VOL. 129 | NO. 11 | Thursday, January 16, 2014
AARP Cordova Chapter will meet Thursday, Jan. 16, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cordova Branch Library, 8457 Trinity Road. The chapter will review and discuss its operations. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christian Brothers University will hold its Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prayer service Thursday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. in Spain Auditorium on the CBU campus, 650 East Parkway S. Guest speaker Rev. Lawrence J. Turner, senior pastor of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, will address the theme “Called to Serve.” Visit cbu.edu.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will host the winter meeting of the International Franchise Association’s Franchise Business Network Thursday, Jan. 16, from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at Baker Donelson, 165 Madison Ave., suite 2000. The topic is “The Next Stage of Growth: Are You and Your Business Ready?” Cost is free; networking will follow. RSVP at bakerdonelson.com or email email@example.com.
Dixon Gallery and Gardens will host Art After Dark, featuring the opening of Haley Morris-Cafiero’s “Wait Watchers” exhibit, Thursday, Jan. 16, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dixon, 4339 Park Ave. Cost is free with gallery admission. Visit dixon.org.
University of Memphis Athletics will host the 2014 Meet the Tigers Baseball Banquet Friday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Major League Baseball Hall of Famer George Brett will present the keynote. Tickets are $100. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 678-4406.
The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will present An Evening With Molly Ringwald Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Visit buckmanartscenter.com.
Baptist Memorial Health Care will present “Sing His Praises,” a gospel performance benefiting Hattiloo Theatre, Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. at The Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main St. Visit orpheum-memphis.com or call 525-3000 for showtimes and tickets.
The Circuit Playhouse will present “Other Desert Cities” Friday, Jan. 17, through Feb. 9, at the theater, 51 S. Cooper St. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.org.
Opera Memphis and the Japanese-American Society of Tennessee will host a Japanese festival Saturday, Jan. 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Cost is free. Opera Memphis’ performance of “The Mikado” starts at 7:30 p.m.; tickets start at $33. Visit operamemphis.org.