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YOUTH CLASSICAL CONCERT

January 27 | 60 Perkins Extended

In its fourth year, the Youth Classical Concert offers opportunities in the community to celebrate the arts in dance and musical forms. Enjoy this free classical concert presented by Ballet on Wheels Dance School & Company, the Cordova High School Orchestra and the Prizm Ensemble. Live classical festivities set to the backdrop of classical ballet and other dance genres make this an event you don’t want to miss! Performance pieces include music from Moiser, Lebedike Honga, Rolling in the Deep and Soul Man. All ages welcome to attend.

28TH ANNUAL SOUP SUNDAY, BENEFITING YOUTH VILLAGES

January 29, from 11 am – 2 pm | FedEx Forum

The Mid-South’s best tasting event is back as the 28th annual Youth Villages Soup Sunday returns to FedEx Forum. The Chubby Vegetarian, Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence will serve as bell ringers to kick off the event. Soup Sunday attracts nearly 3,000 people who get to enjoy items from more than 50 Mid-South restaurants. General admission is $20 for adults; children ages 6 – 12 are $10; ages 5 and under are free. All proceeds from the event, presented by Konica Minolta, will benefit Youth Villages’ Mentoring Program. Visit www.SoupSunday.org for more information.

ST. JUDE SPIRIT OF THE DREAM

February 9 | Domino’s Event Center, St. Jude Campus

In honor of Black History Month, St. Jude is hosting the second annual Spirit of the Dream Gala presented by Phillip Ashley Chocolates. The ultimate party with a purpose celebrates the achievements of African-Americans in building the St. Jude legacy. For more information, please contact Caroline Smart at 901-373-5051 or caroline.smart@stjude.orghttps://www.stjude.org/get-involved/find-an-event/dinners-and-galas/spirit-of-the-dream.html

ON MY OWN WORKSHOP

February 7 | Tiger Banking Center, 11:20 am – 12:45 pm

On My Own is a real life simulation that gives students, ages 13 – 18, the opportunity to experience their futures in a fun and exciting way. Participants assume they are 26 years old, are the primary or sole support of the household and are encouraged to make healthy and wise lifestyle choices similar to those adults face on a daily basis. The On My Own youth financial education program is provided by the Family and Consumer Sciences department of the University of Tennessee Extension and facilitated by agents and classroom teachers trained in the On My Own program. For more information, contact Sarah Lawrence, Coordinator, Bank On Memphis – slawrence@shelbycountytrustee.com or 901-222-0206.

HALLELUJAH FM’S VALENTINE’S BALL

February 14 | Hilton Hotel

The third annual Hallelujah Valentine’s Ball is a night full of music, fun and fellowship held at the Hilton ballroom, featuring an old school dance off and the “Hallelujah Dating Game.” http://hallelujahfm.iheart.com/

COGNAC, CARS & CIGARS

March 4 | The Pink Palace

The second annual Cognac, Cars & Cigars is a premiere event of fine cigars and luxury automobiles. Benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-South. http://www.cognaccarsandcigars.com/

VIETNAM VETERANS CELEBRATION

March 4 | Bolivar Army National Guard Armory

A parade honoring Vietnam Veterans will begin at 9 am and will conclude at the armory. Retired Marin General James Livingston was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War, and he will be the keynote speaker for the annual celebration at 10 am. Please contact Shelia Dellinger at Bolivar City Hall, 731-658-2020, for more information.

ON MY OWN WORKSHOP

March 14 | Tiger Banking Center, 1 – 2:25 pm

On My Own is a real life simulation that gives students, ages 13 – 18, the opportunity to experience their futures in a fun and exciting way. Participants assume they are 26 years old, are the primary or sole support of the household and are encouraged to make healthy and wise lifestyle choices similar to those adults face on a daily basis. The On My Own youth financial education program is provided by the Family and Consumer Sciences department of the University of Tennessee Extension and facilitated by agents and classroom teachers trained in the On My Own program. For more information, contact Sarah Lawrence, Coordinator, Bank On Memphis – slawrence@shelbycountytrustee.com or 901-222-0206.

