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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.


FEBRUARY


Special Black History Month “Untold Stories of 1968” exhibition: Throughout February at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the museum and see the weekly exhibition of iconic individuals who had an impact on the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis in 1968. Remaining exhibitions include Maxine Smith, Feb. 15-21; and Ralph Abernathy, Feb. 22-28. The current exhibition also includes the reenactment of the iconic “I am a man” Withers image. Members of the community such as students from schools, graduate chapters of fraternities, nonprofits, and other groups have participated in this photo opportunity.

Talk About it Tuesday: 7 p.m. every Tuesday in February at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St, Memphis. Focus is the Civil Rights Movement of 1968 with moderators and different guest panelists. Followed by a question-and-answer session afterward.

Withers Wednesday: Every Wednesday in February, visit the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery’s website at thewitherscollection.com for a new “Untold Stories of 1968” photo by the internationally renowned photographer Dr. Ernest C. Withers.

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”: Through Feb. 25 at Germantown Community Theater, 3037 Forest Hill Irene Road, Germantown. Times: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $12-$24 at gctcomeplay.org.

Morris and Mollye Fogelman International Jewish Film Festival: Through Feb. 27 in Memphis. Tickets: $7 for community and $5 for members of the Memphis Jewish Community Center. See times, dates, locations and descriptions of all five featured films online at jccmemphis.org.

Heritage and “Roots” Day Trippin’ Bus Tour: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. every Tuesday in February, featuring different African American historical sites throughout west Tennessee. Tickets: $40. Details: (901) 527-3427 or heritagetours@bellsouth.net.

Experience the Arts — Ebb & Flo Friday: 8-10:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Topic: “Music & Spoken Word.”

Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club 5K: 9 a.m. Feb. 17 at Shelby Farms Pavilion, Memphis. Details: racesonline.com.

History Hunt Sunday: Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Scavenger hunt is about finding images in the museum to discover stories of the Civil Rights Movement of 1968.

Archiving Untold 1968 Stories — Say That Sunday: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Attendees can tell their untold stories of the 1968 Civil Rights Movement, and Withers Collection will record and archive up to two minutes of every participant’s experience.

V.I.B. (Very Important Bride) Show & Food Tasting: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 20 at Whispering Woods Hotel & Conference Center, 7300 Hacks Cross Road, Olive Branch, Miss. Free. Details: midsouthweddingshow.com.

G364 Multi Hazard Planning for Schools: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb. 21-22 at the Shelby County Emergency Operations Center, 1075 Mullins Station Road, Memphis. Free class. Details: staysafeshelby.us.

New Neighbors Luncheon: 11:15 a.m. Feb. 21 at the Butcher Shop on Germantown Parkway, Memphis. Featuring lunch and a fundraiser wine pull to benefit charities. Attendees are asked to bring donations for Hope House Memphis. Details: Email Doris Snow, publicity chairperson, at dsnow1243@aol.com.

Workshop Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 21 in the Withers Studio Lounge at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Topic: “Oral History Basics: Get That Story.” Bring your own lunch.

Olive Branch Genealogy Club meeting: Noon-2 p.m. Feb. 21 at B. J. Chain Library, 6619 Hwy 305 N. (Cockrum Road) in Olive Branch, Miss. Ernest Lacey will speak on “African-American Genealogical Research”. No dues, and all in the Memphis metro area are welcome. Meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month except December. Details: (662) 895-4365.

Ribbon cutting at Bartlett Medical Spa: 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at Bartlett Medical Spa, 2969 Kate Bond Suite #403, Bartlett. Hosted by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.

’68 Mixer Thursdays: 7-9 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Reminisce or discover ’60s hits and jams; attendees have the option to come dressed in ’60s attire while mixing, mingling, and making connections.

“Don’t Be Scammed!” seminar: Feb. 22 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland.

Local students’ exhibits at WTRSAE: Through Feb. 23 at the West Tennessee Regional Art Center, 1200 E. Main St., Humboldt. Features 13 works of art by Briarcrest Middle School students among those exhibited in the West Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition.

Experience the Arts — Ebb & Flo Friday: 6-9 p.m. Feb. 23, featuring Trolley Night Exhibit at the Leadership Memphis Gallery, 363 S. Main St., Memphis.

Children’s non-fiction book sale: 1-5 p.m. Feb. 24 and 1:30-4 p.m. Feb. 25 in the meeting room at the Bartlett Library, 5884 Stage Rd, Bartlett. Hosted by the Friends of the Bartlett Library; preview sale for members noon-1 p.m. Feb. 24.

