VOL. 114 | NO. 191 | Friday, September 29, 2000
The Childrens Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave
The Childrens Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave., presents "Childrens Choice: Its a Voting Thing!" through Oct. 6, with a free public day rally from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Entry to the exhibit is free with museum admission. The program began in 1992 and is held every four years along with presidential elections.
Join the revelry at the seventh annual Canterbury Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Grace-St. Lukes Episcopal Church at the corner of Peabody and Belvedere. Tickets are $4 and children under 3 are admitted free. The festival features a banquet of entertainment, food, and arts and crafts, all in the spirit of a 16th century English village. Strolling minstrels will perform medieval music. The festival will sport everything from an English pub complete with shepherds pie and a pint of ale to shopping in a colorful marketplace to the childrens realm. The Canterbury Festival will benefit Bridges, a non-profit agency committed to connecting people and their potential with organizations through training and motivation.
Auditions for "Amys View" by David Hare are 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at Circuit Playhouse, 1705 Poplar Ave. Men and women 21 and older are needed for the production scheduled from March 30 to April 29. Those auditioning will have a cold reading from the script. For a time, call 725-0776.
The new Salvation Army Super Family Store grand opening is 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 12-14 at 3329 Austin Peay Highway. The sale of store merchandise funds the Salvation Armys Adult Rehabilitation Center, designed to help individuals fight the battle against drug and alcohol addiction.
The Womens Exchange of Memphis will host its annual Holly Jolly Christmas House, from 10 a .m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 6 through Dec. 22 at the Womens Exchange, 88 Racine St. Christmas decorations, needlepoint, hand-painted linens and bibs are among the items available for sale.
Temple Israel Brotherhoods "Taste of New York" auction and extravaganza begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Temple Israel, 1376 E. Massey Road. This years fare hails from three fine-dining restaurants in Memphis Yia Yias, P.F. Changs and Morocco Cafe. Admission is $12.50, which includes dinner, unlimited beer, wine or soft drinks, and dessert. For information, call Jeff Lewis at 684-0507 or Jeff Wallace at 844-2684.