Playhouse on the Square will host Curtain Up: Carnival Noir on Friday, Nov. 8, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the theater, 66 S. Cooper St. The fundraiser will include five different-themed rooms of games, live music, food and cocktails. Tickets are $75. Visit

Germantown Performing Arts Center will host jazz singer Kathy Kosins as part of its Jazz in the Box series Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at

The Access to Justice Committee will host a free Saturday legal clinic Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal assistance on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit

Methodist South Hospital will host its Staying Alive event Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southland Mall, 1215 Southland Mall in Whitehaven. Attendees can tour a walk-through inflatable heart, learn hands-only CPR and enjoy entertainment and demonstrations by the Memphis Fire Department. Visit

The University of Memphis will hold its 2013 homecoming Saturday, Nov. 9, starting with a homecoming parade at 10:30 a.m. at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 335 S. Cooper St. The Memphis vs. UT Martin homecoming game starts at 3:30 p.m. Visit for a full list of activities.

The Democratic Women of Shelby County will meet Saturday, Nov. 9, at noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 5272 Mt. Moriah View. Linda Marks, interfaith relations officer for the Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association, will discuss the Plus-1 Campaign and MIFA’s importance to the community. Email

The Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary’s School will present Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. at Buckman, 60 Perkins Road Extended. Visit

UrbanArt Commission will host artist Christina Miller’s “Before I Die Memphis” community celebration Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 1605 Monroe Ave. at Avalon Street. The temporary public art project involves chalkboards where individuals can fill in the blank “Before I die I want to.” Visit

Germantown Performing Arts Center will host the Shanghai Ballet, performing “Butterfly Lovers,” on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at