VOL. 129 | NO. 2 | Friday, January 3, 2014
Playhouse on the Square will present “Almost, Maine” as part of the POTS@TheWorks series Friday, Jan. 3, through Jan. 26 at TheatreWorks, 2085 Monroe Ave. Buy tickets at playhouseonthesquare.com.
The American Red Cross will hold blood drives in conjunction with National Blood Donor Month Friday, Jan. 3, and Saturday, Jan. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Bud Davis Cadillac, 5433 Poplar Ave. Visit redcross.org or call 800-733-2767 for eligibility guidelines or to make an appointment.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will present the Memphis Tenors, an ensemble of Memphis tenor saxophonists, as part of its Jazz in the Box series Friday, Jan. 3, at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Collierville Citizens Police Association will host an American Red Cross blood drive Saturday, Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the YMCA at Schilling Farms, 1185 Schilling Blvd. E. Visit redcross.org or call 800-733-2767.
Germantown Community Library will hold a J.R.R. Tolkien movie marathon Saturday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 5, at 1:30 p.m. at the library, 1925 Exeter Road. The library will also teach a lesson on Elvish writing Saturday at 1:45 p.m. Cost is free; refreshments will be provided. Call 757-7323 or visit germantown-library.org.
The Booksellers at Laurelwood will host Ehi Ike, author of “Hidden,” for a discussion and book signing Saturday, Jan. 4, at 2 p.m. at the bookstore, 387 Perkins Road Extended. Visit thebooksellersatlaurelwood.com.
Germantown Performing Arts Center will present the David Grisman FolkJazz Trio Saturday, Jan. 4, at 8 p.m. at GPAC, 1801 Exeter Road. Amy LeVere and Will Sexton will open the show. Buy tickets at gpacweb.com.
The Young Africans will perform “Our African Dream” Sunday, Jan. 5, at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2404 Kirby Road. The 20- to 22-year-old singers, musicians and dancers are all former members of the African Children’s Choir. Cost is free. Call 754-6548 or visit africanchildrenschoir.com.
Germantown Community Library will hold an e-book and e-audiobook demonstration Monday, Jan. 6, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the library, 1925 Exeter Road. Attendees will learn how to borrow electronic books and audio books from the library. Cost is free. Visit germantown-library.org.