ON MY OWN WORKSHOP

March 16 | Tiger Banking Center, 11:20 am – 12:45 pm

On My Own is a real life simulation that gives students, ages 13 – 18, the opportunity to experience their futures in a fun and exciting way. Participants assume they are 26 years old, are the primary or sole support of the household and are encouraged to make healthy and wise lifestyle choices similar to those adults face on a daily basis. The On My Own youth financial education program is provided by the Family and Consumer Sciences department of the University of Tennessee Extension and facilitated by agents and classroom teachers trained in the On My Own program. For more information, contact Sarah Lawrence, Coordinator, Bank On Memphis – slawrence@shelbycountytrustee.com or 901-222-0206.

LAUGHALUJAH

March 18 | Location to be determined

The second annual Laughalujah show features clean comedy for family and faith-based audiences. http://hallelujahfm.iheart.com/

BEATING DOWN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

March 23 at 7:30 pm | 803 S College Street Covington, TN 38019
NWA Mid-South Wrestling is hosting a fundraiser, benefiting Amanda’s Way, to help women leave difficult situations, involving domestic violence. For more information, please visit www.nwamidsouth.com, or call 731-413-9376.

SISTA STRUT

April 1 | Tiger Lane

The third annual Sista Strut is a 3K walk to heighten awareness about the issues of breast cancer in women of color, and provide information on community resources. Event benefits Sisters Network, Carin’ and Sharin’ and STAARS.

MUNFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL’S SPRING FLING CRAFT FAIR AND SILENT AUCTION

April 7 – 8 | Munford Middle School, 100 Education Drive

Munford Middle School’s first Spring Fling will take place April 7 and 8, with proceeds being used to update the school’s technology needs. Admission is $3 (students and children are free). Shopping, concessions and crafts will be available. For more information, please contact Kathleen Burrow at 901-840-9682.

FEDEX ST. JUDE GOLF TOURNAMENT

June 5 - 11 | Southwind Golf Club

The 59th annual golf tournament is held at Southwind Golf Club and is broadcast live on iHeart stations WREC and WEGR. https://stjudeclassic.com/

YO GOTTI & FRIENDS BIRTHDAY BASH

June 2017 | Mud Island Amphitheater

Join K97 for the fifth annual concert hosted by rapper Yo Gotti and an all-star line-up of performers.

HALLELUJAH FM SUMMER JAM

June 2017 | Brown Missionary Baptist Church

The third annual concert hosted by Hallelujah FM’s on-air personalities is a night of praise and fellowship, featuring some of the most popular artists in the gospel industry

TOM JOYNER BROADCAST

September 7 - 9 | Tiger Lane

Nationally syndicated personality Tom Joyner with Sybil and Jaye Anthony Brown broadcast their show live from Tiger Lane from 5 – 9 am to kick off the Southern Heritage Classic.

WINE ON THE RIVER

October TBD | Mud Island River Park

The third annual wine tasting event features more than 200 wines in a festive atmosphere with live music set at the beautiful Mud Island River Park. This event benefits Youth Villages.

ST. JUDE RADIOTHON

October TBD | iHeartMedia Radio Stations

iHeartMedia’s annual radiothon helps raise awareness and donations for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for medical equipment and treatments for children battling the unimaginable.

HALLELUJAH FM’S CHRISTMAS CONCERT

December TBD | Mississippi Boulevard Baptist Church

Hallelujah FM’s on-air personalities host a night of music, praise and fellowship to get listeners in the holiday spirit.

GERMANTOWN EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S COMMUNITY FESTIVAL 5K & COLOR RUN
Wolf River Boulevard (Road between Kimbrough & Farmington)

Festival begins at noon; 5K at 2 pm; One-Mile Color Run at 3:15 pm. More details to come. For more information, please contact Stephanie Brockaway at 901-752-7907, or visit www.germantowneducationfoundation.org.