-days.

“Spark the Dream” CEO Entrepreneurship Series: 10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Oct. 18, Southwest Tennessee Community College, Macon Cove Campus, Bert Bornblum Library, ML 122 Auditorium/Theatre, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis. RSVP to ybhandy@southwest.tn.edu or call (901) 333-5085.

Movin’ & Groovin’: 5:30 p.m. each Thursday (starting Oct. 18) at Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. These high-energy movement classes are designed to promote children’s heart health and creativity. Free for YMCA members and $45 for the community. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Lecture by historian Keisha Blain: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 in the River Room, 300 University Center, University of Memphis. Topic: “Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom.” Reception at 5:30 p.m. and lecture at 6 p.m. Free public event. Parking in Zach Curlin Garage.

“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.

“What’s Up With Recycling in Memphis?”: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library – Memphis Public Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Hosted by Sierra Club.

Car show: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Jimmy Naifeh Center in Tipton County, Dyersburg. Hosted by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Dyersburg State Community College. Details: Contact Emily Camp at (901) 562-3048 or ecamp1@my.dscc.edu, or Brigham Scallion at (901) 475-3119 or scallion@dscc.edu.

Historic Preservation Workshop: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Bartlett Senior Center, 5727 Woodlawn St., Bartlett. Sponsored by the Bartlett Historic Preservation Commission. This workshop will explore how to restore and preserve historical homes and commercial buildings as well as information on support via the Certified Local Government Program. Presenters will include Jane Coleman Cottone, historic preservation specialist, Certified Local Government Program; Judith Johnson, architectural historian;  and Brad Grantham, historic restoration expert. The moderator will be Kris Clinton, Historic Preservation Commission chairman.

Wolf River Watershed Cleanup: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 20 near the Houston Levee Road access to the Wolf River. Hosted by Wolf River Conservancy. Details: wolfriver.org/calendar.

Wolf River Conservancy Fall Colors Paddle: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 20 on the Ghost Section of the Wolf River. Hosted by Wolf River Conservancy. Details: wolfriver.org/calendar.

Memphis Matters: 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 20 at Theatre South, 1000 S. Cooper, Memphis. Hosted by Playback Memphis. Tickets: playbackmemphis.org or call (901) 264-0841.

Parent/Child Creative Movement: 11 a.m. each Saturday (starting Oct. 20) in Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. This mommy-and-me-style class series for toddlers age 2-3 and their parents help children develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression. Series pricing starts at $32. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Creative Movement: 11:30 a.m. each Saturday (starting Oct. 20) at Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Designed to help children ages 4-5 develop rhythm, coordination and self-expression through a variety of dance styles. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Children’s ballet: Each Saturday (starting Oct. 20) in Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Hours: Noon for ages 6-8; 12:45 p.m. for ages 6-8. Focuses on ballet technique, include work at the barre, and incorporate moves to increase strength and flexibility. Series pricing starts at $40. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Art by Lisa Williamson: Oct. 21-Dec. 14 at Levy Gallery, Buckman Arts Center, St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Ext., Memphis. Reception: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 21. Free public event. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays or one hour prior to performances. Details about this Memphis-based artist: lisawilliamsonart.com.

Lakeland Fall Festival: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 21 at IH Park, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland: No fee for trick-or-treat stations; or $50 fee for vendors attending solely to sell merchandise. Vendor application online.

Live music by Rick Joyner: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Delta Blues Winery, 6585 Stewart Rd., Lakeland. Picnics welcome at this family-friendly event. Held in pavilion of weather permits or in the tasting room if it’s hot. Details: (901) 829-4685.

Mindful Yoga: 4 p.m. each Sunday (starting Oct. 21) at the Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Designed for ages 13 and up; taught by Sharon Thorpe. This pay-what-you-can class series explore body awareness and meditation. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Mambo meets Salsa: 7 p.m. Oct. 21, at the main stage of Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Featuring Tito Puente Jr. and Melina Almodovar. Tickets: $28/adults; $25/students, seniors; call (901) 537-1483.

