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May 2015

FREE Summer Movie Series at the Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art! The museum will screen Asian or Judaic themed movies every Saturday and Sunday from May 30th to August 9th (except July 4th)....

Cost: FREE, Museum admission sold separately

Where:
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
119 S. Main St.
Pembroke Building, Concourse Level
Memphis, TN  38103
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Sponsor: Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
Telephone: 901-523-2787
Contact Name: Belinda Fish
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An expo of wearable art, jewelry, apparel & accessories hand-crafted by talented artists is displayed on-stage and in the lobby at GPAC. This two-day event showcases the work of more than 40...

Cost: $5 donation to ArtWorks Foundation

Where:
GPAC
1801 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
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VIP Hero registration closes May 31. Register for a chance to win a 2016 Ford Explorer courtesy of Landers Ford. Register at http://www.stjudemarathon.org

Cost: Check website for details.

Where:
St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN  38105
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An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
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Join on the Little Garden Patio and use dishes, spoons, and nature's decorations to "bake" your own cake creations. Visit http://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4100.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Teens are invited to come out and do random mystery things which may be games, crazy art or food. Call 757-7323 or go to http://www.facebook.com/GermantownCommunityLibrary

Cost: Free

Where:
Germantown Community Library
1925 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
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Contest is open to all interested in designing and building an art museum in Minecraft. Designs shown in the big screen during the Video Game Block Party on July 18 organized in conjunction with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
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Bring in your kids to watch some of your favorite movies. For details, go to http://www.malco.com

Cost: $2/person

Where:
Malco Theatres
Memphis, TN

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Features local produce, food trucks, live music, and healthy cooking demos. Visit http://www.ChurchHealthCenter.org or call 259-4673 x 2228.

Cost: Free

Where:
Church Health Center
1115 Union Ave
Memphis, TN  38104
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Parent-child workshop designed for toddlers includes a story time, art activity, and snack. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: $8. Pre-register/pre-pay by noon the day before class.

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Red Tailed Hawk. Friday: Snakes. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Show features a magic trunk that contains the magician's comic book with tricks representing superheroes from Batman to Spider Man and beyond. Call 757-7323 or go to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Germantown Community Library
1925 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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Bring a chair or blanket, enjoy food and live music at the park. June 2: Soul Shockers. June 9: Ruby Wilson. June 16: Party Planet. Rain date: June 23. For details, call 757-7375.

Cost: Free concert. $3 for hot dog combo, $5 for hamburger combo.

Where:
Kiwanis Pavilion at Muncipal Park
1801 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
View map »

More information

Contest is open to all interested in designing and building an art museum in Minecraft. Designs shown in the big screen during the Video Game Block Party on July 18 organized in conjunction with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

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Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
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Families are invited to join in to watch independent and international children's short films as well as animated versions of classics in the auditorium and also make art together in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Bring in your kids to watch some of your favorite movies. For details, go to http://www.malco.com

Cost: $2/person

Where:
Malco Theatres
Memphis, TN

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Features activities with different themes each week for children ages 4 and under. June 3: Sea Foam. June 10: Follow the Leader. June 17: Number Recognition. June 24: Being an Artist. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Red Tailed Hawk. Friday: Snakes. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Shop for locally grown produce, home-baked breads and sweets, honey, and artisan items. Visit http://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4100.

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
View map »

More information

An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
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2015 Kids Summer Workshops for children ages 6-12 explores different themes from the past each week. June 3 & July 29: Civil War. June 10 & July 15: Turn of the Century Collierville....

Cost: Free. RSVP required.

Where:
Morton Museum of Collierville History
196 N. Main Street
Collierville, TN  38017
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Contest is open to all interested in designing and building an art museum in Minecraft. Designs shown in the big screen during the Video Game Block Party on July 18 organized in conjunction with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Children ages 4 and under participate in different art activities each week. June 4: Painting with Paper. June 11. Paper Elephant. June 18: Dot to Dot Painting. June 25: Magic Paint Bag. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Children ages 4 and under play with different musical instruments each week. June 4: Drums. June 11: Tambourines. June 18: Castanets. June 25: Maracas. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Red Tailed Hawk. Friday: Snakes. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Producer-only market offering local foods, produce, meats, arts & crafts. Special programming include chef demos, live music, and performances. Contact: Joni Roberts, 757-7378.

Cost: Free. Parking near Germantown Elementary School. Shuttles available.

Where:
Bobby Lanier Farm Park
2660 Cross Country Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy music in the outdoors. June 4: Bryan Hayes & the Retrievers. June 11: Eric Hughes. June 18: AIMS Gang. June 25: SIX Degrees. July 9: Blind Mississippi Morris....

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Collierville
125 N. Rowlett St.
Collierville, TN  38017
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Grab you family and friends, bring a chair or blanket, and enjoy a movie under the stars. May 28: Frozen (PG). June 4: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1(PG-13). June 11: Big Hero 6 (PG). June...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kiwanis Pavilion at Municipal Park
1801 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
View map »

More information

Contest is open to all interested in designing and building an art museum in Minecraft. Designs shown in the big screen during the Video Game Block Party on July 18 organized in conjunction with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
View map »

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Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents this family production in partnership with the U of M' Department of Theatre & Dance. Preview performances are June 4 & 5 at 7 p.m. Free...

Cost: Call 759-0604 for details.

Where:
University of Memphis Mainstage
3745 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38152
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This year's line-up consists of comedies, classics, fan favorites, and family-friendly features. Also includes the Friday Night double feature, family matinees, and special screenings...

