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Events Calendar

August 2014

Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Preschoolers run, bike, and swim (run through fire truck spray) to the finish line where everyone receives a medal. Bring a bicycle or tricycle and a size-appropriate helmet. Race date:...

Cost: $5. Includes race t-shirt. No Race Day Registration.

Where:
Farmington Park
2029 Cordes
Germantown, TN  38138
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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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...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Preschoolers run, bike, and swim (run through fire truck spray) to the finish line where everyone receives a medal. Bring a bicycle or tricycle and a size-appropriate helmet. Race date:...

Cost: $5. Includes race t-shirt. No Race Day Registration.

Where:
Farmington Park
2029 Cordes
Germantown, TN  38138
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Parent-child workshop designed for ages 2-4 features story, art activity, and snack. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: $8. Reservations required.

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Enjoy the museum after hours by exploring galleries, shopping in museum store, and watching sunset on the river. Visit http://www.metalmuseum.org or call 774-6380.

Cost: Free

Where:
Metal Museum
374 Metal Museum Dr.
Memphis, TN  38106
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Preschoolers run, bike, and swim (run through fire truck spray) to the finish line where everyone receives a medal. Bring a bicycle or tricycle and a size-appropriate helmet. Race date:...

Cost: $5. Includes race t-shirt. No Race Day Registration.

Where:
Farmington Park
2029 Cordes
Germantown, TN  38138
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Shop for fresh produce, flowers, 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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Preschoolers run, bike, and swim (run through fire truck spray) to the finish line where everyone receives a medal. Bring a bicycle or tricycle and a size-appropriate helmet. Race date:...

Cost: $5. Includes race t-shirt. No Race Day Registration.

Where:
Farmington Park
2029 Cordes
Germantown, TN  38138
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More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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A producer-only market offers local foods, produce, meats, arts and crafts, chef demos, live music, and workshops. Parking available at Germantown Elementary. Shuttles available for assistance....

Cost: Free

Where:
Bobby Lanier Farm Park via Germantown Elementary School
Next to Cloyes Soccer Fields on Cross Country Drive
Germantown, TN  38138
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Preschoolers run, bike, and swim (run through fire truck spray) to the finish line where everyone receives a medal. Bring a bicycle or tricycle and a size-appropriate helmet. Race date:...

Cost: $5. Includes race t-shirt. No Race Day Registration.

Where:
Farmington Park
2029 Cordes
Germantown, TN  38138
View map »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Lichterman Nature Center
5992 Quince Road
Memphis, TN  38119
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

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Explore the wild side of My Big Backyard and become a Jr. Naturalist. Visit http://www.memphisbotanicgarden.com or call 636-4100

Cost: $3 plus garden admission.

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN  38117
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Bring your sketchbook and pencils and get advice from an art instructor on how to advance your skills. Photographs of permanent collection allowed so participants can take a reference photo and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Watch a movie in the outdoors every other Friday. June 13: The Incredibles. June 27: Tarzan. July 11: Despicable Me 2. July 25: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. August 8: Curious...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Park @ Carriage Crossing
4674 Merchants Park Circle
Collierville, TN  38017
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Series includes popular titles, double features, girls' night out favorites, sing-alongs, and family matinees. Pre-movie activities include movie trivia, costume contests, photo booths,...

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

Where:
The Orpheum
203 S. Main Street
Memphis, TN  38103
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Preschoolers run, bike, and swim (run through fire truck spray) to the finish line where everyone receives a medal. Bring a bicycle or tricycle and a size-appropriate helmet. Race date:...

Cost: $5. Includes race t-shirt. No Race Day Registration.

Where:
Farmington Park
2029 Cordes
Germantown, TN  38138
View map »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

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Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
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Spray Park exhibit has 40 sprayers to keep families cool and escape the summer heat. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: $12. Does not include museum admission.Special combo ticket available.

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
View map »

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Tell a story making Grasshopper and Ant art. Visit http://www.cmom.com or call 458-2678.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central Avenue
Memphis, TN  38104
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Watch CBT "Fairyrina" perform the Sugar Plum Fairy variation, join the instructors and teens for a presentation, and enjoy cookies and punch....

Cost: Free.

Where:
Oak Room Studio @ the Racquet Club of Memphis
5111 Sanderlin Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Make art projects, meet special guests, check out art demonstrations, and enjoy live music. Visit http://www.dixon.org or call 761-5250.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Avenue
Memphis, TN  38117
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Join for open house on August 16, 23, & 30, from 11:30-1:30 p.m. August 28, from 6-8 p.m. and September 6, from noon until 2 p.m. Visit http://www.balletonwheels.org or call 870-4348.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ballet on Wheels Dance School & Company
1015 South Cooper St. # 200
Memphis, TN  38104
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Watch the Backyard Wildlife Center's animal keepers feed the animals at noon. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: Box Turtle. Wednesday: Hawk. Friday: Snakes....

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Watch the regional premiere of the beloved Addams Family created by cartoonist Charles Addams. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m....

Cost: $30/adult. $10/child under 12.

Where:
Theatre Memphis
630 Perkins Extd.
Memphis, TN  38117
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