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The Death of Fear @ Ross Gallery - Christian Brothers University
Nov 14 all-day

The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces a joint exhibition featuring two artists opening on November 2. “The Death of Fear” will feature works by Sisavanh Phouthavong Houghton in the main gallery and works by Nelson Gutierrez in the gallery foyer. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, November 9 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition will run through December 14. Houghton will also present an artist’s lecture in the gallery on Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m.

“The Death of Fear” explores President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s concept of “Freedom from Fear” from the perspective of two artists who immigrated to the United States. Through methods of isolation, abstraction, and collage, each artist explores states of flux, the disconnection from destructive places or politics, and the fearless pursuit for a better life. The exhibition is in collaboration with For Freedoms, a platform for greater participation in the arts and in civil society that produces exhibitions, installations, public programs, and billboard campaigns to advocate for inclusive civic participation.

Babalu’s Taco of the Month – Overton Square @ Babalu Tapas & Tacos
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Babalu’s Taco of the Month for November is the Oyster Taco – fried oysters, Babalu comeback sauce, hot sauce slaw and radishes in a corn tortilla, all for $4.25 through November 30!

Burger of the Month at Babalu Overton Square @ Babalu Tapas & Tacos
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Holy guacamole! Babalu’s $5 burger of the month is the Guacamole Burger, every Wednesday in November! The Guacamole Burger is the perfect combination of grilled Angus Beef cooked to perfection and topped with our famous guacamole, pico de gallo and white cheddar cheese.

Bad Omens @ Growlers
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Bad Omens @ Growlers
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Harry Potter Movie Trivia at LBOE @ LBOE
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Get ready for the release of the “Fantastic Beasts” sequel by playing a fresh edition of Harry Potter Movie Trivia!   **GUARANTEE YOUR TEAM’S SPOT BY MAKING A FREE RESERVATION** Limited spots are available. Once the maximum number of teams sign up, only the teams that have registered will be permitted to play. Reservations can NOT be made by calling the restaurant.   Please review the following info for booking your trivia reservation. HOW RESERVATIONS WORK: Pick the specific location where you want to play. Reservations will automatically be canceled for teams that reserve spots at multiple locations on the same night.  Have one member of your team reserve ALL the tickets for the estimated number of team members who will participate.  Only reserve single tickets if you plan to play by yourself on a team of one. If you need to add or remove players before the trivia night, don’t worry. Once you sign up, you can have up to 8 players on your team at the event without making changes to your reservation.  Please only RSVP if you are certain your team will participate. If your team is unable to attend, please cancel your reservation via Eventbrite to make room for those who want to play.  Your free reservation guarantees your team a spot in the game, but trivia is still general seating. Arrive early to get the best seats. Contact [email protected] with any questions, etc. facebook.com/cerritotrivia cerritotrivia.com #cerritotrivia

Burg Thurs at Babalu Tapas & Tacos Overton Square @ Babalu Tapas & Tacos
Nov 15 all-day

Start your weekend early at Babalu Tapas & Tacos in Overton Square! Enjoy $7 Baba Burgers all day with a purchase of a beverage or entrée only.

Oil Painting: The Photographic Reference with Sunny Montgomery @ 64 Flicker St
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Photographs are essential references for painters when used properly. This class tackles photography/painting related issues such as how to use a photo as a reference – not just something to copy, what kind of image best translates into a painting, how to edit a ‘busy’ scene, combining sources and finding a strong composition. New students will learn the basics of oil painting as more experienced painters continue to develop and refine their skills. Though this class is a continuation of the September three-session class, students need not have taken the previous class to enjoy this one. Materials, color mixing and composition will be discussed throughout this five-session class.

Westberg Institute Local Foundations Course @ Crosstown Concourse
Nov 15 @ 4:30 pm – 4:30 pm

