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Events Calendar

May 2015

Meet Skippyjon Jones and read the first book in his series and engage in a craft activity. For details, call 386-2468.

Cost: Free

Where:
Wolfchase Barnes & Noble
2774 N. Germantown Parkway
Memphis, TN  38133
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This seventh annual event features Germantown Symphony Orchestra performing show tunes and other orchestrations under the direction of Dr. Ron Vernon. It takes place in the beautiful Rose Garden at...

Cost: General admission: $25.

Where:
Home of Bob and Mary Jean smith
156 W. Poplar Avenue
Collierville, TN  38017
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KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, is bringing the “Make Some Noise” tour to Memphis! The KIDZ BOP Kids will take the stage to perform family-friendly versions of today’s...

Cost: $20-$50

Where:
Minglewood Hall
1555 Madison Ave
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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Triathlon events kick off with the Sports Expo on Friday, May 15, from 3-7 p.m. and also on Saturday, May 16, from 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. MIM Sprint Triathlon which includes 1/3 mile swim, 12-mile bike...

Cost: Register online or on site at the Sports Expo.

Where:
Edmund Orgill Park
7650 Kerrville-Rosemark Rd
Millington, TN  38053
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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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Explore the Herb garden with representatives from the Memphis Herb Society, listen to hourly talks, watch demos on cooking and crafting with herbs, and shop at herbal marketplace. Herbal foods and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Memphis Botanic Garden
750 Cherry Rd
Memphis, TN  38117
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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
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CMOM partners with The Commission of Missing and Exploited Children (COMEC) to share information on keeping children safe. Meet McGruff the Crime Dog, firefighters, and police officers as you...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
CMOM
2525 Central 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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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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Features a dozen different performances by local theatre groups, workshops, street performances, and arts activities. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit...

Cost: Pay what you can

Where:
The McCoy Theatre @ Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN  38112
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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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Metal Museum celebrates blacksmiths everywhere with free admission and forging demos throughout the day. 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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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
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Catch Little Mermaid in 2D at the IMAX theatre on Saturdays in May. Also showing on Memorial Day, May 25 at 4 p.m. For details, go to http://www.memphismuseums.org/cti_3d-events_programs/

Cost: $9/adult. $7/child ages 3-12.

Where:
Pink Palace Museum
3050 Central Avenue
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 »

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Features a dozen different performances by local theatre groups, workshops, street performances, and arts activities. Friday, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit...

Cost: Pay what you can

Where:
The McCoy Theatre @ Rhodes College
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN  38112
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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