VOL. 123 | NO. 231 | Tuesday, November 25, 2008
The Center City Revenue Finance Corp. will meet today at 9 a.m. at 114 N. Main St. The meeting will include consideration of preliminary approval of financing for a parking garage to be at 100 S. Main St. and consideration of the request of Willie and Hattie Nelson for approval of a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes (PILOT) agreement in connection with the property at Third Street and Vance Avenue. For more information, call Andy Kitsinger at 575-0540.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will host a symposium Dec. 3 at St. Jude, 262 Danny Thomas Place. The symposium will cover advances in genetics research. Registration is open through Wednesday. For more information, visit www.stjude.org/seminars or call Linda P. Taylor at 595-2235.
The Peabody hotel will host a Thanksgiving Brunch on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the Mezzanine Level of The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $45 for adults and $17 for children. For reservations, call 529-3668.
Capriccio Grill will host a traditional three-course Thanksgiving feast Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Capriccio Grill in The Peabody hotel, 149 Union Ave. Cost is $35 for adults and $15 for children. For reservations, call 529-4199.
Playhouse on the Square will present a special Thanksgiving performance of “A Tuna Christmas” Thursday at 8 p.m. All seats are free to patrons who bring four canned goods with them to the show. All food will benefit the Memphis Food Bank. For reservations, call 726-4656. “A Tuna Christmas” will run Saturday through Jan. 11.
The Eclectic Eye will serve as a drop-off location for toys benefiting Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association from Friday through Dec. 17 at the Midtown location, 242 S. Cooper St. The Eclectic Eye also will serve as a drop-off location for Ryan’s Hope Inc., a nonprofit provider of assistance and recreation to special needs families, Friday through Dec. 17 at the Collierville store, 3670 S. Houston Levee Road, Suite 102. For every frame purchase made during that period, The Eclectic Eye will donate $5 toward the purchase of a new toy, which will be donated to the two organizations. For more information, call 276-3937 or visit www.eclectic-eye.com.
The Memphis Holiday Parade will be held Friday at 5 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. The South Main shops and galleries will host magic shows, face painting, balloon artists and stilt walkers. After the parade, the South Main Jolly Trolley Tour with parties and art openings will be held.