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    Museum De Sankofa Preserving The Heritage Benefit & Award Ceremony                                        February 10, 2018 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm | 3468 Casino Way | Robinsonville, MS. 38664       

    This event is a benefit and award ceremony honoring Blues Legend Bobby Rush and Community Advocate Joan Richardson with benefits going to the non-profit Museum De Sankofa. If you need more information please contact Nina Woodruff at (615) 390-0401 or artifacts25@gmail.com.  You can also visit www.preservingtheheritage.myevent.com.

    33rd Annual “Bowlin’ On The River” Bowl-A-Thon                                                                                February 17 & 18 and 24-25, 2018 | 9:00am | Billy Hardwick's All-Star Lanes, 1576 S. White Station Rd           

    All day event benefiting the Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South.  JA’s purpose is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Simply, JA teaches children how business works.  JA’s annual “Bowlin’ on the River” Bowl-A-Thon is the biggest fundraiser each year and involves dozens of local organizations and thousands of bowlers.  Participating organizations include First Tennessee, FedEx, City of Memphis, MLGW, Power & Tel, International Paper, and many more!  Participating bowling centers include Winchester Bowl (3703 S. Mendenhall Road), Billy Hardwick’s All-Star Lanes (1576 S. White Station Road) and FunQuest (440 U.S. Hwy 72, Collierville, TN).  Teams of five are asked to raise a minimum of $350 and each member will receive a souvenir t-shirt.  Reserve your lanes today by contacting Ellen Celosky at 901.366.7800 or ecelosky@jamemphis.org.  For more information on Junior Achievement, visit www.jamemphis.org.
     

    Basic Bike Assessment Class                                                                                                       

    February 19, 2018 | 6:30pm – 9:00pm | 1000 S. Cooper | Memphis, Tn. 38104                                  

    Gain an understanding of the different systems on your bicycle. Make sure your bike is in good working order and safe to ride. We’ll also include some good cycling tricks-of-the-trade for making it easier to stay on your saddle.  For more info email:  info@revolutionsmemphis.com  or visit the website at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1389229504539213/.  You may also call (901) 7266409.

    33rd Annual “Bowlin’ On The River” Bowl-A-Thon                                                                                February 17 &18 and 24-25, 2018 | 9:00am | Billy Hardwick's All-Star Lanes, 1576 S. White Station Rd           

    All day event benefiting the Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid-South.  JA’s purpose is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. Simply, JA teaches children how business works.  JA’s annual “Bowlin’ on the River” Bowl-A-Thon is the biggest fundraiser each year and involves dozens of local organizations and thousands of bowlers.  Participating organizations include First Tennessee, FedEx, City of Memphis, MLGW, Power & Tel, International Paper, and many more!  Participating bowling centers include Winchester Bowl (3703 S. Mendenhall Road), Billy Hardwick’s All-Star Lanes (1576 S. White Station Road) and FunQuest (440 U.S. Hwy 72, Collierville, TN).  Teams of five are asked to raise a minimum of $350 and each member will receive a souvenir t-shirt.  Reserve your lanes today by contacting Ellen Celosky at 901.366.7800 or ecelosky@jamemphis.org.  For more information on Junior Achievement, visit www.jamemphis.org.
     

    Peabody Bike Train                                                                                                                                   February 28, 2018 | 7:30am-8:30am | 1000 S. Cooper |Memphis, Tn. 38104                                

    The Peabody Bike Train is making stops throughout Cooper-Young. Choose a stop that’s close to you. Arrive with your bicycle a few minutes early & wait for the “train” to roll into the station. Then join the “train” & ride with us to school. Parents are encouraged to ride!  You can find more information at https://revolutionsmemphis.wordpress.com or by calling (901) 726-6409 or emailing info@revolutionsmemphis.com  Event benefits Revolutions Bicycle Coop.

    Literacy Night/Read Across America                                                                                                      March 1, 2018 | 6:30pm-7:00pm | 14925 Highway 194 |Oakland, Tn. 38060                                         

    Please contact Sheila Cassady at (901) 598-2770 or via email at sheilavaughncassady@gmail.com.  Read Across America with a weather-related theme benefitting Oakland Elementary School Community.

    Hope Church Agape Heart Light                                                                                                              March 2, 2018 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm |8500 Walnut Grove | Memphis, Tn. 38018 

    Explore justice, mercy and healing by joining us for “Heart Light: Do Justice” with featured speakers Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, and Brian Fikkert, author of “When Helping Hurts”.  We will explore where Memphis has been, where we are and where we need to go from here. Tickets ($15, $20 and $30) will be on sale at agapemeanslove.org/heartlight/.  Proceeds benefit Agape Child & Family Services, a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing children and families in Memphis with healthy homes.  For more information please contact Lori Humber at (901) 323-3600 or email her at lori.humber@agapemeanslove.org.  You can also visit their website at http://agapemeanslove.org/heartlight/.

    Ballet Magnificat! Presents “The Scarlet Cord”                                                                                      March 3, 2018 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm | 140 University, Michael D. Rose Theatre | Memphis, Tn. 38152

    This will be a great evening of ministry and worship as these professional dancers perform "Amazed" and "The Scarlet Cord".   "The Scarlet Cord" depicts the lives of two foreign missionaries working underground within the former Communist Soviet Union while facing the challenge of avoiding the Secret Police and remaining undercover.  For more information and ticket purchase go to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/5910490/ballet-magnificatthe-scarlet-cord-memphis-michael-drose-theatre  or contact Rachel Himebook @ ipcballet@gmail.com or (901) 218-9339.  Tickets may also be purchased at Independent Presbyterian Church's Bookstore.
                                                               
    I Can Fix That: Routine Bicycle Maintenance                                                                                          March 10, 2018 | 9:00 am -12:00pm | 1000 S Cooper St | Memphis, Tn. 38104                            

    This class addresses the routine maintenance you can do on your bicycle to keep it running well. Dive into details regarding proper bicycle cleaning (and drying) techniques. After our bicycles are all clean, we will cover which parts get greased and lubricated, and how.  For more details contact Revolutions Bicycle CoOp at  info@revolutionsmemphis.com.  You can also call them at 901) 726-6409 or visit their website at https://www.facebook.com/events/1924062361255165/ 

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