“The Addams Family”: 7 p.m. Feb. 22-23, 2 p.m. Feb. 24 and 7 p.m. March 1-3 at Briarcrest Christian High School. Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a man her parents haven’t met. Free to BCS students and faculty, but tickets are needed; contact Brenda Taylor at (901) 751-6421 or bmtaylor@briarcrest.com. Tickets for all others: briarcrest.ticketleap.com/the-addams-family.

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”: Feb. 22-March 10 at the Poplar Pike Playhouse at Germantown High School. details: (901) 755-7775 or ppp.org.

GiveCamp Memphis: Feb. 23-25 at the FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Dr, Memphis. Volunteer-driven event where tech professionals provide solutions for non-profit organizations. Details: givecampmemphis.org.

Children’s Non-Fiction Book Sale: 1-5 p.m. Feb. 24 and 1:30-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Bartlett Library, 5884 Stage Road, Bartlett. Meeting Room. Preview sale for Friends of the Library: noon-1 p.m. Feb. 24 (people can join at the door). Books: 25-50 cents.

Stephanie Adlington: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Her style of music is old school jazz plus American roots and equals compositions of vintage soul. Think Billie Holiday and Nina Simone. Sultry, timeless – savor the Siren of the South. Tickets: $25 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

Youth Villages Soup Sunday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 25 at FedExForum, Memphis. Benefits the Youth Villages’ Mentoring Program. Featuring soups, gumbos, specialty items, fresh breads and desserts from nearly 50 Memphis-area restaurants and caterers. Tickets: $20/adults; $10/children ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and younger. VIP Souper Party will be on Pinnacle level plus exclusive specialty items and adult beverages; tickets: $75/adults, $110/couples and $30/children. Details: soupsunday.org.

History Hunt Sunday: Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Scavenger hunt is about finding images in the museum to discover stories of the Civil Rights Movement of 1968.

Archiving Untold 1968 Stories — Say That Sunday: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Attendees can tell their untold stories of the 1968 Civil Rights Movement, and Withers Collection will record and archive up to two minutes of every participant’s experience.

Community cooking classes (beginner level): 10 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays through Feb. 27, at Church Health Teaching Kitchen, 1350 Concourse Ave., Suite 142, Memphis. Features free lessons on making nutritious, delicious meals based on the nine principles of the Mediterranean Diet. For ages 16+. Children are not permitted.

Card making with Jodi: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. RSVP required; call Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195.

Mayoral Candidate Forum: Feb. 27 at Mt. Moriah East Baptist Church, 1248 Haynes St., Memphis. Moderated by WMCTV’s Kontji Anthony-Hendricks; hosted by Diversity Memphis PAC. Reception with refreshments at 6 p.m. with debate starting at 7 p.m.

Workshop Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Withers Studio Lounge at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery, 333 Beale St., Memphis. Topic: “Helpful Tips & Resources: Managing Personal Archives.” Bring your own lunch.

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


MARCH


“Beauty and the Beast”: 7 p.m. March 1-2 and 2 p.m. March 3, Macon Road Baptist School, 11015 U.S. 64, Arlington. Tickets: $7 pre-sale or $8 at the door.

The High Kings: 7:30 p.m. March 2 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. In honor of St. Patrick, this band of four Irish singer/songwriters will knock your socks off. Tickets: $35 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

River Bluff Clan: 8 p.m. March 2 at the Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Tickets: $15/adults; $10, seniors and adults; (901) 537-1483.

Modern Take on a Fresco and marciART: March 2-April 16 at the Levy Gallery in the Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Featuring paintings by Lou Ann Dattilo and jewelry by Marci Margolin Hirsch. Opening reception: 5-7 p.m. March 2. Free admission. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays or one hour before performances.

“I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage”: Now through March 3 at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, 121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville.

Cashore Marionettes: 7 p.m. March 4 at The Buckman Performing Arts Center, St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Tickets and details: buckmanartscenter.com.

Herb renewal program: Now-March 5 is the application period for Memphis Herb Society’s program, which provides small grants to nonprofit organizations wanting to grow herbs for educational and beautification projects. Schools, churches, libraries, urban farming programs and others may get an application by emailing mhsherbanrenewal@gmail.com.

Funeral Planning Seminar: 10:30 a.m. March 6 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Presented by Brent Taylor, a licensed funeral director. Lunch served. RSVP required; call (901) 746-8195.

Historic Seminar by Jimmy Ogle: 10-11 a.m. March 7 and 21 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Topic: “Historic Memphis to Modern Memphis,” presented by Jimmy Ogle. presented by Jimmy Ogle. RSVP required; call (901) 746-8195.

