The purpose of the event is to kick off a series fo regular monthly improv shows at a storied comedy club in the Edge District - STOP 345. STOP 345 is hoping to revitalize its comedy presence in collaboration with the Bluff City Liars, and Bluff City Liars has managed to land an internationally famous comedian, Kevin McDonald, to generate interest and jump start the series.
The Carrots and Beans program is based on physical activity and healthy choices. The goals of the program are to get kids moving and understanding the importance of healthy meals. We will have Zumba, an aerobics instructor, a kids' farmers market. health exercises, and bags of fruit to take home.
This event celebrates and supports the expansion of FedExFamilyHouse designed to provide a home away from home for families while their child is being treated at Le Bonheur Children's.
This year, as part of a national campaign called #VoteTogether, we are hosting a community focused celebration on Election Day at Greenlaw CC. Our goal is to bring the fun back to voting while celebrating our nation, our rights and our community on Election Day. Our party will include free food, music, face painting and outdoor games.
The Uptown Chili Cook-Off returns bigger, better, and spicier to Treedom Memphis (corner of A. W. Willis and Second Street). This tasty event will feature a cook-off competition between local Memphis chefs and community residents, a pumpkin decorating contest, and live music.
This is Sundara's big introduction to the community! We want to welcome everyone to our space in hopes they will want to return again in the future. We will be doing giveaways, goody bags, and raffles to those in attendance. We will even be giving away some acupuncture and yoga services!
The event will be held on Friday October 26 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the Freeman Auditorium of the Hamilton Eye Institute on UTHSC campus. Food and refreshments will be provided starting at 5pm! An 80,000-word thesis typically takes nine hours to present. Come support UTHSC Ph.D. graduate students present their thesis in just 3 minutes. Since 2015, the international Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition has helped graduate students hone their communication skills by challenging them to share their research in three minutes in a way anyone could understand.
Join MMDC for the last Walk 2 Lunch Day of the year! We will be at 5 locations in the District including Bhan Thai, The Office at Uptown, Sunrise Memphis, Trolley Stop Market, and Los Comales Mexican Bar & Grill "Madison". Grab a friend and walk over to the closest location to you then, enjoy lunch on us. Use the #W2LD2018 on social media.
Take action for your health, and join us at Handy Park from noon - 5pm for free health screenings, fitness activities, healthy cooking demos and food samples, prizes giveaways, kids’ activities and more. Kidney Action Day is free and open to the public, so bring your friends and family along. #KidneyActionDay
Calling all Pedal Pushers! Join the UTHSC Police Department, in partnership with the Memphis Medical District Collaborative 's Be Aware Pedestrian Campaign and Explore Bike Share for a FREE 13 mile community bike ride through the University of TN Health Sciences Center campus, and the surrounding Medical District. The ride will be led by UTHSC Police to promote unity throughout campus and the Medical District also to encourage individuals to stay fit and healthy.
***1st 100 participants free t-shirt & bag***
Want to ride but don't have a bike? Be one of the 1st 20 participants to register for a bike, and receive a code for a sponsored Explore Bike Share bike for the race!
Join us at High Cotton Brewing Co. on October 10th to discuss small scale development opportunities in the Uptown neighborhood. Hosted by staff of the Memphis & Shelby County Community Redevelopment Agency. Facilitated by Rosalyn Willis, President of the CRA.
MMDC and IRIS Orchestra are proud to announce the 2018 concert series finale featuring the Ceruti Quartet at Treedom Memphis. Come listen to the beautiful classical string ensemble and get to know your neighbors. For more information visit Treedom Memphis on Facebook.
MMDC and IRIS Orchestra are proud to announce a fall lunchtime concert series at Health Sciences Park in the Medical District. Lunch options are available for purchase from Edge Alley. Come listen to the beautiful classical string ensemble and get to know your neighbors.
11AM-10PM: Open House & FREE Coworking
Take a tour of our space, enjoy some complimentary Edge Alley coffee or High Cotton beer, and try a membership on for size! Feel free to ask questions to founders and connect with other creatives!
6PM-10PM: Live Music & Fun!
Pay what you can, complimentary High Cotton and local live music. Maybe we'll have some chips too.