Friday, May 29, 2009

Startups, Bikes, Hikes and Unity

Events this weekend:

The Bicycle Film Festival is a celebration of bicycles through film, art and music. We have a great line up of films and events this year. We're hoping to bring together cyclists from all over the South for this weekend of amazing bike-related events.

There will be free bike valet at all events.

Feel free to reach out to me with any questions. Hope to see you in a couple of weeks!

May 29
7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Film Screenings at the Brooks Museum (1934 Poplar Ave)

9 p.m. until late
After Party with Gold Sprints, a DJ and a one hour open bar!
at Nocturnal (1588 Madison Ave)

May 30
12 - 4 p.m.
Block Party at Overton Park with food, vendors, bike games / tricks, games for kids -- fun for everyone!

3 p.m.
Film Screening at the Brooks Museum, Road to Roubaix

9 p.m.
Bikes Rock with River City Tanlines, Magic Kids, The Warble, and Girls of the Gravitron
Murphys (1589 Madison Ave)

Three Days & Great Minds -- All That's Missing is You.

Startup Weekend will be returning to Memphis May 29 - 31, one year after the highly successful inaugural weekend. If you missed the event last year, or are unsure about what it entails -- Startup Weekend is a three-day event that brings great minds together to form viable businesses. Click here for tickets.

Have you already signed up? Make sure you join the Private Facebook group to get a sneak peak at the pitches in advance of the weekend.

Join us to support even more entrepreneurial activity in Memphis. This year, multiple businesses will simultaneously be moving forward in parallel, which promises to make the weekend even more action packed than last year.

Tickets are $40 per person for the entire weekend and includes meals, drinks and supplies. Be sure to get your ticket early because this event sells out and is limited to the first 100 people that sign up. Click here for tickets.

Startup Weekend is a national program that has selected Memphis once again as one of the cities it will visit. For more information, click here. Hope to see you there.

Nature Walk with Citizens to Preserve Overton Park

Sunday May 31, 2009 10:00 am - 11:30 am This event repeats every month on the last Sunday. Overton Park

Meet at the end of Old Forest Lane, next to the Rainbow Lake parking lot, for a free guided 1.5-mile walk through the Old Forest at Overton Park. Kids are welcome!

Questions? Email Naomi ( or call 901-278-2396 if you need more info.

Unity Rally

Support Non Discrimination Ordinance

Sunday, May 31, 2009 1:00pm - 2:00pm First Congregational Church (front steps) 1000 South Cooper St

This is our Harvey Milk moment. We're asking that ALL supporters attend a rally on Sunday to show your solidarity.

Support the right for people to work without fear.
Support tolerance in Shelby County Governemnt.
Support equality for all Mid-South citizens

The time is now. Please attend this Sunday!

Bands Not Bombs Concert


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