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. The deadline is noon Friday the week before the desired publication date. The Bartlett Express publishes every Thursday.


APRIL


Free legal clinics in April: Provided through the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice program. See a list of the April clinics at bit.ly/TN-Legal-Clinics-April-2019.

Darlene Newman’s art: Through April 29 in the Shainberg Art Gallery at the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Free and open to the public.

Holliday Flowers & Events/Chuppah Installation: Through April 30 in the lobby of the Memphis Jewish Community Center, 6560 Poplar Ave., Memphis. A chuppah is a traditional canopy used in a Jewish wedding to symbolize home and hospitality. It is a symbol of welcoming others into your home. This chuppah installation was created by Heather and Brent from Holliday Flowers and Events.

Engineering Adventures with Legos: 5-6:15 p.m. Thursdays through May 16 in the Rec Room at the I.H. Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. Designed for children ages 5-13. Cost: $120; includes all supplies and a Lego Kit to take home. Register now through April 4. Details: lakelandtn.gov.

“Native Son Circus”: Through Sept. 3 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring a sculpture and sound installation fabricated with cymbals, armature and additional technical components. The art is by the multimedia artist Terry Adkins. Details: (901) 544-6200.

Movie day: 12:30 p.m. April 16 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Bring a friend and enjoy movie and popcorn; feel free to bring your own snacks. Call (901) 746-8195 for movie title.

Memphis Spine & Sport ribbon cutting: 1-1:30 p.m. April 16 at Memphis Spine & Sport, 1740 N. Germantown Pkwy, Suite 6, Memphis. Organized by Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.

Lectures/discussion on U.S. Constitution: 6:15-7:45 p.m. starting April 16 at the Bartlett Public Library, 5884 Stage Road, Bartlett. The class is once monthly for six months. Designed to help citizens better evaluate their elected officials, based on the Constitution, and be more effective in the political process. Details: (901) 590-6259.

Vet Center Mobile Vet Van: Multiple locations through April 29. Dates are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 17 at the Bartlett Public Library, 5884 Stage Road, Bartlett; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 18 at the Cordova Librry Branch, 8457 Trinity Road, Cordova; and April 29 at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library parking lot.

The Subdudes: 8 p.m. April 17 at Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $35/advance or $40/day of show; buy at lafayettes.com.

Easter Family Fun: April 18-21 at participating Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations, including Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, 1 Bass Pro Drive, Memphis, and Bass Pro Shops Memphis at 6140 Macon Road, Memphis. Easter event hours: 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 18, 2-8 p.m. April 19, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 20, and noon-5 p.m. April 21. Featuring free photos with the Easter bunny, crafts for children, an Easter egg hunt and free meals for children at Bass Pro Shops’ signature restaurants. For a full list of locations, visit basspro.com/stores. Event details: https://www.basspro.com/easter.

Leadership Bartlett Alumni Association Q2 meeting: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 18 at Coletta’s Italian Restaurant, 2850 Appling Road. Speaker: Tim Jones, Bartlett High principal and fellow alumnus of Leadership Bartlett. RSVP to Sandra Gallagher at (901) 377-8390 or sandramgallagher@comcast.net. Cost: $18 at the door.

A Taste of Memphis At Tiger Lane: 5-10 p.m. April 18 at Tiger Lane (football stadium, park and plaza), 450 Early Maxwell Blvd. (Mississippi Avenue). Memphis. The City of Memphis and Shelby County are looking back on the past 200 years while embracing the next 100 to come. This event will parade Memphis neighborhoods; community organizations of all kinds are welcome to participate. Details: bit.ly/Taste-of-Mem-Tiger-Lane-2019.

Ducks Unlimited Crawfish Boil: 6-9 .m. April 18 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$50; children 13-17/$30; Children 6-12/$15; children 5 and younger/free; available at ducks.org/crawfish. Details: (952) 240-4624.

Full Moon Bonfire: 6-8 p.m. April 19; location on the banks of the Wolf River to be determined. Join river guides celebrating the full “pink” moon. Enjoy snacks, socializing and scenery. Bring a chair and your favorite drink. Details and registration: wolfriver.org/calendar; also see bit.ly/FullMoonBonfireApril2019.

Fireman’s Benefit Concert – Michael Jackson Tribute: 7 p.m. April 19 at Agricenter International. Details: iaff1784.org.

Book Signing & More Marketplace: April 19-21 at Wolfchase Galleria, 2760 N. Germantown Pkwy, Memphis. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Buckcherry in concert: April 19 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

“1984”: April 19-May 12 at Marcus Cox, 51 Cooper St., Memphis. This Circuit Playhouse event includes partial nudity, sexual situations, graphic violence and torture. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Matinees for school groups available on select weekdays. Tickets: (901) 726-4656; special pricing for opening weekend is $25; pay-what-you-can performance on April 25. Details: playhouseonthesquare.org.

Dress for Success Memphis and NCBW Financial Literacy Session: April 20 at Dress for Success Memphis Inc., 2730 Colony Park Drive, Suite 7, Memphis. RSVP to (901) 363-3100. Questions: Call Rhonda L. Treadwell at (901) 277-4465.

