VOL. 128 | NO. 228 | Thursday, November 21, 2013
AARP Cordova chapter will meet Thursday, Nov. 21, at 11:30 a.m. at the Cordova branch library, 8457 Trinity Road. Nominations for 2014 officers will be taken. The event is open to the public.
The Downtown Memphis Commission board will meet Thursday, Nov. 21, at noon in the commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division board will meet Thursday, Nov. 21, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW board room, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
Leadership Memphis will host Mandan Birla as part of its Ask-A-Leader series Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Leadership Memphis gallery, 363 S. Main St. Birla is an author, former FedEx executive and former managing director of FedEx’s Leadership Institute. Cost is free. Visit leadershipmemphis.org.
The Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities at the University of Memphis will host a lecture titled “British Israelism: Three Centuries of a Forgotten History,” presented by Achsah Guibbory of Barnard College, Thursday, Nov. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center theater, 499 University St. Cost is free. Visit memphis.edu/moch for details.
The Cordova Leadership Council will hold a community forum on municipal school districts Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Bert E. Ferguson Community Center, 8505 Trinity Road. The discussion is aimed at those affected by the decisions of all school districts. Call 486-9679.
The Methodist Healthcare Foundation Cancer Center Luncheon will be held Friday, Nov. 22, at 11:45 a.m. at The Peabody, 149 Union Ave. Actress Sally Field is the keynote speaker. Tickets are $125. Visit methodisthealth.org/cancerluncheon for details.
The Downtown Memphis Commission and the Memphis Redbirds will hold the annual “Flip the Switch” tree-lighting party Friday, Nov. 22, at 5 p.m. in Rockeyfeller Center in AutoZone Park, 200 Union Ave. The event will include live music, caroling and more. Visit downtownmemphis.com.
Memphis College of Art will hold its 64th annual Holiday Bazaar Friday, Nov. 22, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rust Hall, 1930 Poplar Ave. Admission is free. Tickets for a preview hour Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. are $20 and include champagne and an MCA tote. Visit mca.edu.