VOL. 129 | NO. 244 | Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Madonna Learning Center will present its 2014 Christmas play, “Home for the Holidays,” Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Germantown Performing Arts Center Duncan-Williams Performance Hall, 1801 Exeter Road. Tickets are $5. Visit gpacweb.com.
A community health forum will be held Wednesday, Dec. 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the University of Memphis Fogelman Executive Conference Center, 330 Innovation Drive. Business, health care and civic officials will discuss the chronically poor health condition of Shelby County and Tennessee residents and identify initiatives to improve health outcomes. The forum is free and open to the public. Visit memphischamber.com.
The Center City Development Corp. board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 9 a.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
National Civil Rights Museum will host a lunch and learn titled “The Civil Rights Movement: A Cultural Revolution” Wednesday, Dec. 17, at noon in the NCRM Links Education Center. Speakers are Daphene McFerren and Nathaniel Ball, producers of documentary “Music, Fashion & Culture of the Movement.” Cost is free; bring your own lunch. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org.
AIA Memphis will host its Third Thursday Lecture on Local Design on Thursday, Dec. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University Club of Memphis, 1346 Central Ave. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers; RSVP required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP Cordova Chapter will hold its holiday luncheon and inauguration of 2015 officers Thursday, Dec. 18, at 11:30 a.m. at Cheddar’s Restaurant, 2147 S. Germantown Road. Guests are welcome.
Memphis Light, Gas and Water board will meet Thursday, Dec. 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
Memphis Botanic Garden is holding Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard daily from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through Dec. 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.
Eclectic Eye is hosting Jeffrey Stayton’s art exhibition “Self-Portraits With Guitars” through Jan. 7 at its Midtown boutique, 242 S. Cooper St. Visit eclectic-eye.com.