Around the World 5K: 8-10 a.m. April 20, University of Memphis campus, start & finish line at the BCM, 469 Patterson St., Memphis. Fee: $35 early or $40 day of race; includes T-shirt and Chick-fil-A at finish line. Proceeds help Tennessee college students travel globally this summer. Medals for places 1-3 in each age/gender category. Sign up: racesonline.com/events/around-the-world-5k.

Art in the Park: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 20, Memphis College of Art, 1930 Poplar Ave., Memphis (front lawn of campus). Featuring art by current MCA students and alumni, live art demos and food truck vendors.

You Look Like A Comedy Show: 9-11 p.m. April 20 at The P&H Café, 1532 Madison Ave., Memphis. Featuring rowdy comics from Little Rock, Fayetteville, Nashville and more: Stef Bright, Kaia Hodo, Xavier Claiborne, Corey Knox, Cam Granger and reigning champ Cortney Warner. Details: bit.ly/You-Look-Like-a-Comedy-Show-April-2019.

Orange Mound Community Health Fair: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 20 at Orange Mound Community Service Center, 2572 Park Ave., Memphis.

Annual Rabies and Microchip Drive: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20 at the City of Bartlett Animal Shelter,, 5220 Shelter Run Lane, Bartlett. Bartlett residency not required. Rock 102.7 will be there, along with Ty’s BBQ. Featuring half-price pet adoptions, rabies shows for altered dogs, $16, and for unaltered dogs, $26; cat rabies shots, $10; and microchips, $15.

Mid South Hemp Fest 2019: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 20 in Overton Park, Memphis. All-ages educational event to raise awareness about benefits of medical marijuana and hemp industry. Includes vendors, speakers, arts and crafts, family-friendly games, live music, food and drinks, raffles and giveaways. NO marijuana consumption on park grounds, and event features 100% legal products only; details: normlmemphis.org/tennessee-hemp-law. Vendors: normlmemphis.org. Event updates: facebook.com/events/2085568745021297.

Book signing: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 20 at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis. Featuring James B. Jones Jr. signing copies of his newest book, “History in Tennessee: Lost Episodes from the Volunteer State’s Past.”

Dog-friendly Easter egg hunt: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20 at the Humane Society of Memphis and Shelby County, 935 Farm Road, Memphis. Designed for children and well-behaved leashed dogs. Features face painting, Easter bunny photos, food trucks, egg hunts for children, pet parade and egg hunt for dogs. Tickets $10-$30. Details: memphishumane.org/humane-society-easter-egg-hunt.

NAACP Memphis Branch Annual Freedom Fund Luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 20 at The Guest House at Graceland, 3600 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Keynote speaker: Tamika Mallory, national co-chair of the Women’s March. Tickets: $130. Details: naacpmemphis.org.

Easter in the Park: Noon-3 p.m. April 20 at Wolf River Greenway at John F. Kennedy Park, 4575 Raleigh Lagrange Road, Memphis. Features free food plus thousands of hidden eggs and candy bags in one of the city’s largest parks.

2nd Annual Binghampton International Festival: Noon-5 p.m. April 20 at The Commons on Merton, 258 N. Merton St., Memphis. Event celebrates the global diversity of Binghampton (a neighborhood where Midtown borders North Memphis). Featuring musical performances, dancing, food, games and a bike parade! Volunteer: bit.ly/BIF-Volunteers-2019. Event details: bit.ly/BIF-2019.

Egg Hunt at Memphis Botanic Garden: 1-4 p.m. April 20 at Memphis Botanic Garden, including live music, magic and a 96-acre hunt. Details: memphisbotanicgarden.com/egghunt.

Pet the Cat’s Springtime Egg-stravaganza: 4 p.m. April 20 at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis. Featuring Pete the Cat’s Springtime Egg-stravaganza with a scavenger hunt, crafts, cookies, a character meet and greet, and more. Details: (901) 386-2468.

Safe-Keeping Opening Reception: 4-7 p.m. April 20 at The CMPLX cultural center, 2234 Lamar Ave., Memphis (next to the Orange Mound Gallery). Features an exhibition exploring the effects of mass incarceration and the war on drugs on the black community. Event details: bit.ly/Safe-Keeping-2019.

Memphis Water Lantern Festival by 1000 Lights: 5-9 p.m. April 20 at Martin Luther King Jr./Riverside Park, Memphis. Features thousands of lights illuminating the water; local food, music and entertainment; visit 1000lights.com or bit.ly/Water-Lantern-Festival-2019.

When the Smoke Clears —Untold Stories: 6-8 p.m. April 20, Rumba Room nightclub, 303 S. Main St., Memphis. Featuring Memphis poets in a collaboration about a few great leaders of the Civil Rights movement. Tickets: $15/advance, $20/door. Details: bit.ly/When-Smoke-Clears.

Collage Dance Collective Presents “Rebirth 2019 Spring Concert”: 7:30-9 p.m. April 20 at the Halloran Centre, 225 S Main St., Memphis. Includes Sir Frederick Ashton’s transcendent “Meditation” from Thaïs and “Come Rain or Shine,” a world premiere ballet by Princess Grace Award winner Joshua Manculich. Event details: bit.ly/Rebirth-2019.

Lynching Sites Project Memphis meeting: 5-7 p.m. April 22 in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church, Poplar and East Parkway, Memphis. Open to the public.

