VOL. 129 | NO. 233 | Monday, December 1, 2014
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Visit redcrossblood.org or call 800-REDCROSS for eligibility requirements and appointments.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the YMCA Nuber Center, 5885 Quince Road. Renee and Steven Kennedy of Couch Associates Insurance will present “What You Need to Know About Home Water Emergencies.” Cost is free. Call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
Black Business Association of Memphis will host a workshop on using Twitter as part of a business social media strategy Thursday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Renaissance Business Center, 555 Beale St. Space is limited. RSVP at 526-9300.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will meet Thursday, Dec. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center at Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway S. Jim Duncan, executive director of Memphis Botanic Garden, will present “The Memphis Botanic Garden Experience: From Red to Black.” Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Visit afpmemphis.org.
Memphis Botanic Garden will host Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 13, and daily from Dec. 15-30. Families can play in the “snow,” sip hot cocoa and spiced tea, create winter crafts, watch a musical light show and more. Cost is $7 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit memphisbotanicgarden.com.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis will host the 13th annual Valero Memphis Refinery Tool Box Bash Friday, Dec. 5, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Great Hall, 1900 S. Germantown Road. The event will feature live music, food and beverages, live and silent auctions, and a Wall of Wine mystery wine pull. Tickets are $50. Visit toolboxbash.com.
Literacy Mid-South will hold its annual book sale Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St. The sale will feature more than 5,000 new books, including hardbounds, softbounds and oversized books. Entry to the preview hour (9 a.m. to 10 a.m.) is $15. Visit literacymidsouth.org.