Barre Basics: 4:30 p.m. each Monday (starting Oct. 22) at Church Health Creative Movement Studio at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Designed for ages 13 and up; focuses on exercises at the ballet barre, incorporating dance technique, to increase strength and flexibility. Series pricing starts at $40. Enroll: churchhealth.org/events/fitness-classes or (901) 701-2241.

Jewelry making for beginners: 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Supplies needed. Limited enrollment of eight per class. RSVP to (901) 746-8195.

St. Jude Dream Home ground breaking: 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at 5046 Adagio Lane, Lakeland. Built by Southern Serenity Homes; details: dreamhome.org.

Historic Talk by Jimmy Ogle: 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at the Lakeland Senior Center on the grounds of I.H. Managerial Park, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Bring a friend and come hear about “Historic Memphis to Modern Memphis.” Speaker is the Shelby County historian.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at The Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road, Germantown. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

LACC October Membership Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 24 at Stonebridge Golf Club, 3049 Davies Plantation Road, Lakeland. Featured speaker: Frank Allen, Financial Advisor with Shoemaker Financial. Hosted by Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce. Cost: $10/chamber members or $15/non-members. RSVP by Oct. 22 at mylakelandchamber.org or email brittney@mylakelandchamber.org.

Thrive: 1 p.m. Oct. 24 in the Church Health Community Room, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Designed for survivors of stroke and their families. Offered by Church Health Physical Rehabilitation; free event. Light refreshments provided. Registration: Call Kevin Gibson at (901) 701-2294 or go to ChurchHealth.org/Event/ThriveOctober.

Full Moon Bonfire: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 24 on the banks of the Wolf River, 1580 Bateman Road, Moscow. Bring chairs, a flashlight and your beverage. Snacks to share are welcomed; plentiful S’Mores will be on hand. Free public event. Registration: paddletripforms.abilafundraisingonline.com/bonfireregistration. Details: jim.gafford@wolfriver.org or (901) 452-6500.

Mental Health First Aid: Oct. 25 at 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Training designed to help someone experiencing an emotional or mental crisis. Registration required; go to churchhealth.org/events/health-education. Hosted by Church Health. Details: MHFA@churchhealth.org.

National Rally for Afterschool Programs: Oct. 25 at multiple locations. Details: afterschoolalliance.org.

Power of the Purse Auction: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at The Children’s Museum of Memphis (CMOM), 2525 Central Avenue, Memphis. Tickets: $50 at wfgm.org. Event includes silent and live auctions, food and wine. Event supports the five-year Vision 2020 Strategic Plan to reduce poverty by five percent in zip code 38126, the poorest area in Memphis. Organized by Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis.

“Cultivate Wild!” Native Plant Conference: Oct. 25-28 at Memphis Botanic Garden. Hosted by Memphis Horticultural Society with national, regional and local speakers as well as optional guided field trips and tours. Cost: $195. Details: memphishorticulture.org/native-plant-conference.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at Bartlett Station Municipal Center, 5868 Stage Road, Bartlett. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

Mammos ‘Til Midnight: 5 p.m.-midnight Oct. 26 at Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett and Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Women’s Center. Includes mammograms, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Schedule an appointment: mammostilmidnight.com.

Live music by The Tornados: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26 in the pavilion at Delta Blues Winery, 6585 Stewart Rd., Lakeland. Bring lawn chairs to this family-friendly event. Details: (901) 829-4685.

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk: 8 a.m. Oct. 27, Hickory Hill Community Park, 3910 Ridgeway Road, Memphis. Benefits the Share Life Community. Free event; $25 donation for T-shirt. Registration: Contact Kameio Lewis at (901) 410-0476 or sharelifecomm@gmail.com.