Flip the Switch Ceremony at NSA Mid-South: 10:30 a.m. April 23 at the NSA Mid-South Solar Farm, 7950 Memphis Ave., Millington. Event marks the kick-off of the largest operating solar facility in Tennessee (53 megawatts). Park at North 82, 7950 Memphis Ave., Memphis. Transportation will be provided from the gym to the ceremony at the solar farm. Details: bit.ly/Flip-The-Switch-Millington.

BACC ribbon cutting at 901 CBD Shop: 11:30 a.m.-noon April 23 at 2764 Bartlett Blvd., Bartlett. Refreshments provided. Organized by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.

14th annual Garden of Lights Memorial Celebration: 6 p.m. April 23 at the Homicide Memorial at the Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road, Memphis (in Audubon Park). Arrive early to allow for 10-minute walk. Event provides a public space for people’s poems and dedications to their loved ones. Hosted by Shelby County Crime Victims & Rape Crisis Center.

Screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect”: 7:30 p.m. April 23 at Malco Ridgeway Cinema Grill, 5853 Ridgeway Center Parkway, Memphis. Tickets: $13 plus $2 fee with some proceeds going to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) in Memphis. Details: Visit gathr.us/screening/26938, call (901) 725-0305 or email info@nami-memphis.org.

Anger management program: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays April 23-July 2 at Kindred Place, 2180 Union Ave., Memphis. Designed for school-aged children and teens with challenging behavior and their parents, or those who want to prevent behavior and emotional problems. Fee: $25/class. Details: Call Angelique Tutor at (901) 276-2200, Ext. 159.

“With Infinite Hope: MLK and the Civil Rights Movement” documentary screening: 7-9 p.m. April 24 at LeMoyne-Owen College’s Alma C. Hanson Student Center (inside of the Little Theater), 807 Walker Ave., Memphis. The program follows King’s career from his hiring at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church and leadership of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, through his death on April 4th, 1968. Includes interviews with people who participated in well-known events of the Civil Rights Movement. Preview: bit.ly/With-Infinite-Hope.

Andy Frasco and The U.N.: 8 p.m. April 24 at Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10/advance or $12/day of show; buy at lafayettes.com.

March to the Arch Horse Show: April 24-28 at Agricenter International. Details: facebook.com/MarchToTheArchShow.

20th St. Jude Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon and Half Marathon: April 25-28 in Nashville. Cost on April 27: $142, marathon; $132, half marathon; and 5K, $58. Details, cost and registration: runrocknroll.com/Nashville.

Fayette Cares Golf Extravaganza: April 25 at Fair Oaks Golf Club in Oakland. Four-person scramble. Team discount for signups by March 15 and free golf club regripping. Costs and details: fayettecares.org/golf.

“So You Think You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?”: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 25 at Epicenter, 902 S. Cooper St., Memphis. This 90-minute introductory course addresses questions, challenges and checklists in areas of entrepreneurial readiness, business concept strength and business formation fundamentals. Get help deciding whether this is or is not the time to proceed. Space limited to 20; reserve a spot and pack a lunch. Details: bit.ly/start-a-biz-intro-2019.

Lakeland Arbor Day: 3:30-5 p.m. April 25 at City Hall Pavilion, Lakeland. Speaker: Shawn Posey from the Tennessee State Forestry Service talking on the benefits of trees in the community. Event also will hand out 300 saplings to residents and local businesses(100 Indigobush, 100 Shumard Oak, and 100 Sugarberry saplings).

“Let’s Talk About Anti-Semitism”: 7-8:30 p.m. April 25, Temple Israel Crosstown, Suite 457, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Explains Jewishness and whiteness, how this has changed over time, what this indicates about Jewish power and privilege, and how some forms of identity politics have marginalized Jews in anti-racist politics. Drinks and snacks provided. Registration required: bit.ly/Anti-Semitism-talk-in-Memphis.

“Musicians + Visuals”: 7-9:30 p.m. April 25 at The CMPLX, 2234 Lamar Ave., Memphis. Free event by Indie Memphis and The Collective. Explores the art of the music video; includes panel discussion on the process, plus a special screening of Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai. Details: bit.ly/Musicians-plus-Visuals.

Service Learning — Train the Trainer: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 26 at United Way of the Mid-South, 1005 Tillman Memphis. Sponsored by Tennessee Afterschool Network with United Ways of Tennessee. Free after-school provider training, using service learning; details at https://nylc.org/service-learning/. For providers who serve ages K-12. Lunch provided. RSVP to Diana Bedwell at diana.bedwell@uwmidsouth.org.

2019 Stakeholder’s Cup Golf Tournament: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. April 26 at Quail Ridge Golf Course, 4055 Altruria Rd., Bartlett. Registration: $700team. Sponsorship opportunities available. Details: Contact John Dodd at (901) 372-9457 or jdodd@bartlettchamber.org.

“Trolley Night: Leadership Memphis Exhibition”: 6-8 p.m. April 26 at Leadership Memphis Gallery, 365 S. Main St., Memphis. Exhibition changes every three months.

