Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and Chandler Reports will hold the third Real Estate Road Show, a seminar about the growing portfolio of county-owned properties and how to buy them at tax sale, Thursday, Jan. 3, at 3 p.m. in the conference room at The Memphis Leadership Foundation, 1548 Poplar Ave. R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 432-4884.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host a discussion and signing by Butch Odom, author of “Have a Blessed Day: A Year of Daily Devotionals from the Church Health Center,” Thursday, Jan. 3, at 6 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
POTS@TheWorks will present “The Left Hand Singing” Friday, Jan. 4, through Jan 27 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.
WKNO-TV will host 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 first hour of the new season and refreshments donated by John’s Pantry. Tickets are free, but seating is limited. Visit wkno.org or call 458-2521.
Germantown Performing Arts Centre will host the Russian National Ballet Theatre’s performance of “Cinderella” Sunday, Jan. 6, at 3 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University will host a commemoration of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. in the Spain Auditorium at CBU, 650 East Parkway S. Civil rights activist Ann Sullivan will speak, and the Memphis Police Department Peacemakers will sing. Visit rhodes.edu or cbu.edu.
Kiwanis Club of Memphis will meet Wednesday, Jan. 9, from noon to 1 p.m. at The University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr. will present his State of the City address. Cost is $18 for nonmembers.
Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University will host a day of service, part of the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration series, Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. at 1 p.m. in the McCallum Ballroom at Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway. Visit rhodes.edu or cbu.edu.
The Circuit Playhouse will present “The Mountaintop” Friday, Jan. 18, through Feb. 10 at Circuit, 51 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for times and tickets.