Community Info.


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
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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

LOCAL and FREE : 2019 ACT Prep Session #Memphis

MOOLAH TEMPLE NO. 54, MOOLAH COURT NO. 22 & DELTA MU CHAPTER, PHI DELTA KAPPA, INC.

Open slots for 200 students for all youths in the surrounding areas which includes Arkansas and Mississippi.  Please be sure to fill out the attached registration form.

2019 Saturdays “Prep for Success Workshops” at Melrose High School located 2870 Deadrick Avenue. Each student will have an opportunity to review the four (4) basic content areas that are covered on the test. They will build their test taking skills and they will participate in a “mock” test under strict test conditions. Answers will be scored and given to the student so they may assess their strengths and weakness prior to taking the official ACT test. Please note: the first official 2019 ACT test will be Saturday, February 9, 2019.

Grades 9-12.  These three (3) sessions are free and comes with a free continental breakfast and lunch which will be served to participating students at each session.

For further information, please contact Marsha Woodall (901) 596-1044 or Cecilia Showers (901) 218-5676. You can also send an email to cecilia.showers@yahoo.com.

Time: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm (Registration 08:15 am)

Location: Melrose High School, 2870 Deadrick Avenue
Click here: 2019 act registration form

Alpha Eta Zeta- DOVE Foundation, Inc. is hosting a free ACT Prep workshop on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Fairley High School from 8:30 am – 1 pm, with food provided.

Register here: www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0849ada822a0f49-actworkshop

 

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BGC is for ALL girls ages 7-17 and exists to bring awareness to the under-representation of women of color in STEM. Workshops are $35 and there are scholarships available and opportunities to sponsor girls.  Please see information below!
Join us for a fun and captivating educational experience where girls will learn about robots and how they communicate in an engaging atmosphere. They will combine hands-on activities using Lego WeDo/NXT kits with live demonstrations from area robotics organizations where the girls will interact with sophisticated robots, and learn real-world/business applications and use for robotics. **Bonus – girls will receive the new Engineering Barbie as a result of one of the newest partnerships between BGC and Mattel!
 
This class is intended for any and all girls ages 7-17.
Check-in begins at 9:00 AM. The event starts promptly at 10:00 AM.
Participants do not need to bring their own laptops. Lunch will be provided.
Workshop Location: Memphis Business Academy, Main Campus
3306 Overton Crossing St., Memphis, TN 38127
 
 
Space is limited, so sign up soon to secure your spot! Limited scholarships are available by applying here: http://bit.ly/BGCScholarships 
Once you register for this event, parents should complete the online student profile forms and emergency contact forms which can be found at this link on our website: http://www.blackgirlscode.com/parents.html
 
Interested in volunteering for this event? Sign up here http://bit.ly/bgcmempvol18 and please complete our general Volunteer Registration Form, here http://www.blackgirlscode.com/volunteer-signup.html.

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VOLUNTEER!

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FREE Summer lunch program for children under 18 at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church. It runs through August 3rd. No registration required.

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