Opening Party for “Zeinu Mudeser | Visions of Illusion”: 6-8 p.m. April 26 at Art Village Gallery, 410 S. Main St., Memphis. Features Ethiopian artist Zeinu Mudesersolo’s exhibition of artwork inspired by classical music.

Spirits & Soul Trolley Night and Block Party: April 26-27 in Memphis. Trolley Night is 6-9 p.m. April 26 in South Main Arts District, Memphis, with whiskey-sipping experiences at multiple businesses. Outdoor block party is noon-5 p.m. April 27, south of The Old Dominick Distillery, 305 S. Front St, Memphis. Indoors events inside Old Dominick, noon-3:30 p.m. April 27: Distilled spirits seminars on economic development impact and a fundamentals of classic cocktails class. Tickets and details: spiritsandsoul.com.

Lakeland Community Clean-Up Day: 8 a.m.-noon April 27 at Fireworks City, 3506 Canada Road, Lakeland. Online at bit.ly/Lakeland-Clean-Up-April-2019, see a list of bulky items and other disposables that will be accepted at the event and what items will not be accepted. Must be a Lakeland resident with ID (such as driver’s license or current MLGW bill).

Clean Memphis Earth Day Cleanups: 9 a.m.-noon April 27, meeting at Chandler Park, 979 Walker Ave., Memphis. Details: givepulse.com/event/107844.

Memphis Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$5 for one day or $8 for two; children 12 and younger/$2; Scouts in uniform/free. Details: theearthwideopen.com, or call (901) 274-7706 or (901) 490-3575.

Mid-South Baby & Kids Expo: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$5 and children 12 and younger/free. Details: midsouthbabyandkidsexpo.com or (901) 227-9873.

Down to Earth Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27 at Shelby Farms Park, Memphis. Featuring eco-focused vendors, artisans and organizations helping to create a greener future, as well as live music, kid-friendly activities, crafts and more.

Book signing: Noon-5 p.m. April 27 at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis. Featuring Calvin Cherry signing copies of his book, “Stoker: Evolution of a Vampire.”

“Walk the Line” screening: 7-10 p.m. April 26 at The Orpheum Theatre-Memphis, 203 S. Main St., Memphis. Movie chronicles Johnny Cash’s life (also features the Orpheum and other local landmarks). Movie is 2 hours, 16 minutes, PG-13. Tickets $6-$8 atticketmaster.com or orpheum-memphis.com/events-tickets.

Roar and Pour: 7-10 p.m. April 26 at the Memphis Zoo. Featuring dining and drinks by local chefs and mixologists, plus live music by Joyce Cobb and Friends, as well as Steve Selvidge and Band. Tickets: $125. Details: bit.ly/Roar-and-Pour-2019.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls in concert: April 27 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Greenway Grand Opening at Epping Way: 9 a.m.-noon April 27 at 2630 Epping Way Drive, Memphis. Details: bit.ly/Epping-Way.

Plant Identification Workshop: 10 a.m.-noon April 27 at the Rainbow Lake Pavilion at Overton Park, 2080 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Features a plant ID walk in the Overton Park Old Forest. Details: bit.ly/Plant-ID-Walk-2019.

Overton Park Field Day: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 at the Greensward, Overton Park. Featuring field day games, food trucks, beer, live music, raffle, merchandise for sale, guided nature walks and more. Some activities have fees. Beer sales and nature walks benefit Overton Park Conservancy. Details: overtonpark.org/events/overton-park-field-day.

Expungement and Resources Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 27 at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 N. Bellevue Blvd., Memphis. Receive information on expungement, employment opportunities and child support information.

Calvin Cherry book signing: Noon-5 p.m. April 27 at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis. Book is “Stoker: Evolution of a Vampire. Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis.

Stargazing: 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Village Creek Star Party at Village Creek State Park, near Wynne, Ark. Featuring indoor program with sky maps, constellation mythology and slide show, followed by observing session. Hosted by the Memphis Astronomical Society; MAS volunteers requested; bring telescopes. RSVP to Mark Matthews at Mark.Matthews.BEC@gmail.com. Weather permitting; check email before heading out.

Tony Jackson: 7:30 p.m. April 27 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Features the new country music singer. Tickets: $35 via bpacc.org or box office at (901) 385-5588. Details: tonyjacksonmusic.com.

Safe Sitter class: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27 at I.H. Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. For children in grades 6-8. Cost: $75 (includes snack and a business card for the student). Register now through April 19. Details: lakelandtn.gov.

Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 28 at Wagner Place and Riverside Drive, between Union and Beale, Memphis. Featuring music on three stages and the largest one-day crawfish festival outside of Louisiana. Benefits Porter-Leath.

PuppyUp Memphis Walk: Noon-4 p.m. April 28 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.

Screening of “This Is Home”: 7 p.m. April 30 at the Malco Paradiso, 584 S. Mendenhall Road, Memphis. The film is an intimate portrait of four Syrian refugee families arriving in America and struggling to find their footing. Free and open to the public.

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


MAY


Federico Uribe’s art: Through Aug. 11 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Details: (901) 544-6200. Featuring a 24-foot-tall tree made of khaki pants and green socks.

“Native Son Circus”: Through Sept. 3 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring a sculpture and sound installation fabricated with cymbals, armature and additional technical components. The art is by the multimedia artist Terry Adkins. Details: (901) 544-6200.

