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Published on April 30, 2019
Memphis boasts a hot lineup of community and culture events this weekPhoto: JD Mason/Unsplash

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From a free jazz performance to a mindfulness workshop, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Memphis this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Friday of Free Jazz with the Levitt Shell 

From the event description:

A collaborative effort with the Levitt Shell and the Memphis Library Foundation, the 5 Fridays of Free Jazz concert season is underway. This Friday, guests will enjoy a special performance by The Maguire Twins. Food and beverages will be available to purchase at the event. The series seeks to build community by connecting both new and established audiences with jazz music.

When: Friday, May 3, 6:30 p.m. 
Where: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. 
Price: Free

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Tree Tour of Elmwood Cemetery

From the event description:

Check out this special 90-minute tree tour at Elmwood, which is home to almost 1,400 trees. Many of these trees are tagged, but there's so much more to know about a tree than its scientific and common name. Some Elmwood trees have survived for more than 300 years. 

When: Saturday, May 4, 1-2:30 p.m.
Where: 824 S. Dudley St.
Price: $20

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Day of Mindfulness in Memphis

From the event description

Learn how to better take care of oneself through mindfulness practice. Together we will learn and apply concrete practices such as following our breath, walking meditation, mindful eating and deep relaxation that increase happiness, stability and freedom in ourselves and others. Guests should bring their own vegan or vegetarian lunch, water, cushion and yoga mat.   

When: Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Crosstown Arts, Crosstown Concourse, Listening Room, 1350 Concourse Ave.
Price: Free

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