Spring Citizens Police Academy: Thursdays March 8-May 10 in Bartlett. Free Bartlett Police Department class to learn what it’s like to be a police officer. Apply online at cityofbartlett.org or call (901) 385-5510 for more information.

Ribbon cutting at BioPlasma Services: 11:30 a.m. March 8 at BioPlasma Services, 8015 Bellevue Parkway, Bartlett. Hosted by the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce.

Crafts with Nancy: 12:30 p.m. March 9 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Bring in any glassware (ovenware, wine glass, etc.) you’d like to paint. Must RSVP; call Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195.

Seniors 55+ Going Green Dinner: 6 p.m. march 9 at the International Harvester Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. Catering by Pink Flamingo: roast beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, bread and strawberry shortcake trifle. Entertainment by the Bartlett Choral & Drama Club. Advance tickets Only; $10 at the Lakeland Senior Center, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Details, call Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195.

Southern Women’s Show: March 9-11 at the Agricenter, 7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis. Features 400+ exhibits of jewelry, handbags, cosmetics, gourmet treats, fashion shows, shopping, cooking demos, celebrity guests, health screenings and more. Tickets: $10 and up; details at southernshows.com.

TheatreKidz “Godspell”: 7 p.m. March 9-10 and 2:30 p.m. March 11 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. The popular BPACC TheatreKidz returns with a tale of friendship, loyalty and love based on the hit Broadway musical. Songs include “Save the People,” “Day by Day,” “Oh Bless the Lord My Soul,” “All Good Gifts,” “Prepare” and “Light of the World.” Tickets: $10-15 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

The Writer’s Block Literary Pop-up Shop: Noon-5 p.m. March 10 at Singleton Community Center
7266 3rd Rd, Bartlett. Book signing, networking, meet-and-greet with regional authors, artists and entrepreneurs. Free and open to public.

Record keeping workshop for farmers: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 13, Memphis. Teachers farmers how to keep better financial records for successful value-added enterprises. Presented by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. Cost $20, including lunch. Pre-registration due at least five days in advance; register at tiny.utk.edu/farmrecords. Details: ag.tennessee.edu/cpa.

AARP 2-Day Driver Safety Class: noon-4 p.m. March 13-14at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Limited space; call Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195 to reserve a spot. Fee: $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members. Register by calling George Coleman at (901) 384-3581.

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

Joe Louis Walker with opening act Eli Cook: 7:30 p.m. March 16 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Walker is one of the best electric blues guitarists around today. This Blues Hall of Fame inductee has won four Blues Music Awards and in 2017 was nominated for a Grammy. He is a fierce gritty singer, prolific songwriter and powerhouse guitar virtuoso. Tickets: $35 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

Youth spring tennis clinic: March 18-April 29, Winward Slopes Park Courts, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. Ages 5-10 at 1-1:30 p.m., $85; ages 11-18 at 1:30-2:30 p.m., $99. Register by March 17 at lakelandtn.gov/leagues. Details: (901) 412-9068.

“Walkin’ in Memphis” Awareness Celebration: March 21 at Tom Lee Park, Memphis. Held on World Down Syndrome Day; all proceeds benefit the Down Syndrome Association of Memphis and the Mid-South. A walk by DSAM board member and parent Josh Greer starts at dawn at the Big River Crossing bridge and ends at the Peabody, followed by a candlelight vigil at 6 p.m. at the park near Beale Street Landing. Includes food trucks and live music. Donations accepted at dsamemphis.ezeventsolutions.com/walkin or paypal.me/WalkinInMem.

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana: 7 p.m. March 25 at The Buckman Performing Arts Center, St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Tickets and details: buckmanartscenter.com or flamenco-vivo.org.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group: 11:30 a.m. March 27 the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road, Lakeland. Limited space; call Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195 to reserve a spot. Meet with other caregivers taking care of a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Refreshments served. Please RSVP.

22nd Annual SRVS Kids & Families’ 5K Bunny Run and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk: March 31 at The Grove at Oak Court Mall, 530 Oak Court Drive, Memphis. Registration, 7:30 a.m.; race starts at 9 a.m. The event supports children with disabilities and includes games, food trucks, music, prizes, Easter Bunny and egg hunt. For details and to pre-register, visit bunnyrun.racesonline.com.

