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Events Calendar

May 2015

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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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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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

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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Parent-child workshop designed for toddlers includes story time, art, and snack. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250

Cost: $8. Pre-register/pre-pay by noon 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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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 »

More information

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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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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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

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
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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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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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
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Festivities include Luigi’s Café, Luigi’s Market, Luigi’s 5K, cooking demos, Spaghetti Gravy contest, Bocce and Cornhole tournaments, grape stomping, live music, arts and...

Cost: $5 for Thursday. $8 for Friday. $8 for Saturday.

Where:
Marquette Park
Corner of Mt. Moriah and Park Ave
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

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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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 for stories and craft with different themes each week. May 1: Nursery Rhymes. May 8: Mother's Day. May 15: Tip-top Teeth! May 22: Mail. May 29: Baking. For details, go to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morton Museum of Collierville History
196 N. Main Street
Collierville, TN  38017
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Enjoy lunch on the Dixon grounds. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: Prices vary.

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
View map »

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Explore this year's Idea Garden: Fairies, Gnomes, and Hobbit Homes in My Big Backyard. Build fairy houses and gnome homes at Gnome Depot, play gnome games, and enjoy a dance by Garden fairies....

Cost: $15

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Meet at the museum's parking lot to watch Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb (PG). Bring lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments provided. Visit http://www.colliervillemuseum.org or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morton Museum of Collierville History
196 N. Main Street
Collierville, TN  38017
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Festivities include Luigi’s Café, Luigi’s Market, Luigi’s 5K, cooking demos, Spaghetti Gravy contest, Bocce and Cornhole tournaments, grape stomping, live music, arts and...

Cost: $5 for Thursday. $8 for Friday. $8 for Saturday.

Where:
Marquette Park
Corner of Mt. Moriah and Park Ave
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

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Movies begin at dusk in Central Park. May 1: Planes Fire & Rescue. May 15: Dolphin Tale 2. May 29: Up. Visit http://www.shopcarriagecrossing.com or call 854-8240.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carriage Crossing
4674 Merchants Park Circle
Collierville, TN  38017
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 »

More information

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
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
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Meets on Saturday with different activities each week. May 9: Sweet on Mom. May 16: Strawberry Fields Forever. May 23: Patriotic Picnic. May 30: Blooming with Flower Power. For details, go to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memphis Farmers Market
G.E. Patterson and South Front Street
Memphis, TN  38103
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Foundry Celebration features an iron pour, hands-on activities including an opportunity to make your own cast iron tile or bowl, food trucks, a reception for the FIRE exhibition, and a chance to...

Cost: Admission is free.

Where:
Metal Museum
374 Metal Museum Drive
Memphis, TN  38106
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A hula hoop class for children ages 6 and up. Kids learn fun new moves, get a healthy dose of movement, and play! Hoops provided at the studio. For details, go to...

Cost: $10-$15

Where:
Co-Motion Studio
416 N Cleveland
Memphis, TN  38104
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Sponsor: Co-Motion Studio
Telephone: 901-316-7733
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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
View map »

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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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Do-It-Yourself enthusiasts are invited to come watch experts demonstrate dozens of topics from raising backyard chickens to woodworking and more. Go to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Germantown Community Library
1925 Exeter Rd
Germantown, TN  38138
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Memphians get an opportunity to see local musical acts and enjoy the spring on the mighty Mississippi. Bluegrass duo Eric Lewis and Andy Ratliff performing with Caleb Sweazy on May 30. For details,...

Cost: Minimum donation: $5/person. Benefits The Maria Montessori School

Where:
Harbor Town Amphitheater
740 Harbor Bend Road
Memphis, TN  38103
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Join us for our annual Frog Chorus Walk along the Mineral Slough Boardwalk in Ghost River State Natural Area. This two-hour event introduces families to more than seven species of frogs as well as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bateman Road Bridge
Moscow, TN  38057

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Festivities include Luigi’s Café, Luigi’s Market, Luigi’s 5K, cooking demos, Spaghetti Gravy contest, Bocce and Cornhole tournaments, grape stomping, live music, arts and...

Cost: $5 for Thursday. $8 for Friday. $8 for Saturday.

Where:
Marquette Park
Corner of Mt. Moriah and Park Ave
Memphis, TN  38117
View map »

More information

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
View map »

More information

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
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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Talk about family challenges and get siblings involved.
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Start this yummy weekend tradition at your home.
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