The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South will hold a holiday networking party Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at bureau’s offices, 3693 Tyndale Drive. Cost is free for BBB-accredited businesses and their guests. Email Cheryl Stewart at email@example.com or 757-8603.
The Rotary Club of Memphis East will meet Wednesday, Dec. 19, at noon at The Racquet Club of Memphis, 5111 Sanderlin Ave. Ambassadorial scholar Nathan Ramira will speak. Cost is $17. R.S.V.P. to Lee Hughes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Dec. 19, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $25 for nonmembers.
The Memphis Area Association of Realtors will hold its annual honors and awards luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Ave. MAAR will honor its 2012 committee chairmen and announce the Realtor of the Year, Realtor-Associate of the Year and Affiliate of the Year. Cost is free for members. Contact Katie Shotts at email@example.com or 818-2435.
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board of commissioners will meet Thursday, Dec. 20, at 1:30 p.m. at the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com for an agenda.
The Figure Skating Club of Memphis will present “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Saturday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m. at Mid-South Ice House, 10705 Ridgeway Industrial Road in Olive Branch. Tickets are $5. Visit midsouthicehouse.com
The South Main Art Trolley Tour will be held Friday, Dec. 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the South Main Historic Arts District. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The 54th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, featuring Iowa State University vs. University of Tulsa, will be held Monday, Dec. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Hollywood St. The Temptations will perform at halftime. Visit autozonelibertybowl.org for a list of bowl week events.
WKNO-TV will host its “Downton Abbey” Tea for Three to celebrate the show’s season three launch Saturday, Jan. 5, at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the WKNO studios, 7151 Cherry Farms Road. The event will include a screening of the season’s first hour and refreshments donated by John’s Pantry. Tickets are free, but seating is limited. Visit wkno.org or call 458-2521.