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


APRIL


Tayla Lynn & Eric Tingstad: 7:30 p.m. April 6 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. The spunky granddaughter of country music icon Loretta Lynn has been hitting the road with her “Meemaw” since she was two. Tayla will perform some of Loretta’s greatest hits, plus many other tunes. Her partner on stage is Eric Tingstad, a Grammy-winning guitarist. Tickets: $35 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

Bartlett Community Concert Band: 7 p.m. April 7 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. The BCCB’s family-friendly concert features musical arrangements of great range and soaring beauty, played by Bartlett’s own talented concert band under the direction of Dr. Rhendle Millen. Tickets: $10 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

Sewing refresher class: April 7-14 at Memphis College of Arts, Overton Park, Memphis. Details: commed@mca.edu or call (901) 272-5116.

Bartlett Business Expo: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 12 at the Bartlett Recreation Center, 7700 Flaherty Place, Bartlett. Details: bartlett-chamber.org.

The Writer’s Block Literary Pop-up Shop: Noon-5 p.m. April 14 at Singleton Community Center
7266 3rd Rd, Bartlett. Book signing, networking, meet-and-greet with regional authors, artists and entrepreneurs. Free and open to public.

An Evening With Melba Moore: 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Moore began her career as a multi-octave singer for Aretha Franklin and Dionne Warwick. This Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee has charted 18 top 20 R&B hits, like “I Am His Lady,” “Falling” and “Read My Lips.” She was on Broadway in “Hair,” “Les Miserables” and “Brooklyn.” Tickets: $40-50 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

China’s HAYA Band: 8 p.m. April 14 at The Buckman Performing Arts Center, St. Mary’s School, 60 Perkins Extended, Memphis. Tickets and details: buckmanartscenter.com.

Boiling at the Brewery: 2-5 p.m. April 15 at the Wiseacre Brewery, 2783 Broad Ave., Memphis. Benefits Transformations Autism Treatment Center in Bartlett. Admission: $25. Features boiled crawfish, music, door prizes and auction items. Sponsorships available: $100, $250 and $500; call (901) 379-8827.

Power of Plants Youth Spring Workshop: 10 a.m.-noon April 21 at International Harvester Clubhouse, 4523 Canada Road, Lakeland. Includes presentation, seed planting and a take-home craft. For children in grades 1-4. Fee: $25; includes supplies and lunch. Register at lakelandtn.gov by April 14. Details: Call Kim odom or Kevin Rooney at (901) 867-2717.

Everly Brothers Experience: 7:30 p.m. April 22 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. The Bird Dogs bring a youthful Everly Brothers to life. When guitars became electric, the Everly Brothers bridged the gap between country, rock ’n’ roll and R&B. They created hits like “Hello Little Susie,” “All I Have to Do Is Dream,” “Cathy’s Clown” and “Bye Bye Love.” The Everly Brothers inspired bands like Buddy Holly, Simon & Garfunkel and the Beatles. Tickets: $35 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

Fayette Cares charity golf tournament: April 26 with free clinics for teams registering by March 9. Register at fayettecares.org/golf or call (901) 465-3802, Ext. 223.

First Baptist of Ivy Gap: 7:30 p.m. April 27-28 and 2:30 p.m. April 29 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. First and foremost a comedy, this is the touching story of six women gathering to roll WWII bandages, plan the church’s anniversary and gossip about their joys and worries. Twenty-five years later, during the Vietnam War, the “First Baptist Six” gather again. Characters include Edith, the pastor’s wisecracking wife; Luby, whose son is fighting in the Pacific; Mae Ellen, the church’s rebellious organist; Olene, who dreams of a career in Hollywood; Vera, a well-to-do and influential member; and Sammy, a shy newcomer. Tickets: $20 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

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


MAY


Foo Fighters: May 3 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis. Tickets and details: ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

Youth spring tennis clinic: May 6-June 10, Winward Slopes Park Courts, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. Ages 5-10 at 1-1:30 p.m., $85; ages 11-18 at 1:30-2:30 p.m., $99. Register by May 5 at lakelandtn.gov/leagues. Details: (901) 412-9068.

Ed McCain: 7:30 p.m. May 10 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. Edwin’s been called the “great American romantic.” His hit songs, spirit and sense of humor keep fans coming back for nights that feel more like parties with old friends than rock concerts. He recorded two of the biggest love songs in the history of pop music, “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask for More.” Tickets: $35-50 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

The Writer’s Block Literary Pop-up Shop: Noon-5 p.m. May 12 at Singleton Community Center
7266 3rd Rd, Bartlett. Book signing, networking, meet-and-greet with regional authors, artists and entrepreneurs. Free and open to public.

