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"A History of Death"

Sat., Jan. 18, 1 p.m.
Elmwood Cemetery 824 S. Dudley, Memphis Midtown

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Join Kim Bearden for a 45 minute presentation on funerals, folklore, and how we've come to memorialize our loved ones during this indoor, seated talk. Snacks will be served. 774-3212

Keith Amodeo: Weight Loss

Sat., Jan. 18, 2-3 p.m.
Lucius E. & Elsie C. Burch Jr. Library 501 Poplar View, Collierville, Collierville Collierville

Discuss healthy ways to lose weight with Collierville Weight Loss Center representative. Learn how making small changes can produce big results. Feel healthier and have more energy. 18= 901-457-2600

Bicentennial History Hikes

Tuesdays, 2 p.m.
Lichterman Nature Center 5992 Quince, Memphis East Memphis

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Meet at the guest services desk in the Visitor Center. 767-7322

GFWC Metro Memphis Woman's Club

Fourth Thursday of every month, 6:30-8 p.m.
Community Resource Center 3475 Central, Memphis Midtown

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Volunteer community service organization for Memphis women. Monthly guest speaker, service project, and other activities. Projects include domestic violence, advocates for children, arts, and more.

"The Way"

Fridays, 6 p.m.

Rev. John Kilzer will host a service of recovery with music as a key component. For more information, visit www.stjohnsmidtown.org. (901) 726-4104

"What's Shaking Memphis?"

Sun., Jan. 26, 1:30-3 p.m.

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Research associate, Dr. Kent Moran, at the U of M Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), speaks about activity in the New Madrid fault line near Memphis. 901-216-2626

Pizza with Planners: Memphis History and Community Development

Tue., Jan. 28, 5:30-7 p.m.
The CMPLX 2234 Lamar Avenue, Memphis Midtown

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Examines how Memphis histories – big and small, well-known and little-known – are shaping the lives of residents and the development of the Bluff City today.

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Sat., Feb. 1, 2-4 p.m.
Oothoon's 410 N. Cleveland, Memphis Midtown

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Enjoy the best coffee in the world while learning about the history and cultural significance of Ethiopian coffee. 901-287-9103

Immigration Forum

Sun., Feb. 2, 11:15 a.m. and Sun., Feb. 9, 11:15 a.m.
Calvary Episcopal Church 102 N. Second, Memphis Downtown

Forum with Charlie Pazar and Jack Richbourg, moderated by Paul McLain. Lives Worth Saving, Thistle and Bee, and Community Legal Center will be in attendance. 525-6602

"Economic Recovery For Whom?: Who Gets Squeezed and What We Can Do About It"

Thu., Feb. 6, 6-8 p.m.
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry, Memphis Downtown

Ernesto Cortés, Jr. will talk about the toll the Great Recession took on people of color, how the corporate recovery in no way translated to individuals, and how organizers can help. (901) 521-9699

Master Gardener’s Present: Grass to Trees and In Between

Sat., Feb. 15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Memphis Botanic Garden 750 Cherry, Memphis East Memphis

Ensure success in your yard featuring Dr. Chris Cooper (lawns), Rick Pudwell (shrubs), Bo Kelley (trees), Master Gardener Jan Dickey (perennials), and Jim Crowder (vines). 636-4100

Daily Memphian Seminar: "Women and Business 2020"

Thu., Feb. 20, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

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Be inspired and motivated by leading women business professionals who are impacting change within their respective industries. Featuring Alexis Pugh, Alex Castle, and Kontji Anthony. 544-6209

Normal Isn't Real: Succeeding with Learning Disabilities & ADHD

Mon., Feb. 24, 6-8 p.m.

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Four successful young adults share the ups and downs of their journeys to becoming experts on themselves and what they need to succeed. Panel discussion follows film. 901-682-3115

"Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: What It Is and What We Can Do About It"

Sat., April 4, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Presented by students enrolled in The Elder Law Clinic at U of M, specially admitted to practice pursuant to TSC Rule 7, Sec. 10.03, and under the supervision of elder law attorney Donna Harkness. 601-715-5114
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