“Cabaret”: 8-10 p.m. May 2 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 Cooper St., Memphis. Featuring a special showing of “Cabaret” to benefit Planned Parenthood of Tennessee & North Mississippi. Some proceeds will go to community partners at CasaLuz and PERL. There will be a cocktail reception at 6:30-7:45 p.m. for VIP guests. Tickets start at $50. Details: cabaret.pptnm.org.

Allman Betts Band in concert: May 3 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Calendar Girls: 7:30 p.m. May 3-4 and 2:30 p.m. May 5 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. This heart-felt comedy is based on the true story of 11 Women’s Institute members who posed nude for a calendar to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. Tickets: $25 via bpacc.org or box office at (901) 385-5588. Details: bpacc.org/279/Calendar-Girls.

BCCB at Collierville Fair on the Square: May 4 at Collierville Town Square. Time to be determined for performance by the Bartlett Community Concert Band. Band details: bartlettcommunityband.org.

2nd annual Elmore Park Middle School Family Fun Run & Health Fair: 8:30-11 a.m. May 4 at Elmore Park Middle School, 6330 Althorne Road. Featuring 1-2 mile fun run, prize raffles, local vendors, games, workouts, and Parkfit gear.

Pet Show & Expo: 9 a.m.-noon May 4 at W.J. Freeman Park, Bartlett. Features a costume contest/owner-pet look-alike contest at 9 a.m., followed by the regular competition. Event will be on “International Star Wars Day” (May the 4th Be With You) so Star Wars enthusiasts/pet lovers may choose to participate in the “Star Wars Division.” Registration: $10.

Picnic & Stories of Yesteryear: 1-3 p.m. May 4 (rain date: May 5) at Holy Innocents Cemetery, 11915 Campbell (at Polk), Arlington. Hosted by Arlington Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities (APTA). Pack a picnic lunch, bring lawn chairs and enjoy portrayals of some historic Arlington residents at a cemetery dating back to 1881. Free event. Details on APTA: arlingtonapta.org.

Get Down & Derby Gala: 4-9 p.m. May 4 at Woodland Hills, 10000 Woodland Hills Drive, Cordova. Featuring dancing, silent auction, hat parade, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and entertainment. Event announced by the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South. Details: dsamemphis.org or (901) 547-7588.

Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council: 6:30 p.m. May 6 informational session in the meeting room of the Bartlett Public Library, 5884 Stage Road, Bartlett. This event for students and parents will explain the program, which helps students learn more about Bartlett and grow in leadership skills. Open to Bartlett residents entering grades 9-12 (from any school or homeschooled) in the next school year. Applications available at the event or in advance from guidance counselor’s offices at Ninth Grade Academy and Bartlett High.

PNA’s Senior Expo: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 7 at Agricenter International; enter through Wing B Entrance. Hosted by the Professional Network on Aging, which includes more than 200 organizations and 400 individuals. Details: (901) 730-0528 or pnamidsouth.org.

BACC ribbon cutting for Wagner General Contractors: 1-1:30 p.m. May 9 at 7540 Bartlett Corporate Drive, Bartlett. Organized by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.

Backbeat Bus Tour of Downtown Memphis Projects: Noon-5 p.m. May 10, 607 Monroe Ave., Memphis (east of Kudzu’s). Tour is of developing downtown projects, including Central Station/Malco Powerhouse, Naval Hospital and The Commonwealth (formerly Hickman Building). Offered by Urban Land Institute Memphis. Fee: $35/ULI members or $65/non-members; includes lunch, cocktails and transportation. Details and registration (due by May 3): bit.ly/ULI-Mem-Bus-Tour.

Music By The Lake: 6 p.m. May 10 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Free family-friendly outdoor bluegrass concert hosted next to BPACC at Appling Lake. Features live music by River Bluff Clan and opening act Blue Sky, as well as food vendors. River Bluff Clan details: resourceentertainment.com/entertainers/river-bluff-clan.

UrbanPlan Workshop: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. May 10 at American Red Cross, 1399 Madison Ave., Memphis. Free simulation of the planning process for urban development. Teams work together using Legos, a site plan and a spreadsheet for a 5.5-block area. Offered by Urban Land Institute Memphis. Details and registration: bit.ly/UrbanPlanWorkshop2019.

Book Signing & More Marketplace: May 10-12 at Wolfchase Galleria, 2760 N. Germantown Pkwy, Memphis. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Memphis Area Beekeepers Association monthly meeting: 7 p.m. May 13 at Agricen“ter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd., C Wing, Memphis. Open to the public. Featured speaker and topic: To be announced.

Violent Femmes and X in concert: May 16 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Featuring two of the 1980’s most popular bands. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

“Vintage Market Days Southern Living”: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 17-18 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$10 for early buying event on May 17, and $5 general admission total for May 18-19; children 12 and younger/free; tickets available for purchase at the door. Details: (501) 766-1958 or vintagemarketdays.com/market/metro-memphis.

InSane at McCain: May 17-19 at McCain Mall Food Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Roudnev Youth Ballet’s “Cinderella”: 6 p.m. May 17 and 2 p.m. May 18 at the Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Tickets $20/adults and $15/students; call (901) 537-1483 or visit buckmanartscenter.com. Details: cyounker@stmarysschool.org or roudnevyouthballet.com.

