VOL. 122 | NO. 223 | Friday, November 23, 2007
Graceland will begin the holiday season today with the annual lighting of Elvis' traditional lights and decorations on the mansion property at dusk (about 5:45 p.m.) at 3734 Elvis Presley Blvd. The display will be up through the Elvis Presley Birthday Celebration Jan. 8.
Playhouse on the Square will present "A Tuna Christmas" beginning today and running through Jan. 6 at 51 S. Cooper St. Show times are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 726-4656 or visit www.playhouseonthesquare.com.
WUMR will kick off its eight-day Radiothon IX with a "Jazz for the Holidays Kickoff Jam"
Sunday at 6 p.m. at Neil's Bar & Grille, 1835 Madison Ave. Tickets are $15 in advance and $17 at the door and can be purchased at Davis-Kidd Booksellers, 387 Perkins Extended. For more information, call Davis-Kidd at 683-9801.
The Church Health Center will hold an infant massage workshop Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Hope & Healing, 1115 Union Ave. The workshop is $10 for the public and free to Hope & Healing members. For more information, call Heidi Leyshon at 259-4673 or visit www.churchhealthcenter.org.
The Engineers' Club of Memphis will hold its weekly meeting Monday at noon at the Holiday Inn-University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. Cost is $12 and no reservations are required. Mel Sherman, city administrator of building design and construction, will speak on "ADA Requirements."
The Shelby Farms Park Conservancy will host a public forum to collect community input about the future of the park Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology, 365 Innovation Drive. For more information, call 767-PARK or visit www.shelbyfarmspark.org.
The Orpheum Theatre will present "Rent" today at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 203 S. Main St. Tickets range from $15 to $55 and can be purchased at the theater box office, by calling 525-3000, at Davis-Kidd Booksellers at 387 Perkins Extended or at any Schnucks location. Group rates are available for 10 or more by calling 525-7800.