Letter From the President: Greensward saviors rally before deadline
May31

Letter From the President: Greensward saviors rally before deadline

If you have lived in Midtown for any length of time, you are probably aware of the ongoing fight to “Save the Greensward.” For decades, the Memphis Zoo has used the main lawn in the heart of the park, known as the Greensward, as an overflow parking area. Unfortunately, the beautiful days that the zoo is busiest and needs overflow parking the most are the same days that citizens would like to enjoy one of the few public green spaces in...

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Seventh Annual Belvedere Chamber Music Festival June 19-22, 2013

Luna Nova Music (www.lunanova.org) is producing the Seventh Annual Belvedere Chamber Music Festival(www.belvederefestival.org) to be held at Grace-St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (1720 Peabody) Wednesday June 19 through Saturday, June 22. The Festival features masterworks of the 20th century as well asexciting new works by emerging faculty and student composers from around the country. Some representative works on this years festival are:...

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Reindeer Games Fundraiser Benefiting Idlewild Elementary School’s 5th Grade Class Trip to D.C.

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rachael Geiser Cell:901-438-4536 Idlewild 5th Grade parents are hosting a fundraiser to help pay for the 5th grade class to go to D.C. The event will be held in Court Square, Downtown Memphis, on Saturday, December 15th, from noon until 5 PM. The event will include a Talent Contest, Cornhole Tournament, Silent Auction, Holiday Costume Contest, Family Fun Obstacle Course and food donated...

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December/January Lamplighter Available

This month’s LampLighter cover story features the soon to be completed Kroc Center and information on its different programs and offerings.  Also, don’t miss out on any holiday fun. There are many great events going on in December, including the Cooper-Young Community Association Holiday Bag Stuffing, and we have fit it all in this month’s issue! The monthly President’s letter, crime stats and other important news pertaining to the...

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Idlewild Carillon Concert
Nov05

Idlewild Carillon Concert

DATE: October 31, 2012 EVENT: Carillon Concert, “Veteran’s Day Tribute” Sunday, November 11, 12:15 P.M. Idlewild Presbyterian Church, 1750 Union Avenue CONTACT: David Caudill, DALDERTONCAUDILL@GMAIL.COM OR 901-598-0998 Peggy McClure, PEG.MCCLURE@GMAIL.COM OR 901-327-3773 MEMPHIS, TN:  Celebrate this year’s Veterans Day by enjoying the next carillon concert Sunday, November 11, 12:15 p.m. at Idlewild Presbyterian...

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Idlewild Residents Transplant Neighborhood Azaleas

By Mary Baker A group of Idlewild residents planted four large azaleas in Peabody Park on June 16, after moving them from the front of Regina Morrison’s home on Rembert Street into the bed around the solar system sculpture in the park. A few days earlier, Morrison had posted on the Idlewild Facebook page that she planned to remove large azaleas from the front of her home, and she offered them to anyone who could dig them up and move...

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