Junior Fishing Rodeo: May 18 at Catch’Em Lake, Agricenter International. Event is for ages 5-13 and offers prizes in size and number of catfish.

National Kids to Parks Day: 9 a.m.-noon May 18 at W.J. Freeman Park, Bartlett. Featuring a family-friendly morning of fun, games and activities, including active group games, inflatables and crafts as well as firetrucks, a K-9 demonstration and story time with the Bartlett Library. Free and open to the public. Event will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather.

Renter/homeowner rights program and Q&A: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 21 in the Business/Sciences Department on the third floor of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring one or more attorneys from Memphis Area Legal Services. Information may include a renter’s rights and obligations, steps to take if you are behind on your mortgage, discrimination in housing and fair housing laws. There will be a Q&A.

“So You Think You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?”: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 23 at Epicenter, 902 S. Cooper St., Memphis. This 90-minute introductory course addresses questions, challenges and checklists in areas of entrepreneurial readiness, business concept strength and business formation fundamentals. Get help deciding whether this is or is not the time to proceed. Space limited to 20; reserve a spot and pack a lunch. Details: bit.ly/start-a-biz-intro-2019.

BCCB at Memorial Day Ceremony: 1:45 p.m. May 26 at Memphis National Cemetery, 3568 Townes Ave., Memphis. Featuring the Bartlett Community Concert Band. Band details: bartlettcommunityband.org.

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


JUNE


Federico Uribe’s art: Through Aug. 11 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Details: (901) 544-6200. Featuring a 24-foot-tall tree made of khaki pants and green socks.

“Native Son Circus”: Through Sept. 3 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring a sculpture and sound installation fabricated with cymbals, armature and additional technical components. The art is by the multimedia artist Terry Adkins. Details: (901) 544-6200.

Stryper in concert: June 2 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show at 7 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Catch’Em Lake’s Youth Summer Fishing Camp: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 3-7, Catch’Em Lake, 6913 Smythe Farm Road, Memphis. Open to youths ages 8-16. No prior fishing experience required. Each camper will be provided with a rod and reel and will fish daily. They will learn water safety, pole fishing, rod and reel fishing, knot tying, species identification, and more. Cost $200; discount of $20 if registered before March 31; discount of $10 if registered in April. Call (901) 647-5793 to register.

InSane at McCain: June 7-9 at McCain Mall Food Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Summer Drama Camp (grades 6-12): 1-5 p.m. June 10-14 at Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. In “Polly Wants a Curtain Call,” children will join Pauline the parrot on her journey to the big time in Pollywood. Camp concludes with a public performance or presentation in BPACC’s theater. Cost: $129/credit card or $125/check. Refunds: Fifty percent refunds possible through the May 27 deadline. Details and registration form: bit.ly/BPACC-Drama-Camps-2019.

Memphis Area Beekeepers Association monthly meeting: 7 p.m. June 10 at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd., C Wing, Memphis. Open to the public. Featured speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Mississippi State University associate/research professor with practical information for beekeepers of all experience levels.

Music By The Lake: 6 p.m. June 14 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Free family-friendly outdoor R&B concert hosted next to BPACC at Appling Lake. Features live music by Nick Black and opening act Gerald Richardson, as well as food vendors. Nick Black details: nickblackmusic.com.

Book Signing & More Marketplace: June 14-16 at Wolfchase Galleria, 2760 N. Germantown Pkwy, Memphis. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Boz Scaggs in concert: June 16 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Summer Drama Camp (grades 1-6): 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 17-21 at Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. In “The Wizard of Oz,” children will embark on a wondrous journey through the Land of Oz with Dorothy and her friends. Camp concludes with a public performance or presentation in BPACC’s theater. Cost: $129/credit card or $125/check. Refunds: Fifty percent refunds possible through the June 3 deadline. Details and registration form: bit.ly/BPACC-Drama-Camps-2019.

NAMI Memphis Awards Banquet: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 22 in the Fellowship Hall at Bellevue Baptist Church, 2000 Appling Road, Memphis. Hosted by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Memphis. Tickets: $25/general public or $20/NAMI-Memphis members; sponsorships available; call (901) 725-0305.

Feast on the Farm Gala: 6-11 p.m. June 22 at the Agricenter Expo Center, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis. Tickets: $125/person; $1500/table for eight, plus perks. Featuring fine food, live and silent auctions, entertainment, dancing and more to benefit the Agricenter International’s educational programs. Donated items welcomed. Details: agricenter.org/feast.

Chubby Checker & The Wildcats in concert: June 22 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Craft Food and Wine Festival 2019: June 23 at the Columns event venue, 1 S. Main St., Memphis. Featuring 40 local artisanal food and beverage makers who provide meats, cheeses, breads, pastas, pepper jellies, pickles and more. Two-hour tasting sessions at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $60/general admission; $115/VIP; available at craftfoodandwinefestival.com.

25th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl Golf Classic: June 24 at TPC Southwind, 3325 Club at Southwind, Memphis. Event is a four-person scramble with tee times at 7:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Event is preceded b the 2019 Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner at 5:30 p.m. June 23 at the Hilton Memphis Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd, Memphis. Both events benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Reservations: (901) 795-7700 or kevin.alexander@libertybowl.org.