FOUNDATIONS OF FAITH COMMUNITY NURSING COURSE Dates: *Lunch will be as a class on Saturday session. November 15, 2018, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM          November 16, 2018, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM November 17, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM         November 29, 2018, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM November 30, 2018, 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM          December 1, 2018, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Faith community nursing provides a wholistic blending of nursing expertise and spiritual care as professional nurses practice in congregations and faith-based organizations as part of the ministry team. This educational program is organized to assist all faith communities to grow toward wholistic health from a global perspective and to develop local community outreach opportunities. This non-denominational Foundations of Faith Community (parish) Nursing course offers experienced registered nurses an educational program based on the 2014 curriculum developed by the Westberg Institute (formerly International Parish Nurse Resource Center) in Memphis, TN. Program Objectives Describe the theoretical foundation of parish/faith community nursing Demonstrate knowledge, attitude, and skills to practice as a beginning faith community nurse Identify a network of continuing education and support Program Description The course incorporates multidimensional learning activities to cover a wide range of topics arranged into four sections: Focus on Spirituality – CNE activity, 11.0 contact hours Focus on Professionalism – CNE activity, 10.5 contact hours Focus on Wholistic Health – CNE activity, 8.5 contact hours Focus on Community – CNE activity, 8.0contact hours The schedule includes time for fellowship and reflection. Consultation with a parish nurse coordinator and mentoring opportunities are also available at no additional charge. The course may be taken for 38 continuing education contact hours. Requirements  To Receive Contact Hours  “This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.” Registered Nurse participants must: Attend the entire activity Sign in each day on the provided sheets Participate in program activities and discussions Complete and submit an evaluation form To Attend Be currently licensed as a registered nurse or be enrolled in an accredited school of nursing. Provide either a summary of personal beliefs and spiritual development experiences or a letter of recommendation attesting to spiritual maturity as defined by the participant’s denomination or religion Submit a complete course application at least 10 days before the start date It is recommended, but not required that participants have a BSN or related educational preparation such as teaching, theology, and knowledge of community health and health promotion Fees Total cost of the program is $300. The fee includes tuition, materials, Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours, and snacks for all class dates. ONLY participants who complete all 38 hours will receive a Westberg Institute pin and course completion certificate. Scholarships may be available through various denominations and organizations. We reserve the right to cancel the course if there is an insufficient number of qualified applicants. In case of cancelation, registered participants will receive a full refund. The Church Health Center, Westberg Institute or Bartlett UMC are not responsible for travel, lodging or any other expense related to the cancellation of a course. Lodging and Travel Travel and lodging are the responsibility of the participant. A list of hotels and directions are available on request. Program Coordinator: Dr. Katora P. Campbell Faculty: Church Health Center staff and guest presenters Registration will NOT be accepted at the door. The last day for registration refunds is November 10, 2018.  For more information: Georgia Oliver, 901-701-2217, [email protected] or Dr. Katora Campbell, [email protected], 901-701-2218.

2018 Chick-fil-A Mid-South Daddy-Daughter Date Night @ Memphis Zoo
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm

presents… WISHES  |  DREAMS |  MEMORIES Join us Thursday, November 15, 2018 for a magical night just for daddy & his little princess. In addition to being one of the first guests to view this year’s spectacular SunTrust Zoo Lights, your enchanted evening includes a daddy-daughter dance, ice skating, a fun photo booth, magic show, carousel ride, crafts, hot chocolate, surprises and a great Chick-fil-A® meal!   A daddy-daughter memory of a lifetime, all for just… $18 per person (for all attendees 2 yrs. & older) Gates Open at 5:30 pm & Close at 9:00 pm The 2018 SunTrust Zoo Lights offers guests a spectacular and festive zoo experience. Chick-fil-A® offers several premium and convenient dining locations.  All you have to do is select 1 of 2 dinner service times [either 6:00pm or 7:15pm] and select 1 of 5 dining locations [Cat House Cafe, China, Northwest Passage, Teton Trek or Zambezi River] that would be special for you and your princess. Dinner reservations will fill up fast so make yours now! *Activities listed above and dinner are all included in your ticket price. The Ferris Wheel is owned and operated by a third party and will be $5 per person.  Featuring:   Benefitting: *Net proceeds from this event will sponsor the wish of a local child. FAQs Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event? All registered guests 2 years of age and older must pay full general admission price/person.  All guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+).  Attendees What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Parking is available in zoo parking lots. Zoo trams will be running during the event. What can I bring into the event? No outside food or beverages are allowed.  Strollers are allowed. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please e-mail questions to: [email protected]  What’s the refund policy? Refunds are only allowed if requested through Eventbrite up to seven (7) days prior to the event.  No refunds will be given less than seven (7) days prior to the event.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? You must bring a printed copy of your Eventbrite registration OR have the registration readily available on your phone. Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable? NO.