Second annual Run with the Bruins: 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at Bon Lin Elementary School, 3940 N. Germantown Road, Bartlett. Family-friendly 5K followed by carnival until 1 p.m., including vendor booths, carnival games, entertainment, silent auction and concessions. Event raises funds for BLES technology.

Mammoth Follies: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Family-friendly show explores dinosaurs with songs and dances performed by giant fun-loving dinosaur puppets. Sponsored by Brother and Jay Rainey. Tickets: $15, adults; $10, youths; box office: (901) 385-5588. Details: bpacc.org.

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


NOVEMBER


2018 Indie Memphis Film Festival: Nov. 1-5 at multiple Memphis-area locations. Featuring five world premiere screenings and one U.S. premiere screening, as well as special presentations. Event also includes 165 short films and over 50 music videos. Details: indiememphis.com.

Church Health Party on the Plaza: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Music by Black Jacket Symphony with Mark Edgar Stuart opening. Featuring food, drinks and a wine pull to support Church Health’s programs. Contact Katie Bailey at  baileyk@churchhealth.org or (901) 701-2150 for ticket or sponsorship information. Details: churchhealth.org/event/party-on-the-plaza.

MAS November meeting: 8 p.m. Nov. 2 at Christian Brothers University in the Science Auditorium of Assisi Hall, 650 E Pkwy S, Memphis. Featured speaker: Bill Weppner, former NASA flight controller, presenting on “Apollo Memories” for the November 2 MAS Meeting. Free public event hosted by Memphis Astronomical Society. Details: memphisastro.org.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 9 a.m. Nov. 5 at The Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road, Germantown. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 10 a.m. Nov. 12 at Courtyard by Marriott, 4640 Merchants Park Circle, Collierville. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at Bartlett Station Municipal Center, 5868 Stage Road, Bartlett. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

“Italian Thanksgiving” Art of Dinner: 6 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Church Health Nutrition Hub, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Interactive cooking class. Details and tickets: ChurchHealth.org/Events/Cooking-Classes.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 10 a.m. Nov. 19 at Baker Community Center, 7942 Church St., Millington. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

Writer’s Block of Tennessee: Nov. 23-25 at the Wolfchase Galleria, 2760 N. Germantown Parkway, Memphis. Featuring book tours and showcased products. Registration and details: yvonnejames.com/events-1.

Reindeer Rockout dance for 6th graders: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 25 at Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Road, Memphis. Music by Dingo Entertainment; benefits Porter-Leath’s Books from Birth program. Tickets: $40; sales start noon Nov. 2 at porterleath.org/reindeer-rockout. Details: Email Mary at mbraddock@porterleath.org.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 10 a.m. Nov. 27 at The Great Hall & Conference Center, 1900 S. Germantown Road, Germantown. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

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.

Holiday party: 7:30-10 p.m. Nov. 30 at Visible Music College, 200 Madison Ave., Memphis. Hosted by Indomitable women of Incarcerated Men Inc. Vendors now being accepted; email indomitablewomen@gmail.com for registration form or call Crystal Deberry at (901) 417-7297.

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


DECEMBER


Reindeer Rockout dance for 7th graders: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 2 at Memphis Botanic Gardens, 750 Cherry Road, Memphis. Music by Dingo Entertainment; benefits Porter-Leath’s Books from Birth program. Tickets: $40; sales start noon Nov. 2 at porterleath.org/reindeer-rockout. Details: Email Mary at mbraddock@porterleath.org.

Reindeer Rockout dance for 8th graders: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 2 at Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave, Memphis. Music by Dingo Entertainment; benefits Porter-Leath’s Books from Birth program. Tickets: $40; sales start noon Nov. 2 at porterleath.org/reindeer-rockout. Details: Email Mary at mbraddock@porterleath.org.

Community Health Summit: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the J. Walter Barnes Auditorium and Conference Center, Jackson-Madison Co. General Hospital, 620 Skyline Drive, Jackson, Tenn. Lunch provided. RSVP to olivia@myhealthytennessee.com.

