Community Info.


ACT Summer Prep Intensive

The Teen Service’s College and Career Readiness team is hosting an ACT Summer Prep Intensive at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library.

You must visit www.memphislibrary.org, click on the tile labeled “ACT Summer Prep Intensive” to begin the application process and register.

During this eleven session summer series, learn test-taking strategies, calculator shortcuts, and more! Registration will be open during the month of May. Please be sure to register for the event as seating is limited. Session drop-ins are welcome, if space is available. Keep in mind space may not be available for drop-ins during any given session. Availability for drop-ins is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students are encouraged to bring their own calculators. A small number of calculators will be available for in-class use for students that do not own one.

DATES AND TIMES
The free sessions will be from 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Benjamin Hooks Central Library in Room L-56 on:

June 22, 2019
June 29, 2019
July 13, 2019
July 20, 2019
July 27, 2019
August 3, 2019
August 10, 2019
August 17, 2019
August 24, 2019
August 31, 2019
September 7, 2019

*Light refreshments will be served or participants may bring their own lunch.

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Friend Of The Library Book Sale Friday May 24 & Saturday May 25

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

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Shelby County Schools – SCS
PUBLIC AUCTION FOR SURPLUS ITEMS
 
Thursday, May 9, 2019 – 9 am
(Display and inspection opportunity on Wednesday, May 8th from 9 am – 3 pm).
 
SCS Mallory Warehouse, 1384 Farmville, Memphis, 38122
 
Vehicles
Maintenance supplies
Kitchen equipment
Tables
Book box desks
Stack chairs
Teacher desks
Photo copiers
File cabinets
Refrigerators
Sewing machines
Saws
Drill presses
 
All sales are final.
No warranty and no guarantees as to quality. Sold “as is”.
Must be paid immediately by cash and cashier’s check, only, made payable to Shelby County Schools.
10% buyer’s premium added
9.25% sales tax
Must be removed by Friday, May 10th, 3 pm
 
More info? Call 901-416-2830 (SCS Office of Asset Management)
Grocery Giveaway – Saturday, March 23rd
 
Save Our Sons and Daughters Inc. will be giving away limited grocery items from 10:30 am until 12 noon.
 
Families that need assistance can visit Right Direction Christian Ministries Church at 3680 Rhodes Ave. Memphis TN 38111, fill out a short form and receive mostly non-perishable items based on family size while supplies last. It will be on a first come, first served basis.
 
Each 4th Saturday of the month, these grocery giveaways will take place. In addition, there is a clothes closet that may be useful to those who may need clothing. Families that are in an emergency situation can call the organization at any time for possible assistance at 901-244-5887. Staff will return the call in a timely manner.
 
Ron Hampton/Director

Le Bonheur Volunteen Program is looking for high school students ages 15-18 that are interested in the volunteer/shadowing program this summer. We will also welcome any college student that may be interested. Please email lbvolunteers@lebonheur.org for questions.

Applications will be published the first of April and will run/be accepted the whole month!

For the duration of the government shutdown, local organizations and businesses are offering discounts and free admission to all federal employees with the presentation of a government ID!

Here’s what we’ve seen so far:

  • 50% off food in the Crosstown Arts Cafe
  • 50% off membership fees for the Shared Arts Making spaces in Crosstown Arts
  • Free admission at Stax Museum of American Soul Music for federal employee and one guest
  • Free admission at National Civil Rights Museum for federal employee and one guest
  • Free admission into Dixon Gallery and Gardens for federal employees, contractors, and their families members (will continue on until one month after shutdown ends)
  • Free admission into the Brooks Museum for federal employees and their families
  • $20 tickets at Playhouse on the Square starting this weekend
  • $15 adult tickets (limit 2) for any Thursday night performance through March 31, 2019 at Theatre Memphis
  • A limited number of tickets are available for furloughed employees to Mary Wilson at the Halloran Centreon Jan. 26. To redeem, visit the box office between Jan. 22 and 25 and show government ID. One ticket per person.
  • Free admission to the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and Memphis Hall of Fame for federal employee and one guest
  • Free day passes to cowork space at Wonder/ Cowork/ Create for federal employees- Free coffee, free wifi, cheap photocopies
  • $15 tickets for any seat in the house at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra until the end of the season to federal employees with a government ID
  • Free admission at the Metal Museum for two adults and any children until the end of the shutdown with valid government ID
  • Free admission to the IRIS orchestra for all furloughed employees until the end of the shutdown and $25 tickets for one month after its resolve
  • Free tickets (up to 2 per event) for “Indie Memphis Nights” weekly film series until the end of the shutdown. Government ID must be shown at the Indie Memphis box office at screening venue, open one hour before showtime – Offer not available for Malco special event screening of Roma on 1/29

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