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Student Poetry Contest October 15
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of the month, happening 3 times

| Free

The Poetry Society of Tennessee announces its 2019/2020 Student Poetry Contest. Elementary, Middle School, and High School categories are open to students who are residents of Tennessee. Deadlines vary by grade level and category. Contest details may be found on our website, poetrytennessee.org/contests.html.

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Happy Hour October 15, 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

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Wind down after work with happy hour at any Huey’s location. Enjoy 2-for-1 wells and select drafts 4:00pm-10:00pm and 75 cents off all drinks 4:00pm-7:00pm. Cheers!

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“Land, Food, and Faith” with Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III October 15, 6:30 pm-8:45 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 11:15 am

Lindenwood Christian Church, 2400 Union Ave.
Memphis, 38112
| Free

Memphis Theological Seminary welcomes Rev. Dr. Heber Brown, III as the speaker for the 2019 Ingram/Johns Lectures. On Tuesday night, Dr. Brown will be speaking on “Land, Food, and Faith” out of his experiences launching the Black Church Food Security Network, which combats food apartheid by helping African American congregations establish or expand gardens (or other agricultural projects) on church-owned land. The Network also links Black Churches and Black Farmers in a joint effort to create a community-controlled, alternative food…

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October Insiders on Tour October 16, 9:30 am-11:30 am

Downtown Memphis Visitors Center, 119 Riverside Drive
Memphis, 38103
| $20 – $25

See it for yourself! Board a Backbeat Tours bus to gain a new perspective of Downtown Memphis. In two hours you will learn history, facts, and locations you never knew about! Tickets are $20 for MCVB Member Employees and $25 for non-members. To register, visit: welcometomemphis.org

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Pint Night October 16, 4:00 pm-10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

| Free

Get through that mid-week hump with $3.00 drafts at Huey’s Downtown.

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Repair Days October 17, 10:00 am-October 20, 5:00 pm

Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Dr
Memphis, 38106
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Every year, over 100 metalsmiths from across the country come to Memphis to make repairs on metal objects brought in by the community, all to raise funds for the Museum. Bring your metal items to the Metal Museum and have them restored to their former glory. All proceeds help support annual programming such as educational initiatives, new exhibitions, and artist residency programs.

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Butcher Collaboration Dinner October 17, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Puck Food Hall, 409 South Main Street
Memphis, 38103
| $100 – $130

Enjoy a four-course meal from Memphis’ most innovative chefs – Chef Dave Krog of Dory, Chef Nick Scott of Alchemy and Brad McCarley of City Block Salumeria, with cocktails and wine pairings from Chris Thorn and Mitch Marable of P.O. Press and desserts from Chef Franck Oysel.

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Light Up the Night for Dyslexia October 18, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Beale Street Landing, 251 Riverside Dr
Memphis, 38103
| Free

About 100, 000 Tennesseans have dyslexia, the most common cause of reading, writing, and spelling difficulties. It is estimated that 70-80% of people who have reading difficulties are likely to have some form of dyslexia. On October 18, 2019, the Hernando Desoto Bridge will be lit up RED to celebrate World Dyslexia Day. Decoding Dyslexia Tennessee, the Tennessee Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, and the Erika Center at Bodine School are co-hosting this family-friendly event at Beale Street Landing.…

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Fitness Under the Stars October 18, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 18, 2019

River Garden, 51 Riverside Drive
Memphis, 38103
| FREE

Fitness Under the Stars is a FREE summer/fall fitness series that will be comprised of a variety of group fitness classes, which will promote wellness and community. The series will occur weekly over a nine-week period on Friday evenings along the Riverfront. August 23 – Sept 13 : Mud Island Sept 20 – Oct 11: River Garden Oct 18: Cossitt Library (back of the library) Sept. 20 : Yoga w/ Your Inner Yogi Sept. 27 : Spin w/ Spincult Oct.…

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International Archaeology Day at Chucalissa October 19, 10:00 am-3:00 pm

C. H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa, 1987 Indian Village Drive
Memphis, 38109
| Free

Enjoy free admission for a day filled with special activities for the entire family: guided tours of the nature trail, face painting, Native American crafts, flintknapping demonstrations, and more. In addition to scavenger hunts in the museum, exploring the mound site, and handling real artifacts in the Hands-on Lab, crafts like pottery will be ongoing. All day, visitors can try their hand at throwing darts with an atlatl, and compete for the best shot in the afternoon. And you won’t…

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