Son Volt: 8 p.m. June 26 at Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $22/advance or $25/day of show; buy at lafayettes.com.

“So You Think You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?”: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27 at Epicenter, 902 S. Cooper St., Memphis. This 90-minute introductory course addresses questions, challenges and checklists in areas of entrepreneurial readiness, business concept strength and business formation fundamentals. Get help deciding whether this is or is not the time to proceed. Space limited to 20; reserve a spot and pack a lunch. Details: http://bit.ly/start-a-biz-intro-2019.

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


JULY


Federico Uribe’s art: Through Aug. 11 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Details: (901) 544-6200. Featuring a 24-foot-tall tree made of khaki pants and green socks.

“Native Son Circus”: Through Sept. 3 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring a sculpture and sound installation fabricated with cymbals, armature and additional technical components. The art is by the multimedia artist Terry Adkins. Details: (901) 544-6200.

BCCB at City of Bartlett 4th of July Celebration: 6 p.m. July 3 at the Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center, U.S. 70 and Appling Road, Bartlett. Featuring the Bartlett Community Concert Band. Band details: bartlettcommunityband.org.

BCCB at Pidgeon Estates 4th of July Celebration: 10 a.m. July 4 in the Pidgeon Estates Neighborhood, Memphis. Featuring the Bartlett Community Concert Band. Specific performance location to be determined. Band details: bartlettcommunityband.org.

Memphis Area Beekeepers Association monthly meeting: 7 p.m. July 8 at Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd., C Wing, Memphis. Open to the public. Featured speaker and topic to be announced.

Dan Baird & Homemade Sin: 7 p.m. July 11 at Lafayette’s Music Room, 2119 Madison Ave., Memphis. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets: $10/advance or $15/day of show; buy at lafayettes.com.

Summer Drama Camp (grades 1-6): 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 15-19 at Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. In “Pinocchio,” the little wooden boy must prove to the Blue Fairy that he’s worthy of becoming a real boy. Camp concludes with a public performance or presentation in BPACC’s theater. Cost: $129/credit card or $125/check. Refunds: Fifty percent refunds possible through the July 1 deadline. Details and registration form: bit.ly/BPACC-Drama-Camps-2019.

Renter/homeowner rights program and Q&A: 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 16 in the Business/Sciences Department on the third floor of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring one or more attorneys from Memphis Area Legal Services. Information may include a renter’s rights and obligations, steps to take if you are behind on your mortgage, discrimination in housing and fair housing laws. There will be a Q&A.

Anger management program: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays July 16-Sept. 24 at Kindred Place, 2180 Union Ave., Memphis. Designed for school-aged children and teens with challenging behavior and their parents, or those who want to prevent behavior and emotional problems. Fee: $25/class. Details: Call Angelique Tutor at (901) 276-2200, Ext. 159.

InSane at McCain: July 19-21 at McCain Mall Food Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

American Bead Shows: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 20 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21 at Agricenter International. Tickets: $4/adults, free/children 12 and younger; free/active-duty military. Details: americanbeadshows.com or (770) 739-0057.

Summer Drama Camp (grades 1-6): 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 22-26 at Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. In “Aladdin,” Aladdin is armed with three wishes and will fight for love and to save the kingdom. Camp concludes with a public performance or presentation in BPACC’s theater. Cost: $129/credit card or $125/check. Refunds: Fifty percent refunds possible through the July 8 deadline. Details and registration form: bit.ly/BPACC-Drama-Camps-2019.

Gun & Knife Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 28 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$12; children 12 and younger/$4. Details: rkshows.com.

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


AUGUST


Federico Uribe’s art: Through Aug. 11 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Details: (901) 544-6200. Featuring a 24-foot-tall tree made of khaki pants and green socks.

“Native Son Circus”: Through Sept. 3 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring a sculpture and sound installation fabricated with cymbals, armature and additional technical components. The art is by the multimedia artist Terry Adkins. Details: (901) 544-6200.

KidsTown: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 2 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 3 at Agricenter International. Free admission. Details: (901) 849-6842 or consignkidstown.com.

Duck, Buck & Bass Sportsman’s Expo: Noon-7 p.m. Aug. 9, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$10; children ages 5-12/$5; children 4 and younger/free; first responders with ID/$5. Details: http://www.duckbuckandbassexpo.com/.

InSane at McCain: Aug. 16-18 at McCain Mall Food Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Unity of the Arts Gala: Aug. 18-19 at Agricenter International. Featuring the Empowerment Brunch 12:30-2 p.m. and Unity of the Arts Gala 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Tickets: $35 and up. Details: Call (901) 286-8880.

Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot in concert: Aug. 21 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Delta Fair and Music Festival: Aug. 30-Sept. 8 at Agricenter International. For tickets, hours and other details: (901) 867-7007 or deltafest.com.

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


SEPTEMBER


“Native Son Circus”: Through Sept. 3 at the Brooks Museum of Art, 1934 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring a sculpture and sound installation fabricated with cymbals, armature and additional technical components. The art is by the multimedia artist Terry Adkins. Details: (901) 544-6200.