Cost: $7/adult. $5/child under 12. Package and group discounts available.

Where:
The Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN  38103
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Farmers and vendors offer locally grown produce. In case of inclement weather, check http://www.facebook.com/shopcarriagecrossing for event updates

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Park @ Carriage Crossing
4674 Merchants Park Circle
Collierville, TN  38017
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Join in for fun at the garden. Visit http://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4100.

Cost: $3/child plus garden admission.

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Red Tailed Hawk. Friday: Snakes. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Memphis Boychoir, Girlchoir & Chamber Choir perform music from Mendelssohn's "Elijah" and Handel's "Messiah" accompanied by members of the Memphis Symphony...

Cost: Free

Where:
Saint John's Episcopal Church
3245 Central Ave
Memphis, TN  38111
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Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
View map »

More information

An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
View map »

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Shelby County Schools and the Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association invites golfers to come support the district's anti-bullying program. Prizes awarded. Register by June 1. Lunch...

Cost: Registration fee includes lunch, 18 holes with cart, and a player gift package.

Where:
Tunica National Golf Resort
13625 Highway 61 N
Robinsonville, MS  38664
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Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents this family production in partnership with the U of M' Department of Theatre & Dance. Preview performances are June 4 & 5 at 7 p.m. Free...

Cost: Call 759-0604 for details.

Where:
University of Memphis Mainstage
3745 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38152
View map »

More information

This year's line-up consists of comedies, classics, fan favorites, and family-friendly features. Also includes the Friday Night double feature, family matinees, and special screenings...

Cost: $7/adult. $5/child under 12. Package and group discounts available.

Where:
The Orpheum Theatre
203 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN  38103
View map »

More information

Contest is open to all interested in designing and building an art museum in Minecraft. Designs shown in the big screen during the Video Game Block Party on July 18 organized in conjunction with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Children ages 1-13 are invited to join second annual Youth Fishing Rodeo. Children must be accompanied by parents and must bring their own fishing gear. Prizes awarded for special catches. For...

Cost: Free

Where:
T. O. Fuller State Park
1500 W. Mitchell Rd.
Memphis, TN  38109
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Meets on Saturdays with different activities each week. June 13: Oh, Eggstatic Eggheads. June 20: Fishin' with Dad. June 27: Spill the Beans. For details, go to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Farmers Market
G.E. Patterson and South Front Street
Memphis, TN  38103
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Children under 12 are invited to come to Walnut Log Area in Obion County and join the rodeo. Fish free to win prizes and coupons, get goodie bags and lunch. Contact: Tara Dowdy...

Cost: Free

Where:
Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge
4343 Hwy 157
Union City, TN  38261
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Children ages 6-12 are invited to come early to claim a spot around the lake. Parents can assist in baiting or taking fish off the hook. Prizes awarded in each age group. For details, call 757-7375.

Cost: Free

Where:
Johnson Road Park
2970 Johnson Road
Germantown, TN  38138
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This family-friendly event features different stations throughout the zoo with activities and games for children to learn about night vision, 3-D, children's eye care and how animals' eyes...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
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Bring your kids to Overton Park Greensward for the annual family festival featuring live music from Alexis Grace, Artistik Approach, and others, children's activities, food...

Cost: Free $5 donation benefits Overton Park Conservancy.

Where:
Overton Park Greenward
2080 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Drop in at the Dixon to create works of art, open studio-style. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Red Tailed Hawk. Friday: Snakes. Visit...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
View map »

More information

FREE Summer Movie Series at the Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art! The museum will screen Asian or Judaic themed movies every Saturday and Sunday from May 30th to August 9th (except July 4th)....

Cost: FREE, Museum admission sold separately

Where:
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
119 S. Main St.
Pembroke Building, Concourse Level
Memphis, TN  38103
View map »


Sponsor: Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
Telephone: 901-523-2787
Contact Name: Belinda Fish
Website »

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In this all day event, celebrate National Trails Day with a guided hike on the park's Discovery Trail. Bring hiking shoes, water, camera, bug spray, and binoculars. For details, call 543-7581.

Cost: Free

Where:
T. O. Fuller State Park
1500 W. Mitchell Rd.
Memphis, TN  38109
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Contest is open to all interested in designing and building an art museum in Minecraft. Designs shown in the big screen during the Video Game Block Party on July 18 organized in conjunction with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

More information

Reelfoot Lake State Park invites you to take the Scenic Pontoon Boat Tour as naturalists pilot the cruise and discuss the history of Reelfoot Lake. On your trip, you will see cypress...

Cost: 3 hour & Sunset Cruise: $10/adult $6/children under 16. 1 hour cruise: $6/person

Where:
Visitor Center/Ellington Assembly Hall @ Reelfoot Lake State Park
2595 HWY 21 E.
Tiptonville, TN  38079
View map »

More information

Inspired by Amy Stewart’s book Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities, this family-friendly exhibit gives visitors hands-on experience with...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Bodine Exhibit Hall @ Pink Palace Museum
3050 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38111
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An all new, free-flight bird show featuring over 30 different birds representing 17 different exotic species opens on February 28th. Show times during the week: 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Show times...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place
Memphis, TN  38112
View map »

More information

Tennessee Shakespeare Company presents this family production in partnership with the U of M' Department of Theatre & Dance. Preview performances are June 4 & 5 at 7 p.m. Free...

Cost: Call 759-0604 for details.

Where:
University of Memphis Mainstage
3745 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38152
View map »

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