VOL. 7 | NO. 2 | Saturday, January 04, 2014
Hattiloo Theatre will present “One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show” Thursday, Jan. 9, to Jan. 26 at the theater, 656 Marshall Ave. Visit hattiloo.org.
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.
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 for eligibility guidelines or to make an appointment.
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 beginners’ 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.
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. Call 757-7323 or visit germantown-library.org.
The Gardens of Germantown Memory Care will hold support group meeting for caretakers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 1 p.m. at Gardens of Germantown, 3179 Professional Plaza Drive. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 755-5450.
Talk Shoppe will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at DeVry University, 6401 Poplar Ave., sixth floor. Mark van Stolk, business coach with Calaveras Business Coaching LLC, will present “Learn, Act, Stand Above the Rest.” Cost is free. Visit talkshoppe.biz or call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
The Downtown Memphis Commission Design Review Board will meet Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 4 p.m. in the Downtown Memphis Commission conference room, 114 N. Main St. Visit downtownmemphiscommission.com.
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.
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 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.
Playhouse on the Square will host “Mapping Moments,” an art exhibit by Cat Normoyle, Monday, Jan. 7, through March 2 in the Memphis College of Art Gallery at Playhouse, 66 S. Cooper St. Visit playhouseonthesquare.org for hours.
Ballet Memphis School will host open houses for prospective students of all ages and levels Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at the school, 7950 Trinity Road. New students who enroll during the open house will receive 10 percent off the first semester’s tuition. Visit balletmemphis.org or call 737-7322.