Hot Tuna Electric in concert: Sept. 1 at the Graceland Soundstage, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Tickets: gracelandlive.com or (877) 777-0606. Each ticket purchase includes free access to Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex after 3 p.m. on the day of the show.

Memphis Area College Night: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Agricenter International. Free admission. Details: memphiscollegenight.com or (901) 690-6061.

Renter/homeowner rights program and Q&A: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Business/Sciences Department on the third floor of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring one or more attorneys from Memphis Area Legal Services. Information may include a renter’s rights and obligations, steps to take if you are behind on your mortgage, discrimination in housing and fair housing laws. There will be a Q&A.

Four Points Expo – A Holistic Life Event: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 21 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$15 for one day or $20 for two; children ages 12 and younger/free; seniors 65+/$2 discount; and active-duty military/$2 discount. Get tickets at 7990 Trinity Rd., Suite 109, Cordova; or 4564 Warden Road, 2nd floor, Memphis. Details: circleofqi.com/four-points-exp or (901) 562-5269.

InSane at McCain: Sept. 27-29 at McCain Mall Food Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

BCCB at the Bartlett Festival: Sept. 28 at W.J. Freeman Park, 2629 Bartlett Blvd., Bartlett. Time to be determined. Featuring the Bartlett Community Concert Band. Band details: bartlettcommunityband.org.

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


OCTOBER


Mistletoe Merchants: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 5 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$10 for one day or $18 for three days; VIP/$40; and children 12 and younger/free. Details and a $2-off coupon: themarketshows.com.

10-week anger management program: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 8-Dec. 17 at Kindred Place, 2180 Union Ave., Memphis. Designed for school-aged children and teens with challenging behavior and their parents, or those who want to prevent behavior and emotional problems. Fee: $25/class. Details: Call Angelique Tutor at (901) 276-2200, Ext. 159.

InSane at McCain: Oct. 18-20 at McCain Mall Food Court, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock, Ark. Hosted by The Writers’ Block of Tennessee. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Registration and vendors’ forms: yvonnejames.com. Contact: Yvonne James at (901) 907-6828 or creativeartist-yvonne@outlook.com.

Gun & Knife Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$12; children 12 and younger/$4. Details: rkshows.com.

Intergalactic Bead Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at Agricenter’s Farmer’s Market (red barn), 7777 Walnut Grove Rd, Memphis. Tickets: $5; $2 coupon available online. Details: beadshows.com.

Agricenter Harvest Festival: Oct. 19 at Agricenter International. Free admission; no RSVP needed. Features pumpkin painting, kids’ activities, arts and crafts, hayrides, educational stations, bluegrass band as entertainment, and concessions. Attracts 3,000-4,000 guests.

Holiday market: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 26 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$10 for one day or $18 for three; VIP pass/$40; and children 12 and younger/free. For details and a $2 coupon, visit themarketshows.com.

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


NOVEMBER


India Fest: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 2 at Agricenter International. Details: indiafestmemphis.org, facebook.com/indiafestmemphis or (617) 270-7738.

Renter/homeowner rights program and Q&A: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in the Business/Sciences Department on the third floor of the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis. Featuring one or more attorneys from Memphis Area Legal Services. Information may include a renter’s rights and obligations, steps to take if you are behind on your mortgage, discrimination in housing and fair housing laws. There will be a Q&A.

American Bead Shows: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 23 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 24 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$4; children 12 and younger/free; active-duty military/free. Details: americanbeadshows.com or (770) 739-0057.

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


DECEMBER


Gun & Knife Show: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 14 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 15 at Agricenter International. Tickets: Adults/$12; children 12 and younger/$4. Details: rkshows.com.


JANUARY


No events have been submitted yet for January 2020.

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


FEBRUARY


No events have been submitted yet for February 2020.

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


MARCH


No events have been submitted yet for March 2020.

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.

Guided Meditation-Tuesdays: Noon Tuesdays at the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Free and open to the public. Details: churchhealth.org/Events/Mindfulness.

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/.

Tai Chi introduction: 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Church Health Creative Movement Studio, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Free and open to the public. Details: church-health.org/Events/Mindfulness.

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.

Encore Storytime for Children: 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis.

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.

Lit Laff & Karoake Wednesday: Every Wednesday at Chuckles Comedy House, Germantown Parkway and Dexter, Cordova. Doors open at 7 p.m.; showtime at 8 p.m. Hosted by Derec Sleezy Evans and The Karoake King, Tim Bachus. Free admission. Details: chucklescomedyhouse.com or (901) 421-5905.

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.

Lit Laff & Karoake Wednesday: Every Wednesday at Chuckles Comedy House, Germantown Parkway and Dexter, Cordova. Doors open at 7 p.m.; showtime at 8 p.m. Hosted by Derec Sleezy Evans and The Karoake King, Tim Bachus. Free admission. Details: chucklescomedyhouse.com or (901) 421-5905.

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.

Guided meditation-Saturdays: 9:30 a.m. Saturdays in the Church Health Meditation Chapel, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis. Free and open to the public. Details: churchhealth.org/Events/Mindfulness.

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.

Children’s Storytime: 11 a.m. Saturdays at Barnes & Noble Wolfchase Galleria, 2774 N. Germantown Pkwy., Memphis.

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: