Living in the Moment June 2015

MacLean Mayers on stage during the Jimmy Award presentations

Courtesy NHSMTA/Jimmy Awards

You’ll have to excuse Maclean Mayers if he looks a bit star-struck this week. The Germantown teen, who received the Best Actor award at the Orpheum High School Musical Awards, is returning home from B... more

Jun 30, 2015 8:39 AM Features

The city of Bartlett is the latest community to open a new splash park for kids. The grand opening took place Saturday, June 27, with plenty of families on-hand to celebrate this new addition. The par... more

Jun 29, 2015 9:23 AM Features

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks stood out for her courage by not giving up her seat. That’s why 11-year-old Mackenzie Hall hopes the pioneering activist wins a spot on a new $10 bill that’s expected ... more

Jun 26, 2015 4:02 PM Features

The bright lights of New York City will be calling two Memphis-area teens to Broadway this month. Maclean Mayers of Germantown, and Erica Peninger of Hernando, Mississippi were selected Best Actor and... more

Jun 23, 2015 2:37 PM Features

Whether you enjoy hosting a cookout or watching a ballgame, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the 4th before fireworks cap off the night. Smaller communities also host displays, see your town's we... more

Jun 22, 2015 6:00 AM Features

Collierville Parks and Recreation will be fencing off the spray park at Johnson Park. It will be closed Monday, June 22, and is expected to reopen on July 1. It will no longer be free to the public. C... more

Jun 18, 2015 3:18 PM Features

If your dad likes to get up and go, check out these fun destinations. Some are even offering deals for dads in honor of Father’s Day (Sunday, June 21).    Hang out with the guys. - Children’s Mu... more

Jun 17, 2015 6:00 AM Features

Want to get your kids moving this summer while having fun? Kids Skate Free and Kids Bowl Free are two organizations that support free and discounted play for skating and bowling in Memphis.   To... more

Jun 16, 2015 8:13 AM Features

“You have to get on Tinder.” At least that was the advice of my male BFF, who happens to be single (never married), attractive (a solid 9.5), smart (Ivy League grad), gainfully employed (as a compo... more

Jun 11, 2015 6:00 AM Features

Mark your calendar for a great month of family outings!   TUESDAYS IN JUNE Groovin’ and Grillin’ Concert Series • Municipal Park in Germantown Grab a blanket and bring your family to enjoy... more

Jun 9, 2015 6:00 AM Features

 I met a twenty-something college student during my travels recently. He’s a runner on his school’s track and field team. He is fast, really fast. Though he's modest about his accomplishments, when I ... more

Jun 8, 2015 12:28 PM Features

Youth Fishing Rodeos Kids can participate in fishing events at these locations. These events are free: T.O. Fuller State Park, 9 a.m. Johnson Road Park, Germantown, 9 a.m. Appling Lake, Ci... more

Jun 5, 2015 11:38 AM Features

  EACH WEDNESDAY IN JUNE Wacky Wednesdays • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Watch independent and international children’s short films as well as animated classics in the auditorium and then mak... more

Jun 1, 2015 9:25 AM Features

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