An Evening with Chicago: May 15 at the Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St., Memphis. Details: orpheum-memphis.com.

Gary Morris: Rescheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 19 at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, 3663 Appling Road, Bartlett. (Original Jan. 27 event was cancelled because of illness. Original tickets and seats will be honored, or see bpacc.com for details on ticket refunds. Refund deadline: Feb. 28.) This headliner spans country, adult contemporary and Broadway music. Tickets: $40-50 at bpacc.org or call the Box Office at (901) 385-5588; hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays.

Justin Timberlake: May 30 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.


JUNE


Mini Kids and Juniors Tennis Camp: June 4, 6 and 8 at Winward Slopes Park courts, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. Ages 5-10 at 9-10 a.m., $60; ages 11-18 at 10-11:30 a.m., $85. Register at lakelandtn.gov/leagues by June 3.

Summer middle and high school tennis team practices: 5:15-6:30 p.m. June 5, 7, 12, 14, 26 and 28, with matches on June 16 and 30, at Winward Slopes Park court, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. For ages 12-18. Fee: $120. Register by June 4 at lakelandtn.gov/leagues.

Youth spring tennis clinic: June 17-July 22, Winward Slopes Park Courts, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. Ages 5-10 at 1-1:30 p.m., $85; ages 11-18 at 1:30-2:30 p.m., $99. Register by June 16 at lakelandtn.gov/leagues. Details: (901) 412-9068.

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


JULY


strong>Mini Kids and Juniors Tennis Camp: July 16, 18 and 20 at Winward Slopes Park courts, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. Ages 5-10 at 9-10 a.m., $60; ages 11-18 at 10-11:30 a.m., $85. Register at lakelandtn.gov/leagues by July 15.

Mini Kids and Juniors Tennis Camp: July 23, 25 and 27 at Winward Slopes Park courts, 9822 Beverle Rivera Drive, Lakeland. Ages 5-10 at 9-10 a.m., $60; ages 11-18 at 10-11:30 a.m., $85. Register at lakelandtn.gov/leagues by July 22.

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


AUGUST


No events have been submitted yet for August 2018.

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 2018.

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


OCTOBER


No events have been submitted yet for October 2018.

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


NOVEMBER


No events have been submitted yet for November 2018.

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


DECEMBER


No events have been submitted yet for December 2018.

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


JANUARY


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

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


RECURRING EVENTS


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

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

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

Bible Study with Trudy Scholten: 10 a.m.-noon on the second and fourth Mondays of each month 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).

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.

Ladies 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.

Creative Crafting: 11 a.m. – noon on the second Monday of the month at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Mexican train dominoes: 12:30-4:30 p.m. on the second and fourth 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.

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.

Gentlemen’s Pinochle: 10 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.

“Live! Jam Sessions”: 2 p.m. Wednesdays (except the first one of the month) at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Players and singers are invited to bring guitars, mandolins, dobros, basses, harmonicas, or other instruments to play and/or sing country, pop, rock, rockabilly, gospel, and other genres. Hosted by Ken Gurley.

Book club: 2-3 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.

Creative Coloring Club: 12:30-2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Those 55+ can participate in this free activity by calling (901) 746-8195 to register. Coloring for adults has soared in popularity as a way to savor stillness, concentrate on one takes and disconnect from gadgets. Coloring book designs are varied, including floral, geometric, plaid, mandala, nature scenes, babies, animals, teacups, and movie characters.
Game day: 10 a.m.-noon the third Wednesday of the month at the Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Features board games and card games. See details online.
Wednesday Workshop: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on the fourth Wednesdays of each month at Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Presented by Mark Louderback. For more information, contact Kim Odom at (901) 746-8195.

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

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

Ice cream social and forum: 1:30-2:30 p.m., third Thursday of the month  at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. The event celebrates senior citizens’ birthdays that month and also serves as a forum for seniors to comment and offer suggestions on future Senior Center Programming. All local-area seniors 55+ are welcome, even if it’s not your birthday.

Mah-Jong (American version): Noon 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.

Open house and discussion forum: 2-3 p.m. on Thursdays at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. The purpose of the event is to gather input that will shape future Senior Center programming. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.

Coffee & Chat: 10-11 a.m. on the first Friday of the month at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4527 Canada Road (next to the I.H. Clubhouse), Lakeland. Meet at the Lakeland Senior Center for fresh hot coffee and good conversation. Bring a friend and make new friends. Guests are more than welcome to join in on a friendly game of chess or checkers while you’re here. Coffee will be ready, and organizers usually plan on having treats, too.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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