VOL. 129 | NO. 235 | Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
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 Light, Gas and Water board will meet Thursday, Dec. 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the MLGW administration building, 220 S. Main St. Visit mlgw.com.
Cooper Young Night Out will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at businesses in the Cooper-Young neighborhood. Visit cooperyoung.biz for a list of activities.
Overton Square will turn on its holiday lights and Christmas tree at Light Up the Square Thursday, Dec. 4, in Overton Square. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with a parade, and the lighting will occur at 7 p.m. at Cooper and Madison. Choirs will perform before and after the lighting. Visit overtonsquare.com.
Germantown Community Theatre will present “The Velveteen Rabbit” Friday, Dec. 5, through Dec. 21 at GCT, 3037 Forest Hill-Irene Road. Buy tickets at gctcomeplay.org.
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; proceeds benefit Memphis Habitat. 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.
IRIS Orchestra will present “A Circle of Seasons,” highlighting IRIS’ string players, Saturday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. at Germantown Performing Arts Center, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at irisorchestra.org.