Public Medicare Advantage meeting: 9 a.m. Dec. 4 at Bartlett Station Municipal Center, 5868 Stage Road, Bartlett. Hosted by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. Focus is on education seniors about their health care options and the BlueAdvantage plan.

Writer’s Block of Tennessee: Dec. 21-23 at the Wolfchase Galleria, 2760 N. Germantown Parkway, Memphis. Featuring book tours and showcased products. Registration and details: yvonnejames.com/events-1. https://www.yvonnejames.com/events-1.

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


PuppyUp Memphis Walk: Noon-4 p.m. April 2019 at Rainbow Lake Pavilion, Overton Park, 2080 Poplar Ave., Memphis. This family focused event for people and dogs features a 2 mile walk, vendors, live music, food and more. Focus is on raising awareness of canine cancer and funds for research in the field of comparative oncology that benefits both pets and people. Tickets: puppyupwalk.org/memphis.

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.


JULY


No events have been submitted yet for July 2019.


AUGUST


No events have been submitted yet for August 2019.

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


SEPTEMBER


No events have been submitted yet for September 2019.

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

 


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.

Church Health’s free Diabetes Education Class: 9 a.m.-noon on the second Sunday of each month at 1350 Concourse Ave. Call (901) 701-2220 to register. Event teaches the basics of diabetes, its role in the body, diabetes medication, chronic disease management and nutrition for diabetics. Anyone may attend this class without registration, but a small snack will be provided for those who preregister. Class also offered in Spanish. Esta clase también se ofrece en español el mismo dia y hora. Para más información llame a (901) 701-2220.

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.

Mindfulness meditation: Noon every Monday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Guided meditations are led by Rob Dove from Rhodes College Counseling. Free and open to the public. Details: ChurchHealth.org/Events.

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.

Guided meditation: Noon every Tuesday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Free and open to the public. Details: ChurchHealth.org/Events.

Intro to Qigong: 1:30-2:30 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday this fall in the Church Health Creative Movement Studio, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Qigong is a Chinese system of physical exercises and breathing control related to tai chi. Details: ChurchHealth.org/Events/Mindfulness.

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.
The Mystic: 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Event is a monthly gathering to find connection through music, story and dialogue. Hosted by Micah Greenstein, John Kilzer, Chris Miner, Scott Morris and Kirk Whalum.

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.

12-Step Sangha meetings: 5:30 p.m. each Thursday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Designed for people in recovery; is open to people with any addiction. Questions: Contact Robert Baldwin at baldwin_rl@yahoo.com.

Weekly chapel service and contemplative break: Noon every Thursday at The Church Health Meditation Chapel, first floor of Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis.

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.

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.

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).

Saturday Morning Unwind Sessions: 9:30 a.m. each Saturday in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Facilitated by Greg Graber and Rob Dove. Free and open to the public. Details: ChurchHealth.org/Events.

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.

Diabetes education: 9 a.m.-noon on the second Saturday of each month at 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Hosted by Church Health. Call (901) 701-2220 to register. Class also offered in Spanish. Esta clase también se ofrece en español el mismo dia y hora. Para más información llame a (901) 701-2220.

Old Forest Nature Hike: 10-11:30 a.m. on the second Saturday and last Sunday of each month, Overton Park, 1914 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Citizens to Preserve Overton Park offer a free guided 1.5-mile nature hike through the Old Forest State Natural Area. Walks happen rain or shine; children are welcome. Details: naomi@spiny.com or (901) 278-2396.

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.

Family Fun Hike: 2 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month at Shelby Farms, Memphis. Hike is led by a Shelby Farms Park interpretive docent. Donations appreciated. Wear walking shoes and appropriate outdoor clothing, and bring water bottles. No pets. Meet at Shelby Farms Park Visitor Center, 6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis. Details: Contact Natalie Wilson at nwilson@shelbyfarmspark.org or (901) 222-7267.

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: